Manassa resident Kevin E. Herrera, 40, passed away March 12, 2013 at the Penrose Medical Center in Colorado Springs surrounded by his loving family. Kevin was born on April 8, 1972 in La Jara, Colorado the son of Eloy A. Herrera and Mary Lucrecia Vialpando. Kevin was an amazing son, father, brother and companion who enjoyed playing guitar, listening to music, writing poetry, cooking and above all the time he spent with his loving family and his five dogs.
Survivors include his mother Lucrecia Herrera of Manassa, CO; Son Kevin Manuel Herrera of Manassa, CO; companion Isabelle Velasquez of Romeo, CO; Isabelle’s children Larry (Teresa) Velasquez of Antonito, CO; Jennifer (Ryan) Berry of La Jara, CO; Kimberly (Thaddeus) Rivera of Grand Junction, CO; Anna (Manuel) Arvizo of Alamosa, CO; Christina (Anthony) Llanez of Antonito, CO; sisters Leah Herrera (Kris Reynolds) of Manassa, CO; Melanie (Scott) Godfrey of Salt Lake City, UT; brothers Carl Herrera, Floyd Herrera both of Manassa, CO; Daniel (Jackie) Herrera of La Jara, CO; Michael (Donna) Herrera of Rio Rancho, NM; Levi (Eileen) Herrera of Albuquerque, NM; Andres (Jennifer) Herrera of Capulin, CO; nieces and nephews Marissa, Matilde, Eloy, Ronnie, Daniel Jr., Joshua, Christopher, Alicia, Rachel, Mackenzie, Lucas, Shentell, Mariah, Meaghan, Madeline, Marielle, Randi, Erin and Emilee.
Kevin was preceded in death by his father Eloy A. Herrera.
A Prayer Service will be held on Sunday, March 17, 2013 at 7:00 PM at the Cristo El Rey Assembly of God Church in Antonito. A Memorial Service will be held on Monday, March 18, 2013at 10:00 AM at the Capulin Assembly of God Church in Capulin. Cremation has been chosen and inurnment will be held at a later date. Viewing and visitation will be held on Sunday at 3:00PM until service time at the Cristo El Rey Church in Antonito. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Romero Funeral Home of Antonito.