Roberto Herrera

Roberto R. Herrera, Sr., beloved father of Louis, Roberto Jr., Rita Mae, and Francisco. He is greeted in heaven by his parents, Cecilio C. Herrera, Sr., & Josefina Montes De Oca Herrera, his son Francisco, and several siblings. As a young man, he served in the U.S. Navy and served in the Philippines during WWII as what was then known as a Frog before they were called Seals, and after receiving His Bachelor's Degree from St. Mary's University joined the Army Air Corp and retired as a Captain in the U.S. Air Force. He is survived by his sister, Josefina Herrera Miller, his children, nieces and nephews, and several cousins. He will be dearly missed by many friends, and relatives. Roberto will be buried at Fort Sam Houston. In lieu of flowers, please send donations to Our Lady of Lourdes Grotto, on Blanco Road, San Antonio, Texas.

Published in Express-News on Nov. 5, 2013