Florinda Hernandez

Hernandez, Florinda (Nee Rodriguez) Dec. 30 1930 - July 1, 2010. Florinda Hernandez, 79 years, of Waukesha passed away peacefully at home on Thursday, July 1, 2010, surrounded by her loving family. She was born Dec. 30, 1930, in Crystal City, TX, to Celestino and Anita (nee Sepulveda) Rodriguez. On Oct. 1, 1951 she was married to the Late Luis R. Hernandez who preceded her in death Sept. 2004, who she now joins in Eternal Peace. She is the cherished mother of Julia Hernandez, Luis (Cathy) Hernandez, Rosalva Cruz, Hector (Sandy) Hernandez, Henry (Paula) Hernandez, Yolanda Hernandez, Anita (Bryan) Higgins, Armando (Rocksand) Hernandez, and Cesar (Heidi) Hernandez. Also survived by her loving grandchildren Amalia (Zachary) Covell, Andria Hernandez, Luis "Gabriel" and Rudy Javier Cruz, Sarah, Olivia and Jesse Hernandez, Eliana and Alesandra Hernandez, and Emanuel and Isaiah Hernandez. Surviving brothers and sisters; Trinidad (Margarito) Castillo, Celestino (late Noemi) Rodriguez, Carmela (Oscar) Surita, Hector Rodriguez, Nelda (Jose) Torres, and brother-in-law Gerardo Saldaña. She was preceded in death by her sister Oralia Saldaña. She is also survived by nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Florinda retired from the Waukesha Rubber Company, also was employed at Amron Corporation. For the last five years she thoroughly enjoyed helping out at her son's company, Urethane Systems Plus, Inc. Mom was the quiet strength of the family. She found joy in her grandchildren and dancing with her husband. She loved being there for others. Florinda was a proud member of the Scholastic Fund for Students of Hispanic Descent and a devoted member of Apostolic Life Church. She will be remembered for freely giving love and care to all those who were a part of her life. Mom will be greatly missed. Memorial Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 7, at CHURCH AND CHAPEL FUNERAL HOME, 380 Bluemound Rd., Waukesha (corners of Hwy J and JJ, 4 blks south of I-94) from 3 PM until the time of the Memorial Service at 6 PM. Private inurnment at Prairie Home Cemetery, Waukesha. CHURCH AND CHAPEL Rudolph-Larsen Bros Hwy J and JJ 262-549-0659 Obit-Condolences-Directions www.churchandchapel.com

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Published in Milwaukee Journal Sentinel on July 4, 2010