April 6, 1948 ~ April 7, 2017
After a courageous battle with cancer Linda Joyce Nainoa Martinez passed away on April 7, 2017, surrounded by family at home in Torrance, California at the age of 69. Linda is survived by her husband, Luis F. Martinez of Torrance, CA; her children, Lia Hales (Jerry), Lawrence Martinez (Elizabeth), and Lanissa Patterson (Jonas); grandchildren, Brittney, Miranda, Rebecca, Chase, Katherine, Noah, Bryce, and Aibrienn; great-grandchild Emmalyn; siblings, Drina, Sam, Frank, and Edward.
Linda was born on April 6, 1948, in Los Angeles, California to Sam and Elvira Nainoa. She graduated from Lawndale High School in 1966. She held a Master's in Business from Webster University and was dedicated to her profession at CCH, a Wolters Kluwer company for over 40 years. Linda was an active member of the Torrance community. She was a kind loving wife, mother, and grandmother who always encouraged her Ohana and friends to pursue their goals.
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