Herman E. Fernandez (Leadville)

Born: Tue., Jul. 11, 1939
Died: Mon., Oct. 21, 2019

Recitation of the Rosary

10:00 AM Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
Location: St. Joseph Catholic Church

Memorial Mass

10:30 AM Mon., Oct. 28, 2019
Location: St. Joseph Catholic Church

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Herman E. Fernandez  born on July 11, 1939 born to Ben & Teresa Fernandez in Vadito, New Mexico.

Married Elia Jaramillo on November 17, 1959 in Grants, New Mexico.
They moved to Leadville to start a life with his wife and three daughters; Elaine, Tina and Berniece.  He also played a big part in raising his grandson Mo.

He worked in mining all his life to provide for his family.  He was a very dedicated and hardworking man.  In 2001 he retired from Asarco as a hoist man.    

He loved fishing โ€œice-fishingโ€, hunting, snowmobiling, atving and camping. He loved cooking in his garage โ€“ fish, elk and lamb.  At age 80 he was still getting wood for his old stove in the garage.

He was the best dad ever.  He taught us all about nature and wildlife. How to provide for our families. You better believe the best lawn and garden in Leadville was his.  He taught us all to respect people, work hard and enjoy life.

He was an amazing husband, married 60 years.  He never let his wife work and provided for his family.

He is survived by his wife Elia Fernandez, three daughters Elaine & Chris, Tina & Josh and Berniece & Frank.  Four grandkids Jessica, Melissa, Mo & Kim and Christopher.  Nine great grandkids Jovan, David, Amaya, Kaylea, Trinity, Monique, Brayden, MJ and Nicole.
Six sisters Modesta, Renida, Marcella, Irene, Gloria & Helen.  Two brothers Bobby and Anthony
He is preceeded in death by his parents Ben & Theresa Fernandez, Granddaughter Marsha Medina, sister Liz Owen, brother Alfonso Fernandez and his dearly loved Tia Dora Fernandez.

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Nadine Castillo
   Posted Wed October 23, 2019
I am so sorry for your loss. Your all in my thoughts and prayers.

Norbert Moya
   Posted Wed October 23, 2019
I can still remember the good times we had in Leadville with Herman and family going fishing for brookies and going down the hill (sledding) even deer hunting Thanks Herman for the wonderful time. May God Bless you on your way up to see him. Elia and Girls sorry about your loss take care Norbert and Rose

Mike and Valerie Romero
   Posted Wed October 23, 2019
Our sincerest condolences to the family. Thoughts and lots of prayers. And remembering all of the great times with our families. No words can express how much we miss our loved ones.

Tina Tekansik
   Posted Thu October 24, 2019
My thoughts and prayers to the family.

Sharen Clune
   Posted Thu October 24, 2019
I'm so sorry to hear about Herman! I enjoyed helping Elia and him at the bank!
My prayers & thoughts are with you!

Fino and Dora Jaramillo
   Posted Thu October 24, 2019
So sorry for your loss. We will always remember Herman in his garage cooking that good fish! We wish we could be there but we can't travel.
Love you all!
Fino & Dora

Gloria Sanchez
   Posted Fri October 25, 2019
Our deepest condolences to the Herman Fernandez Family. Sending Love & Prayers for God's peace & Comfort. May bro. Herman Rest in Peace in Our Lord's Arms. Jerry & Gloria Sanchez

Veronica Mascarenaz
   Posted Sun October 27, 2019
Matt and I send our deepest condolences. Herman was an amazing g man we will miss him dearly. We always Loved visiting him on our hunting adventures as we would always pull over to hear his hunting wisdom. Our thoughts n prayers are with you all.

Charlotte Elizabeth Martinez
   Posted Tue October 29, 2019
I wa so sad to hear of the passing of Herman ,my heart breaks for your family, please know the Martinez family have your family in our prayers,there is nothing I can say that will make it better ,it doesn't get easier,but we have our memories, our dads were great friends,and I have good memories of our growing up with them.may your Husband ,dad rest in peace and may god be with your family during this very difficult time.Charlotte.

Andrea, Andy & Maria Medina
   Posted Wed October 30, 2019
We send out our condolences in this sad time. This time is so hard and hard to accept but with friends, family and God's love along with the amazing memories made through the years will comfort one another. From our heart to yours, The Medina Family -- Andrea, Andy and Maria Medina.

I will be in contact soon Elia and hope you enjoy the plant/flowers we went. Love you all! ๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ

Carol Espinoza
   Posted Wed November 06, 2019
Elia Tina Elaine and Bernice I am very sorry to find out about Herman's death I just found out my prayers are with you and your family. Carol Espinoza Santa Fe New Mexico

Frank Gutierrez
   Posted Thu November 14, 2019
Mom, I am so sorry I can't even imagine your pain.
I miss you Dad,
What a father in law, you taught me so much, I will never forget the great hunts, the family reunions and the moments we spent on the lake together just sharing stories. You truly were the best and in our hearts you will be the best forever .
I will miss you .

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