ROMA - MARIA DE JESUS HERRERA, 98, DIED ON THURSDAY, MAY 6, 2021 AT HOME MONTE ALTO, TX. SANCHEZ MEMORIAL FUNERAL HOME OF ROMA WILL BE IN CHARGE OF HER FUNERAL ARRANGEMENTS.
Maria de Jesus Herrera (Mary), passed away in her home in Monte Alto on Thursday, May 6, 2021, at the age of 98 years old. She was born in Rio Grande City, Texas on November 20, 1922. On April 28, 1946, she married Jesus Manuel Herrera.
She was a great homemaker, bookkeeper for their citrus farming operation until the death of her husband on June 6, 1986. She was always ready to give a helping hand where needed. She also worked for the Monte Alto School district in the cafeteria department. She along with her husband set good examples to their children as good hard-working parents.
She was preceded in death by her husband, parents, a son Jesus Mateo Herrera and a daughter Alma Angelina Moberg and son-in-law Rudy C Marroquin.
Survivors include twin sons, Juan Manuel ( Paola ), Jose Manuel ( Yolanda ) both from Monte Alto, Tx. daughters, Mary Lee Marroquin of San Antonio, Tx, Elena (Stephen ) Feild, Stet, Missouri, and Minerva ( Mark ) McDonnell, Archie, Missouri. Grandchildren Kassandra, Mateo, Caleb, Miranda Herrera and JJHerrera (Selina), John Marroquin, David (Traci ) Marroquin, Melissa Kieckhafer (Ryan ), Dolores (Richard ) Tompkins, Ericka (John ) Longpine, Erwin McDonnell, great-grandchildren, Justina Rubio, Jose Manuel lll and Azael Jax Herrera, Elliott and Garrett Marroquin, Tyler Harr, Jesse and Mason Longpine and Zoey McDonnell. A brother Cruz Lopez and a sister Viviana Gonzalez.
Visitation is Wednesday, May 12, 2021, from 3 pm-8 pm with rosary at 6 pm at Sanchez Funeral Home, Roma. Mass will be at 10 am May 13, 2021, with burial following at Los Saenz Cemetery.