Katherine Ann Martinez

Martinez, Katherine Obit PicMar. 1960 – Jan. 2015

Katherine Ann Martinez, beloved mother to Jennifer, Jamie and Frank went home to be with Jesus on Saturday Jan. 3, 2015.

One of four children, Katherine “Sassy” was born in Castro Valley, CA. The last twenty-two years of her life she lived in Turlock watching her kids and grandkids grow up. Katherine really enjoyed Turlock because it was such a family-oriented town.

Katherine had such a big heart. She would give her last dime to whoever needed it. She loved to help people anyway she could. Katherine was down to earth, relaxed and content with her life. Family was so very important to Katherine, loving each one so much and she had a special place in her heart for her grandchildren Jayden, Jasmine, Hailey, Jacob, Chelsea, Natasha and great-grandchild Markie.

Katherine is survived by her children Jennifer Martinez, Jamie Martinez and Frank Martinez; siblings Kristen Skinner, Kimberly King and Mike Nielsen; grandchildren Jayden Llimet, Jasmine Martinez, Hailey Wilson, Jacob, Chelsea and Natasha Harris; great-grandchild Markie Wilson and numerous nieces and nephews. Katherine is preceded in death by her parents John and Paula Nielsen.

A viewing will take place from 1 – 3 pm Fri. Jan. 9th with the Funeral Service immediately following in the Allen Mortuary Chapel.


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