Jesse James Martinez, 37

A Funeral Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated for JESSE JAMES MARTINEZ, 37, at 11:30am Thursday, March 14, 2013 at St. Rose Catholic Church with Father Ray Moss officiating. Jesse died March 10, 2013 at his home in Ft. Collins, Colorado. Cremation will take place following the service. A memorial has been established to the family. A Rosary/Wake will be recited at 11am prior to the Mass. Visitation will be Wednesday from 4pm to 7pm and the casket will be open during the rosary. Arrangements are under the direction of the Colyer Funeral Home and friends may send condolences to the family at

Jesse was born March 16, 1975 in Torrington, Wyoming the son of Jesse and Kathy (Martinez) Martinez Sr. He grew up and received his early education in Torrington. After school he worked as a laborer in masonry construction in Wyoming, Colorado, and Kansas.

Jesse enjoyed fishing, hiking in the mountains, doing handy work on cars and his home, and socializing with family and friends. He was a hardworking man that everybody liked and was a wonderful story teller.

Jesse is survived by his wife Jackie Aleman of Ft. Collins, Colorado; a daughter Ashlynn Rose Martinez of Casper, Wyoming; two sisters Jennifer Reyes and Elaine DonJuan both of Torrington, Wyoming; his parents Jesse and Kathy Martinez of Torrington; and his maternal grandparents Lawrence and Phyllis Martinez also of Torrington. He was preceded in death by his paternal grandparents.

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