Nicole “Nikki” Martinez
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Nicole “Nikki” Martinez, 25, went to be with our Lord on July 5, 2010 surrounded by her beloved family. She had worked as a medical assistant at Bay Area Hospital for Dr. Leo Rodriguez for several years. Nicole had a joyful heart, and was a very precious individual who loved to be with family and friends. We will miss her cherished heart and memories.

She is survived by her parents: Janie B. Sanchez and David Sanchez Sr., husband, Raul Silva III; son, Brandon Silva; brothers, David Sanchez Jr., Gabriel (Helen) Sanchez, Henry (Joliza) Martinez of Dallas, TX; sister, Melissa Martinez and family from Beeville, TX; nephews, Patrick, Justin, Austin, and Breydon Sanchez; maternal grandparents, Mrs. Juanita Baldarramos of Beeville and Louis Baldarramos of New Braunfels; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

Thanks to M.D. Anderson and staff on the East 10th floor, all relatives and special thanks to Aunt Gloria, Lela, Nancy, Alicia, Betty, Elma, Emma and Uncle Nuno.

Pallbearers were Gilbert Herrera, Raul Silva III, David Sr., David Jr., Gabriel, Patrick, Justin and Daniel Sanchez, and Fred Ruiz.

Visitation was at 4 p.m. to 9 p.m., Wednesday, July 7, 2010, with a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. that same evening at Memory Gardens Funeral Home. A Mass was celebrated at 11 a.m., Thursday, July 8, 2010 at St. Cyril Methodius Catholic Church; interment followed at Memory Gardens Cemetery.

Condolences may be offered at

Memory Gardens Funeral Home, Corpus Christi
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July 10, 2010
My condolences to the family. I might have met Nikki in life. I just know it is so sad to lose someone so young. May she rest in peace. May the Lord make the loss easier for everyone to bare.