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River Silas Martinez Howard

October 14, 2007 — April 2, 2023

Twin Falls


River Silas Martinez-Howard


October 14, 2007 - April 2, 2023


 River Silas Martinez_Howard, 15 years old, passed away, Sunday April 2nd, 2023, at his home, in Twin Falls.

River loved his family more than anything, and would do anything for anybody. He made a huge impact on everyone he was around. River was resilient, strong, loyal, and generous. To know him, is to love him. Unfortunately River battled with depression and lost.  He will be loved and missed by so many friends and family.

River was born October 14, 2007 , in Burley, Idaho, to Brent Howard and Danielle Martinez. He  grew up in Twin Falls, Idaho. River was a sweet young man who left this world far too soon. He was a smart kid and very opinionated at times but stuck to his principals. He was generous with the people that he cared about and made sure to keep those people close.

River enjoyed hiking and fishing with his dad and brothers as well as hunting with his uncle Rusty. River was full of wonder and excitement for the outdoors. He loved anime, manga, history music and gaming. He loved his family and was deeply protective of his mother and brothers. River loved comics, especially the flash.

River had a soft spot for animals going so far as to adopt a pet rat whom he named Boggllson Parmisan cheesemanium III. (Boggy Cheese) River spent alot of time with his brothers, his cousin Atticus and his uncles Blas and Gonzaolo. They called themselves the wolf pack. River loved his friends was learning to skateboard from them.

This loss to our family was a tremendous blow. He was  fiercely loved and will be deeply missed.

He was preceded in death by his grandfather , William Ernest Stuart III, his grandmother Lupe Martinez and his uncle Anthony Howard.

He is survived by his father, Brent Lee (Napua) Keanu Howard; mother, Danielle Martinez; siblings, Osiris Gabriel Luna, Gwydion Leto Martinez, and Taliesin Leon Martrinez-Howard; step brothers (Kanoa, Kaika, Keanu),  Grandparents Brenda (Mark) Hedrick, Gonzalo (Belen) Martinez, and Tony Howard. As well as many uncles, Aunts and cousins.


There will be a viewing at 12:00 P.M. Monday, April 17, 2023 at theTwin Falls FIrst Church of the Nazarene, 1231 Washington St N for those who wish to say goodbye and a service with Pastor Jackie Roberts officiating following at 2pm. Burial will follow at Twin Falls Cemetery 2350 4th Ave E, Twin Falls, ID 83301.  Arrangements are under the direction of Rosenau Funeral Home.

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Monday, April 17, 2023

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Monday, April 17, 2023

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