Nancy Jo Martinez, 55, died Monday (Aug. 27, 2007), at McCook Community Hospital.
She was born April 16, 1952, at Concordia, Kan., to Sidney C. and Joan R. (Charbonneau) Allen. She graduated from St. Patrick's Catholic School and attended McCook Senior High.
On July 19, 1974, she married Ramon Martinez in McCook.
She was preceded in death by a niece and nephew.
Survivors include her son, Jose Martinez and wife, Kathy of North Platte; daughter, Jennifer Martinez and fiancÚ, Stephen Peterson, both of McCook; parents, Sid and Judy Allen of McCook; brothers, Robert Allen of Culbertson, Patrick Allen and wife, Diane of Herndon, Michael Allen and wife, Brenda of McCook; sisters, Sherrill Thayer, Lynn Carfield and husband, Vony, Victoria Lampman, and Sandy Schwab; and special friend, Randy Ramsdell, all of McCook.
Mass of Christian Burial will be at 10 a.m., Thursday at St. Patrick's Catholic Church with the Rev. Gary Brethour officiating. Inurnment will take place at a later date.
Rosary is today, 7 p.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home.
Memorials may be given in her name to the American Lung Association.
Friends may sign her book at the funeral home or send condolences online at www.carpenterbreland.com
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.