Ernest ‘Neto’ Fernandez
Ernest “Neto” Fernandez was born May 12, 1927 in San Fernando and passed away peacefully on Sept. 21, 2011 in Bishop. Our beloved husband, father, brother, uncle, friend and superb storyteller loved to laugh, sing, play guitar, cook and fish. We will all miss his generous spirit.
Preceded in death by parents Maximo and Angelita Fernandez; sister, Gloria Rojas; brothers, Max Fernandez, Benigno Fernandez and Victor Fernandez.
Survived by wife, Robin Fernandez of Bishop; son Chuck Fernandez and wife of Castaic; daughters, Janet Mikaati and husband of Lake Havasu City, Ariz., Mickey Fernandez and husband of Jenner and Gloria Lopez and husband of Lake Havasu City, Ariz; eight grandchildren and nine great-grandchildren; brothers, Manuel Fernandez and wife, Mike Fernandez, Albert Fernandez and wife, Joaquin Fernandez and wife, Alfred Fernandez and wife, Robert Fernandez and wife and Fred Fernandez; sisters, Frances Barba, Tillie Rivera, and Isabel Hernandez; numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.
Memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 8 at the Elks Lodge in Bishop. Any donations may be made directly to Robin Fernandez at (760) 873-6524.