Anita M. Huerta

Anita Marie Huerta, 58, of Huntington, IN, died Monday, Nov. 19, 2012, at Parkview Huntington Hospital.

Mrs. Huerta graduated from Richwoods High School in Peoria, IL. She had worked at Proctor Hospital as a respiratory therapist and served as a foster parent to more than 53 children. She was a member of SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Huntington.

She was born in Peoria, IL, to Ken and Phyllis Choiniere. She married José Huerta on May 1, 1982. Her husband survives.

Additional survivors include four sons, Mateo Huerta, of West Lafayette; Andros Huerta, of Fort Wayne; and Miguel Huerta and Manolo Huerta, both of Huntington; three daughters, Marianita (Dustin) Huerta Ketner, Annalise Huerta and Alia Huerta, all of Huntington; and a brother, Kevin (Tami) Choiniere, of Martinez, CA.

Calling is Friday, Nov. 23, 2012, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Bailey-Love Mortuary, 35 W. Park Drive, Huntington. A Mass will be held on Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at 10 a.m., with calling one hour prior to the service, at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, 860 Cherry St., Huntington.

Preferred memorials are gifts to Kids Kampus, Youth Services Bureau, SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church or the Huntington Tea Party.

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