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Rafael Martinez

November 14, 1942 — August 22, 2023

Melrose Park

Rafael Martinez Mata, age 80, of Melrose Park. Beloved husband of Ernestina Rivera de Martinez, loving father of Rafael (Mirna) Martinez, Gabriela (Juan F.) Rivera, Dianiria (Moises) Carrera, Ernestina (Margarito Sotelo) Martinez, Azael Martinez, Emmanuel (Karla) Martinez, the late Jose Ines Martinez and the late Rafael Martinez, cherished son of the late Jesus and Epitacia Martinez, dear grandfather of Crystal (Alfredo Chan) Martinez, Yesenia Rivera, Juan F. Rivera Jr., Anllely A. Rubio, Angel Carrera, Daniel Martinez, Ezequiel Rubio, Denice Carrera, Madelyn Carrera, Rafael Martinez Jr., Mia Martinez, Lucia Sotelo, Emely Martinez, Emmanuel J. Martinez and Andrea I. Martinez, great grandfather of Isaac Chan and Caleb Chan, fond brother of Jose Martinez, Socorro Martinez, Norberto Martinez, Jesus Martinez, Elias Martinez, Angel Martinez, Francisco Martinez, Adela Martinez, Roberta Martinez, the late Guadalupe Martinez, the late Rodrigo Martinez, the late Macedonio Martinez and the late Ma de la Luz Martinez.

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, August 25, 2023

3:00 - 9:00 pm (Central time)

Johnson-Nosek Funeral Home and Cremation Services

3847 Prairie Ave, Brookfield, IL 60513

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Mass

Saturday, August 26, 2023

10:00 - 11:00 am (Central time)

Friends and Family are asked to meet directly at church by 9:45am.

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Interment

Saturday, August 26, 2023

Starts at 11:30 am (Central time)

Queen of Heaven Cemetery

1400 S Wolf Rd, Hillside, IL 60162

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