McCOOK, Nebraska -- Lucille Ruby Martinez, 66, of McCook, passed away Saturday, July 2, 2011 at Community Hospital.
Lucille was born on March 14, 1945, to Coral Archie and Hazel Mary (Weskamp) Matson.
She was married to Alejandro Sifuentes Martinez Sr. Lucille was a busy mother of eight children. She worked for Country Kitchen.
She loved being around people and missed her co-workers after her retirement. She was known for her acceptance of anyone and never passed judgment. Her hobbies included reading and spending time with her children and grandchildren.
Preceding her in death were her parents, Coral and Hazel Matson; husband, Alejandro Martinez Sr.; daughter, Cecelia Martinez; grandson, Zacharis Castillo; brothers, Chet, James and Raymond Matson; and sisters, Ruth Moreau, Mary Pride, Emma Logan and Grace Contreras.
Survivors include her children, Theresa Perret of Lubbock, Texas, and her children Eric, Joshua and Elizabeth, Candy and husband, Carmel Martinez of Grand Island, Nebraska, and their children, Kellie, Ryan, Eric, Melissa, Amanda and Caleb, Maria Lorena and husband, Rolland Stevens of McCook, Alejandro C. "Alex" Martinez of McCook and his children, Alicia and Jesus, Rachel and husband, Darren Peters of McCook and their children Shanti, Samantha, Matthew, Anthony and Noah, Victor Martinez and Jannell Gerver and their children, Zylas, Leeya, and her mother Laurie Sutton, Elvis Martinez and Robin Sullivan of Ogallala, Nebraska, and Carlos Martinez and Amanda Brown of McCook and their son, Carlos, Jr., 10 great-grandchildren; brothers, Melvin Matson of McCook and Max Matson of Kenasaw, Nebraska; sisters, Helen Ahrens of Sealy, Texas, and Rosie Gonzales of Plattsmouth, Nebraska; and numerous nieces, nephew, cousins and a host of family and friends.
Memorials may be given in her name.
Visitation is Thursday, July 7, 9-11 a.m., at Carpenter Breland Funeral Home.
Rosary is Thursday, July 7, 1 p.m., followed by funeral services at 2 p.m. at Carpenter Breland Chapel with Father Lothar Gilde officiating with comforting words from Dale Stewart. Burial is in Memorial Park Cemetery.
Carpenter Breland Funeral Home of McCook is in charge of the arrangements.