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Eva D. Hernandez, 64 years old, of Milan, Missouri, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 14, 2022, at her home.

Eva was born August 8, 1957, to Benjamin and Irene Mathies- Hernandez.

Eva is survived by: two daughters, Irene Sanderson and husband Daniel of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, and Lizeth Oliver of San Antonio, Texas; grandchildren, Matt, Alex, Daniela, Pablo, Declan, and Samantha.

She was preceded in death by her parents.

Eva moved to Milan from Texas in the year 2000. She was a devout Catholic and prayed the Rosary every day. Eva enjoyed cooking all her life and trying new recipes and many loved her famous tamales. Eva enjoyed caring for others and helping others any way she could. She loved all kinds of animals and had several pets throughout her life but her longest and most favorite companion was her beloved Sofia. She enjoyed playing bingo, lottery scratch-offs and even tested her luck on the slot machines. Eva had many friends and was viewed like a second mother/grandmother to most.

A visitation for Eva was held Saturday, April 16, 2022, at Schoene- Ruschmeier Funeral Home in Milan with a Rosary.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to St. Mary’s Catholic Church.