August 14, 2022

Maria Elena Hernandez Betancourt

Maria Elena Hernandez Betancourt
Age: 72
Died: Wednesday May 3, 2017 in Finney County, Kansas 
Born: August 18. 1944 in Madera, Chihuahua, Mexico to Manuel C. & Maria (Betancourt) Hernandez
Marriage: to Romualdo Marquez-Perez in Madera, Chihuahua, Mexico in 1960. He died July 17, 2009.

Mrs. Maria Elena was born and raised in Mexico. She was a devout mother, sister, Catholic, and grandmother. After her immediate family grew up and moved away to start their own families, she devoted herself to caring for sick and elderly relatives. She loved to read, watch Novelas, and sew.

She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, 2 infant daughters and 2 infant sons and 3 siblings- Guadalupe Hernandez Betancourt, Manuel Hernandez Betancourt, & Eduardo Hernandez Betancourt.


Daughter Socorro (Oscar) Varela 


Socorro Hernandez Betancourt
Salvador Hernandez Betancourt
Ramiro Hernandez Betancourt
Luis Hernandez Betancourt
3 Grandchildren 

Oscar Jr. Varela
Jannel Varela
Daniel Varela

3 Great Grandchildren

Rosary: 7:00 pm Sunday May 7, 2017
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Funeral Mass: 10:30 am Monday May 8, 2017
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Celebrant: Father Charles Seiwert
Burial: At a later date at Madera Chihuahua, Mexico
Calling Hours: 
Sunday May 7, 2017 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
412 N 7th Street
Garnand Funeral Home in Garden City, KS
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