Rebecca and Bert Martinez

Thursday , March 06, 2014 - 10:18 AM


Filberto M. “Bert” Martinez and Rebecca C. Shaw of Farr West celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a family dinner at the Maddox Ranch House Restaurant on Jan. 26.

They were married on Jan. 16, 1948, in Taos, N.M.

He was born June 24, 1922, in Del Norte, Colo.

He served in the U.S. Army and is retired from the federal government. He is a member of St. James Catholic Parish.

He enjoys camping, fishing, hunting, traveling and spending time with family.

She was born Sept. 2, 1930, in Del Norte, Colo. She was raised in Denver, where she attended school.

She worked for Cutter Laboratories and Home Care.

She enjoyed homemaking and crocheting.

Their children and spouses are Byron and Barbara Martinez, Carlotta Ambrose, Kathy Hoskins, Annette and Merrill Spendlove, Cabrini and Eloy Martinez, Patty Jeppson, Lonnie and Jennifer Martinez, Tina Billmire, and Shelley and Rich Howe.

They have 30 grandchildren, 26 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild.

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