Juan “Johnny” Mauricio Hernandez, 77, of Deerfield, KS was called home Wednesday, October 5, 2022 surrounded by his family. Juan was born March 8th, 1945, to the late Gonzalo and Epimenia Hernandez in Menard, Texas. He spent his childhood and attended school in Menard. In 1971 he married Graciela Diaz in Piedras Negras, Coahuila, Mexico; shortly after their marriage, Juan and Graciela moved to Deerfield, Kansas to be closer to Juan’s family. Juan worked over 30 years in the beef industry at Farmland Foods and Tyson Foods. Juan was a devoted husband, father, grandfather, and great-grandfather. He loved cooking for family gatherings and spending time with loved ones. He enjoyed watching old western movies and spending the evenings, sitting on his front porch.
Juan is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Graciela; two sons, Juan Hernandez and wife Lisa; Gabriel Galindo and wife Maria; a daughter, Graciela Ramirez and husband Alfredo; nine grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
Visitation will be 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, October 7th at Robson Funeral Home, 620 N. Main Street, Garden City, KS 67846. The family will receive visitors from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, a rosary be prayed at 7:30 p.m. Juan will be laid to rest in a graveside service at 12 p.m. Saturday at Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield, Kansas.
Memorial contributions can be made towards funeral expenses; checks can be made to Robson Funeral Home or follow the link below to make a secured donation that will be applied directly to any expenses.