Gabriel Hernandez, age 85, of Appleton, passed away Sunday, June 22, 2014 at Appleton Medical Center. He was born in Colombia on May 25, 1929. Together with his wife, Ligia, they operated a business doing interior design work for retail businesses. Gabriel was a very intellectual person. He enjoyed learning all he could from reading encyclopedias; he was proficient with technology, computers and smart phones. Gabriel loved to play dominoes and after retirement, he loved to travel with his wife.
He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Ligia, their children; Orlinda Hernandez, Gabriel (Judy) Hernandez, Jose Hernandez, Ligia Esther (Jose Felix) Hernandez De Rivas, Fanny (Pedro) Flores and Diana (Derek) Dreher, grandchildren; Linda, Oswaldo, Andres, Aaron, Jacob, Cesar, Victor, Ivan, Taiwaly, Javier, Stefany and Pedro and two great grandchildren; Adriana and Aisha.
Gabriel is preceded in death by his mother, Carmen Hernandez and mother in law, Paulina Frasser.
Funeral mass for Gabriel will be held at 11:00AM, Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at St. Therese Catholic Church, 213 E Wisconsin Ave, Appleton with Rev. Dan Kabah officiating. Visitation will be at the church from 10:00AM until the time of service.
Published in Appleton Post-Crescent on June 24, 2014
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