Jose Herrera Nunez, 88, of Sunnyside passed away on Wednesday, May 13, 2009, at his daughter's home in Sunnyside.

Jose was born April 14, 1921 in Zacatecas, Mexico, the son of Epifaino and Maria (Nunez) Herrera.

He married Maria Alvarez in Mexico.

Jose was a farm laborer contractor and farmed.

He enjoyed going out to eat, telling jokes and whistling.

Jose is survived by 10 children, Martha Acosta (Isidoro), Jose Luis Herrera (Prisca), Jesus Herrera (Raquel), Juan Herrera (Eva), all of Sunnyside, Oliva Herrera (Pedro Roman) and Raquel Reyes (Domingo), both of Zacatecas, Manuel Herrera (Aracely), Maria de los Angeles (Pedro), Jorge Herrera (Judith), Esperana Orozco (Filiberto), all of California; 39 grandchildren; and numerous great- grandchildren.

Evening funeral services will be held on Friday, May 15, 2009, at 6 p.m. at Sunnyside Apostolic Assembly of God. Burial will be held in Cuauthemoc, Zacatecas, Mexico. Smith Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.


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