Emiliano Hernandez Alva

Emiliano Hernandez AlvaEmiliano Hernandez Alva passed away May 14, 2017, at home in Ridgecrest, surrounded by his loving wife and family.

Friends and family are welcome to pay their respects Thursday, May 25, at H.K. Holland Memorial Chapel, 216 S. Norma St. Rosary is 5-5:30 p.m. and viewing is 5-7 p.m. The funeral mass will be the following day, May 26, noon at St. Ann Catholic Church with burial to follow.

Emiliano was born Aug. 1, 1935, in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Emiliano resided in Ridgecrest for 28 years. He married his loving wife, Josefina Alva on July 11, 1959. They had five children, 10 grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren. Emiliano was a very hardworking man; he retired in 2004.

Emiliano is survived by his loving wife Josefina Alva; son Juan Alva; daughters Patricia Alva, Aida Alva-McGlone, Ana Alva-Chavez and Josie Plumhoff; grandchildren Janelle Alva, Michelle Reyes, Juan Alva, Jr., Alexis McGlone, Christian Chavez, Stephen Alva, Bianka Chavez, Briaunna Alva, Lake McGlone and Tristan Plumhoff; great-grandchildren Nicholas Reyes, Mia Lopez, Jessii Lopez, Joaquin Alva and Emilio Alva and brother Dr. Juan J. Alva of North Carolina.

He is preceded in death by his father Emiliano, mothers Carmen and Maria and brother Dr. Jose Alva.

He will be sadly forever missed and most importantly happily remembered.

– Submitted by the family of Emiliano Alva

Story First Published: 2017-05-19