Salle June Saunders
June 18, 1923 - September 29, 2012
Resident of Capitola, CA
Salle' June Saunders passed away peacefully in her home in Capitola, CA on the morning on Saturday, September 29, 2012. She was born in Sacramento, CA on June 18, 1923 to Dr. Junius (June) B. and Hazel S. Harris. She graduated from Grant High School and attended Mills College. She married John H. Saunders, Jr. on June 27, 1942. Most of her working career was spent working in the medical offices of Dr. Richard Gross and her brother, Dr. Robert Harris. Salle and John spent their spare time, vacation time and their retirement between their two favorite places: Upper Sardine lake in Sierra County and the central coast of California, specifically Aptos and Capitola. They loved entertaining and spending time with family and friends. She is survived by son Jay Saunders and wife, Pat, of Denton, TX.; grandson Kent Saunders of Marina Del Rey, CA.; brother Dr. Robert B. Harris and wife Marjorie of Sacramento, CA.; brother Dr. John W. Harris and wife Alice of Sacramento, CA. and sister in law, Laurelle Harris, also of Sacramento, CA. She dearly loved all of her nieces and nephews: Ann Sealby, John and Maggie Harris, Stuart and Suzie Smits, Drs. Jim and Karin Harris, Richard and Tami Harris, Stephen and Mollie Baker, Buzz and Jennie Anderson, Reed and Linda Harris, Bruce and Debbie Harris, Vallerie and Everett Upham, Rhonda Leal and Rick Friedman, Kathy Woodward, Tim Harris, Charlie and Olga Harris, Chris Harris and Peter Harris. She was preceded in death by her husband of 65 years, John H. Saunders, Jr, two brothers; Graham Harris of San Rafael, CA, and Fred Harris of Rio Vista, Ca, and nephew Steven Harris of Sacramento, CA. At her request, no funeral service is planned. There will be a Celebration of Life in the future. In lieu of flowers, please contribute to Hospice of Santa Cruz County or
. Arrangements are by North Sacramento Funeral Home.
Published in Santa Cruz Sentinel on October 9, 2012