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Jovita Hernandez Riojas Mendez
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Birth: Dec. 18, 1922
Horton
Brown County
Kansas, USA
Death: May 13, 2008
Kansas City
Wyandotte County
Kansas, USA

Jovita H. Mendez
1922-2008
KANSAS CITY, Kan. - Jovita Hernandez (Riojas) Mendez, 85, Kansas City, passed away on May 13, 2008.
She was born on Dec. 18, 1922, in Horton, Kan., to Juan and Albina Hernandez.
In 1939, the family moved to Kansas City, Kan., where she met and married Rogue Riojas Sr.
She later married Joaquin Mendez.
Jovita was a certified nurse's aide for over 25 years at St. Margaret's Providence Hospital in Kansas City.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Joaquin Mendez; seven brothers; and one sister.
Survivors include four daughters, Irene, Connie, Martha and Cathy; two sons, Roque Jr. and Juan; 17 grandchildren; 27 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; a brother, Fermin L. Hernandez of St. Joseph; and numerous nieces and nephews.
After cremation, she will be inured at Mount Olivet Cemetery in St. Joseph. A private service will follow.

Published in the St. Joseph News-Press on 5/16/2008 
 
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 Parents:
  Juan Martinez Hernandez (1883 - 1970)
  Albina Solano Landin Hernandez (1885 - 1972)
 
 Spouse:
  Joaquin Mendez (1921 - 1997)
 
 Siblings:
  Juan (John) Landin Hernandez (1904 - 1986)*
  Sarah Landin Hernandez Quinto (1908 - 1966)*
  Antonio (Tony) Landin Hernandez (1911 - 1963)*
  Asiclo (Cecil) Landin Hernandez (1912 - 1991)*
  Leopoldo (Leo) Landin Hernandez (1914 - 1989)*
  Francisco (Frank) Landin Hernandez (1917 - 1996)*
  Rosendo (Andy) Landin Hernandez (1921 - 1977)*
  Jovita Hernandez Riojas Mendez (1922 - 2008)
  Rudolfo (Rudy) Landin Hernandez (1926 - 1970)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Mount Olivet Cemetery
Saint Joseph
Buchanan County
Missouri, USA
 
Created by: Theresa Hernandez -White
Record added: Aug 05, 2008
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Jovita Hernandez <i>Riojas</i> Mendez
Added by: Theresa Hernandez -White
 
Jovita Hernandez <i>Riojas</i> Mendez
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Jovita Hernandez <i>Riojas</i> Mendez
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- florida boy 64
 Added: Dec. 6, 2014

- Broken~★~Heart
 Added: Aug. 26, 2014
Love and miss you dearly grandma
- Juan Riojas
 Added: Mar. 26, 2013
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