Born on March 26, 1984 passed on March 10, 2013. Tribal Senator Austin Martin was a Redlands native and graduate of Redlands East Valley High School, he lived in San Diego and worked as a Pharmacy Technician. Austin a California Native American descendent of the Tataviam, Fernandeno, and Chumash ancestry and a Tribal Senator of the Fernandeño Tataviam Band of Mission Indians.
Senator Martin is survived by his mother Cheryl Martin of Redlands, CA; father Herman Martin of Bristol, R.I. sister Ashley Diaz of Redlands; brother Aaron Martin of Redlands; sister Aftayn Martin of Bristol, RI; brother-in-law Daniel Diaz of Redlands; paternal grandparents Herman and Angie Martin of Bristol, RI; maternal grandparents James & Beverly Folkes of Thousand Oaks, CA, and Ray & Dori Guzman of Tucson, Arizona; along with many loving aunts, uncles, cousins; and 6 nephews Dayne, D.J., Roman, Gabriel; his godchild Seth Austin Diaz; and Chancelar who joins him in heaven. “AHO” God be with you.
Viewing will be at Cortner Chapel, 221 Brookside Ave, Redlands, CA 92373 on Thursday, March 14 from 5-8. Graveside services Friday, March 15 at 11 am at Hillside Memorial Park, 1540 Alessandro Rd, Redlands, CA 92373.