Modesta’s Obituary Modesta Hernandez, formerly of Hershey, passed away surrounded by her family on Tuesday, February 26, 2019, at Great Plains Health, at the age of 93. Modesta was born November 4, 1925, in Stamford, Texas, to Issac and Isabella (Tobar) Garza. She grew up in Texas and later moved to Hershey. On November 7, 1945, Modesta married Pete Hernandez at North Platte. They lived in Sutherland for a short time then moved to Texas and returned to Nebraska in 1954, settling in Hershey. Modesta worked for TRW in Sutherland and Ogallala, Best Linen and Great Plains Hospital in North Platte, and the Sutherland Care Center, from which she retired. Modesta was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. She liked fishing, crocheting and watching Days of Our Lives. She loved her dog, Bear, and her family and enjoyed spending time with them all. She is survived by her children and their spouses, Erlinda and Joe Mata, of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Arthur and Janet Hernandez, of Aurora, Colorado, and Fermin and Sharon Hernandez, Richard, Sr. and Donna Hernandez and Michael and Gloria Hernandez, all of North Platte; 11 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; a great great-grandson; brother, Lucio Garza, of Hershey; sister, Guadalupe Wood, of Rochester, Minnesota; her dog, Bear; as well as many other family members. Modesta was preceded in death by her husband, Pete; daughter, Heneritta; son, Joseph Hernandez; sisters, Mary Lou McRae and Christina Hernandez; brothers, Domingo and Nile Garza; sister-in-law, Connie Garza; and granddaughter, Rachel Hernandez. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. on Monday, March 4, 2019, at St. Patrick’s Catholic Church with Celebrant Father Matthew Nash. Burial will follow in the North Platte Cemetery. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday with family greeting friends from 4 to 6 p.m. followed by a Rosary Service at 6 p.m. at Odean Colonial Chapel at C & Sycamore, which is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be shared at odeanchapel.com. Read More
Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Modesta Hernandez November 04 1925 February 26 2019.
Death notice for the town of: North Platte, state: Nebraska