Casilda “Casey” Margaret DeHerrera, 97

Longtime valley resident Casilda “Casey” Margaret DeHerrera, 97, passed away on Monday December 17, 2018.  She was born on January 13, 1921 in Espinoza, Colorado to Alejandrino and Marina (Espinoza) DeHerrera.  She graduated from Antonito High School and went on to serve as a waitress and bartender for many years and then as a bookkeeper.  She enjoyed socializing with friends and family, going out to eat and playing Bingo. 

Casey is survived by her sister Ernestine “Ernie” Mercier of Alamosa as well as numerous nieces nephews and extended family.

She was preceded in death by her parents and her siblings, Amando, Angelica, Leo, Gloria, Aurora and O.D.

Cremation was selected and a Memorial Mass will be held at 10:00 am on Wednesday December 26, 2019 at the Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Alamosa.  Inurnment will follow services in the Alamosa Cemetery.  To express condolences, please visit

Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa is in care of the arrangements.