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Ernaldo E. Herrera

May 28, 1939 — March 6, 2023

Ernaldo (Ernie) Herrera, born May 28, 1939 passed away peacefully at his home on March 6 2023 surrounded by family at the age of 83. Ernie was beloved husband, father, grandfather, great grandfather and great-great grandfather.  Born in Chamisal New Mexico to Antonio Herrera and Francis Vasquez Herrera.  He married Esther D Vallejos on September 13, 1958 they had 6 children Pearl (Ken) Lindstrom, Ernie Herrera, Wanda Herrera, Sylvia Bauman, Felicia (Dale) Bench and Sheila Herrera Munoz. He has 19 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren and 6 great-great grandchildren, Survived by sister Rose Herrera Paul.

 Ernie was known for his hospitality, making everyone feel comfortable and welcome at his home where he loved talking about anything, and everything, with his children and grandchildren. He enjoyed playing the guitar and singing with family and the church choir, He loved fishing, hunting, camping and gardening. He also enjoyed  conversations with family and friends over a beer and a game of pool.  Ernie retired from the Tooele Army Depot in 1994. He later opened and operated two dry cleaners with his wife Esther.

Ernie is proceeded in death by Antonio & Francis Herrera, his wife Esther; daughter Sheila; a set of twins at an early age; brothers, Pete, Jim and Joe and sister, Doris Manzanares.

 Much love and thanks to his children that has been by his side during his illness, and recent journey home to the Lord our God. The family would like to give special thanks to Encompass Health Care, and their caretakers for their help and support.

Memorial Services will be at Our Lady of Lourdes Church located at 2840 So. 9000 W Magna Utah 84044, Viewing will be March 12, 2023 at 6-7pm with a Rosary following at 7pm. There will be Mass on Monday March 13, 2023 at 10AM with a burial thereafter at Valley View Memorial Cemetery located at 4400 W. 4100 S; WVC, Utah.

Rest in peace, dad. We love you.

 

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Visitation

Sunday, March 12, 2023

6:00 - 7:00 pm (Mountain time)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

2840 S 9000 W, Magna, UT 84044

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Rosary

Sunday, March 12, 2023

Starts at 7:00 pm (Mountain time)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

2840 S 9000 W, Magna, UT 84044

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Funeral Mass

Monday, March 13, 2023

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

2840 S 9000 W, Magna, UT 84044

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