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Veva Joy (Conroy) Herin

January 13, 1920 ~ December 4, 2023 (age 103) 103 Years Old

Veva Herin Obituary

Veva Joy Herin, 103, of Hesperia, passed away at the Newaygo Medical Care Facility in Fremont, Monday, December 4, 2023, a little shy of her 104th birthday.  She was born January 13, 1920, in Shelby, the daughter of Albert and Minnie (Bennitt) Conroy.

Veva married Darroll Herin in July 1938 in Muskegon. She was a long-time member of the Ferry United Methodist Church and the Hesperia Lioness, VFW Aux. Post 3245 and the Red Hat Society.  Veva enjoyed embroidering and baking.  She embroidered a quilt for all of her grand, great-grand, and great-great-grandchildren except the last few.  We are going to miss her cookies, pies and apple squares.  Veva liked to watch the birds and feed them, play card games and loved her cat.  She used to freeze and can lots of fruits and vegetables.  Veva also baked thousands of loaves of bread. She loved every holiday and had many a sit down dinner with all the family at her house.  Veva and Darroll had a long table built to hold us all.

Veva is survived by: her son, Danny (Diane) Herin; daughters-in-law, Janet Herin and Cheryl Herin; sister-in-law, Betty (Ed) Dean, 10 grandchildren, 29 great-grandchildren and 21 great-great grandchildren.

Veva was preceded in death by: her parents, Albert and Minnie, husband of 77 years, Darroll Herin; 3 sisters; infant girl, Vida Conroy, Vera (Earl) Huston, brothers; Vaughn (Thelma) Conroy, Albert Junior (Leva & Jacqueline) Conroy; sons, Terry and Randy; granddaughter, Katrina Herin; grandson, Brian Herin; great-granddaughter, Megan Turgeon;  step-father, Edgar Schneider; step-brothers, Richard (Margaret) Schneider, Leonard (Hilma) Schneider, Everett “Donnie” Schneider; step-sisters, Dorothy (Edmund) Kotecki, Irene (Henry) Hall, Marjory Schneider, and Brownie (Hank) Baker.

Funeral Services will be conducted at 2 pm, Saturday, December 9, 2023, at Harris Funeral Home, 267 N. Michigan Avenue, Shelby, Michigan 49455, with Pastor Merlin Delo officiating. Visitation will be held from 1 pm until the start of service at 2 pm, Saturday, December 9, 2023, at Harris Funeral Home. Interment will follow in West Hesperia Cemetery, 8699 Loop Road, Hesperia, Michigan 49421.  A luncheon will follow at the Hesperia United Methodist Church, 187 E. South Avenue, Hesperia, Michigan 49421. 

Please consider memorial donations to: Hesperia United Methodist Church, 187 E. South Avenue, Hesperia, Michigan 49421.

Harris Funeral Home, in Shelby, is in charge of arrangements.

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Services

Visitation
Saturday
December 9, 2023

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Harris Funeral Home
267 N. Michigan Avenue
Shelby, MI 49455

Funeral Service
Saturday
December 9, 2023

2:00 PM
Harris Funeral Home
267 N. Michigan Avenue
Shelby, MI 49455

Interment
Saturday
December 9, 2023

3:20 PM
West Hesperia Cemetery, Loop Road, Hesperia, Michigan

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