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Benestina Lucero "Tina" Martinez


1944 - 2017 Obituary Condolences
Benestina Lucero "Tina" Martinez Obituary
Septermber 2, 1944 - December 19, 2017
Tina lived her life with love for her family and friends, faith in God and an infectious sense of humor.
Tina acquired her Bachelor Degree in Elementary Education at Fort Lewis College in Durango, CO and a Master Degree in Bilingual Education at Adams State College in Alamosa, CO.
Tina was a teacher at Ignacio Elementary School and Southwest Community College for a total of 30 years. Teaching was one of her passions. Later she attained a Master Dual Degree in Business Management and Project Management at Colorado Technical University in Colorado Springs, CO.
After retiring from teaching she enjoyed working at Sky Ute Casino at the Player Development Center for the past 12 years. Her other passion was to travel and loved going to Keith Urban concerts.
Tina will be dearly missed, but she will always be in the hearts of her family and friends.
A private service was held in December 2017. A public memorial will take place at 1 PM on September 2, 2018 at Oxford Grange, Oxford, CO.
Published in The Durango Herald on Jan. 25, 2018
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