Irma Herrera, 81, of Imlay City, MI died Saturday, May 16, 2020 at Lapeer County Medical Care Facility (Suncrest). Irma Nieves was born December 19, 1938 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. She was the daughter of the late Isaac N. and the late Clotilde Diaz (Montalvo) Nieves. Irma grew up in Puerto Rico. She was a graduate of a Puerto Rican High School. Irma married John Herrera on September 25, 1960 in San Juan, Puerto Rico. John died on January 14, 2016. She and John had lived in the Imlay City area since 1977. Irma worked for Hammill Mfg. for a few years, but mostly she was a homemaker raising her family. She and John went on several mission trips to Mexico, Dominican Republic and Nicaragua.

She is survived by two daughters, Jane A. Herrera of Attica, MI and Janet A. Herrera of Texas; two sons, John A. Herrera of Kentucky and Joseph A. (Amy) Herrera of Imlay City, MI; and three grandchildren, Skylar, Joey and Mia. Also surviving are her siblings, Juanita Nieves of Puerto Rico, Ramonita Nieves of Puerto Rico, Isabel Nieves of Florida, Isaac Nieves of Dominican Republic, Luis Nieves of Puerto Rico, and C. Delia Nieves of Puerto Rico.

Irma was preceded in death by her husband, John Herrera; her parents, Isaac and Clotilde Nieves; a sister, Lydia Nieves; and a brother, Raul Nieves.

The funeral service
was held Monday, May 18 at Muir Brothers Funeral Home of Imlay City, 225 N. Main Street, Imlay City, MI. Pastor Ron Kersten of the Cornerstone Community Church in Imlay City officiated. Burial of Irma’s cremated remains will be in Imlay Township Cemetery beside her beloved husband John.

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