Archive for Wednesday, June 9, 2004

Obituary: Gabriel R. “Chino” Hernandez


June 9, 2004

A Mass of Christian Burial for Gabriel R. "Chino" Hernandez, 82, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 10, 2004, at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, Lawrence. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Mr. Hernandez died Sunday, June 6, 2004, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born March 10, 1922, in Silao, Guato, Mexico, the son of Candelario and Apolonia (Rivas) Hernandez.

He moved here in 1931 and had worked for the Santa Fe Railway, Lawrence, and for Hercules Army Ammunition Plant, De Soto.

Survivors include two brothers, Joe Hernandez, Kansas City, Kan., and Jesse Hernandez, Lawrence; and two sisters, Carmen Gutierrez, San Antonio, Texas, and Teresa Schwartz, Lawrence.

A parish rosary will be said at 7 p.m. today, June 9, 2004, with a vigil from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence.

Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie, is in charge of arrangements.

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