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Mary Katherine Herrera

March 9, 1926 ~ April 22, 2018 (age 92)

Mary Katherine Herrera was born March 9, 1926 in Los Angeles, California to John Joseph and Edwina Kathryn Daniger Buehler. She departed from us on April 22, 2018 at Sunny Ridge Care Rehabilitation and Retirement Center in Nampa, Idaho.

She married Ross Albert Evans on November 8, 1945, a sailor in the US Navy. Together, they would have five children, Mark, Nina, Lynn, Ruth, and Neal, all of whom survive. Ross passed away on May 29, 2006.

Mary played many roles in life, but her crowning achievement, other than her children, was going to nursing school and becoming an LPN at the age of 52. She retired from St. Alphonsus Hospital at the age of 65, and would later return to St. Alphonsus, where she worked as a clerk until again retiring at age 72.

She married Charles Oliver Daniel on April 26, 1979. They remained married until his death on March 12, 1992.

She married Presciliano ‘Percy’ Silva Herrera on July 11, 1998. Percy passed away on August 7, 2009.

She is survived by her five children: Mark Evans of Boise, Idaho; Nina Nelson of Milwaukie, Oregon; Lynn Vona of Duvall, Washington; Ruth Hannon of McKinney, Texas; and Neal Evans of Unity, Oregon. She is also survived by a sister, Jo Ann Pylant of Rio Rancho, New Mexico, 10 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and four great-great-granddaughters.
There will be a viewing at Relyea Funeral Chapel, 318 N. Latah St., Boise, at 1:00 pm on Saturday, April 28. A funeral service will commence at 2:00 pm. There will be no graveside service.

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