Berta Lina Martinez was born on October 16, 1926, in Caicedo, Colombia to Ruperto Martinez and Maria Indalecia Ruiz. She passed from this life on Monday, May 8, 2023, at her home Tulsa, Oklahoma at the age 96. She was married on April 15, 1945, to Jose Maria Rueda. Berta spent most of her working life in the home raising her ten children. In her spare time, she enjoyed a variety of past times such as reading, sewing, and gardening.
She is survived by:
Ana Tabarez and husband Hugo
Leon Rueda and wife Jenni
Mario Rueda and wife Eliana
Miryan Sicardo and husband Pedro
Jose Rueda and wife Lorenza
Bertha Chavez and husband Oscar
Martha Gonzalez and husband German
25 Grandchildren, 40 Great Grandchildren, and 5 great great grandchildren
She was preceded in death by her parents, six sisters, and four brothers.
A funeral mass will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Friday, May 12, 2023, at the Mowery Funeral Service Chapel in Owasso with Father Ernesto Calvillo officiating.