Ana Dolores Martinez entered into heaven on Jan. 29, 2014. Ana D was born in Tucson, Arizona on May 10, 1981 and was raised in Hayden, Arizona.
Ana D was a caregiver to those she loved, from taking care of her nana Anita and her dad Lito to her angel , Lucas. A kind-hearted person who was full of life, Ana D always had a smile on her face, was a lover of ‘N Sync, a great baker and an avid sports fan.
A die-hard Sun Devil fan, Ana D was a big ASU football fan and was always quick to make a comment against any ASU opponent especially the Wildcats. She was also a fan of the New York Yankees and the Philadelphia Eagles. Ana D was part of the award-winning Dom’s BBQ team where she participated in state-wide competitions with her delicious cupcakes.
Ana D always put people first in her life. She served on the Hayden-Winkelman Unified School District Governing Board and was very proud to be able to serve her community and help to maintain and improve her alumni school in her hometown. She will always be remembered for her kind heart and her ability to brighten up the lives of so many family and dear friends she leaves behind.
Ana D is survived by her parents, Martha and Lito Martinez Jr.; her brother, Manuelito Martinez III; nephews, Jerome Alvarado and Manuel Enrique Martinez as well as many tios, tias, cousins, and friends.