Laura “Paige” Martinez was born in Encino, Calif., on Aug. 7, 1961, and entered Heaven on Nov. 4, 2017.

Paige served as a licensed vocational nurse and case manager at Kern Medical Center in Bakersfield, Calif. As a child, she had a passion for horses, winning first place in horse shows.

Paige was a loving mother, daughter and sister who is survived by her children, Ricardo “Ricky” and Brittany; her parents, Richard and Jo Ann; and her sister, Jordana.

Paige will truly be missed, loved, and never forgotten.

A funeral service for Paige will be held at noon Friday, Nov. 10, 2017, at Wood Family Funeral Service, 321 W. F St., Tehachapi. Paige will be interred at Tehachapi Public Cemetery – Westside.

Arrangements were made with the assistance of Wood Family Funeral Service. For condolences, please visit

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