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Eliu Herrera

December 19, 2019

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Obituary

 

Eliu F. Herrera age 88, a resident of Questa, passed away peacefully surrounded by his loving family on December 19, 2019.

He is preceded in death by his grandson Jose Beto Herrera; parents Fermin and Ursulita Herrera; siblings Mable Trujillo and Riley Gaillour; brothers-in-law Virgil Trujillo, Tony Flores and Michael Gaillour.

Eliu proudly served his country in the U. S. Army during the Korean War.   He was a   successful General Contractor for many years, throughout Northern New Mexico.  Eliu kept himself busy with ranching and was a VFW life member. 

He is survived by his wife Berlinda Herrera; children Gabriel Herrera (Novella), Louis Eddie Herrera (Elizabeth), Gregory Herrera, Myra Trujillo (Richard), Lawrence Herrera; 12 grandchildren, 19 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild; siblings Aida Flores, Isabel Garcia (Ben); step mother-in-law Minnie Garcia; brother-in-law Jerry Garcia (Linda); sister-in-law Linda Sandoval; his caretaker Beverly Vigil and many other nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rosary will be recited on Monday December 23, 2019 at 10:00AM followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 11:00AM at St. Anthony’s Catholic Church in Questa. Burial will be held on Tuesday December 24, 2019 at 11:15AM at the Santa Fe National Cemetery.

The family of Eliu F. Herrera has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.  575-300-5288 www.devargastaos.com

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Services

Recitation of the Rosary
Monday
December 23, 2019

10:00 AM
St. Anthony's Catholic Church
Questa
Questa, NM 87556

Mass of Christian Burial
Monday
December 23, 2019

11:00 AM
St. Anthony's Catholic Church
Questa
Questa, NM 87556

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