Brenda Cheryl Martinez 41, passed away September 14, 2019. A lifetime Puebloan. She was born January 1, 1978 to proud parents Steven Montelongo and Diana (Martin) Rivas. She is preceded in death by her Step-father Anthony “Soonie” Rivas. She enjoyed playing cards, going to the Eagles and Cripple Creek. She is survived by her husband Gilbert Martinez and children; Derrick (Rebecca) Martinez and Amber Martinez, and grandchild, Tobias Martinez, whom were her loves of her life. Also survived by her parents Diana Rivas, and Steven (Ann) Montelongo; her siblings: Steven Montelongo Jr., Jason Arellano, and Toni Lynn Rivas. Several Aunts, Uncles, Cousins and friends who loved and will miss Brenda dearly. A celebration of life 11 a.m. Wednesday September 25, 2019 Angelus Chapel.