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Samuel Hernandez, Sr., 87

Nov 22, 2015

Winnebago. Samuel Hernandez, Sr., age 87 of Winnebago, died Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015, at his home.

Funeral services were held on Friday, Nov. 20, 2015, at St Mary’s Catholic Church in Winnebago, the Fr. Peter Klein officiated. Burial was in St Mary’s Catholic Cemetery, Winnebago.

Samuel was born July 30, 1928, at Ryland, Texas, the son of Miguel and Dominga (Garcia) Hernandez. He married Juanita Mendiola in Albert Lea.

He is survived by his wife, Juanita Hernandez, of Winnebago; sons, Michael (Elaine) Hernandez, of Wells, Sam Jr. (Karen) Hernandez, of Winnebago, Santos Hernandez, of Bakersfield, California, Simon (Dawn) Hernandez, of Mapleton, Steven (Heather) Hernandez, of Winnebago, Sal (Jenny) Meyer, of Winnebago, and Victor (special friend Awanda) Hernandez, of Blue Earth; daughters, Rosemary Howe, of Fairmont, and Tammy (Mark) Thomas, of Wells, 34 grandchildren, numerous great grandchildren, great-great-grandchildren, and brother-in-law Nieves Mendiola, of California.

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