Lupe R Hernandez

April 20, 1954November 13, 2020

Lupe R Hernandez, 66, Minatare, Nebraska, died unexpectedly but peacefully at 3:31 PM, November 13,2020 at Regional West Medical Center, losing the battle to the coronavirus. Funeral Services with be held at Christ the King in Gering, Ne at 10:00 am on Thursday, November 19, burial will follow at East Lawn in Minatare, Ne. Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 18,2020 between the hours of 4-7 pm at Dugan Kramer. In honor of Lupe Hernandez, the family request you wear your Dallas cowboy attire or the colors representing the Dallas Cowboys. Online condolences may be left at Lupe was born on April 20, 1954 in Belton, Texas to Patrick Ramirez and Olivia Cortez. She was born and raise in Texas. She married Ray Hernandez of Levelland, TX on October 8,1970 in Boise City, Oklahoma. They move from Texas to Nebraska where they made their home, they lived in many areas in the western part of Nebraska from Bridgeport to Bayard before settling in Minatare where the purchase their first home.

Lupe was a hard-working person. She was a cook at two former local restaurant in Minatare for several years, she was a former dietary cook at Northfield Villa and also a dietary cook at The Village for several years up to her retirement. Lupe loved planting her flowers, fishing, watching football and baseball, she was a hard-core Dallas cowboy fan, Texas Longhorn fan and of course a Colorado Rockies fan but most of all those who knew her knew she was known for her shopping not always for herself but for others and she loved her large collection of frogs but most of all she loved her family.

Lupe was a devoted wife and just recently celebrated her 50th anniversary to her loving husband who will greatly miss her. She Is survived by her husband Ray Hernandez of Minatare, her son Raymond Hernandez of Scottsbluff, daughter Ramona Lenhart of Gering and daughter Rebecca Hernandez of Scottsbluff. She was also a loving caring grandmother and great grandmother, she was very proud grandmother to Derek (Emily) and their 4 children of Colorado Springs, Co, Great grandson Jayden Navarro Garcia of Thorton, Co, Deitrich (Jasmine) and their daughter of Henderson, NV, Olivia Bivens (Andrew)of Scottsbluff, NE, Riley Lenhart (Alyssa) and their son of Terrytown, Ne, Alena Bivens and her son of Lincoln, Nebraska and Abby Lenhart of Omaha Ne. She is also survive by stepmother and mother-in-law and her siblings and in laws and numerous nephews and nieces and friends she treated as family. All will her greatly miss her.

Lupe was proceed by her father Patrick Ramirez and her mother Olivia Cortez, Brother Patrick Ramirez Jr and her loving son Roy Ray Hernandez and Her beautiful granddaughter Desirae Marie Garcia. She’s was also proceeding by her brother Cecelio Ramirez, father-in-law Jesse C Hernandez, Sister-in-law Juanita Hernandez, Brother-in-law Jesse Hernandez and nephew Mikey Sanchez.


  • Deitrich Hernandez, Casket Bearer
  • Derek Hernandez, Casket Bearer
  • Riley Lenhart, Casket Bearer
  • Andrew Lintz, Casket Bearer
  • Jesse Hernandez, Casket Bearer
  • Michael Garcia, Casket Bearer
  • Ron Hrasky, Casket Bearer


  • Visitation

    Wednesday, November 18, 2020

  • Funeral Mass

    Thursday, November 19, 2020


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Lisa and Jerry Rien

November 25, 2020

Prayers of healing to you and your family, Ramona. So sorry for the loss of your Mom.

Jacqueline Sanchez

November 20, 2020

My deepest condolences to the Hernandez family. Lupe was a sweet lady. I remember her fondly from my Minatare days. God bless all of you.

Jacquie Sanchez
Aurora, CO

Cyndi Colerick

November 18, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the family, and friends, words can't express my sorrow, I had the privilege of working with Lupe at Northfield villa,we may have been in different departments but Lupe made you feel like family no matter who you were whether resident or staff,she showed the true meaning that Northfield stood for, she was always there with kind encouraging words and a helping hand,she made everyone feel special, even after we both left she would always acknowledge you if she saw you, she was one Special Angel God sent and now he's called her home rest in peace dear lady you will truly be missed

Gaylene French

November 18, 2020

I'm at a loss for words. I know there is nothing for me to say that will make loss easier, Lupe will forever be missed
what a beautiful lady.

You have our deepest, sincerest sympathy
Love Bob and Gaylene French

Brenda Flores

November 17, 2020

To A Wonderful Lady (Comadre)Words can not Explain How You Will Be Missed Your Beautiful Smile and Your Laughter .
My memories of You when The Group Played At Bars ,Wedding’s and You were always Worried how You looked and your hair what You wore You Were A Beautiful Lady Inside and Outside and Most of All Worried About what Your Husband (Compadre)Thought. But when You looked at Him and He Looked at You anyone could tell how much You All Loved Each Other.
You Will Be Sadly Missed.

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