Juan Herrera


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Posted Online: Jan. 23, 2013, 5:35 pm
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Juan Herrera, 66, of East Moline, died on Tuesday, Jan. 22, 2013, at his home under Genesis Hospice Care, surrounded by his family.
Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today at the Van Hoe Funeral Home, East Moline, where a rosary will be recited at 6:30 p.m. Memorials may be made to the family.
Juan was born on March 9, 1946, in Ejido San Isidro, Coahuila, Mexico, the son of Jose Herrera-Quiroz and Amanda Mondragon. He married Paula Martinez on Jan. 25, 1975, in Ejido San Isidro.
He retired from Xpack, Milan, after 36 years of service.
Survivors include his wife, Paula Herrera, East Moline; daughter, Elizabeth Medina, East Moline; son, Ivan Herrera, East Moline; grandchildren, Omar, Jose Luis and Carlos Medina; siblings, Jesus Herrera, Jose Herrera, Hector Herrera and Sonia Caballero, all of Texas; many aunts; uncles; cousins; nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sister, Rosa Herrera; and brother, Rogelio Herrera.
Online condolences may be left for the family at www.vanhoe.com.












 



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