Melissa Kay Herr, 40, of Mount Vernon, Illinois passed away at 2:00 A.M. August 2, 2017 at Thunder Bay in Ontario, Canada. She was born April 20, 1977 in Salem, Illinois to Robert “Bob” C. and Sue (Shufeldt) Herr III.

Visitation: Sunday, August 6, 2017 from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. Funeral Mass: Monday, August 7, 2017 at 10:00 A.M. at Saint Mary Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Mount Vernon, Illinois with The Very Reverend Father John Iffert officiating. Interment: St. Mary’s Cemetery in Mount Vernon, Illinois. Memorials may be given to Saint Mary School Endowment Fund and will be accepted at the church or the funeral home.

Call Hughey Funeral Home at 618-242-3348 or visit for further information.