Fred Hinojosa, 68, of Scottsbluff passed away on November 15, 2021, at Regional West Medical Center. A celebration of his life will be held Saturday, November 20, 2021, at The Hampton Inn in Scottsbluff NE at 2:00pm. Cremation has taken place as per his request. Online condolences may be made by viewing Fred’s memorial page at www.bridgmanfuneralhome.com. Bridgman Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Scottsbluff is entrusted with arrangements.
Fred was born March 24, 1953, in Scottsbluff to Jose and Maria Carmen (Zacarias) Hinojosa. The family moved around while he was a young boy and they settled in Minatare, NE where he received his education.
Fred married Cheryl (Gealy) on August 1st, 1981, and made their home in Scottsbluff. This union was blessed with 2 children, Priscilla and Katie.
Fred worked in bean factories, sugar factories and in Public Schools as a custodian. He retired 7 years ago from the Gering Public Schools. Fred enjoyed fishing, hiking, walking, camping, kayaking, antiquing, being outside and of course joking around. He loved spending time with his family, and he loved spending time with his grandkids.
Fred is survived by his wife of 40 years; daughters Priscilla (Mario) Chavez, and Katie (Joe) Lovelidge of Scottsbluff; 8 grandchildren, Quinton, Zavanah, Aaliyah, RaVayah, Phoenix, Hendrix Chavez,
And Lauryn and Ezra Lovelidge; sisters Anna (Frank) Mendoza, Jenny Montanez of Minatare, and Mary Schwaderer of Lincoln; brother Tony Hinojosa of Greeley, CO; and numerous nephews and nieces.
Fred was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Lupe Clemente and Charlie, nephews Lupe Jr. and Rick, brothers-in-law Jim Schwaderer and James Montanez.