Esteban "Steve" Alvarado Herrera
Esteban Alvarado Herrera born April 4, 1925 to Vidal and Julia Herrera in Gonzalez, TX passed away on March 23, 2013. Preceeding Steve are his parents, his sister Emelia Chacon and her husband Marcelino, his brother Jose Herrera, his oldest daughter Elda Ann Meacham and his son-in-law Bradley Kennedy. Steve is survived by his wife of 65 years Amelia Ysasi Herrera, his sister Esther Guerra, brothers Vidal (Lola) and Venancio "Benny" (Anita), his sons Hector (Janie), Rene (Jane), his son-in-law Scott Meacham, and his daughters Rebecca Kennedy and Ruth Fassett (Greg). Steve was blessed with 3 granddaughters, 5 grand- sons and 3 great-grandsons.
Steve served in the United States Navy as a Navy Seaman First Class aboard the USS Suwannee in active duty from July 13, 1943 to September 15, 1945. Steve was honorably discharged on December 12, 1945.
Steve will be laid to rest with military honors today at Riverside National Cemetery.
Published in San Bernardino Sun on Apr. 4, 2013