Amalia Martinez "Grandma Amy"Amalia Martinez, “Grandma Amy”, age 83 of Grafton, ND passed away on Saturday, July 6, 2013 at Sanford Medical Center of Fargo, ND.
Amalia Rodriquez was born October 8, 1929 in Hoople, ND the daughter of the late Nicholas and Apolinar (Quiroga) Rodriguez. She attended school in Auburn, ND. Amalia was united in marriage to Felipe Martinez in October of 1949 in Grafton. The couple made their home in Auburn and worked for Lykken Farms. In 1974 they moved to Grafton and they owned and operated a restaurant here. She later worked at Borden’s and the Lutheran Sunset Home. She was a generous supporter of the St. Jude’s Children Hospital.