Salvador M. Diaz
Salvador M. Diaz , age 72, of Julesburg, Colorado passed away February 13, 2018, at Northern Colorado Medical Center in Greeley, Colorado of an extended illness.
Salvador was born on October 30, 1945 to John and Julia Martinez but was later adopted and raised by his grandparents, Mel and Mary Diaz.
Salvador was preceded in death by his parents, John and Julia Martinez; grandparents, Mel and Mary Diaz; two uncles, Manuel and Tony Diaz; two aunts, Havella (Diaz) Maestas and husband Ramon Maestas; and Josephine (Diaz) Martinez and husband Salvador Martinez.
Salvador was proceeded in death by three brothers; Sonny Martinez, Eddie Martinez, and Richard Martinez and two sisters; Rose Amelia and Lori Martinez.
Survivors include two sisters; Lucy Carrasco from Cedar Park, Texas, Sandra Martinez from Sunnyvale, California, and one brother Michael Martinez from San Jose, California.
Salvador was well known in the Julesburg area. He resided at Al-Mar Residential Facility and worked at the Eastern Colorado Services Workshop. He enjoyed dances and going to the movies. He participated in the Colorado Special Olympics and was a fan of the Denver Broncos and the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
Salvador was a member of the Julesburg Christian Church. Salvador’s friend Pastor Alan Harris will be officiating.