Pauline Munoz

Nov 20, 1916 - May 5, 2015


Pauline W. Munoz, age 98, passed away peacefully on May 5th, 2015, at home surrounded by her loving family. Pauline was born November 20, 1916, as the oldest of 12 children on a farm in Schefield, North Dakota. In 1937 she married Filiberto Munoz and moved to Sacramento, where she raised 12 children of her own. Pauline was Mom not only to her sons and daughters, but to their friends, spouses, children, and grandchildren, always extending a loving welcome to her home and her kitchen. In her later years she enjoyed Sunday Dances at the Hart Senior Center and card games with family members.
Pauline is survived by her sons Gilbert Munoz (Jill), Ricardo, Antonio, and Julian; daughters Marcelina Salle (Victor), Dolores Pieper (Jerry, deceased), Juanita Smith (Rick), Alicia Munoz, Patricia Gates, Linda Munoz (Jeff), Yolanda Knudsen (Pete), Roberta Piombo (Kevin), and Martha Anderson (honorary daughter); and a legion of grandchildren and great–grandchildren. She is also survived by sisters Alicia Hanson, Delores Smith, and Jeanette McClain (Don) and brothers Herb Wandler (Bertha), Yeg (Pat), and Don (Karen).
Funeral Services will be held on Sunday, May 17th, 2 PM at the East Lawn Mortuary Chapel, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, CA

Funeral Home:
East Lawn Mortuary
5757 Greenback Lane
Sacramento, CA
US 95841


  • Cletus Wandler says:

    So sorry to hear of Pauline’s passing. What a precious gentle soul. A wonderful life well lived and a wonderful family.

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