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Higinio "Kino" Martinez, Sr.

July 24, 1935 ~ May 20, 2021 (age 85)

Obituary

Higinio “Kino” Gutierrez Martinez Sr.

July 24, 1935 – May 20, 2021

EAST CHICAGO, INDIANA – Higinio “Kino” Gutierrez Martinez Sr., 85, originally of Doctor González, Nuevo León, Mexico, passed away May 20, 2021. He was preceded in death by his wife, Juanita Andrade Martinez. He is survived by his five children Imelda Lydia Martinez, Norma Alicia Martinez, Higinio Martinez Jr., Rosa Anna (Eddie) Moncada, Mario Martinez, and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren who lovingly referred to him as “Pa”. He is also survived by two sisters, Hilda Martinez of Mexico and Lydia Oballe-Smith of Texas.as well as many other family members in Texas and Mexico.

Higinio retired from Inland Steel where he worked several positions including ladelman at 4 BOF. He was involved with several softball leagues, enjoyed watching both Chicago baseball teams, swimming barbequing, listening to rancheras and corridos, and spending time with his four-legged best friend Lenny.

Public viewing will be on Wednesday May 26, 2021 at Ridgelawn Funeral Home located at 4201 West Ridge Road, Gary, Indiana 46408 from 11 AM until 1 PM followed by a short church service and burial at 2 PM.

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Services

Visitation
Wednesday
May 26, 2021

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Ridgelawn Funeral Home
4201 West Ridge Road
Gary, IN 46408

Funeral Service
Wednesday
May 26, 2021

1:00 PM
Ridgelawn Funeral Home
4201 West Ridge Road
Gary, IN 46408

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