Maria Linda Saenz
Published:  June 07, 2017

Maria Saenz earned her Angel wings on Saturday June 3, 2017. Maria was born in Corpus Christi Texas on September 18, 1950 along with her identical twin Sofia to the parents of Leopoldo and Maria Ramos.

She relocated with her family at the young age of 14 years old to Santa Paula California in June of 1965. She then met and fell in love with her husband Benito Saenz Sr in 1979 and married in 1989.

Maria was a strong soul full of love for her family and friends. She enjoyed barbeques, listening to her Tejano music, court t.v. shows and her cooking channels. She loved to sing with her beautiful voice that would stop anyone in their tracks to listen. Maria always made sure visitors were fed and left with a full tummy full of food. She can cook up something from nothing and oh the flavors she created. She loved taking car rides, parking and eating a burger, a club sandwich or her giant banana split from Foster’s Freeze.

She loved spending time with her grandkids and loved spoiling them with candy, ice-cream or anything to make them smile.

She is survived by her husband Benito Saenz Sr, her daughter and sons Lucas Macias, Julian Macias (Brandi), Joseph Macias, Michelle Escamilla (Jamie), Leo Saenz and two step children Benny Saenz (Monica), Victoria Franco (Dennis). 22 Grandchildren and 2 great- grandchildren.

She will be forever loved and dearly missed. Thank you for the laughs and the great times you shared with us all.

Visitation will be held from 1pm-9pm, on Friday June 9, 2017 at El Buen Pastor Methodist Church 1029 E. Santa Paula St, Santa Paula, followed with a Prayer Service at 7pm also at El Buen Pastor Methodist Church. A Celebration of Life Ceremony will be held on Saturday June 10, 2017 at 11:00am at El Buen Pastor Methodist Church 1029 E. Santa Paula St, Santa Paula, CA.

For map and directions to ceremony locations and to sign the family’s online guestbook, share stories and post pictures please visit our website: and click on Maria’s name located below “Recent Obituaries”.

Funeral Arrangements are under the direction of the Family Owned and Operated ROBERT REY GARCIA JR FUNERAL SERVICES, Santa Paula, CA 93060. 805.229.7054

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