Luis Hernandez, 79, of
Stanfield, Ore., a retired farm worker, died Sunday, Jan. 25, 2004, at Good
Samaritan Center in Hermiston, Ore.
He was born Jan. 20, 1925
in Weslaco, Texas to Encarnacion and Refugia Yado Hernandez. He moved to
Washington state with his parents in 1942. A farm worker, he relocated to
Madras with the Erevia family in the late 1950’s. In 1976 he moved to
Stanfield, where he began working for Don Mills Farms and was later employed by
Mikami and Pacific Potato, retiring in 1982.
He enjoyed playing pool,
playing bingo, attending kid’s baseball games, playing card games and
Mr. Hernandez is survived
by four brothers, Tanis, Facundo. Efrain and Aaron Hernandez, all of Sunnyside;
three sisters, Trinidad Yanez of Zillah, Angelita Perales of Outlook and
Magdalena Muniz of Palmdale, Calif.; numerous nieces and nephews; and his
extended family, where he has lived for the past 27 years, Maria and Guadalupe
Castro Sr., Tony and Estella Izaguirre, Rosa and Guadalupe Castro Jr., Saul and
Diana Castro, Florencio and Diana Rodriguez, Veronica and Joe Gonzalez Jr.,
Yvette, Guadalupe III, Florencio III, Kimberly, Candice, Idalia, Brandan,
Nicholas, Lakisha, Isaiah, Sydney and Joe III.
He was preceded in death
by his parents; and one brother, Joaquin
Mass of Christian Burial
was held Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Our Lady of Angels Catholic Church in
Hermiston, with burial following at the Hermiston Cemetery. Burns Mortuary,
Hermiston was in charge of arrangements.
MARIA A. MAGALLAN
Maria A. Magallan, 64, of
Mabton passed away Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2004, at Yakima Memorial Hospital.
Maria was born Dec. 2,
1939 in Mexico, the daughter of Dolores (Antu) and Rosalio Alvarado. Maria had
made her home in the Yakima Valley since 1968. In 1972 she married Francisco
Magallan Sr. in Grandview. Francisco died in 1997 and Maria had continued to
make Mabton her home until the time of her death.
Maria cherished time
spent with her family and friends.
Maria is survived by
eight children, Ernie Villegas and Ralph Villegas, both of Seattle, Dolores
Perez and husband, Manuel, Beatrice Pina and husband, Urbie, Apolinar Villegas
Sr., all of Mabton, Lydia Pena and husband, Jose C., of Texas, Rosalio “Chalo”
Villegas and wife, Wanda, of Oroville, and Isabelle Rodriguez and husband,
Jaime, of Texas; 27 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; one sister, Dolores
Soltero of Moses Lake; five brothers, Tony Alvarado, Rosalio Alvarado Jr.,
Candelario Alvarado and Juan Alvarado, all of Mabton, and Delfino Alvarado of
She was preceded in death
by her parents; two husbands, Ernie Villegas and Francisco Magallan Sr.; infant
son, Cruz Villegas; two grandsons, Ralph Villegas Jr., and Manuel Perez Jr.;
and one brother, Tomas Alvarado.
Viewing and visitation
will be held Sunday, Feb. 1, 2004, from 6 to 8 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home,
Sunnyside, and Monday, Feb. 2, 2004, from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. with the Recitation
of the Holy Rosary at 6:30 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home Chapel, Sunnyside. Mass
of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, Feb. 3, 2004, at 10 a.m. at the
Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, Mabton. Burial will be at Mabton
Cemetery, under the direction of Smith Funeral Home, Sunnyside.