Maria L. Pesina, 95

Maria Luisa Pesina, 95, of Marshalltown, Iowa passed away Monday, March, 11, 2013, at the Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center in Marshalltown, Iowa.

Funeral services will be held at1:30 p.m, .on Friday, March 15, 2013, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Visitation will be held from1:00 to 9:00 p.m. on both Wednesday, March 13, and Thursday, March 14, at the Mitchell Family Funeral Home in Marshalltown. Memorials may be directed to the family. For condolences or questions please visit: . Mitchell Family Funeral Home is caring for Luisa and her family. Phone 641-844-1234.

Maria Luisa Martinez was born on July 27, 1917, in Nuevo Leon, Mexico. She was the daughter of Gabriel Martinez and Prudencia Banda-Martinez. In 1937, she was united in marriage to Pedro Pesina. Luisa loved her family, children, grandchildren, great grand-children, and great-great grandchildren. Luisa loved to cook, and loved to care after everyone. She loved to be with her family and always ready to party with all.

Left to cherish her memory are her children: Francisco Pesina, Jose Pesina, Maria Pesina, Cornelio Pesina, and Francisca Fernandez. Grandchildren: Francisco, Martalicia, Jorge, Guadalupe, Daniel, Jose, Jesus, Rosa, Eduardo, Victor, Cristina, Claudia, Juan, Yolanda ,Victor, Amos, Linda, Maria, Pete, Moises, Carlos, Luisa, Marelo, Abel, Adrian, Ruby, Joey,Janie, Blanca, Rachel, Pedro, Jesus, Elva, Araceli, Mari, Guadalupe, Samuel, Salvador, Griselda Linda and Miguel. Brother; Refugio Martinez and many, many great grand-children and great-great- grandchildren.

In death she will rejoin her husband, Pedro Pecina; a brother, Pedro Martinez; and sister, Antonia Martinez.