Francisco Martinez Rojas, 75 of King City passed away Wednesday, February 6, 2013 at his home with his family at his side.
A VISITATION was held 4pm - 6pm, Friday, February 8, 2013 at St. John's Catholic Church, King City
A ROSARY was held 6pm, Friday, February 8, 2013 at St. John's Cathoic Church.
A FUNERAL MASS was held 9am, Saturday, February 9, 2013 at St. John's Catholic Church
Born January 23, 1938 he came to the United States in 1978 in search of a better life.
He has worked in agriculture from 1978 to 2003 when he finally retired. His past employments include, working for Anthony Farms; Mustang Produce and Rusty Cauley; Foreman for Dominquez Farms and last for Rava Ranches where he pruned, handled gardening duties and landscaping.
Mr. Martinez Rojas married Enemecia Ortega February 2, 1961 together they had 9 children. He worked hard to provide for his family. He enjoyed visiting with friends, watching soccer and playing cards. He always pushed his children to work . Friends could always count on his help. He was an honest man. His word was golden. He loved to joke and always enjoyed a good laugh. He never let anything get him down. Even in his final days, when asked how he was doing he would reply everything is O.K. He always considered his problems to be minimal.
Mr. Martinez Rojas is survived by his wife, Enemecia; sons, Eliseo Martinez, Sergio (Antonia) Martinez, Ramon (Soledad) Martinez, Lgo Martinez, Filimon Martinez; daughters, Guadalupe (Fernando) Martinez, Guillermina (Ruben) Martinez, Leticia (Cornelio) Martinez, Amelia (Ruben) Martinez; 28 grandchildren; 3 great-grandchildren; brothers, Luis, Crecencio, Antonio, Lino, Benito and Miguel; sisters, Antonio, Julia and Maria. He is preceded in death his brother Juan and sister Josefina.