María Elena Martínez Vázquez

María Elena Martínez Vázquez. Courtesy photo.

María Elena Martínez Vázquez
June 23, 1961 — Dec. 21, 2021

LAKE COUNTY, Calif. — Maria grew up on her family’s pear ranch in Kelseyville, with her siblings Grace and Sal, they were true Kelseyvillians.

She was a tribal member of Big Valley Rancheria.

Maria married Carlos in 1985 and together raised their son, Octavio (Tasha); daughter, Mikaley (Skins); and son, Dasan (Cheresse) and foster daughter, Crystal.

They worked hard to provide and give their kids the world, they left them with their legacy.

She is also survived by her pride and joy, 14 grandkids, Kalaya, Octavio, Makenzee, La’Akea, Xavier, Victor, Jaydyn, Lupyomya, Kaiwinabax, Azalia, Milania, Zavani, Na’Leah and Noah.

We miss you Momma!

Arrangements by Chapel of the Lakes Mortuary, 707-263-0357 or 707-994-5611, or visit