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Juan Herrera

January 27, 1942 — September 28, 2021

Juan Herrera

Juan A. Herrera

Age 79 of Coal City, Illinois, passed away Tuesday, September 28, 2021 at AMITA Saint Joseph Medical Center in Joliet, Illinois.

Born January 27, 1942 in Durango, Mexico, Juan was a son of Alberto and Nicasia Arambula Herrera. He was raised in Mexico and immigrated to the United States in the 1960’s. He was a member of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church in Coal City, and formerly worked for Norwalk Tank Company in New Lenox.

Survivors include his wife, Manuela; five children: Juan F. (Maria) Herrera of Coal City, Salvador Herrera of Braidwood, Maria (Nicolas, III) Colin of Chicago, Lorena (Julio) Lopez of Coal City and Griselda (Braulio) Valdez of Coal City; (17) grandchildren: Natalie, Stacey and Joshua Herrera, Elisa and Joel Herrera, Ariana, Nicolas IV, Anareli, Isaiah, Rosemary and Jared Colin, Jacqueline, Leslie, Julio and Michael Lopez and Anthony and Kassandra Valdez; six great grandchildren: Andrea, Zayden, Alaina, Mariah, Nicolas V and Oliver; and siblings: Julio, Catarino, Maximina, Gonzala and Jose Leon, as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Juan was preceded in death by his parents; his granddaughter, Sophia, and great grandson, Aiden; sisters: Andrea, Teresa, and Angelita; and brothers: Paulino, Francisco, Jesus, and Rito.

A family visitation will be held at Reeves Funeral Home in Coal City, followed by funeral services in Assumption Catholic Church in Coal City. Reverend Jason Stone will preside and Deacon Arnulfo Cisneros will assist.

Burial will be in Braceville-Gardner Cemetery.

Family and friends are encouraged to sign the guest book, upload photographs and share Juan’s memorial page online through social media by logging onto:

Funeral services and arrangements have been made under the direction and care of Reeves Funeral Homes, Ltd. in Coal City. (815-634-2125)

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