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Beneranda Hernandez

Beneranda Hernandez

Oct 19, 1931 - Dec 14, 2012
Funeral services for Beneranda, “Betty” Hernandez, 81, will be held 10:00 a.m., Monday December 17th at St. Margaret’s Catholic Church. Interment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery. A rosary will be held at 7:00 p.m., Sunday, December 16th at Davis Funeral Home.

Memorial contributions to the Hernandez Memorial Fund in care of Davis Funeral Home.

Beneranda died December 14, 2012 at the Riverton Memorial Hospital.

She was born October 19, 1931, in Cimmaron, New Mexico, daughter of Brigido and Angelica (Moya) Vigil and also attended schools in Cimmaron.

On June 9, 1951, she married Eddie Hernandez in Riverton, Wyoming. The couple lived most of their lives in Riverton, but spent a short period in Alaska.

Beneranda enjoyed reading western books, family gatherings and her dog, Lucky. She loved the outdoors, especially camping, fishing, yard work and planting flowers. Her family said her favorite holiday was Thanksgiving.

Mrs. Hernandez was a member of the VFW Auxiliary.

Survivors include her sons, Arthur E. Hernandez, Richard and his wife, Rhonda Hernandez, and David Hernandez; daughter, Trina and her husband Joel Holguin all of Riverton; brothers, Frank, Emilio, Tony, Charlie and Jimmy Vigil; sisters Annie Mejorado, Philley Lopez, Nancy Carrizales, Marilou Vaughn, and Susan Lawson; 13 grandchildren, Arthur Jr., Anthony, Josh, Jacob, Jedidiah, Elaina, Rosa, Selena, and David Hernandez, Donaldo and Elena Holguin, April and Danielle Friday; and 12 great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, husband, children, Tina, Ernest and Carol; brothers, Bonefacio and Daniel Vigil.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.