Crystal Lynn (Saiz) Hernandez

LAKIN - Crystal Lynn (Saiz) Hernandez, age 40, passed away on Friday, Feb. 5, 2021 at her home, in Lakin, KS. She was born on July 17, 1980 in Garden City, KS, the daughter of Damian Saiz and Eloisa (Urteaga) Oropeza.

She married Edward Hernandez on August 29, 2016 and they made their forever home in Lakin, KS.  Crystal was a CNA for the most of her life.

She is survived by her father, Damian Saiz of Menard, Texas; mother, Eloisa (Urteaga) Oropeza of Lakin, KS; three sons, Cameron Oropeza of Lakin, KS, Jeremy Oropeza of Lakin, KS, Yavin Hernandez of Lakin, KS; one daughter, Atlantis Hernandez of Lakin, KS; three step-sons, Jorge and Aileen Hernandez of Perryton, Texas, Christian and Isabel Hernandez of Perryton, Texas, Alex Hernandez of Perryton, Texas; five brothers, Ruben and Terryl Escamilla of Salina, KS, Raymond Escamilla of Lakin, KS, Damian Saiz of Eden, Texas, Michael Peterson of Menard, Texas, Esai Peterson of Menard, Texas; six sisters, Monica Molina of Syracuse, KS, Julie and Cristobal Guzman of Dumas, Texas, Margarita Oropeza of Salina, KS, Stephani and Art Horton of Twin Falls, ID, Delia and Milton Hernandez of Heyburn, ID, Makayla and James Brawne of Menard, Texas; three grandchildren; and numerous family members and friends.

She was preceded in death by: her grandparents: Arthur Urteaga and Amelia Urteaga; infant son, Jeremy Lee Ward; sister, Veronica Leyva; nephew, Gabriel Leyva; step-father, Robert Oropeza.

Funeral Service was held on Monday, Feb. 8, 2021 at 11 a.m. (CST) at the First Assembly Of God Church in, Lakin, KS. Burial following in Deerfield Cemetery, Deerfield, KS. Visitation was held on Sunday, Feb. 7, 2021 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. (CST) at First Assembly Of God Church, with a Celebration Of Life Service at 6 p.m. in Lakin, KS.

Condolences may be sent to In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be payable to the Crystal Hernandez Memorial Fund (to be used for funeral expenses), and sent in care of Fellers Funeral Home & Monuments LLC, P.O. Box 1253, Syracuse, KS 67878. 

Posted online on February 08, 2021