Valley View Memorial Park and Funeral Home

4335 West 4100 South, West Valley City, UT


Louie Hernandez

June 21, 1935May 18, 2020

Louie Hernandez “Mr. Clean” June 21, 1935 – May 18, 2020

Louie peacefully passed away at home on Monday, May 18, 2020, after a long goodbye from Alzheimer’s disease. He was born June 21, 1935 in Salt Lake City, Utah to Joseph Hernandez and Emily Moya. He attended and graduated from West High School. He married Joann Stewart in Laughlin, NV, May 29, 1992 on the river in a paddleboat with many family and friends in attendance. He retired from Kennecott Copper Smelter.

Louie was a hardworking man that provided a good life for his 6 children and 2 step-sons, whom he loved very much. He was an avid Steelers and NY Yankees fan and a car guy. He met his wife, Joann, trying to buy her 1964 Chevy Impala, he ended up with the car and a wife. Their 38 years together was a good life with many warm and wonderful memories. Louie and Joann traveled a lot and went to family gatherings and visited friends in other states. Louie liked keeping his cars clean, polished and chromed up. He was always dressed like a million dollars and never had a hair out of place. He is survived by his loving wife, Joann; children from previous marriages: Norma (Scott) Nelson, Gordon Hernandez, Anthony Hernandez, Kory Hernandez, Tina Dowland, Tori Hernandez and step-son, Cody; siblings: Vera, Josie, Jovie, Andy (Maria), Joe (Gloria), Genevieve, Rita (Richard) Montano and Maurice “Mo” (Dorothy) and Benny (Becky); 8 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, 89 nieces and nephews. Louie was preceded in death by his parents, step-son, Lance and brother, Ruben.

Joann will miss Louie very much. “Vaya Con Dios, My Love.”

To honor his life, a Memorial Service will be Saturday, June 20, 2020, 2:00 pm at Valley View Funeral Home, 4335 West 4100 South, West Valley, Utah. In lieu of flowers consider a donation in his name to Alzheimer’s Research. The family wishes to express their gratitude to Louie’s many wonderful hospice nurses and aides.


20 June

Memorial Service

2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Valley View Funeral Home


4100 South 4335 West
West Valley City, UT 84120


Louie Hernandez

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Dave and Nancy Teal

May 24, 2020

And of course, Lovely Micki and Riley, Sorry, senior moment!
we love all yall!

Dave and Nancy Teal

May 24, 2020

And of course, lovely Mikey and Riley! Sorry, senior moment
we love all yall!

Dave Teal

May 24, 2020

Norma, Shelli, Kelli,Buzz and all others who loved Louie, our deepest condolences for the loss of you dad and grandpa and husband.

he was very unique and he always had a joke to share and a smile on his face, we will miss him dearly!

RIP Louie, we love you!


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