Delores Ann Herrera, 77

Delores Ann Herrera, 77

Delores Ann Herrera, 77, passed away on Sunday, March 22, 2020, at Wichita County Health Center in Leoti, Kansas. Funeral services will be conducted at some time in the future.

Memorials in her honor may be given to the Wichita County Health Center in care of Price & Sons Funeral Home, PO 161, Leoti, KS, 67861. Condolences may be sent to the family through the funeral home website at

Delores was born June 17, 1942, at Bridgeport, Nebraska, the daughter of Carlos José & Maria Marina (Arellano) Lopez.

On August 4, 1964 she married Pete Paul Herrera, Sr., at Minatare, Nebraska. That same year they moved to Leoti, Kansas, where Delores served as dispatch for the Wichita County Sheriffs Office from January 1, 1978, until her retirement on February 28, 2006.

Delores was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints and the Relief Society in Scott City, Kansas.

Delores’s surviving family includes her husband, Pete P. Herrera, Sr. of Leoti, Kansas; six children including Pete Paul (Penny) Herrera, Jr. of Newport News, VA, Adam Daniel (Bonnie) Herrera of Boston, MA, Esther (Dennis) Sturdivant of Surprise, AZ, Lillie (Calvin) Haverfield of Russell Springs, KS, Marcus (Donna) Herrera of Leoti, KS, Isabel (Ian) McDonald of St. George, UT; a brother Danny (Christina) Lopez of Rockford, IL; as well as twentysix grandchildren and thirty-six great-grandchildren.

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