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Carolyn Kay Martinez

February 8, 1940 ~ October 3, 2021 (age 81)


Carolyn (Kay) Martinez

February 8th, 1940 – October 3rd, 2021


Carolyn Kay Martinez died on October 3rd, 2021, at Lutheran Hospice in Wheatridge, CO, after a long illness. She was 81. Born in Iowa to parents Leo & Arla (Ibach) Grapentine. (Both deceased), also preceded in death was her former husband Rudolph (Rudy) Martinez of Boulder, CO

Survived by two sisters, Janice Cline of Cherokee, Iowa, and Renetta Moreno of Fort Colins, CO,

Carolyn is survived by 6 children, Diana (Terry Coffman) of Broomfield, CO, Nicholas (Carolyn Martinez) of Sacramento CA, Lieha (Clay Brown) of Broomfield, CO, Matthew (Maria Martinez) of Arlington, TX, Korina Martinez of Uless, TX, Trista (Josh Binger) of Lafayette, CO. Along by, 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren

Kay was an avid sports fan. She loved her Broncos, Rockies, Nuggets, Avalanche, and the Texas Rangers. If she wasn’t watching sports, she was playing board games, video poker, and watching the game show network.

She will be sorely missed by those who loved her.


Carolyn’s family will have a celebration of life in the Spring


Dear Mom (Grandma) ….

I thought of you with love today,

But that is nothing new.

I thought about you yesterday,

And the days before that too.


I think about you in silence,

I often speak your name.

All I have are my memories,

And your picture in a frame.


Your memory is my keepsake,

With which I’ll never part.

God has you in his keeping,

I have you in my heart.

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