Boneficio “Bonnie” Martinez died April 22, 2011. He enjoyed sitting outside visiting with people and lived to be the good old age of 85. He was born in Vadito, New Mexico May 11, 1925 to Florencio and Juanita Gurule Martinez. He married his sweetheart, Roselia Martinez, March 7, 1945.\n\nBonnie loved his family—and especially loved vacationing with his wife, Rose. He was a devoted Catholic and he retired after 20+ years of working for Salt Lake County. \n\nHe is survived by his wife, Rose; sons, Rudy (Debbie), Charles (Anita), Walter Bill (Diane); and daughter, Mae Dumas; Preceded in death by his brothers, Major, Willie, Joe, Gilbert, Vivian and Ernest.\n\nGraveside services will be Wednesday, April 27, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Elysian Burial Gardens, 1075 East 4580 South. A viewing will be at Jenkins-Soffe Mortuary, 4760 So. State Street, from 10:00-10:45 a.m.