Dicidoro Hernandez, 80, passed away May 12, 2017 in his home. He was born in Millet, Texas, February 17, 1937 the son of Jesus and Manuela Hernandez. Dici married Marjorie Ann (Wagener) on January 14, 2017 after living together for 29 years. He moved to Wisconsin in 1950 became a migrant worker, working in the vegetable fields. From 1955 to 1964 he worked at American Skeen Factory making piano plates. Dici spent the next 34 years at J.I. Case Company in Racine, retired in 1999 and moved back to Texas. Most recently moved back to Wisconsin in 2016 with the help of good friends Eugene (Georgina) Kupfner to be close to his loved ones. Dicidoro loved old cars and going to car shows. He also enjoyed going to flee markets, listening to music, camping with family, watching football and enjoyed collecting memorabilia of his “girlfriend” Marylin Monroe. Survivors included wife Marjorie, step daughter Bobby Jo (Larry) Whitt, step son Brandon Wagener, ten children Rose (Ken) Olsen, Rich (Elena Maria) Hernandez, Liz (Kevin) Koechell, David Hernandez, Felicia (Bob) Heckel, Marie (Jon) Hylton, Dan (Jill Immenschuh) Hernandez, Patti (Terri) Muhlstein, Rob Hernandez, Joann (Mondo) Huerta, 3 sisters, Emelia Lara, Jane (Richard) Guzman, Martha (Israel) Rodriguez, 2 God sons, Johnny (Elaine) Lopez and Steve Avila, 24 grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren and 3 more coming along with many other nieces, nephews, relatives, and friends. Dicidoro was preceded in death by his parents, 4 brothers, Jesus Hernandez Jr., Fransisco Hernandez, Noe Hernandez, Antonio Hernandez, 1 sister, Beatrice Marroquin. A funeral service for Dicidoro Hernandez will be held in the funeral home Friday May 19, 2017 at 11 am. The family will receive guests Thursday May 18, 2017 in the funeral home from 6-8 pm and again Friday from 10:30 until the time of service. Burial will follow Friday services in Calvary Cemetery.
We would like to thank The Hospice Nurses Especially Shannon Gundling, and Jessica Batwinski and Chaplin Terry Peterson for their special care of Dici.