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Celebration of Life Friday for Marie Herrera, 67

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Marie Herrera, 67 of Hammond, IN passed away April 29, 2019 with her family by her side.

She was born to the late Stephen and Jean Fedor, August 14, 1951, in East Chicago, IN.

Marie graduated from East Chicago Washington High School in 1969. She married her high school sweetheart, Joseph on May 26,1973.

Marie is survived by her children: Kelly (Kenneth) Prince, of Chesterton, IN; Ryan Herrera, of Whiting, IN; Grandchildren; Madeline and Maxwell Prince; Sister Dolores McGee, Brother Stephen (Rhonda) Fedor. She is survived by a host of nieces and nephews.

Marie is predeceased by her granddaughter, Jordan Jaeger.

Marie worked at Van Tilís in Hammond for 15 years. She ended her working career as a bartender at the Majestic Star Casino in Hammond. In her past time, Marie enjoyed gambling and spending time with her grandchildren.

Marie was immensely proud of her family, and leaves behind nothing but beautiful memories. Marie will be greatly missed by those that know and love her.

The family wishes to thank all of those who cared for her during her last days.

For those who have known Marie in her fruitful journey with us, a celebration of her life will be held on Friday, May 3, 2019, at The River Church, 75 E. 1100 N, Chesterton, IN, 46304, from 4-7 p.m. Pastor Nowell Hardin will officiate the services beginning promptly at 4 p.m., with visitation to follow.

Arrangements handled by Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home, 517 Broadway, Chesterton, IN, 46304. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 5/1/2019




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