Consuelo Herrera de Mendez, 87, formerly of Davenport, died Wednesday, November 7, 2018 at Clarissa C. Cook Hospice House in Bettendorf.
Private family graveside services will be held at Fairmount Cemetery in Davenport. Halligan McCabe DeVries Funeral Home in Davenport is assisting the family with arrangements.
Consuelo was born January 24, 1931 in Santa Anna, Mexico, the daughter of Jesus and Felix (Mendoza) Herrera. On February 14, 1948, she married Fausto Mendez. He preceded her in death on August 7, 2016.
Consuelo worked for Brach Candies. She enjoyed embroidering, making traditional Mexican dresses, crocheting, and travel.
Those left to honor her memory include her children, Abel Mendez, Leticia Torres, Esperanza Mendez, Jose Mendez, Martha Torres, Rodrigo Mendez, Fausto Mendez, Jr., Roberto Mendez, Ricardo Mendez, Daniel Mendez, and Liliana Smith; many loving grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and her great-great grandchild; siblings, Tanchi, Cuca, Luis, Ruben, Miguel, Juan, Ricardo, Yolanda, and Alicia.
In addition to her husband, she was preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Consuelo; and her brothers, Roberto and Jesus.