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Donna LaMunyon Obituary
03/11/1931 - 08/02:2018Donna L. LaMunyon3/11/31 9/2/18Donna Lorraine LaMunyon of Upland California passed away September 2, 2018 at home surrounded by her loving family. Donna was born March 11, 1931 in Los Angeles, California and was the second daughter of Norman and Louise Dunnavant. She lived with her parents and older sister Norma in Pasadena until she graduated from Pasadena City College.Shortly after graduation she married John M. Woods Jr. and had six children, Lorraine, John, Christopher, Gregory, Karen and Kathleen. During their union Donna was a legal secretarycontinuing in that career for 30 years, twice acting as the President of the Legal Secretaries Association. Donna made many lifelong friends while working as a legal secretary. Donna later married a widower and lawyer, Robert Goodin and they combined their two families adding Sherry, Theresa and James. They moved to Villa Park, CA in 1972 establishing their new family in Orange County. After Robert's passing in 1977, Donna met and married Charles (Chuck) LaMunyon, also a widower, with three children, Steve, Lisa and Brooke. Their marriage brought the total of children to twelve who would consider Donna as their mom and the grandmother to their children. Donna was blessed with 21 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Her children have a half sibling, Jackie. She and with her two children were also part of Donna's extended family.Donna and Chuck enjoyed traveling in their motorhome to places where they could fish and enjoy time in the mountains or by a lake. They also enjoyed several cruises together after their retirement. After her retirement, Donna ran a successfulparalegal practice specializing in probate and estate planning and was a certified estate planning specialist. Donna was also active in her church, attending Grace Presbyterian Churchin Yorba Linda for the past 20 years, where she was active in teaching bible classes. Donna was always interested in learning and even spent a year in law school before marrying Chuck.Donna was preceded in death by her sister Norma. She is survived by all of her children and their spouses, two nieces and their spouses and her grandchildren and great-grandchildren.A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m., on Tuesday, September 11, 2018 at Rose Hills Mortuary in Whittier, CA. Please sign the guestbook at legacy.com/obituaries/sgvtribune.
Published in San Gabriel Valley Tribune on Sept. 7, 2018
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