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Aug. 25, 1919 - Nov. 11, 2012
Isabel Sanders, 93, beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother and friend passed away peacefully at home on Sunday, November 11th.
Born to Gabriel and John Hunter, Isabel was the sixth of eight children.
Isabel lived in San Francisco, and worked for Dole Pineapple as a key punch operator. She eventually met Jack Sanders, and within two months of meeting Jack, they were married. From this union, they had two daughters, Pamela and Deborah.
Isabel is preceded in death by her husband, Jack Sanders, sisters Pauline Mitchell, Theresa Wheaton, brothers John Hunter, Phil Hunter, Tom Hunter, James Hunter and Frank Hunter.
She is survived by her daughters Pamela Lewis (Lon), Deborah Hernandez (Paul), grandchildren Stephen Hernandez (Emily), David Hernandez and Nichole Hernandez, and her two sweet great-grandchildren Brian and Jack Hernandez.
Isabel was a member of the Millbrae Newcomers Club, and a world traveler, visiting places like Spain, Portugal, Scotland, Ireland, Turkey and Russia. She rode a camel among the Pyramids of Egypt, visited the Grand Palace in Bangkok, toured the Taj Mahal, and kissed the Blarney Stone in Ireland to name a few.
The most precious things in her life were her grandchildren, her great-grandchildren, and her "grandpuppy" Mokey.
A memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Friday, November 30, 2012 at Nativity Church in Menlo Park.
Donations can be made to Kaiser Hospice Redwood City, 900 Veterans Blvd., Redwood City, CA 94063 in lieu of flowers.
Published in San Francisco Chronicle on Nov. 21, 2012