Cover photo for Manuel Marquez Sr.'s Obituary
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Manuel Marquez Sr.

February 6, 1943 — May 22, 2019

Manuel ‘Nelo' Marquez was born in Vado de Piedras, Ojinaga to é�rsulo and Emiliana Marquez on February 6, 1943. He was raised in Presidio Tx, educating himself through life experiences. He married Irene Serrano and lived a long and happy life together for 56 years. Manuel made a career in the oil field industry after moving to Odessa, Texas. One of his joys was working with and riding horses while working to build his legacy and family home at the Ranch.

Manuel is preceded in death by his parents; Ursulo and Emiliana Marquez, three siblings; Eufemia Alvarado, Alvaro Marquez, and Maria Aguirre.

Manuel is survived by his loving wife, Irene Márquez and their four children; Gloria and Richard Arreola, Manuel ‘Manny' and Melinda Márquez, Martha ‘Martie' and Buzzy Abalos, and Christina and Michael Barela. His brothers and sisters; Simon Márquez, Abel Márquez, Adolfo Márquez, Natividad Galindo, Irene Cruz, Ofelia Carrasco, and Graciela Sifuentes. His grand children; Clarissa Arreola, Richelle Arreola, Ryan Arreola, Sarah Jones, Crystal and Jose Márquez, Manuel and Christina Márquez, Mikey and Arely Márquez, Haley Pease and Aaron Padilla, Jordyn and Nathaniel Navarette, Buzzy Daniel Abalos, Oliver ‘Sonny' Willis Pease III and CheyAnn Kolwalski, Jessica Ríos, Michael Barela Jr., and Jenice Barela. He is also survived by 26 great grandchildren.

Pallbearers are: Ryan Arreola, Mikey Márquez, Manuel Márquez Jr., Ollie Pease, Micheal Barela Jr., José Márquez, Jay Márquez, and Jonathan Márquez

The Family of Manuel Márquez Sr. wishes to extend a grateful and sincere Thank You to the staff at ORMC Critical Care Unit, Dr. Dar, Dr. Reddy, Dr. Lee, and Dr. Kody for the amazing care and empathy shown to our father, mother and family and to Mary Paz for stepping in and taking care of our mom AND us all in our time of need.

Visitation


Martinez Funeral Home Chapel
1040 S. Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX  79761
Saturday, May 25, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM

Martinez Funeral Home Chapel
1040 S. Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX  79761
Sunday, May 26, 2019
9:00 AM - 9:00 PM


Monday, May 27, 2019
9:00 am - 9:00 pm

Service


Rosary

Martinez Funeral Home
1040 S Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX  79761
Monday, May 27, 2019
7:00 PM

Funeral Mass

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
907 S. Dixie Blvd
Odessa, TX  79761
Tuesday, May 28, 2019
2:00 PM

Cemetery


Ector County
300 S. Dixie
Odessa, TX  79761
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