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Esther Herrera

May 26, 1938 — March 8, 2022

Esther Delia Vallejos Herrera

May 26 1939-March 8 2022

Our mother, always there for us as we were very blessed to enjoy her last moments here, sisters Pearl, Wanda, Sylvia, Felicia and Sheila are my heros for taking care of her and Dad making sure they got to their doctor appt. She passed peacefully in her bed with loved ones by her side. She was born in Blanco New Mexico to Alfredo and Ursulita Manzaneres Vallejos of May 28 1939 after her education in Blanco she moved to Magna Utah with her brothers where she met Ernaldo Herrera and married in November 1958 they had 6 children Pearl (Ken) Lindstrom, Ernie Herrera, Wanda Herrera, Sylvia Bauman, Felicia (Dale) Bench and preceded in death Sheila Herrera Munoz and parents Alfredo, Ursulita, brothers Eddie, Lloyd, Douglas, Joe, Ronald Vallejos and sisters Jane Hazen, Mary Martinez, Martha Herrera and also a set of twins at an early age.

Mom was known for her hospitality made sure everyone was taken care of and feed she loved when company stopped by she was at her best. She began music with her brothers and sisters at an early age,  she has recorded and composed two records she was very proud of.  also they sang in the church choir at Our lady of Lourdes where she sang up till the last two weeks of her life. They competed in choir competitions thru out Utah and neighboring states and won many competitions.

Esther spent her time with grandkids and church activities also loved the spaghetti dinner where she could spend time with her friends

Esther is survived by her husband of 60+ years Ernaldo Herrera, Pearl, Ernie, Wanda, Sylvia, Felicia also brothers Fred Vallejos, Juan Vallejos and Theresa Herrera and  19 grandchildren and 36 great grandchildren and 3 great, great children

Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday March 14 2022 at 10am sharp Our Lady of Lourdes, Catholic Church and close Family and Friends may attend the viewing on March 13 2022 same location from 6-8 Rosary to follow at 7pm

She will be missed by all there are so many family and friends we would like to thank for all there support but not enough time to add all, if I have missed someone do not be offended I am sorry. May our Mother, Esther rest peacefully and we will wait in the hope of rising to be with this special woman.

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Visitation

Sunday, March 13, 2022

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

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

2840 S 9000 W, Magna, UT 84044

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Prayer Service

Sunday, March 13, 2022

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 14, 2022

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

2840 S 9000 W, Magna, UT 84044

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