Nicole Lynn Martin

Nicole Lynn Martin, 44, passed away on September 2, 2021. She was born April 3, 1977 in Milwaukee to Carol “Camie” Martin. Nicole spent her childhood and later adult years in Marinette. Nicole lived for many years on Milwaukee’s East Side, enjoying all the sights and activities available in the city. She especially loved the ethnic restaurants and always brought Gyros for her Dad on her visits home. Nicole was an excellent cook, a talent inherited from her beloved Grandma, Mimi, and liked sharing her dishes with others. Nicole loved pets and raised a variety of them during her lifetime, starting with her first kitten, named, Egg, at age 2 ½. In Marinette Nicole enjoyed excursions to area parks with her partner, Chris, Dave’s Falls and Henes Park being her favorites. Returning home to Marinette in 2012, Nicole met the love of her life, Chris Diges, and spent 7 of her happiest years with him.

Nicole is survived by Chris; his parents: Melissa and Norm Begin; sister, Danielle (Ron) Garrigan and nephew, Matt Hurley; her parents: Camie and Mark Koeppler; special family member, Ann Piencikowski; brothers: Lucas and Jake (Kathy) Holman; niece and nephews, Skylar Holman, Anthony Barnes (and their mom, Amanda) and Devin Holman; uncles: Jamie (Laurie Slater), Dave (Holly) and Wade (Laurie) Martin; cousins: Tommy (Angie), Katie (Craig), Dave (Meghan), Wes, Sarah, Josh and Autumn; special friends: Rayna Gamlin and Theresa Martin; beloved cats: Sid, Johnny and Sissy; other relatives and friends. Nicole was preceded in death by her grandparents: Thomas “Gumpa” and Glennetta “Mimi” Martin; aunts: Magi Levenhagen and Janeen Martin and uncle, Tom Martin.

Someone once said of Nicole that she “fills up a room” and that energy remains with her loved ones.

At her request no formal service will be held. Hansen-Onion-Martell funeral home is assisting the family.