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Blas Ibabez Hernandez

June 6, 1944 ~ September 8, 2017 (age 73)


Blas Ibanez Hernandez, 73 of Alamore, Texas, passed away on September 8, 2017 in Sierra Blanca, Texas surrounded by his loving family.

Rosary was recited on Tuesday, September 12th, 2017 at 9:00 am at Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church in Van Horn, Texas. Mass of Christian burial followed and was celebrated by Father

Blas was born in Alamore, Texas to Encarnacion and German Hernandez on June 7, 1944. He went to school at Alamore, Texas. He married Elvira Torres on January 23rd, 1964 in Van Horn, Texas. He worked many years at A1 - Getty Oil Construction. He was involved with Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church as a cruzista. Blas received a diploma from the University of Texas of the Permian basin, for his work in engineering with the oil companies.

Blas was preceded in death by his wife Elvira Torres Hernandes, his father Enacrancion M. Hernandes, his mother German I. Hernandes, his brothers and sisters Arturo Hernandez, Israel Hernandez, Francisco Hernandez, Elfida Rivera, Vicki Ramirez, Maria Mendez, Carolina Bustamante, and Lilia Balcazar.

Blas is survived by his children; Mauricio T. Hernandez and wife Lupe, Michael T. Hernandez, Ricardo T. Hernandez and daughter-in-law Laura Lopez, Olga H. Ruiz and husband Raymond. As well as his grandchildren Iris and Jasmine Ruiz, a and Brian Lopez Hernandez.

Those serving as pallbearers: Michael T. Hernandez, Mauricio T. Hernandez, Ricardo T. Hernandez, Brian L. Hernandez, Jasmine Ruiz, Raymundo G. Ruiz, Jr.

Serving as honorary pallbearers: Olga H. Ruiz, Iris Ruiz, Laura Lopez, Lupe Hernandez, and Rita H. Carrasco.

Memorial may be given to Michael T. Hernandez. The family of Blas Ibanez Hernandez wishes to extend our sincere thanks to La Familia Hernandez and the town of Van Horn, Texas and Sierra Blanca, Texas.

The Hernandez family has entrusted Heritage Funeral Home in Van Horn, Texas with arrangements.

Online condolences may be made at: www.vanhornfunerals.com



Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church
308 Almond Street
Van Horn, TX  79855
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
9:00 AM

Mass of Christian Burial

Our Lady of Fatima Catholic Church
308 Almond Street
Van Horn, TX  79855
Tuesday, September 12, 2017
10:00 AM

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