Fern Ellen Hernandez
MADISON – Fern Ellen Hernandez, age 92, of Madison, passed away on Sunday, Oct. 24, 2021, at Legacy House of Avondale in Arizona. She was born on Sept. 1, 1929, in Merrill, Wis., to Frank and Martha (Ringhandt) Muschinske. Fern married Ramon R. Hernandez on Aug. 11, 1962, in Merrill. Prior to her marriage, she was a buyer for Kohlhoffs Department Store in Merrill, and an account representative for Wisconsin Public Service Corporation. Fern was a member of Orchard Ridge United Church of Christ in Madison, where she sang in the choir and was a member of The Quilters and Women’s Bible Study. In her lifetime she volunteered and was an officer on many church and school programs, boards and committees. She enjoyed friends, sewing, quilting, reading, and travel.
Fern is survived by her daughter, Maria; son, Robert (Gina); grandchildren, Rachel (Ryan), Joshua (Kimberly), Julia and Devin; niece, Donna (Randy) Wimmer; and nephews, Scott (Jodi) and Jeffrey Muschinske. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ramon; daughter, Beth Marie; her parents; her brother, Clifford; and sister-in-law, Dawn.
Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at a future date. Online condolences may be made at www.gundersonfh.com.