Elizabeth Martinez

Oct. 20, 1958 Jan. 15, 2009

Elizabeth Martinez of Waukesha died Thursday, Jan. 15, 2009, at Waukesha Memorial Hospital at age 50. She was born Oct. 20, 1958, in Waukesha, the daughter of Gary Boettcher and Elizabeth Bordeaux.

Elizabeth was a 1978 graduate of Waukesha North High School. On March 8, 1985, she married the love of her life, Victor Martinez, in Waukesha. Elizabeth enjoyed music, dancing, cooking and making people laugh with her own sense of humor. She was a very loving homemaker, wife, mother and grandmother, and most importantly, the best friend to her husband, Victor, her two girls, Gigi and Toria, and her one and only son, Kris.

She will be sadly missed by her husband, Victor of Waukesha, along with their children, Kristopher (Rachel) Boettcher, Anjelina Martinez and Victoria Martinez, all of Waukesha. She is further survived by her father, Gary Boettcher of Waukesha; mother, Elizabeth Bordeaux of Las Vegas; grandson, Julian Martinez of Waukesha; brother, Garylee (Angela) Boettcher of Las Vegas; niece, Vanessa Boettcher of Milwaukee; brothers-in-law, Fred (Marie) Martinez of Waukesha, George Martinez of Waukesha and Ruben Martinez of Mexico; sisters-in-law, Rebecca (Tomas Hernandez) Martinez of Waukesha and Maria (Tony) Montalbo of River Bank, Calif.; and other nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. until the 8 p.m. memorial service Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Randle-Dable Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha.

Memorials in Elizabeths name are appreciated to the Epilepsy Foundation, 735 N. Water St., Suite 519, Milwaukee, WI 53202.

For further information, please call Randle-Dable Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com for directions or to leave an online tribute.

(Freeman Jan. 17, 2009)