In Memory of
Herrera sr

Obituary for Santiago Herrera

Dateline: Garden City
Name: Santiago Herrera, Sr.
Age: 78
Died: Thursday September 7, 2017 at Ventura, Zacatecas, Mexico
Born: August 5, 1939 in Ventura, Zacatecas, Mexico to Jose & Maria Soledad (Vasquez) Herrera
Marriage: Maria Elena Hernandez in Los Sauces, Zacatecas, Mexico on June 3, 1967.
She died August 16, 2014.

Mr Herrera was born and raised in Mexico. He courted and married Maria Elena in Mexico. Once they started a family he worked very hard to provide for them. He first came to the United States in 1971 and brought his complete family over in 1982. He was employed for BPI for 20 years before retiring to return to raising farm animals. He had green thumb and fulfilled Maria Elena’s wishes for a beautiful rose garden by filling his home with them. His children and grandchildren are grateful to have spent his last birthday with him at his surprise birthday party on August 5.

St Mary Catholic Church

Preceded in death by his wife, parents- & siblings-Pedro Antonio Herrera, Juan Herrera, Geronimo Herrera, Jose Herrera, Manuel Herrera, Juana Herrera, Quirina Herrera, Aurora Herrera, Irene Herrera, Ofelia Herrera & Consuelo Herrera.


Santiago Herrera, Jr. of Garden City, KS
Jose Luis Herrera of Garden City, KS


Pascuala Herrera of Garden City, KS
Quirina Herrera of Garden City, KS
Azucena Herrera of Garden City, KS
Teresa Herrera of Virginia
Sandra Herrera of Garden City, KS


Agripina Herrera of Mexico
Raquel Herrera of Mexico

22 Grandchildren
9 Great Grandchildren

Vigil Service: 7:00 pm Wednesday September 13, 2017
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Funeral Service: 11:00 am Thursday September 14, 2017
Place: St. Mary Catholic Church
Celebrant: Father Juan Salas
Burial: Valley View Cemetery
Memorials: Santiago Herrera Sr. Memorial Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home
Calling Hours: 9:00 am to 8:00 PM Tuesday September 12, 2014
9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Wednesday September 13, 2017
at Garnand Funeral Home

Condolences May be Posted To:

Garnand Funeral Home, 412 N. 7th, Garden City , KS 67846 620-276-3219