10254 W. Carlton Bay | Garden City, ID 83714

Viola Faith Martinez July 5, 1936 - August 22, 2020

 Viola Faith Martinez, age 84, beloved wife of Ascension “Marty” Martinez, much loved mother of Debra Martinez Semancik, Rhonda Martinez and Antonio Martinez, cherished mother in law, grandmother of six and great grandmother of eight,  passed away peacefully surrounded by her family on Saturday August 22, 2020. She was preceded in death by her beautiful daughter Anita.

Viola was born July 5, 1936 at Nampa Idaho to Daisy and William Mattox, she was one of seven sisters. She raised two daughters to adulthood, one daughter to ten years, and one son to adulthood.Viola and Marty lived in and raised their children in the same north end Boise home for 63 years.

She was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic parish and was a very well liked and respected member of the Boise Elks club. She was a long time volunteer with the St. Mary’s food bank and Meals on Wheels.

Viola was an absolutely wonderful, loving person who had a good heart wrapped in warm feelings and she will be greatly missed by all of her family and friends.

Psalm 73:26
My flesh and my heart may fail, but God is the strength
of my heart and my portion forever.


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    Pat and Debi says

    We are so sorry for your loss. Aunt Viola will be missed here in Albuquerque, her visits here were always fun, and that beautiful smile! May GOD bless all of you through this journey. RIP

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    Dan & Pixie Haug says

    Marty…we are so sorry to learn of Viola’s passing. We feel blessed to have know her. We thank God for peaceful transitions. We look forward to seeing you on our next visit. Take care. Dan and Pixie Haug

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    Rob Chadwick says

    Aunt Viola you will surely be missed. I’m so sorry to the family for the loss of your Mother.My prayers and thought are with you all.

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    Bonnie Weber says

    So sorry to hear of V’s passing. I will always remember all the fun with her and Marty playing darts at the Elks Lodge. My condolences to her family.

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