Fernando G Longoria, 83 of Morrill, Nebraska passed away Monday, March 5, 2018 at Regional West Medical Center.
His Funeral Mass will be held on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 10:30 a.m. at St. Theresa Catholic Church in Mitchell with Fr. Mike Wetovic officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park. His viewing will be Wednesday, March 7 at Dugan Kramer Funeral Chapel from 9am to 4 pm. A rosary will be at St. Theresa Catholic Church at 6pm on Wednesday. Tributes of sympathy may be left at www.dugankramer.com.
Fernando was born October 3, 1934 in Waco, Texas to Felix and Theresa Longoria. His family moved to San Benito, Texas where he received his education and met the love of his life Belen Chavez. They married August 2, 1952 and would have celebrated their 65th anniversary this year.
In May 1964, Fernando and his family moved to Scottsbluff, Nebraska and later made Morrill their home. Fernando enjoyed watching old western movies and baseball. Especially, his favorite team the New York Yankees. In his spare time, he would play his accordion and acoustic guitar in which he was self-taught. He loved playing for his family and friends.
He is survived by his wife Belen Longoria of Morrill, NE; his daughters Fabiola (Martin) Gutierrez of Morrill, Mary (Nicandro) Hernandez of Norfolk, NE, Beatriz Longoria of Morrill, Veronica Longoria of Scottsbluff and their grandson who they raised as their own son Jason Hernandez. Fernando was blessed with 8 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren and 3 great great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and two sisters.