Born October 4, 1951 in Sacramento, CA: passed away July 27, 2014 in Maui, Hawaii at the age of 62. Beloved wife of 41 years to Rick. Greatly missed by children Wendy and husband Sam Parker of San Francisco and Bonnie of Sacramento. Forever remembered by her grandchild Joshua. Also survived by her brother Ray Fernandez; and a host of loving nieces, nephews and friends. Preceded in death by mother and father, Betty and Norman Fernandez. She was an elementary school teacher in South Sacramento as well as a beloved dance teacher. A private viewing and grave-side ceremony will be held. There will be a public memorial service on August 4, 2014 at 2:30pm at United Methodist Church (21st & J Street). A reception to celebrate her life will follow (4:30pm).
Published in The Sacramento Bee on Aug. 2, 2014