Nancy Ann Martell

April 27, 1957 - Nov. 7, 2006

Nancy Ann Martell, 49, of Tomah, was called home to her lord Tuesday, Nov. 7, 2006, at Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center in La Crosse. She was born April 27, 1957, in Waukesha, to Roy and Florence (nee Bralich) Shertzer.

Nancy was united in marriage to James Martell on Oct. 7, 1978, in Waukesha. She worked for Comprehensive Nursing Services in Tomah. Nancy enjoyed her ceramics. She was a loving wife, mother, daughter and sister. She is remembered as a loving and caring person. She loved her family, and when it came to activities that involved her children, she was their No. 1 fan.

She is survived by her husband of 28 years, James; a son, Scott Martell, and a daughter, Melissa (Scott) Barton, both of La Crosse; her mother, Florence Shertzer of Waukesha; two sisters, Patricia Shertzer of Waukesha and Mary (Tom) Falkowski of Milwaukee; and aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, several brothers-in-law, several sisters-in-law, other relatives and many friends. She was preceded in death by her father, Roy.

Visitation will be held from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 10, at St. Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 315 W. Monroe St., Tomah. A parish rosary will be recited at 4 p.m. Friday at the church. Visitation continues from 9 a.m. until the 10 a.m. Mass of Christian burial at the church. The Very Rev. Steven J. Kachel will officiate. Burial will be in the church cemetery.

Sonnenburg Family Funeral Home of Tomah, (608) 372-2300, is assisting the family with arrangements.