Tiffany R. Martin

March 16, 1992 ~ December 1, 2020 (age 28)



SUNRISE 3.16.92           SUNSET 12.1.20

Tiffany Reye Martin, beautiful daughter of Melissa Martin and Chris Rucks, born March 16th, 1992, in Rockford, Illinois, departed this earthly life on December 1st, 2020. 

Tiffany leaves behind her five young children. Her three sons Drake Joesziah, Jose Antonio, Joshuah Reye and her twodaughters Jahlayah Reyenezmay, and baby Serenity Susann Marie.

Her mother Melissa Martin and stepdad Shawn Strociek, her father Chris Rucks and stepmom Marsha Rucks; her fiancé Gustavo Ramirez; her brothers Jeff Rucks and Jason Rucks; her sisters Jessica Banks and Molly Rucks; her aunts and uncles:Mariam (Tom) Domiano, Erica Mateo (Kevin Ruiz), Marie Stewart, Terry (Donna) Rucks, Josie Zawiza, and Tony (Alyssa) Zawiza; her great uncles John (Barb) Stayduhar, Michelle Stayduhar, Jimmy Martin, her nieces Mariah Banks and Madilynn Smith; her nephews Vincent McDade, Mason Smith, and Matthew Smith. Her cousins: Michael Schultz, Scotty Martin, Tommy Domiano, Vincent Domiano, Armando Mateo, and Anthony Ruiz, the Stewarts (Melissa, Tony, Weston, Alex, Briana, Jimmy, Aiden, and Jaiden), Joey Rucks, Kyra Rucks, and John McDonough, Alyssa Stayduhar, and Zayden Stayduhar, Brian Nowicki, Eric Nowicki, Michael Little; her special friends KC King, Corie P.  and Jalisa King, Tyann S.

Predeceased by her maternal grandmother Donna Hakanson, maternal grandfather Billy Martin, her paternal grandmother Dorris Rucks and paternal grandfather Joseph Rucks, her son Jose Omarion, her sister Susann Wilson, her uncle John McDonough, her cousin Charity Hakanson, and her cousin Danny Nowicki. Her special friends; TeTe, Tonito, Leo, and White Boy.

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Memorial Service
December 12, 2020

2:30 PM
Collins & Stone Funeral Home
128 S Fifth Street
Rockford, IL 61104

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