Reuben A. Hernandez
Reuben A. Hernandez
  • September 19, 1929 - December 15, 2017
  • Lincoln, Nebraska

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Reuben Hernandez age 91 of Lincoln passed away on December 15, 2017. He was born on September 19, 1926 in Gering, Nebraska to George and Rosa (Alvarez) Hernandez. He served in the US Navy during World War ll. Reuben worked as a machinist for Burlington Northern Railroad for 55 years. He was married to Julia Ortiz for almost 50 years. After her death he married Maria De Los Santos on June 16, 2001. He was an active member of the American GI Forum.

Reuben is survived by his wife Maria of Lincoln; sons, Rod (Pam) Hernandez of Omaha; Robert (Laura) Hernandez of Colorado Springs, Colorado; daughter, Dr. Marta Hernandez of Downey, California; Linda Hernandez of Albuquerque, New Mexico; Maria (Don) Mueller-Hernandez of Coos Bay, Oregon; 7 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Julia, son, Michael, his adoptive parents, Johnny Mac and Ramona Hernandez, 3 brothers and a sister.

Memorials may be directed to family for later designation.

Visitation: Monday, December 18, 2017 from 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. with a 7:00 p.m. rosary at Lincoln Memorial Funeral Home.

Mass of Christian Burial: Tuesday, December 19, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, 1720 Lake Street, Lincoln.

Interment: Lincoln Memorial Park Cemetery.