Sara Hernandez

Sara Hernandez. Courtesy photo.

On Dec. 11, 1938, Sara Hernandez was born in Villachuato, Mexico.

She moved to the USA with a vision for a better life and opportunity for her family. She worked hard as a migrant worker, but her strength and perseverance provided opportunities and memories for herself & her family.

Sara had a passion for sewing, cross-stitching and knitting gifts for the people she loved. She had a love and appreciation for music, gardening and cooking.

She loved spending time with her family and teaching her daughters and grandchildren how to make her favorite dishes.

Her greatest accomplishment was seeing her children graduate from school, thrive in their careers, and watching them grow and build their own families.

Sara was proud to have accomplished becoming a U.S. citizen. She leaves behind her husband of 57 years, Emilio; her children, Lilia, Ignacio, Elsa, Juana, Victor and Sara; her 21 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren.

The words of wisdom she left to her family were: "Dios aprieta pero no ahorca.”