Lyla Little Moon Gardner-Martinez, died on November 15, 2020, in Salt Lake City, after a brave nine day fight against a congenital disease.
Lyla was born on November 6, 2020, at the University of Utah Hospital in Salt Lake City, Utah, to Lottie Gardner and Joseph Martinez.
Lyla is survived by her parents, Lottie and Jospeh, grandparents, Athan and Kathiran StandingRock, and Teresa Martinez; great-grandparents, Martin Martinez and Gilbert Gardner; aunties and uncles, LaNessa Gardner, Tesha Gardner, Sky Gardner, Alora StandingRock, Ramona StandingRock, McKenzie StandingRock, Adrian Atencio, Jessica Atencio, Eshelle Crooke, Iona Black, and Lanson and Mayla Manning; cousins, Conner and Mia Silva, Natthean Martinez, Penny Little Turtle Gardner, and Frankie Little Bear Redfoot.
She is preceded in death by her sister, Lilly Rain Duncan; grandparents, Michael C. Gardner, Albert L. Manning; great-grandparents, Vicky Martinez, Percelinia Howell, and Isabell and Dave Montes; uncle, Martin Martinez; and numerous grandparents, aunts, uncles, cousins, and other relatives.
Graveside services were held on Thursday, November 19, 2020, at 10:00 AM at the Randlett Cemetery.