Rebecca Ortiz Hernandez

September 8, 1936November 22, 2021

Rebecca Hernandez, 85, of Greeley, Colorado, passed away Monday, November 22, 2021. She was born September 8, 1936 to Rufino and Ramona (Martinez) Ortiz.

Rebecca married Santiago (Jimmie) Hernandez, and they celebrated 50 years of marriage before he passed away in August 2001.

Rebecca was a hard worker; sewing in a blue jean factory, working with people with developmental disabilities; her real joy came from being a homemaker and caring for her family.

She loved cheering on the Denver Broncos, and enjoyed camping with her family. Rebecca loved to crochet and was a beautiful singer and pianist. She will be deeply missed.

Rebecca is survived by her sisters; Rachel Hernandez and Lucianna Losoya; daughters, Sandra (Leo) Mendoza; Cathy Salazar; sons, Dennis (Veronica) Hernandez, Rick (Della) Hernandez, Edward Hernandez, Pat (Clara) Hernandez; as well as 23 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren, 15 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, her husband, two brothers, two sisters and three grandsons. Visitation will be from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday, December 1, 2021 at Stoddard Funeral Home. A Celebration of Life will be on Thursday, December 2, at 10:00 a.m. at Victory Outreach, 2626 11th Avenue in Greeley, Colorado, with Interment to follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens.


  • Rachel Hernandez, Sister
  • Lucianna Losoya, Sister
  • Sandra & Leo Mendoza, Daughter & Son-In-Law
  • Cathy Salazar, Daughter
  • Dennis & Veronica Hernandez, Son & Daughter-In-Law
  • Rick & Della Hernandez, Son & Daughter-In-Law
  • Edward Hernandez, Son
  • Pat & Clara Hernandez, Son & Daughter-In-Law
  • She is also survived by 23 grandchildren, 39 great grandchildren and15 great-great grandchildren.

  • Leo Mendoza Jr. , Pallbearer
  • Jimmie Hernandez, Pallbearer
  • Izaac Hernandez, Pallbearer
  • Marcos Hernandez, Pallbearer
  • Nicholas Blea IV, Pallbearer
  • Martin Mercado Jr., Pallbearer
  • Christopher Hernandez, Honorary Pallbearer
  • Kyndra Cruz, Honorary Pallbearer


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, December 1, 2021

  • A Celebration of Life

    Thursday, December 2, 2021

  • Interment

    Thursday, December 2, 2021


Rebecca Ortiz Hernandez

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Gabe Santiago Goodrick

November 29, 2021

Its crazy to think that grandma live such a long happy life and one of my first pictures was with her we miss you grandma we all love you and hope you and grandpa are dancing right now

Rose & Harry Mitotes

November 28, 2021

Harry and I send our condolences to Becky's family. She worked with Harry at clover club. I knew her from working with her daughter sandra at kenton. Very nice and friendly person. She will be missed by all that new her.