Penelope "Penny" Martinez

Penelope "Penny" Martinez of Fredonia, formerly of Cedarburg, died on Thursday, July 24, 2008 at Waukesha Memorial Hospital, at the age of 68. A Mass of Christian burial was celebrated for Penny on July 28 in the St. Rose Chapel at Holy Rosary Parish in Fredonia. Visitation was held at the church prior to the Mass. Burial took place in St. Francis Borgia Cemetery in Mequon. The Eernisse Funeral Home in Port Washington assisted the family with the arrangements.

Penny was born April 23, 1940 in Milwaukee, daughter of the late Milton and Kathryn Dross Doman. On Nov. 27, 1958, she married Federico Martinez in Illinois. Penny worked for many years at Tecumseh Products in Grafton. She enjoyed the outdoors, especially bird watching and animals. During her younger years, she also enjoyed riding her Harley.

Penny is survived by her husband Federico; her two children, Tina (Guy) Steuer of Hamilton, Mont. and Federico "J.R." (Lori) Martinez of Grafton; her grandchildren, David, Taylor, Mike and Dennis; and her sister Barbara (George) Taylor of Hingham.

Penny was preceded in death by her grandchild, Andrew.

Memorials to Ozaukee Humane Society are appreciated.