Obituary for Sophia Hernandez
Sophia Lizette Hernandez, 13, of Gill, CO went to be with her father on July 10, 2017. She was born on April 25, 2004 in Denver, CO to Juan “Froggy” and Josephine (Martinez) Hernandez.
Sophia was going in to the 8th grade at Platte Valley School in Kersey, CO.
She loved music, painting, drawing, cooking, and baking. Sophia was a member of the volleyball, basketball, and track and field teams at Platte Valley. She also played the flute and dance, she could do anything. Sophia loved the fact that she was younger than some of her nieces and nephews, and could “boss” them around.
Sophia is survived by her mother, Josephine of Gill; brothers and sisters, Joey (Kara) Reynoso of Kersey, Julia Rios of Kersey, Joaquin Gonzales of Gill, and Laura Martinez of Milliken, CO; aunts and uncles, Jessie and Leticia Martinez of Del Rio, TX, Jeronimo Martinez of Gill, Julio and Gina Martinez of Fort Lupton, CO, Joanna Martinez of Greeley, Jaime and Maria Martinez of Gill, Jackie and Bob Shumacher of New London, Wisconsin, Beck and Ted Turnbull of Colorado City, TX, and Robert and Delia Garza of Abernathy, TX; great-aunt, Rafaela Franco of Colorado City, TX; and numerous other family and friends.
She was preceded in death by her father, Juan; and grandparents.
Visitation will be on Friday, July 14, 2017 from 5-7 p.m., followed by Recitation of the Rosary at 7 p.m. at Adamson. Sophia’s Life Celebration service will be at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, July 15, 2017 at Adamson.
Memorial contributions may be made in Sophia's name to "Suicide Education and Support Services (SESS)" in care of Adamson Life Celebration Home, 2000 47th Avenue Greeley 80634. Condolences may be shared with the family at www.adamsoncares.com