Ivan A. Herrero, owner/operator of Auto Truck Enterprises/Allen Samuels Towing, 59, of Corpus Christi died Oct. 6, 2007.

He was born March 17, 1948 in New York, NY to the late Ivan A. Herrero Sr. and to Lilia Rodriguez of Puerto Rico. He was a Vietnam Veteran in the United States Army. He completed numerous missions in combat, earning him many medals.

He was preceded in death by one son, Germain Herrero of Puerto Rico.

Survivors include his wife, Martha Herrero of Aguas Calientes, Mexico; two sons, Abel (Matilda) Herrero of Robstown and Ira (Sally) Herrero of Robstown; three daughters, Devon Herrero of Corpus Christi, Karen (Richard) Herrero Spencer of Portland and Kiana Herrero of Corpus Christi; three sisters, Sandra Pew, Evelyn Herrero, and Angeles Herrero; nine grandchildren, Annalisa, Andrea and Abel Herrero Jr., Sabrina, Isabella and Indira Herrero, Alejandro Salazar, Santos and Ciera Hinojosa.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 9 at Sawyer-George Funeral Home.

Final viewing will be held on Wednesday, Oct. 10, at 9 a.m. in St. Peter Prince of the Apostles Catholic Church with a Funeral Mass beginning at 10 a.m. Burial will follow at Seaside Memorial Park.

Sawyer-George Funeral Home