Siri Synneva Hernandez (nee Nuland)


Dec. 24, 1955 - Aug. 26, 2012



Siri Synneva Hernandez (nee Nuland) of Waukesha died Sunday, Aug. 26, 2012, at her home at the age of 56, following a year-long battle with cancer. She was born in Duluth, Minn., on Dec. 24, 1955, the daughter of Dr. Stanley J. and Barbara C. (nee Mullen) Nuland. 


She was a 1974 graduate of Platteville High School. On June 25, 1977, she married Joseph Hernandez in Des Plaines, Ill. She was a 1998 graduate of the MATC School of Nursing and worked as a nurse at Woodland Nursing Home and at Waukesha Springs. She was a member of the Republican Party of Waukesha and of St. Luke's Lutheran Church.


She will be deeply missed by her husband, Joseph of Waukesha; her children, Elisa Claire Camargo of Waukesha, Rachel Elaine Hernandez of Greenfield, Anne Elizabeth Rivera of Waukesha and Michael Joseph Hernandez of Waukesha; her stepson, Joseph Hernandez Jr. of Waukegan, Ill.; her mother, Barbara Nuland of Brookfield; her grandchildren, Grace Elizabeth Camargo, Isabel Reyna Camargo, Miguel Angel Camargo Jr., and Anthony Michael Westerhausen; and her step-grandchildren, Joey Hernandez, Julian Rico Hernandez and Gianna Unique Hernandez. She is further survived by her siblings, Jane Mary Nuland of Brookfield, Andrea Rachel (Donald) Saunders of Platteville, David Paul (Carmen) Nuland of Galesville and Dagny Anne Aiken of West Allis, along with nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. 


She was preceded in death by her father, Dr. Stanley Nuland.


Visitation will be held from 11 a.m. until the 1 p.m. funeral service Friday, Aug. 31, at St. Luke’s Lutheran Church, 300 Carroll St., Waukesha. The Rev. Kathy J. Boadwine will preside. Burial will be held at 3:30 p.m. at Deerfield Lutheran Cemetery in Deerfield. 


If desired, memorials are appreciated to the charity of the donor's choice. 


For further information, please call Randle-Dable-Brisk Funeral, Cremation and Preplanning Services at 547-4035 or go to www.waukeshafunerals.com to leave the family an online tribute message.