Visitation and Rosary
Recitation of Holy Rosary
Obituary of Lole Martinez Nuñez
Our beloved Lole Martinez Nuñez, age 72, was called to our Heavenly Father on Thursday, December 1, 2022. He was preceded in death by his parents, Nick and Margarita Nuñez; his treasured grandchildren, Adam James Nuñez, Jr. and Giselle Maximina Nuñez; his siblings, Nick Nuñez, Jr., Patsy Salinas, and Tony Nuñez, and his sister-in-law, Dolores Nuñez and Ninfa Nuñez.
Lole was a lifelong resident of Austin,Texas, born to Nick and Maggie Nuñez on May 28, 1950. He graduated from Austin High School in 1968, and attended Del Mar College in Corpus Christi. Lole’s professional resume was diverse, including working as a machinist, car sales, insurance sales and musician. Playing his trumpet was his passion from a teen into his 60s. He loved Tejano music, collaborating with acts such as Augustine Ramirez, Manny and The Co’s, Salaman, and his big brother’s group Frank Nuñez and The Imperials. He also loved playing Golf, joining the Pan American Golf Association (PAGA) in Austin to be with his brother Nick. Lole loved being with his family at all types of gatherings, as well as hosting numerous parties at home. He was most proud of his children and grandchildren, and loved to tell people about them. We will all miss him dearly.
Honored Pallbearers will be Ryan Velasquez, Abraham Nuñez, Terry Grondin, Nick Ernest Nuñez, Trent Grondin, Robert LaFuente, Michael LaFuente and Randy Nuñez.
Lole is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Rachel Nuñez; his children, Melissa Velasquez (Craig), Lole Nuñez, Jr. (Angie), Adam James Nuñez (Christabell), Michael Nuñez (Yvette), and Mark Nuñez (Yolanda); his grandchildren, Ryan Velasquez, Matt Velasquez, Alyssa Nuñez, Christina Nuñez Cohen (Danny), Abraham Nuñez, Michael Nuñez, Jr., Nathaniel Nuñez, Jude Nuñez, and Mark Nuñez, Jr.; his brother, Frank Nuñez (Abelina Cantu); in-laws, Emma Nuñez, George Salinas, Delia Hernandez, and Veronica Nuñez, and numerous nieces, nephews, other loving family and friends.
Visitation will be held from 5:00-9:00 p.m. with Recitation of Holy Rosary beginning at 7:00 p.m. on Wednesday, December 14, 2022 at Mission Funeral Home - South Side, 6204 S. First St., Austin, Texas.
A Scripture Service will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Thursday, December 15, 2022 also at Mission Funeral Home - South Side. Interment will follow at Capital Parks Cemetery, 14501 N. IH 35 Frontage Rd., Pflugerville, Texas.
Services will be live-streamed to allow those unable to attend to participate. Follow link to Facebook Live Mission - South Side