Louis Martinez Jr. was honored on April 1 at the Martinez family reunion in celebration of his 93rd birthday. Martinez is the sole survivor of a family of eight siblings. The event was held at the Catholic War Veterans Hall. Family members from Arizona, California, Ft. Worth, Houston, Kileen, Corpus Christi, Richmond and Victoria attended the event. Attendees were entertained by a group of Ballet Folklorico dancers which included Martinez's granddaughter, Elizabeth Rodriguez. Four generations were present at the reunion. Top row, from left, are Louis Martinez V, Louis Martinez III and Louis Martinez IV. Seated is Louis Martinez Jr.
Originally published June 9, 2011 at midnight, updated June 9, 2011 at midnight