Pauline Proa Martinez, 72, passed away on Thursday, September 2, 2021 at Premier Estates Nursing Home in Muscatine. Services will be held at a later date. Snyder & Hollenbaugh Funeral and Cremation Services of Muscatine is in charge of arrangements. Sympathy notes may be left for the family at www.sandhfuneralservice.com.
She was born on January 27, 1949, in Sinton, TX, the daughter of Juan and Paula Proa. She married Ernesto Escobar Martinez Jr. She was a wonderful, loving mother, grandmother and wife. She was a migrant worker, working in the fields to take care of her family. She loved to go out dancing with her husband Ernesto.
Pauline will be missed by her children; Esperanza (Tim) Brockert of Muscatine, Jesus (Julia) Martinez of Davenport, Cristine Palmarez of Marshalltown, Anita Ramirez of Muscatine and Nancy (Dean) Ash of Muscatine and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her once husband, Ernesto; her two parents, Juan and Paula Proa; her sisters, Georgia Castillo, Jania Marceleno, Angrepina Proa, Gabriela Ybarra, Petra Rocha, Cris (Chencho) Pora, Margerita Garcia; her brothers, Juan Proa, Richard Ybarra, Eulogio Garcia, Frances Ceniceros and her two grandsons, Shane Ernesto Williams Little and Jessie Ramirez.
We all love her and she will be deeply missed by us all. She will always and forever be in our hearts. Thank you to everyone for all the support and prayers.
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