Jesse M. Hernandez, 60, passed away at 1:42 p.m. on Thursday, February 18, 2021, at his home in Lima. He was born on July 25, 1960 in Ludington, MI, to the late Jesus and Eva (Alvarado) Hernandez.
Jesse was a 1978 graduate of Ottoville High School and attended the University of Findlay and Owens Community College. He enjoyed music and was a fan of KISS. He also enjoyed fishing and was very talented artistically; painting murals. Jesse was very generous and kind hearted. He worked at Proctor & Gamble for 23 years as a line tech.
He is survived by his daughter, Miquela Martinez-Blizzard of Albuquerque, NM; son, Josh (Danielle) Hernandez of Peoria, AR; daughters, Kassondra and Brianna Dunnigan both of Lima, OH; daughter, Selena Hernandez of Lima; sister, Gloria (Joe) Esquivel-Lynch of Wapakoneta, OH; brothers: Michael Hernandez of Cloverdale, OH, Christopher Hernandez of Tennessee, Mario Hernandez and Jose Esquivel both of Chicago, IL; sisters, April, Trisha and Corina Hernandez and brother, Joe Hernandez all of Napoleon, OH; former spouse and friend, Kasie Dunnigan of Lima; nine grandchildren; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and other extended family.
He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents, Juanita and Aqapito Alvarado whom he was very close to.
The family will receive friends from 2 – 6 p.m. on Tuesday, February 23, 2021 at Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home. The funeral service will begin at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, February 24, 2021 at the funeral home. Rev. Todd Cosart will officiate. Burial will be at Woodlawn Cemetery, Lima, OH.
Memorial contributions may be made to American Cancer Society.
Arrangements handled by Chamberlain-Huckeriede Funeral Home, Lima. Condolences may be expressed at www.chamberlainhuckeriede.com .
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