Catalina M. Herrera, age 86, of Marion, Texas (Former longtime resident of Roscoe, Texas), passed away on Monday, August 16, 2021 at her residence.
A rosary will be held 7:00 P.M., Wednesday, August 18, 2021, at Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home Chapel with family members officiating.
Holy Mass of Christian Burial will be held 10:00 A.M., Thursday, August 19, 2021, at Holy Spirit Catholic Parish with Father Nilo Nalugon officiating. Burial will follow at Roscoe Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Cate-Spencer & Trent Funeral Home.
Catalina Marquez Herrera was born to Francisco Marquez and Guillerma (Orona) Marquez on November 25, 1934 in Bado De Piedra, Mexico. She married Sixto Q. Herrera on November 18, 1950 in Presidio, Texas.
Sixto was a farmer in Roscoe and Catalina was his partner in their success as his support and raising their family of ten children. They were lifetime Catholics and active in the Catholic Church in Loraine and Sweetwater until they were instrumental in the building of St. Albert the Great Catholic Church in Roscoe, Texas.
She is survived by daughters, Lorina Hoffmann, Yolanda Gonzales, Juanita DeLeon and husband Lano, Nilda De LaCruz and Tommy Davila, Diana Reyes and husband Raymond, and Sandra Herrera, sons, Sixto Edward Herrera and wife Claudia and Michael Herrera. She has twenty seven grandchildren, thirty seven great-grandchildren, and two great-great grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of thirty eight years, two sons, Henry and Ruben Herrera, one granddaughter, Jennifer Ortega, her parents, Francisco and Guillerma Marquez, sons-in-law, Harold Hoffmann and Johnny Gonzales.
Pallbearers will be Barney Marquez, Kevin Gonzales, Nicholas DeLeon, Sixto (Spider) Herrera, II, Bryan DeLaCruz, Canon Herrera, Chip Reyes, and John Ruben Herrera.
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