Dolores E. Martinez, 85, Crystal Lake, died Thursday, May 9, 2013, surrounded by her loving family.
On Aug. 10,1946, she married Leonard Martinez in Chicago.
She moved to Algonquin with her family in 1957. She and her family started Leonard and Sons Building Services in 1966. She retired in Florida in 1988 and moved to Crystal Lake in 2012.
Survivors include two daughters, Nancy Walden and Lorrie Kemble (longtime partner Warren Haake); two sons, Len (Mary Ann), Woodstock, and Rich (Pam); 11 grandchildren, Carrie (Gene) Jenke, Michele (Arland) Wingate, Kris (Phil) Farrell, Joe (Trisha) Martinez, Beth Martinez, David (Tammy Cole) Kemble, Ryan Kemble, Amanda Martinez, Melinda Martinez, Seth (Michelle) Martinez and Caleb (Jaime) Martinez; 17 great-grandchildren, Jenna and Kiera Jenke, A.J. and Kirsten Wingate, Jack, Ava and Kate Farrell, Hannah, Sarah, Gideon and Isabelle Martinez, Alex Kemble, Zach, Jacob and Kiley Martinez and Owen and Leo Martinez; and a sister, Janice Tipping.
She was preceded in death by her parents; seven siblings; her husband, Dec. 4, 2009; and a son, Michael, March 31, 2011.
A memorial service was held May 15 at Davenport Funeral Home, Crystal Lake.
The Rev. Joe Martinez and the Rev. Christopher DiTomo officiated.
Memorials can be sent to a charity of the donor’s choice.