Sally Janet (Durham) Munz

July 16, 1933 ~ January 7, 2024 (age 90) 90 Years Old

Sally Munz Obituary

Sally J. Munz, age 90, of Plano, TX formerly of Cushing, passed away on Sunday, January 07, 2024 at the Faith Presbyterian Hospice of Dallas, TX.  There will be no funeral service.  A visitation will be held on Friday, January 12, 2024 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home of Correctionville followed by burial at the Cushing Cemetery of Cushing.   

Sally passed away on Sunday, January 07, 2024 at the Faith Presbyterian Hospice of Dallas, TX.

Sally Janet Munz was born July 16, 1933 in Cushing, Iowa to Art and Edna (Wright) Durham.  Growing up in Cushing she loved playing 6 on 6 basketball and singing in the choir.   Sally graduated from Cushing High School in 1951.  She later graduated from The Ellis Beauty School in Sioux City and went on to work in the Younkers Beauty Salon.  

She married Lyle Munz of Holstein and they had three children.  Their daughter Terry (Munz) Kitzman resides in Dallas, Texas and has two children, Michelle Guillen of Crandall, Texas and James Dillon of Arlington, Texas.  Their daughter Mitzi Munz passed away at age 13.  Their son Steven Munz of Plano, Texas graduated from the University of Iowa and works for Boot Barn.

Sally began her printing career at Bye & Bye in Holstein, Iowa.  She moved to Iowa City where she worked for Economy and Bankers Advertising.  Sally finished her printing career in Eldridge, Iowa at Bawden Printing.  After retiring, she moved to Plano and worked part time in retail until she was 82 at Preston Luggage and Gifts, Macy's and Stein Mart.  

In her free time, Sally was always busy with family, friends and her favorite hobbies.  She loved baking and candy making and was a blue ribbon winner at the Texas State Fair.  She loved ballroom dancing and competed around Iowa and Illinois with Arthur Murray.  She loved family reunions and holiday gatherings.  Sally loved traveling around the US and enjoyed trips to France, England, Jamaica, Mexico and a cruise around the Caribbean.  Trips to Pensacola, FL, Orange Beach, AL, and Biloxi, MS from Flowood MS, were favorite weekend getaways.  

Sally is survived by her daughter, Terry (Munz) Kitzman; son, Steven Munz of Plano, TX; son-in-law, Ron Kitzman of Dallas, TX; granddaughter, Michelle (Max) Guillen and their children, Zachary and Zoey;  grandson, James Dillon (Monica Holdren) and their children, Kyla and Leya. She is also survived by her brother, Sidney (Carolyn) Durham of Boone, IA.

Sally was preceded in death by her daughter, Mitzi Munz, and parents, Art and Edna Durham.  


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January 12, 2024

1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Nicklas D. Jensen Funeral Home
4245 U.S. Hwy. 20
Correctionville, IA 51016

January 12, 2024

Cushing Cemetery
Cushing, IA 51018


First United Methodist Church
Cushing IA


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