Lidia Herrera, 58, of Granger passed away on Wednesday, May 16, 2012, surrounded by her loving family.

Lidia was born Aug. 1, 1953 in Durango, Mexico to Daniel and Josefina (De La Rosa) Caballero.

As a child she attended elementary school completing the sixth grade.

On Jan. 17, 1975 she married the love of her life, Casimiro Herrera Sr. in Bruno Martinez, Canatlan Durango, Mexico.

She was a dedicated and loving wife and homemaker. She loved cooking for the family, running her yard sales, babysitting all her beloved grandchildren, watching "Novelas" and watching all of her kids play basketball and soccer.

Lidia was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Granger for many years.

Lidia is survived by her loving husband, Casimiro Herrera Sr.; her children, Juan (America) Herrera, Casimiro Jr. (Maria Guadalupe) Herrera, Joel (Yulia) Herrera and Maria (Antonio) Gutierrez, all of Granger; 13 grandchildren; and her siblings, Daniel, Pedro, Ramon, Jesusita, Socorro and Josefina.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Daniel and Josefina Caballero; her brother, Agustin Caballero; and a granddaughter, Mana Guadalupe Herrera.

Viewing and visitation will be held Sunday, May 20, 2012, from 2 to 8 p.m., with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Sunnyside. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, May 21, 2012, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Granger, with burial to follow at Lower Valley Memorial Gardens in Sunnyside.

Those wishing to sign Lidia's on-line memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Homes Ltd. and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements




Leo Livingston, 45, of Grandview passed away on Thursday, May 10, 2012, in Yakima.

Leo was born Aug. 7, 1966 in Denver, Colo. to Henry and Eva (Chavez) Livingston.

Leo received his early education in Denver before moving with his family to the Lower Valley. Leo finished his education in Sunnyside receiving his GED.

He worked as a forklift operator and supervisor at various locations such as Columbia Cold Storage, Yakima Fruit Cold Storage and Olympic Fruit.

Leo enjoyed watching football, especially the Denver Broncos, fishing, camping and family poker games.

Leo is survived by his loving children, Chris Livingston, John Livingston and Sydney Livingston, all of Grandview; his parents, John and Eva Heberlein of Grandview; his former wife, Irma Livingston; his brother, Mark Livingston of Grandview; a sister, Renee Swearngin of Lacy; and numerous aunts, uncles, nieces and nephews.

Leo was preceded in death by an infant son, Joshua Livingston; and his grandparents, Tony and Jennie Chavez.

A memorial mass will be held Friday, May 18, 2012, at 10 a.m. at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Sunnyside.

Those wishing to sign Leo's on-line memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Homes Ltd and Crematory in Sunnyside is in charge of arrangements.


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