ALINE HERRERA (nï¿½e Janis) Age 93, on Saturday, September 28, 2013. Born in St Louis, the only child of Julien Janis and Caroline Risque Janis, a noted local artist. Beloved wife of the late Alfredo S. Herrera, loving mother to Caroline (David) Habermaas, Orlando M. Herrera and the late Pierre Herrera. Dearest aunt, sister-in-law and friend to many. Aline was a graduate of Community & John Burroughs Schools and attended Washington University in St Louis. During WWII, she volunteered with the USO and the AWVS, (American Women's Voluntary Services) in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It was there, while vacationing that she met her future husband....they secretly married during the war while he was serving as a Staff Sgt. in Gen. George Patton's army. They announced their marriage after the end of the war. She was a founding member of the Gateway Craftsmen, the predecessor of today's Craft Alliance. She devoted her life to her family & her friends & she had a profound love of animals and Cardinal Baseball. A 10:00a.m. mass will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on October 28th in Santa Fe, New Mexico. Internment at the Santa Fe National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, a contribution to the animal
in her honor is appreciated.
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900