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Felisa Sotomayor Barrera de Hernandez

April 18, 1928 ~ November 18, 2021 (age 93)

Obituary

Felisa Hernandez, 93, of Idaho Falls, passed away November 18, 2021, at her home, surrounded by her family.  She was under the care of Encompass Hospice and her daughter, Olga Orchard.

Felisa was born April 18, 1928, in Mazatenango, Guatemala, to Ermojenes Sotomayor and Maria Jacoba Barrera Sotomayor.  She grew up and graduated high school from Guatemala.  She also attended Universidad de San Carlos and received her Bachelors in Nursing.

On May 5, 1956, she married Julio Daniel Hernandez Espinoza in Guatemala City, Guatemala. Felisa and Julio made their home in Guatemala City. Felisa was a professional nurse in Guatemala and an excellent seamstress her whole life.

She was a faithful member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Idaho Falls 17th Ward Spanish Branch.  She enjoyed sewing, crafts, making clothing, and loved Mountain Dew.

Felisa is survived by her son, Jorge Rolando Hernandez of Guatemala; son, Rony Adalberto Guardiola of Missouri; daughter, Olga Marina Orchard of Idaho Falls, ID; daughter, Ruth America Hernandez of Guatemala; son, Daniel Neftali Hernandez of Colorado; son, Herbert Leonel Hernandez of Washington; son, Julio Moises Hernandez of Guatemala; sister, Guadalupe Pacheco of Guatemala; brother, Antolin Pacheco of Guatemala; 35 grandchildren, 22 great grandchildren, and 6 great-great grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Ermojenes and Maria Jacoba Barrera Sotomayor; her husband, Julio Daniel Hernandez Espinoza; and her sister, Rosario Pacheco.

Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, November 23, 2021, at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 South Ammon Road, with Bishop Ross Hinckley  officiating.  The family will visit with friends from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m. Monday at Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 South Ammon Road, and Tuesday from 10:00 to 10:45 am prior.  Burial will be in the Iona Cemetery. Services will be broadcast live at www.woodfuneralhome.com.


 

Felisa Hernandez, 93, de Idaho Falls, falleció el 18 de noviembre de 2021 en su casa, rodeada de su familia.  Estaba bajo el cuidado de Encompass Hospice y su hija, Olga Orchard.

 Felisa nació el 18 de abril de 1928 en Mazatenango, Guatemala, de Ermojenes Sotomayor y Maria Jacoba Barrera Sotomayor.  Creció y se graduó de la escuela secundaria en Guatemala.  También asistió a la Universidad de San Carlos y recibió su Licenciatura en Enfermería.

 El 5 de mayo de 1956 se casó con Julio Daniel Hernández Espinoza en la Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala.  Felisa y Julio hicieron su hogar en la ciudad de Guatemala.  Felisa fue enfermera profesional en Guatemala y una excelente costurera toda su vida.

 Era un miembro fiel de La Iglesia de Jesucristo de los Santos de los Últimos Días, rama española del distrito 17 de Idaho Falls.  Disfrutaba de la costura, las manualidades, la confección de ropa y le encantaba Mountain Dew.

 A Felisa le sobreviven su hijo, Jorge Rolando Hernández de Guatemala;  hijo, Rony Adalberto Guardiola de Missouri;  hija, Olga Marina Orchard de Idaho Falls, ID;  hija, Ruth America Hernandez de Guatemala;  hijo, Daniel Neftali Hernandez de Colorado;  hijo, Herbert Leonel Hernandez de Washington;  hijo, Julio Moisés Hernández de Guatemala;  hermana Guadalupe Pacheco de Guatemala;  hermano, Antolín Pacheco de Guatemala;  35 nietos, 22 bisnietos y 6 tataranietos.

 Le precedieron en la muerte sus padres, Ermojenes y Maria Jacoba Barrera Sotomayor;  su esposo, Julio Daniel Hernandez Espinoza;  y su hermana Rosario Pacheco.

 Los servicios se llevarán a cabo a las 11:00 a.m. del martes 23 de noviembre de 2021 en Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 South Ammon Road, con el obispo Ross Hinckley oficiando.  La familia visitará a los amigos de 6:30 a 8:00 p.m.  Lunes en Wood Funeral Home East Side, 963 South Ammon Road, y martes de 10:00 a 10:45 am antes.  El entierro será en el cementerio de Iona.  Los servicios se transmitirán en vivo en www.woodfuneralhome.com.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 22, 2021

6:30 PM to 8:00 PM
Wood Funeral Home East Side, South Ammon Road
963 S. Ammon Road
Ammon, ID 83406

Visitation
Tuesday
November 23, 2021

10:00 AM to 10:45 AM
Wood Funeral Home East Side, South Ammon Road
963 S. Ammon Road
Ammon, ID 83406

Funeral Service
Tuesday
November 23, 2021

11:00 AM
Wood Funeral Home East Side, South Ammon Road
963 S. Ammon Road
Ammon, ID 83406

Burial

Iona Cemetery
4962 East 1st Street
Idaho Falls, ID 83401

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