Julie Katherine Hernandez
Julie Katherine Hernandez, 38, Plains, Kansas, died Thursday, February 3, 2011 at Harry Hynes Hospice, Wichita, Kansas. She fought a long hard battle with diabetes.
The daughter of Michael and Charlotte (Corley) Johnson, she was born October 7, 1972, at Liberal, Kansas. She graduated from High School at Durant, Oklahoma.
She and Guadalupe “Lupe” Hernandez were married December 29, 2003 at Liberal, Kansas.
She loved her family and enjoyed being with them. Her hobbies were reading, search word and working outside in the yard with Lupe and her son. She was baptized as a catholic about two weeks ago in the hospital.
Survivors include her husband, Lupe Hernandez, Plains, KS; a son, Jared Thomas Hernandez, of the home, Plains, KS; a step son, David Hernandez, Liberal, KS; a step daughter, Shari Hernandez, Pueblo, CO; her parents, Michael and Charlotte Johnson, Plains, KS; grandparents, Charlotte and Thomas Dunn, Hooker, OK; three brothers, Daniel Johnson, Plains, KS, John Johnson, Avondale, AZ, Mark Manry and wife, Leah, Ardmore, OK; two sisters, Carrie Keener and husband, James, Conway, AZ, Gail Mayhue, Durant, OK; aunt, Diana Smith, Oklahoma City, OK; uncle, David Corley, Boley, OK; several nephews and nieces and friends.
She was preceded in death by her grandparents, Ernie and Pat Johnson and an aunt, Patty Johnson.
A memorial has been established for the American Diabetes Association. Memorials may be mailed to Haskell County Funeral Home, PO Box 607, Sublette, KS 67877.
A vigil service was held on Sunday, February 6, 2011, at 7 pm at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Satanta, KS. Funeral mass was held on Monday, February 7, 2011 at 10:30 am at the St. Alphonsus Catholic Church, Satanta, KS, with Father Enrique Estrada presiding and burial followed in the Dudley Township Cemetery, Satanta, Kansas.
Haskell County Funeral Home, Sublette, is in charge of arrangements.