Mary Ann Quade Herbert, 85, of Abilene, TX passed away on Sunday, November 7, 2021, in Abilene, TX.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, November 12, 2021, at 1:00 PM at the Holy Family Catholic Church, 5410 Buffalo Gap Road, Abilene, TX 79605. A visitation will be held Thursday, November 11, 2021, at 6:00 PM with a Rosary being held at 7:00 PM at Elmwood Funeral Home, 5750 US HWY 277 S., Abilene, TX.
Services in Ft. Dodge, Iowa will be held at 10:30 AM Tuesday, November 16 at Holy Trinity Church at in Fort Dodge Iowa. Interment will follow at St. James Cemetery in Clare, Iowa. A visitation will be held at the church 1 hour prior to the service.
Mary Ann was born on October 17, 1936, in Ft. Dodge, IA to the late Lawrence Otto Quade and Agnes L. Manning. She attended nursing school in Marshall Town, IA. Mary Ann met the love of her life in Phoenix, AZ and on April 27, 1963, married Joseph Herbert in St. Paul, MN. They had one son, Kevin Herbert. She enjoyed spending time with family and sharing her sense of humor and sarcasm with those whom she loved. In 1972 Joseph and Mary Ann moved to Abilene before he retired from the Air Force in 1974. They were blessed with 34 years of marriage until Joseph passed away on April 28, 1997. Mary Ann worked for the Abilene Health Department and was known as the red headed nurse who gave shots. She retired after 23 years with the city. She was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church and the Ancient Order of the Hibernians. Mary Ann was known for her spunk and enjoyed being young with her family and friends.
Mary Ann is survived by her son, Kevin Herbert, and Toni Crumpton; siblings, Janet Quade (Bill), Marcia Quade, James Quade (Jane), Sue Kaye Quade, Lawrence Quade (Linda), Terrance Quade (Donna), Robert Quade (Kathy), Judith Quade Anderson (Gene), Peggy Quade, Pamela Quade Gehring (Clancy); care giver and adopted daughter, Edwina Sotelo and Louis Herrera; special friends, Angelina Anaya, Danielle Anaya, Michael Anaja, Isaiah Sotelo, Marissa Herrera; numerous extended family and friends.