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Jeanette Martinez (Powers)

May 6, 1976 ~ December 15, 2017

Jeanette Martinez (Powers), of Reno, Nevada passed away with family and friends by her side on December 15, 2017. She was 41.

Jeanette was born on May 6, 1976 in Rancho Cordova, California to Gloria (Terry) Powers and Michael Konz. She grew up in North Lake Tahoe, making Incline Village her home for many years. She graduated from Incline High School in 1994. After high school Jeanette worked in Incline, eventually choosing a career in public safety at the Washoe County Sheriff’s Office.

Jeanette’s boys were the most important part of her life. She will be remembered for her big smile, tremendous love for her family, and her compassion for others.

Jeanette is survived by her three sons, Kenneth Paul (KP), Matthew, and Tristan, whom she shared with her former spouse, Kenneth Martinez, her grandmother Gloria Corvin, stepfather Raymond Lavatai, mother-in-law Carmen Boyer and husband Dennis, sisters Alene Swett, Nicole Williams, Raquel Fulghum, brothers Maurice Martinez, Michael Fulghum and wife Vanessa, aunts and uncles, including Robby and Debbie Fulghum, cousins, nieces, nephews, and her many close friends including Jennifer Armstrong Felter and Jessica Rotter.

She is preceded in death by her mother Gloria (Terry) Powers, father Michael Konz, stepfather David Fulghum, and great grandparents John and Gloria Martinez.

A celebration of life service is scheduled for January 20, 2018 at 1:30pm at the Sparks American Legion Post 30, 730 4th Avenue in Sparks. Donations can be made to Jeanette’s Memorial Fund: https://www.gofundme.com/jeanettes-memorial-fund . All proceeds will benefit her children.S


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