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Bert Herrin


December 27, 1939
May 16, 2019


Bert Herrin, 79, of Salem passed away Thursday, May 16, 2019 at SSM Health Good Samaritan Hospital in Mt. Vernon. She was born on December 27, 1939 the daughter of Grover and Clara (Durall) Wood in Centralia. She married Norman Herrin on October 25, 1957 and he preceded her in death on March 31, 2013.

Survivors to carry on precious memories of Bert include her son-in-law, Mike Dunbar of Odin; grandchildren, Michael Dunbar and wife Jennifer of Salem, and Matthew Dunbar of Sandoval; great-grandchildren, Hannah Minton, and Payton Dunbar; brother, Les Moulton of Centralia; and sister, Gail Hart of Maryland.

Along with her husband, Norman Herrin, Mrs. Herrin was preceded in death by both her parents; children, Bob Herrin, and Debra Dunbar; brothers, Charlie, and Dick; and sisters, Georgia, Dorothy, and Bernice.

Before retirement, Mrs. Herrin worked as a supervisor at Swan in Centralia. She was an avid Cubs fan, cheering on all their wins. Bert’s most treasured times were spent making memories with her great-granddaughters and watching them grow. Her family will remember her love and kindness.

A celebration of life service will be held by the family at a later date. Day Macz Funeral Home in Sandoval is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences and memories of Bert may be shared with the family by visiting and/or on the funeral home’s Facebook page.