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Arthur Hernandez Obituary
February 23, 1930 - January 24, 2018 Art Hernandez, 87, of Simi Valley, CA, passed away, Wednesday at his home. A burial and a celebration of life service will be held at 11:00 am Friday, February 2, 2018 at San Fernando Mission Cemetery. Art was born in Hayden, Arizona to Sylvestre and Jesus (Benitez) Hernandez. He graduated from San Fernando High in 1949 and from UCLA in 1959. Art served on the front lines in Korea. He married his wife Margaret Knape in 1956. Art was retired from the Los Angeles Community Colleges where he served as a Vice President at East Los Angeles, Dean at Piece and acting President of Los Angeles Mission College. Art was a prolific water color, acrylic and oil painter. During Jerry Brown's first term as governor, his large Eagle painting hung in the California Capitol. Art is survived by his daughters and their families: Addie, Michele & Steve, Maureen & Keith, Elizabeth & Tariq and Toni & John; grandchildren: Chris, Kyle, James, Trevor, Jeremy, Colin, Tawnya, Dylan, Austin, Johnnie & Mayra; great Grandchildren: Dylan, Raighlyn, Skylar, Delilah and Levi.
Published in the Los Angeles Times from Jan. 30 to Jan. 31, 2018
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