The Tri-County Obituary Project

Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.



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Herren, Ella Louise
Ella Louise Herren - Pueblo Chieftain - February 5, 1987 - Ella Louise Herren, 79, passed away on Feb. 3, 1987. Mrs. Herren is survived by her husband Herchel Herren; four children Betty L. (David) Jones, Victor Robert (La Rae) Turano, all of Pueblo; Mary Ellen (Kenneth) Peters of Roseville, Calif.; Bill (Ruth) Turano of Fountain. She is also survived by 14 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, and friends Mrs. Herren was born on April 24, 1907, in Kansas and had resided in Pueblo for the past 71 years. Visitation hours from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. until time of ser vice on Friday, Feb. 6, 1987, at Imperial Funeral Home. Funeral service at 2 p.m. Friday, Feb. 6, 1987, at Imperial Chapel. Interment, Last Supper, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Herrera, Adelaido Sr.
Adelaido Herrera Sr. - Pueblo Chieftain - October 7, 1987 - Adelaido Herrera Sr., affectionately known as "White Horse," 79. late of 2728 E. 16th Street, passed away Oct. 5, 1987, at Parkview Episcopal Hospital. Preceded in death by son, Raymond Herrera, in 1986. Survived by wife, Adalia Herrera; children, Anita (Bob) Sneathen of California; Teddy (Willie) Griego of Denver; Chuco Herrera and Rita (Phil) Barela, both of Pueblo; Henry (Ella Mae) Herrera of Alamosa and Richard Herrera of Denver; brother, Arsenio Herrera, of Pueblo; and sister, Dora Maes, of Denver. Survived also by 10 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He retired from the Pueblo Depot Activity in 1970. He was a member of the Spanish American Club and Sociedad de Nuestro Padre Jesus Nazareno in Gardner. Evening service, 7 o'clock Wednesday at Rivera Funeral Home Chapel. Rosary recitation at 7 p.m. Thursday and Mass of Christian Burial at 10 a.m. Friday, both services at St. Anne's Church. Interment at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends and relatives at 2728 E. 16th Street.

Herrera, Adeline Vivian
Adeline Vivian Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - December 15, 1999 - Adeline Vivian Herrera, 56, departed this life Dec. 12, 1999, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. Born June 7, 1943, in Pueblo. Mrs. Herrera graduated from Pueblo Catholic High School. She also lived in California, Las Vegas, Nev., and Phoenix. Preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Esther Jaramillo; and sons, Darren T. Fresquez and Larry Herrera Jr. She enjoyed doll making, sewing and reading. Survived by her children, Esther (Ronald) Shippee, Clay, N.Y., Michelle (Fred) Medina, Las Vegas, Nev., Ernest (Bonnie) Fresquez and Larry (Theresa) Herrera, Pueblo; siblings, Edward (Yoshi) Jaramillo Jr., Tucson, Ariz., Irene Meeks, Colorado Springs, Kenneth Jaramillo and Vernon (Corrine) Jaramillo, Pueblo, Charles (Sharon) Jaramillo, Alamogordo, N.M., Joseph (Angie) Jaramillo and Christopher (Millie) Jaramillo, Fountain. Also survived by 18 grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Visitation 6 to 9 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday, St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church, Rev. Thomas R. Hinni, C.M., celebrant. Cremation to follow. Family will receive friends at 1045 Spruce and 312 Michigan.

Herrera, Arthur J.
Arthur J. Herrera – Pueblo Chieftain - January 01, 2000 - Arthur J. Herrera, 85, passed away Dec. 29, 1999. Preceded in death by his wife, Praxie Herrera; sister, Solidad Herrera; brothers, Ramon and Santiago Herrera. Survived by his brother, George (Aurora) Herrera of Pueblo; sisters-in-law, Lucia Herrera of Mineral Hill, N.M., Connie and Madelyn Maes, both of Pueblo, and Viola (Amadeo) Padilla of Santa Fe, N.M.; and numerous godchildren, nieces and nephews. Arthur was retired from the CF&I Rail Mill where he worked for 32 years. He also was a member of Assumption Parish and the St. Charles Senior Citizens Club. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday. Rosary, 7 p.m. Sunday and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday. Both services at Our Lady of Assumption Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the church hall following both services. Family may be contacted at 3716 Azalea.

Herrera, Aurora
Aurora Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - July 31, 2002 - Aurora Herrera, 77, passed away July 30, 2002. Preceded in death by her loving husband, George Herrera; son, Natividad (Henry) Herrera; daughter, Beatrice Herrera; great-grandson, Christopher Herrera; and several sisters and brothers. Survived by her children, Alfonso Herrera, Anita Romero, Juanita (John) Bird, Martha (Frank) Romero, Edward and Martin Herrera, Antonio (Virginia) Herrera and Ralph (Beverly) Herrera. Also survived by numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters, brothers, brothers-in-law and sisters-in law. Aurora retired from the Pueblo Manor Nursing Home after 12 years of service. Viewing, 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Rosary, 6 p.m. Wednesday, and funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Thursday, both services at Holy Family Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Herrera, Celia
Celia Lopez Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - January 01, 1998 - Celia Lopez Herrera, 99, a former resident of Maxwell, N.M., passed away in Pueblo, Dec. 31, 1997. Born on Nov. 9, 1898, in Cimarron, N.M. Preceded in death by her husband, Candido Herrera Sr. - her parents, Miguel and Luisita Lopez. Also preceded in death by one son, Emilio Herrera. Survived by sons, Candido (Rachael) Herrera Jr., Maxwell, N.M., Miguel (Viola) Herrera, Trinidad, David (Aurora) Herrera, Bosque Farms, N.M.- daughters, Lucinda (Dan) Andrade, Anne (Phillip) Andrade, both of Pueblo, Helen Cardenas, Raton, N.M., and Eloisa (Benjamin) Maes, Hanford, Calif.- 32 grandchildren- 60 great-grandchildren- nine great-great-grandchildren- numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives. Viewing, 1-5 p.m. Friday at Romero Funeral Home. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Funeral Mass, noon Saturday at St. Vincent de Paul Church in Maxwell, N.M. Interment, Maxwell Cemetery, Maxwell, N.M.

Herrera, Christopher Michael
Christopher Michael Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - March 03, 2002 - Born Sept. 19, 2000, went to be with the Lord on March 1, 2002. Preceded in death by his great-grandfather, George Herrera. Survived by his mother, Antoinette Herrera; brothers, Manuel and Isaiah; special aunt, Desirae (Michael) Herrera; uncle, Gino Reyes; grandparents, Tony and Virginia Herrera; great-grandmother, Aurora Herrera; great-grandparents, Gomciando and Annie DeHerrera; godparents, Ralph and Rita Montez; numerous aunts, uncles and cousins including special cousins, Monique, Jerry and Sabrina Reyes. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Joseph Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family may be contacted at 547 Morrison. The family may be contacted at 546 Morrison. (Please note change in address.)

Herrera, Corrine
Corrine Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - January 28, 2003 - Corrine Herrera, born Aug. 2, 1929, in Pueblo, Colo., passed away Jan. 25, 2003. She is preceded in death by her parents, Abenicio and Brigida Sanchez; and her loving husband, Joe A. Herrera Jr., 1985. Also preceded in death by brothers, Charlie, Pete and Alfonso. Corrine is survived by sons, Charles (Carla) Herrera of Aurora, Ill., Chris A. Herrera of Pueblo; grandchildren, Chad, Carl, Matthew, Ian, Christi (Jeff) Smith, Maria (Bryant Massey) Bernal-Caveza; great-granddaughter, Breanna Massey; brothers, Ben (Alice) Sanchez of San Pedro, Calif., Alonzo (Rose) Sanchez; sisters, Carmen Ledford of Colorado Springs, Chris (Frank) Munoz. Also survived by numerous nieces, nephews and special friend, Erin Whalen. Corrine retired from the Pueblo Army Depot in 1990 after 35 years of service. She was an avid bowler and an officer of the Pueblo Women's Bowling Association. She was a good friend to all who knew her. Friends and family will miss her loving, caring heart. Visitation, 3 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, 2003, at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, 2003, Cathedral of the Sacred Heart with interment to follow, Roselawn Cemetery. Those who wish may make memorial contributions in memory of Corrine Herrera to the American Heart Foundation through the funeral home office.

Herrera, Damas Maria
Damas Maria Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - April 03, 2001 - Damas Maria Herrera, 88, of Pueblo, went to be with the Lord on Friday, March 30, 2001. Omitted from the long notice were two siblings who preceded her in death: brother, Patricio Gurule, and sister, Elizabeth Cedillo. Funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. today at St. Francis Xavier Catholic Church. Interment will be at Roselawn Cemetery.

Herrera, David B.
David B. Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - March 10, 2001 - Age 45, a lifetime resident of Pueblo, born Aug. 29, 1955, passed away March 9, 2001, at his home after a lengthy illness. Survived by his parents, Patricio and Flora Herrera; sisters, Juanita Crowley, Toni (Adolph) Gallardo of Pueblo, Mary Patricia Herrera; brother, Phil Herrera of Pueblo; sisters, Virginia (Jonathan Armenta) Herrera of Brighton, Colo., Gloria and Gerri Herrera, both of Pueblo; numerous nieces, nephews, uncles, aunts, cousins, many friends and neighbors. Preceded in death by his maternal and paternal grandparents; and brother, Joe B. Sandoval. He was a 1973 graduate of Centennial High School, then honorably discharged from the Navy. He was formerly employed at the Pueblo Chemical Depot and retired from the post office in 1998. David was an avid Broncos, Avalanche and Rockies fan. He enjoyed running and participated in the Bolder Boulder, Denver Marathon, Pikes Peak Marathon and the Spring Runoff. He also enjoyed working out at Captain Sam's and the YMCA, hiking and riding his Harley to the mountains. At his request, cremation with no viewing. Memorial Mass, 1 p.m. Sunday, March 11, Holy Rosary Church. Family will receive friends at Holy Rosary Parish hall following the service. In lieu of food and flowers, donations may be made to Sangre de Cristo Hospice in his memory.

Herrera, Donaciana
Donaciana Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - February 20, 2003 - Donaciana Herrera, 51, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord, Feb. 18, 2003. Born May 6, 1951, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by her parents, Jesus and Maria Herrera. Survived by her son, Horacio Herrera; brothers, Indalecio Herrera, Jose Herrera, John Herrera, Richard Daughtry; sisters, Michaela Herrera, Bernadette Herrera, Maria Herrera. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday at Romero Chapel. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after service. Cremation has taken place.

Herrera, Emetrio
Emetrio Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - September 19, 2004 - Emetrio Herrera, 67, of Pueblo. Survived by uncles, aunts, and cousins. Cremation has taken place.

Herrera, Epifanio
Epifanio Herrera - Huerfano World - March 12, 1992 - Epifanio Herrera, 87, known as Eppy Duran in his youth, died Saturday, March 7, 1992 in Highland Park Nursing Home in Pueblo where he had resided the past four years. Mr. Herrera was born in Walsenburg Nov. 10, 1904 and was involved in sheep raising in the Rattlesnake Buttes area with his family. Later he operated his own barbershop in Walsenburg before going to Colorado State Hospital in Pueblo where he worked as a barber until his retirement. He was a member of Latin American Club. Survivors are a son, Emmit, Pueblo; sister, Molly Bailey, La Veta; brothers Joe Duran, Kennick, WA and Tovias, Pueblo; several nieces and nephews. Funeral service was Wednesday morning in St. Mary Church in Walsenburg. Interment was in South St. Mary Cemetery. Rivera Funeral Home of Pueblo was in charge of arrangements.

Herrera, Eusebio G.
Eusebio G. Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - July 07, 2003 - Eusebio G. Herrera, born July 7, 1922, in Maxwell, N.M., went to his eternal rest on July 4, 2003, after a lengthy illness at the family home. He is survived by his children, Richard (Judy), Alejandro (Josephine), Gloria (Robert) Meeker, New Lenox, Ill., John (Charmaine), Bernadette, Raton, N.M.; and Jane; grandchildren, Joan, Elizabeth, Alejandro Jr. (Renee), John Jr., Jesse, Guillermo (Chastity), Michael (Merlene), Robert, Camilla, Bryan and Nicole; great-grandchildren, Matthew, Catrina, Thomas, Jazmen, Yolanda, Andrew, Samantha, Jalena and Hayle. He is also survived by his sister, Fabiola (George) Mestas, Lakewood, Calif.; and sisters-in-law, Levia Tafoya, Mary Fernandez and Eloisa Enriquez; as well as numerous godchildren and nieces and nephews. He is preceded in death by his beloved wife of 53 years, Ofelia; his parents, Emejilio and Placida (DeAguero) Herrera; brother, Andres; and his primo hermano, Alfonso; and son-in-law, Richard Cordova. He was a WWII veteran and served in the European/African/Middle Eastern Theater assigned to Company G 12th Infantry Regiment, Germany. He also worked at the USAFA Academy for 20 years. Viewing, noon to 5 p.m. Monday and Tuesday, at the funeral home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, both services at Holy Rosary Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Relatives and friends will be received at the family home and at Holy Rosary Hall after the interment.

Herrera, Eva Nestora
Eva Nestora Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 1997 - Eva Nestora Herrera, 99, of Walsenburg, died Monday, Dec. 1, 1997. Survived by a son, Orlando E. Herrera, Walsenburg- two grandchildren- five great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by her husband, Jose Anastacio Herrera on Aug. 31, 1982- and a son, Joe Herrera Jr. Service, St. Mary Church. Rosary, 9:45 p.m. Friday, Dec. 5, 1997. Funeral Mass immediately to follow with Father Frank Davied, O.F.M. officiating. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery. (THE FOLLOWING IS AN ADDITION RUN ON DEC. 4) Eva Nestora Herrera, 99, of Walsenburg. Also survived by two nephews, Chris Herrera, Pueblo and Charlie Herrera, Aurora, Ill. Services, St. Mary Church. Rosary, 9:45 a.m. Friday. Funeral Mass immediately following with Father Frank Davied, O.F.M. officiating. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery.

Herrera, Felipo
Felipo Herrera – Eagle Valley Enterprise – May 4, 1917 – Explosion in Hastings Mine – Note: Felipo Herrera is listed among the dead of the Hastings Mine disaster, April 27, 1917. Felipo Herrera: Mexican, age 16. He was a “trapper” for the Victor-American Fuel Company; cause of death was an explosion due to an open safety lamp. Source: Denver Public Library, "Colorado Mining Fatalities.” See http://www.kmitch.com/Huerfano/hastings.html for in depth coverage of this disaster.

Herrera, Francisco Antonio
Francisco Antonio Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - September 29, 1987 - Francisco Antonio Herrera, affectionately known as "Frank," died Sept. 26, 1987. He was a World War I veteran and a life member of Post 39 of the Disabled American Veterans. Survived by brother, Alberto (Irma) Herrera; two nephews, Gilbert (Cornelia) Herrera and Charlie (Grace) Herrera; two nieces, Delia (Paul) Ponce and Martha (Louie) Barela. Rosary prayer service, 2 p.m. Tuesday at Rivera Chapel with the Rev. Robert Sullivan officiating. Graveside honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team at Roselawn.

Herrera, George
George Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 2001 - George Herrera, 88, passed away April 4, 2001. Preceded in death by his brothers, Arthur, Santiago, and Ramon D. Herrera; son, Natividad (Henry) Herrera; daughter, Beatrice Herrera; nephew, Benjamin Herrera; and sister, Solidad Herrera. Survived by his loving wife of 58 years, Aurora Herrera; children, Alfonso Herrera, Anita Romero, Juanita (John) Bird, Martha (Frank) Romero, Edward and Martin Herrera, Antonio (Virginia) Herrera and Ralph (Beverly) Herrera; several grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and several sisters-in-law also survive. George was a World War II veteran. He also retired from CF&I after 27 years of service. Rosary, 7 p.m. Friday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Herrera, Gilbert
Gilbert "Hollywood" Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - December 03, 1999 - Gilbert "Hollywood" Herrera, 73, of Pueblo, passed away Dec. 2, 1999. Born Jan. 25, 1926, in Springer, N.M. Preceded in death by his parents, Alberto and Estela Herrera; stepmother, Erma Fillmore; son, James Jaramillo; and brother, Samuel Herrera. Survived by his loving and devoted wife, Cornelia Herrera, of the family home; sons, Albert Lee Herrera, Joplin, Mo.; stepchildren, Rudy (Rose) Jaramillo, Karen (Jim) McElroy, Seattle, Wash., Josie (Mark) Archuletta, Carla (Mike) Romero, Theresa (Manuel) Pedraza and Jennifer (Gilbert) Medina, all of Pueblo; brothers, Charlie (Grace) Herrera, Albert Bernal and Christopher Herrera, all of Pueblo; sisters, Della Ponce and Martha (Louie) Barela, both of Pueblo; 22 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. Gilbert was a veteran and a foster grandparent at Spann Grade School. Funeral service, 1 p.m. today at Romero Family Chapel, Pastor Curlie Mangram, officiant. Interment, Imperial Cemetery. Military graveside honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Funeral Home after the interment.

Herrera, Irma L.
Irma L. Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - July 22, 1997 - Irma L. Herrera, 77, passed away July 21, 1997. Survived by her husband, Alberto Herrera, of the family home- nine children, James S. (Cindy) Follmar, Marie Parks, and Richard (Cissy) Follmar, all of Pueblo, Jacqueline (Tim) Esparza, Los Angeles, Calif., Robert Follmar, Pueblo, Karen Flores, Aurora, Phyllis Calderon, Pueblo, Yvette (Thomas) Carillo, El Monte, Calif., and Christopher (Esther) Herrera of Pueblo- stepchildren, Charlie (Grace) Herrera, Gilbert (Cornelia) Herrera, Della Ponce, Martha (Louie) Barela- 20 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren- her brothers and sisters, Gloria (Lewis) Ortiz, Mary (Henry) Griego, Isabel Flores, Elsie (Joseph) Rodriguez, Joe Chavez- as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Herrera was a member of Holy Rosary Church where the rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. Wednesday and the funeral Mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday, July 24, 1997, with interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Donations may be made to the Wayside Cross Rescue Mission through the funeral home office. Viewing hours are noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home. Arrangements by McCarthy-Comer Rose Chapel, 329 Goodnight.

Herrera, Jeffery Eugene
Jeffery Eugene Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - May 13, 2005 - Jeffery Eugene Herrera, 38, a lifetime Puebloan departed this life unexpectedly May 8, 2005. A six-year U.S. Navy veteran, one of his greatest times was serving on the USS Independence during Operation Desert Storm. He received the Southwest Asia Service Medal with Bronze Star, National Defense Service Medal and Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. Jeff was born Sept. 17, 1966, to Gilbert and Arsenia "Arcy" Gonzales Herrera. He was preceded in death by his father, Gilbert Herrera. Survived by his mother, Arcy Herrera; siblings, Anita (Paul) Esquibel, Terry Jimenez (Dave) Gasser, Ed (Jo) Jimenez, John (Becky) Herrera and Jim (Debbie) Herrera; his daughters, Jenna Herrera and Halle Herrera; the mother of his children, Christina; and several nieces, nephews and a host of other relatives and friends. Jeff enjoyed listening to music and spending time with friends and family, especially his daughters, Jenna and Halle. Rosary, 11:30 a.m. today, and funeral Mass, noon today; both at Holy Family Parish with Father Marco Salinas as celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. The Herrera family will receive friends and family at Holy Family Parish Hall following the burial rites.

Herrera, Jessie
Jessie (Trujillo) Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - August 23, 2005 - Jessie (Trujillo) Herrera, 78, born Sept. 6, 1926, in Valdez, Colo., passed away Aug. 22, 2005, at her home in Pueblo, Colo. Jessie was married on Sept. 10, 1942, to Jesus J. Herrera, who passed away on Feb. 3, 1994. She is survived by her five children, Maria Biondi, Lydia Lane, David Herrera, Samuel Herrera and Sonya Lujan; grandchildren, Renee Schlichting, Julie Ann, Samuel Jr., Keith, Ryan Herrera, Lauren Herrera, Carmella and Justin Lujan; great-grandsons, Joshua Vasquez and Samuel T. Herrera. She also is survived by sisters, Cecilia Garza and Ella Smithers; brother, Jerry Trujillo; nieces and nephews, sisters-in-law, sons- and daughters-in-law, cousins and many friends. Jessie lived her life with dignity and grace and was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother, sister and friend. She will be deeply missed by all who knew her. At her request, cremation has taken place. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Frontier Hospice in Jessie's memory.

Herrera, Joe
Joe Herrera - Huerfano World - May 28, 1992 - Joe Bennie Herrera, 68, affectionately known as Tomato, died May 25,1992, in Pueblo. Born in Walsen camp Apr. 1, 1924, his family lived in the camp for a time, then moved to Bear Creek and later to Walsenburg. He was in CCC Camp and later entered the US Army, serving in the Pacific. He was a decorated veteran with a Purple Heart and Bronze Star. After his discharge, he began working in the plumbing trade and had worked in Pueblo and Walsenburg. He had also worked at the Pueblo Army Depot. He retired in 1962 but still worked at small jobs. Mr. Herrera was a member of St. Mary Church and had been an honorary member of Eagles Lodge. Mr. Herrera is survived by his mother, Augustina Herrera, Walsenburg; a daughter, Edith Sanchez; five sisters, Stella Martinez, Rose Cordova, Agnes Roybal, Evelyn Alarid and Sylvia Gomez, all of Pueblo; four grandchildren; three great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Thursday from St. Mary Church. Military burial rites will be conducted by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team. Burial will be in North St. Mary Cemetery. Boies Almost is in charge of arrangements.

Herrera, Joe A.
Joe A. Herrera - Huerfano World - August 31, 1989 - In Loving Memory of Joe A. Herrera, who died seven years ago, August 31, 1982. - Verse - Sadly missed by wife Eva, son Orlando, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Herrera, Joe A. Jr.
Joe A. Herrera Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - December 12, 1985 - Joe A. Herrera Jr., born Sept. 24, 1923, passed away unexpectedly Dec. 10, 1985. A resident of Pueblo since 1945, he retired from the Pueblo Army Depot in 1970. Husband of Corrine Herrera. Father of Charles A. (Carla) Herrera and Christopher Herrera. Son of Eva Herrera. Brother of Orlando Herrera. Nephew of Maria E. (Amy) Lopez. Also survived by three grandchildren. Recitation of the rosary at 7 p.m. Thursday in Rose Chapel, T. G. McCarthy Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial at 2 p.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Cathedral. Interment at Roseland Cemetery. Contributions may be made to the Heart Fund of the Cancer Society through the funeral home of to the family. The family will greet friends at 2332 Cortez Road. Joe A. Herrera Jr. - Huerfano World - December 10, 1998 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of Joe A. Herrera Jr., who died Dec. 10, thirteen years ago. - Verse - Sadly missed by, Your brother Orlando.

Herrera, Joe Max
Joe Max Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - August 18, 1987 - Joe Max Herrera passed away a local hospital on Aug. 15, 1987. Survived by children, Frances, Joan, Donila, Elena, Benji and Joe. Also survived by brother, Eli Herrera; niece, Belinda Roskelley; numerous other nieces and nephews, as well as a host of friends. Graveside service will be held at the Romeo Cemetery, Romeo, Colo., at a later date.

Herrera, John
John Herrera - World Independent – October 9, 1944 - Former City Man Killed In France - John Herrera, son of Mrs. Martha Herrera of Denver, but formerly of Walsenburg, and a half brother to Mrs. Joe Medina of this city, was killed in action in France Sept. 6, according to word received recently by his family. Herrera, 24, had been overseas for a year. A brother, Aaron Herrera, is now stationed in Italy. No further details are available at the present time. Other survivors are two sisters, Mrs. Josephine Castello and Edna Herrera, both of Denver. Other local men listed as wounded in official war department releases include Pvt. Joseph Ascuitto, whose wounding was reported here previously, and Pvt. Joe S. Vigil of Pryor.

Herrera, John
John "Hoss" Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - August 09, 2005 - John "Hoss" Herrera, 59, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord on Aug. 4, 2005. Born Nov. 24, 1945, in Boone, Colo. Preceded in death by his parents, Rufus and Amalia Herrera; sister, Rosemary Robertiano; brothers Maclovio Herrera, Reggie Herrera and Manual Herrera. Survived by loving wife, Norma Herrera; sons, James (Annette) Gurule, Michael (Cynthia) Gurule, Daniel (Christine) Gurule, Richard (Nicole) Herrera and Jose (Racheal) Herrera; daughters, Bianca (Robert ) Herrera, Jonell (Joey) Herrera, Cheryl (Andy) Gurule, Michelle Gurule; brother, Pete (Rosie) Herrera; 21 grandchildren; special friend, Lenny Sanchez; numerous nephews, nieces, cousins, and other relatives and friends. John enjoyed spending time with his family especially his grandchildren, doing crossword puzzles, fishing, camping, watching TV, taking care of his yard, joking around and spending time with his good friend, Lenny. He retired from CSU as an employee of 27 years. Viewing, 2 to 6 p.m. Wednesday and vigil rosary, 6 p.m. Wednesday. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Thursday; all at Romero Chapel, Pueblo. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives will be received at 1801 Iroquois Road prior to services and at Romero Courtesy Hall following both services.

Herrera, John Andrew
John Andrew Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - October 10, 1987 - John Andrew Herrera departed this life Oct. 7, 1987, at St. Mary-Corwin hospital. Born March 25, 1921, in La Veta, Colo. He married Josephine A. Herrera on Friday the 13th, 1943, in Raton, N.M. She preceded him in death, Aug. 6, 1982. Mr. Herrera was a retired teamster. Survived by his children, Mary Ann (Joe) Corcoran, Joe (Chris) Herrera, Steve(Norma) Herrera, Anthony Herrera, Tina Herrera, all of Pueblo; one brother, Tito (Rose) Herrera, La Veta; seven grandchildren, Brian Herrera, Ginger Herrera, Josephine Corcoran, Joseph Herrera Jr., Felicia Herrera, Rene Aragon, Josette Suazo, Wendy Suazo; one great-grandchild, Brianna La Shea Aragon, all of Pueblo; three sisters-in-law, Mary Apodaca, Sarah Rodriquez, both of Pueblo; Angie (James) Chavez, Worland, Wyo.; one brother-in-law, Fred (Rose) Montano, Pueblo; and a host of other relatives and friends. Mass of Christian Burial, 7 p.m. Friday, rosary recitation, 9:30 a.m. Saturday, both services Our Lady of the Assumption Church, the Rev Raymond Grimes celebrant. Interment, Roselawn. Family will receive friends at 3212 Fairfield Lane.

Herrera, Jose Luiz
Jose Luiz Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - November 30, 2004 - Jose Luiz Herrera, 22, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 28, 2004. Born Oct. 4, 1982, in Rossdorf, Germany. Preceded in death by brother, Randy Herrera Jr. Survived by wife, Maria Herrera; daughter, Mia Renee Herrera; mother, Bernadette Smith; father, Randy (Marie) Herrera; sisters, Andrea Herrera, Mariah Smith and Deja Hill; brother, Shawn Ramirez; grandparents, Richard and Lupe Herrera, Jane and Pete Perez, Feliciano and Lucy Lucero; great-grandparents, Candy, Joe, Marmolejo, Margarito and Carmelita Martinez; godparents, Donald and Lorraine Lopez; also survived by numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Donations may be received at Romero Funeral Home. No viewing. Prayer service, 7 p.m. Wednesday, at Romero Chapel. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Thursday, at Praise Assembly of God Church. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after service on Wednesday, and Praise Assembly Hall on Thursday. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Herrera, Jose O.
Jose O. Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - March 11, 2005 - Jose O. Herrera, 92, born March 26, 1912, in Aguilar, passed away March 9, 2004, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. A retired steelworker, he enjoyed tinkering on automobiles, gardening and listening to Spanish music. Preceded in death by his parents, Francisco and Luz (Martinez) Herrera; infant daughter, several siblings; and his beloved wife, Frances G. Herrera in 1992. Survived by his children, Patricia Romero, Jose M. (Irene) Herrera and Rudy (Neola) Herrera; seven grandchildren, Katherine (Ron "Red" Maez) Romero, Yvonne (Sam) Montoya, David (Laura) Romero, Darryl (Moneique) Herrera, Jason (Mary Beth Gallegos) Herrera, Laura (John) Madrid and Ron Herrera; also survived by 12 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Rosary vigil, 8 p.m. today, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday; both services, Holy Family Catholic Church. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.

Herrera, Jose P.
Jose P. Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - July 06, 2003 - Jose P. Herrera, 74, passed away July 5, 2003. Survived by his beloved wife of 50 years, Paulita "Pauline" Herrera, of the family home; children, Linda (Rudy) Sosa, Patsy (Art) Razo, Joseph Andrew (Judy) Herrera, Mary Jo (Samuel) Sandoval, all of Pueblo, and Mark (Tracy) Herrera of Chicago, Ill.; siblings, Queta (Petrolino) Lucero of Portales, N.M., and Pat (Flora) Herrera of Pueblo; 14 grandchildren; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Indalecio and Juanita Herrera; siblings, Elvira, Miguel, Pedro and Jesus Herrera. Jose was born Aug. 11, 1928, in Anton Chico, N.M. He retired from the Ball Mill at CF&I and was a member of St. Joseph Church. Viewing will be at the funeral home from 2 until 5 p.m. today and from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Tuesday, July 8, 2003, at St. Joseph Church, 1145 Aspen, with the Rev. Ron Roche as celebrant. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Those who desire may make memorials to Sangre de Cristo Hospice, through the funeral home. Online condolences, www.montgomerysteward.com.

Herrera, Jose Pablo
Jose Pablo Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - March 19, 2001 - Age 91, of Alamosa. Funeral service today, 10 a.m. at Sacred Heart Church in Alamosa.

Herrera, Jose Silvario
Jose Silvario Herrera - Walsenburg World-Independent - March 12, 1940 - Jose Herrera of La Veta Is Dead - Jose Silvario Herrera, 54-year-old resident of La Veta, died at his home late yesterday afternoon. He is survived by five sons, Tito, Fred, Joe, and Gilbert Herrera, all of La Veta, and John, of La Platte; and one daughter, Mrs. Ramona Barella of Fort Collins. The deceased was born in North Veta and lived his entire life in this county. Funeral service will be in charge of the Furphy mortuary.

Herrera, Lena
Lena Herrera - Colorado Springs Gazette - May 15, 2007 - Lena Herrera, age 82, passed away peacefully on May 11, 2007, in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Her generous heart and warm smile will be greatly missed by all who knew her. She was born in Ideal, Colorado and grew up in Walsenburg. After marrying Joe Herrera in 1945, she left Colorado and accompanied Joe on his Army assignments in Germany and throughout the United States. They retired to Colorado Springs in 1970. Lena is survived by son Roger (Susan), daughter Linda Kostic (Dave), and son Alex (Linda); grandchildren Lindsay (Gary Ogden), Katy, and Lexie; great grandchildren Leo and Isabel; sister Rosann Gardner and brother David Cruz. She was preceded in death by her husband Joe, grandson Michael, and brothers Pete and Tony Cruz. Lena delighted in her grandchildren and enjoyed the antics of her mischievous cat, Tigger. Her family will miss her dearly, but take comfort in fond memories and the knowledge that she is resting comfortably in God's arms. A graveside service is planned for 10 AM Thursday, May 17, 2007, at Fort Logan National Cemetery, assembly area C, in Denver, Colorado. A reception will follow at Highlands Ranch Eastridge Community Center, 9568 S. University Blvd, Highlands Ranch, Colorado.

Herrera, Lorraine P.
Lorraine P. Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - January 18, 2006 - Lorraine P. Herrera, 64, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away on Jan. 16, 2006. She is survived by her loving husband, Claude O. Herrera; children, Lupe (Ernesto) Torres, Claude Jr., Robert (Sherry) Herrera Sr.; six grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren; sister, Frances Salazar; and numerous other family members. At Lorraine's request, no service. Cremation has taken place.

Herrera, Maclovio Jose
Maclovio Jose Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - May 07, 1999 - Maclovio Jose Herrera, 61, departed this life unexpectedly May 3, 1999, at Parkview Episcopal Hospital. Born on Sept. 4, 1937, in Crowley. He was a retired forklift operator at the PAD. Survived by his beloved wife, Silveria Herrera- mother, Amalia Herrera- children, Benjie (Anita) Herrera, Virginia(Richard) Baca, George Apodaca, Sally Villerreal, Tina (Armando) DeHerrera, Gloria (Joaquin) Rodriguez, Ronnie Apodaca, Raymond Apodaca, and Daisy Montoya- 22 grandchildren- 11 great-grandchildren- other relatives and friends. Visitation, noon until 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Monday, St. Anne Catholic Church, Rev. James E. Friel, celebrant. Graveside military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team at Mountain View Cemetery. Family will receive friends at 333550 Hwy. 96 East, Space 4.

Herrera, Manuel G.
Manuel G. Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - September 29, 1999 - Manuel G. Herrera, 73, of Lamar, died Sunday, Sept. 26, 1999. Rosary\Scripture service, 6 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday. Both services at St. Francis de Sales\Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Lamar. Burial in Riverside Cemetery, Lamar. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. today at Valley Memorial-Lamar. Memorial contributions to Manuel Herrera Memorial Fund.

Herrera, Manuelita
Manuelita Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - March 20, 2001 - Went to be with the Lord March 18, 2001, after a courageous battle with cancer. Born April 4, 1934. She was loved by her husband, Orlando Herrera; children, Patricia (Jerome) Woolard, Carmen (Dave) Romero, Leola (Mike) Urback, Robert (Nicky) Esser; along with five grandchildren and four wonderful great-grandchildren; brother, Aberino (Cloudina) Tafoya; numerous nieces and nephews; two sisters-in-law and one brother-in-law; friends and extended family. Manuelita enjoyed her rose garden, fishing and, most of all, her family. Her independent spirit and strength helped her tackle any project that came her way. She will lie in state at the funeral home from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Wednesday. Cremation, Montgomery & Steward Crematorium. The Rosary and Memorial Mass will be held at Our Lady of the Assumption Church, 900 E. Routt. Recitation of the Rosary, 6 p.m. Wednesday and Memorial Mass 10 a.m. Thursday, with Rev. Ben Bacino as celebrant. Inurnment will follow at Mountain View Cemetery Garden Columbarium. In lieu of food and flowers, memorials may be made to St. Leander Church or Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Herrera, Maria Adalaida
Maria Adelaida Herrera - Huerfano World – July 21, 1960 - Maria Adelaida Herrera Succumbs in Pueblo - Mrs. Maria Adelaida Herrera, a resident of Huerfano county for 15 years died in Pueblo last Thursday at the age of 81. Mrs. Herrera, who was born in Taos, N.M. on December 23, 1876, was a member of St. Mary's church in Walsenburg. The deceased leaves two brothers, John Fernandez, Walsenburg, and Felix Fernandez, Taos, two nephews, Ray and Abel Bachicha, both of Walsenburg and two nieces, Mrs. Fidelia Lucero and Mrs. Ernestine Montoya, both of Walsenburg. Funeral services were conducted Monday in St. Marys Church. Burial was in the Cucharas cemetery. Arrangements were in care of the Furphy Mortuary.

Herrera, Maria C.
Maria C. Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - January 29, 1987 - Maria C. Herrera, 67, late of 920 Damson, died Jan. 27, 1987. Survived by her husband, Jesus Herrera, and seven children, Dona (Michael) Merritt of Pueblo, Andy (Gerri) Herrera of Albuquerque, N.M., Jose (Loretta) Herrera of Amarillo, Texas, Bernadette (Rick) Martinez of Pueblo, Sandra (Steve) Hannigan of Pennsylvania, John Herrera, Pueblo and Michaela (Robert) Pauza of Seattle, Wash. Seven grandchildren also survive. She was a sister of Lucy Baker of Washington, Fred Sena of Pueblo, and Julia Trejo of Wisconsin. Preceded in death by a son, Jose Romero, in 1966, and a brother, Albert Sena, Dec. 25, 1986. Mrs. Herrera was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Society and Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish. Recitation of the rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday at Rivera Chapel, and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Friday at our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 814 E. Second St. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family at 920 Damson.

Herrera, Maria Irene
Maria Irene Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 1987 - Maria Irene Herrera, 87, late of 1601 Constitution, died Feb. 11, 1987. Formerly of Trinidad. Member of the Apostolic Church of Jesus. Evening service, 7 o'clock Sunday at Rivera Chapel, and funeral service, 10 a.m. Monday at the Apostolic Church of Jesus, with the Revs. Joe Trujillo and Obed Vigil officiating. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Herrera, Molly
Molly Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - February 15, 2001 - Molly Herrera, 89, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord Feb. 13, 2001. Born Jan. 3, 1912, in Santa Fe, N.M. Preceded in death by her husband, Rufus Herrera. Also preceded in death by one daughter, Rose Marie Rebetrano; two sons, Maclovio Herrera and Manuel Herrera; and one daughter-in-law, Silveria Herrera. Survived by sons, John (Norma) Herrera, Pueblo, Pete (Rosie) Herrera, La Junta, and Reggie (Gina) Herrera, Fort Collins; 19 grandchildren; 21 great-grandchildren. Also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Molly enjoyed going to bingo, quilting and cooking for her family at family gatherings. Viewing, 1 to 6 p.m. Friday at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Saturday, both at Romero Chapel. Cremation to follow service. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after service.

Herrera, Presentation Jr.
Presentacion Herrera Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - May 20, 2003 - Presentacion Herrera Jr., 65, passed away May 18, 2003, at St. Mary-Corwin Medical Center. "Press," as he was known to family and friends was a retired custodian from USAFA, University Park Care Center and Pueblo Head Start program. Preceded in death by his parents, Presentacion Herrera Sr. and Angelina Herrera; brothers, Tony and Veto Herrera; and sister Tersina Lobato. Press served in the U.S. Army, and he liked the Denver Broncos and would not miss a game. Survived by his wife, Stella Montoya Herrera; children, Larry (Carol) Abeyta, Eliza (Jimmy) Kiefer, Press (Esther) Herrera III, Terri (Ernie) Maestas, Valerie (Ron) Mestas; three sisters, Anne (Gerald) Houchin, Marina (Cletus) Thaxon and Louisa (Frank) Lotrich; brother, Dennis (Vangie) Herrera; 15 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends, both in Pueblo and Lumberton, N.M. Visitation, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Services Thursday, St. Francis Catholic Church, Lumberton. Burial, Lumberton Cemetery.

Herrera, Raeann N.
Raeann N. Herrera – Pueblo Chieftain - February 17, 1991 – Raeann N. Herrera, infant daughter of Richard Herrera and Dorothy Salas, passed away February 15, 1991. Survived by her three sisters, Wendy Salas, New Mexico, Davida Salas, Anita Herrera, both of Pueblo; grandparents, Paul (Nelli) Herrera, California, Joe e. Gonzales and Josie Gonzales, both of New Mexico; niece Brandy Salas, nephew Nolan Salas. Also survived by numerous relatives. Prayer service 7 pm today at Imperial Chapel. Interment, Babyland, Imperial memorial Gardens. Donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice or the Ronald McDonald House through the funeral home office.

Herrera, Randolph Lee Jr.
Randolph Lee Herrera Jr. - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 1986 - Randolph Lee Herrera Jr., late of 2623 E. 16th, died unexpectedly April 5, 1986. Son of Randy and Bernadette Herrera and brother of Jose Luis Herrera and Juanita Andrea Herrera. Grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Herrera and Mr. Feliciano Lucero, both of Pueblo. Great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Margarito Martinez, Mr. and Mrs. Joe Marmolejo and Mrs. Flora Herrera, all of Pueblo, as well as great-great-grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Max Lopez also survive. Arrangements pending.

Herrera, Raymond D.
Raymond D. Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - July 13, 1972 - Raymond D. Herrera. Services 10 a.m. Friday at First Spanish Church of God in Christ. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery.

Herrera, Raymond Gabino
Raymond Gabino Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - August 13, 1986 - Raymond Gabino Herrera, affectionately known as "Football." Born Feb. 18, 1948, in Pueblo. Died Aug. 11, 1986, at the age of 38. Worked in construction in the Pueblo area. He graduated in 1967 from East High School. He is survived by his wife, Jean Herrera, and his children, Jeanna, Raymond, and Roselinda. Also survived by brothers and sisters, Eddie "Chuco" Herrera Jr., Rita (Phil) Barela, both of Pueblo; Henry (Ella Mae) Herrera of Alamosa; Richard Herrera of Denver; Anita (Robert) Sneathen of Pacifica, Calif.; Teddy (Willie) Griego of Denver. Numerous other relatives survive. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Wednesday and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Thursday. Both services at St. Anne Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. The family will be at 2728 E. 16th St.., home of Parents, Mr. and Mrs. Adelaido Herrera.

Herrera, Rebecca
Rebecca Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - January 18, 1987 - Rebecca Herrera, 81, passed away Jan. 16, 1987, at Pueblo Manor. Mrs. Herrera is survived by two children, Eileen A . (Danny) Padilla and Joe E. (Orpha) Martinez, both of Pueblo; three sisters, Agustina Herrera, Patsy Talmadge, Virginia Martinez; two brothers, Ruben Manzanares and Manuel Manzanares, all of Pueblo. She also is survived by 10 grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren, one great-great-grandchild as well as numerous nieces and nephews. Mrs. Herrera is preceded in death by her husband, Jose Felix Herrera, in 1985. She was born on March 11, 1905, in Walsenburg and resided there until she moved to Pueblo in 1959. Mrs. Herrera was employed as a housekeeper for St. Mary-Corwin Hospital until her retirement in 1965. She was a member of St. Leander Catholic Church, St. Leander Prayer Group and Charismatic Community. Visitation hours from noon until 5 p.m. Monday and 8:30 a.m. until service time Tuesday. Scripture service and rosary, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Imperial Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 7 p.m. Monday, St. Leander Catholic Church. Interment, Via Crucis, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at Imperial Reception Hall following interment. The family may be contacted at 1740 E. 12th.

Herrera, Rose A.
Rose A. Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 2000 - Rose A. Herrera, 82, went to be with the Lord on Oct. 10, 2000. Raised in Costilla, N.M. Survived by her son, Tony (Ruth) Vigil; two grandsons; one granddaughter; brother, Frank Valdez; sisters, Viola (Joe) Padilla and Theresa Ruiz; sisters-in-law, Fabiola, Lillie and Ursula Valdez; numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents, Jose I. Valdez and Beatrice A. Valdez; brothers, Manuel, Flavio, Fermin, Eddie and Bert Valdez; sister, Amanda Mowery; brother-in-law, Manuel Ruiz; sister-in-law, Odelia Valdez; Dear Aunt Eloisa A. Martinez and several nephews. Viewing, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Rosary, 6 p.m. today at the Montgomery & Steward Chapel. Funeral Mass, 2 p.m. Friday at Mount Carmel Church, 421 Clark, with Rev. Father John Waters as celebrant. Interment will follow at Roselawn Cemetery. Pueblo Chieftain - October 13, 2000 - Viewing, 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. today at the funeral home. Funeral Mass, 9 a.m. Saturday at Mount Carmel Church, 421 Clark St. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Please note change in time and date of mass.

Herrera, Silveria Apodaca
Silveria Apodaca Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - January 14, 2001 - Age 77, departed this life Jan. 12, 2001, at Parkview Medical Center following a brief illness. Born May 30,1923, in San Miguel County, N.M., she was a homemaker who enjoyed doing things for her grandchildren. She was very proud of the fact she made each grandchild and great-grandchild their own personal quilt. She was also known for her cooking and homemade tortillas for family gatherings. She loved to dance to polka music, and listen to her son-in-law's music with his band, Sierra Gold. Preceded in death by her parents Onofre and Josefita (Baca) Aragon, husband Maclovio Herrera, one brother and five sisters. Survived by her children Virginia (Richard) Baca, George Apodaca, Sally Villarreal, Tina (Armando) DeHerrera, Gloria (Joaquin) Rodriguez, Ronnie Apodaca, Benjie Max Herrera, Lawrence Candelaria, Daisy Montoya and Raymond Apodaca, whom she raised. Siblings, Frank (Flora) Aragon, Colorado Springs, Connie (Castulo) Moreno and Mary Perez; 30 grandchildren, 23 great-grandchildren, other relatives and friends. Visitation Sunday, Angelus Chapel, noon until 5 p.m. Rosary vigil 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral Mass 10 a.m. Tuesday. Both services St. Anne Catholic Church, Rev. James E. Friel, celebrant. Interment Mountain View Cemetery. Family will receive friends at Space 4, 33550 Highway 96 East.

Herrera, Sylvia Mary
Sylvia Mary Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - September 09, 2005 - Sylvia Mary Herrera, 87. Our loving mother, grandmother and great-grandmother was called to heaven on Sept. 6, 2005, from her home. Sylvia was born on Aug. 14, 1918, in Pueblo, to Jose and Rebecca Medina, who preceded her in death, as did her husband, Arcenio Herrera, and her five brothers. Survived by her children, for whom she sacrificed so much and always put ahead of her needs and wants, Nellie Arellano, Sierra Vista, Ariz., Frank (Dorothy) Herrera, Rick (Sandy) Herrera and Dorothy (Richard) Aragon, all of Pueblo; grandchildren, David (Angel) Arellano, Yvonne (Chuck) Edwards and Melissa Alarie, all of Sierra Vista, Ariz., Deanna Herrera, Marcia (Tony) Alarcon, Dana (Desi) Herrera, Vanessa Archuletta, Desirea Herrera, all of Pueblo; and 12 great-grandchildren. Sylvia's children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren were all special to her, but her great-grandson, Andrew Herrera, whom she helped raise, held a special place in her heart. Also survived by brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law and numerous nieces and nephews. Special thanks to Parkview Medical Center's NICU unit, the Sangre de Cristo Hospice, especially Kay Freeman and to Gram's special and personal nurse, Marcia, who without her help our family would not have been able to care for our angel during her last days on Earth. Visitation, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday, and 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, all at the funeral home. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday, T.G. McCarthy Rose Chapel. Graveside service, 10 a.m. Monday, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Sangre de Cristo Hospice.

Herrera, Tito V.
Tito V. Herrera - Huerfano World - July 1, 1999 - Tito V. Herrera, 86, of La Veta, died June 22, 1999 in St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo, where he had been a patient. Born October 12, 1912, in La Veta to Silverio and Elvira Montoya Herrera, he married Rose Sanchez on May 8, 1944. Mr. Herrera was a member of Christ the King Church in La Veta and served in the US Army in World War II. Survivors include his wife, Rose, La Veta; two daughters, Jane Garbiso, Pueblo and Helen Barela, Walsenburg; 22 grandchildren, 10 great-grandchildren, two step daughters; numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Funeral mass for Mr. Herrera was from Christ the King Catholic Church. Graveside service was by the Fort Carson Burial Team. Burial was in La Veta Cemetery.

Herrera, Trinidad
Trinidad "Trini" Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - April 8, 1987 - Mr. Trinidad "Trini" Herrera, 79, late of 80 Stanford, born Jan. 26, 1908, in San Julian, Jalisco, Mexico, died April 7, 1987. Mr. Herrera retired from the CF&I Steel Corp. coke plant department in 1972, with 29 years of service. Survived by his wife, Simona Herrera, and two daughters, Angie (Frank) De La Cruz and Rose (Florentine) Perez, both of Pueblo; five grandchildren, Frank, Tom and Joann De La Cruz and Dwayne and Darlene Perez; sister-in-law, Mrs. Domitila Herrera, of Pueblo; as well as three brothers and four sisters. Preceded in death by brother, Eliseo Herrera, June 26, 1981. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Thursday at Rivera Chapel. Mass of Christian Burial, 1 p.m. Friday at Mt. Carmel Church. Interment, Imperial. Family will receive friends at 80 Stanford.

Herrera, Victoria Elaine
Victoria “Binky” Elaine Herrera - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2003 - Victoria “Binky” Elaine Herrera, 11 months, went home to be with the Lord on July 30, 2003. Born Aug. 24, 2002, in Pueblo, Colo. Preceded in death by great-grandfathers, Francisco Bobian and Edward Herrera. Survived by her parents, Gabe Bobian and Victoria Herrera; grandparents, Kenneth Sandoval, Irene (Sunny), Eileen (Mike) Trujillo; great-grandparents, Eutimio (Julia) Sandoval, Alvaro (Maria), Jennie (Ray); uncle, Little Kenny; aunts, Julie, Madeline and Heidi; special friends, Lillian, Jazzy, Lalo, Irie, Elizabeth and Dominick; also survived by numerous family and friends. Viewing 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday, and Rosary, 6 p.m. Monday; both at Romero Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Rosary Church. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after Rosary. Interment, Imperial Cemetery.



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