Sylvia Helen Mattes-Emmett
Oct 2, 1920 - Jul 23, 2012
Sylvia was born October 2, 1920, in Milwaukee, WI, and moved to CA in 1949. She passed away July 23, 2012, at the age of 91. Preceded in death by her first husband, Alan, Sr. and her second husband, Bill. Beloved mother of Gary Mattes (April), Greg Mattes (Margaret), Connie Montgomery (Maurice), and Alan Mattes (Kandy). Loving step-mother of Nikki (Al), Ronnie (Gary), Michael, Rocky (pre-deceased), David, and Mary. Loving grandmother of nine grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren. Known to her friends as Sid, she was a lifelong avid golfer, devoted to her family and friends. Her enthusiasm for life, generosity, and love will be forever treasured and sadly missed. The family gives special thanks to Vitas and the entire hospice team for their love and support. Friends and family are welcome for visitation on Friday, July 27th from 6:00-8:00 PM at East Lawn Cemetery, 5757 Greenback Lane, Sacramento, 916-732-2020, and are invited to attend a funeral mass Saturday, July 28th at 1:30 PM at the Presentation Catholic Church, 4123 Robertson Ave., Sacramento. Interment and celebration of her life will follow at East Lawn Cemetery, 5757 Greenback Lane.