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Tracy Eve Herald

January 10, 1965 - July 06, 2021



Tracy Eve Herald of Cadillac passed away Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at home surrounded by her family. Tracy was 56.

Tracy was born January 10, 1965 in Cadillac to William A. and Susan M. (Fisk) Coffel. She graduated from Cadillac High School in 1983. Tracy worked at RexAir in Cadillac for 31 years.

Tracy loved rhinoceroses and being outside. She loved spending time mushroom hunting, gardening, campfires and birds. She loved to travel to different destinations and enjoyed going to races all over the country. Tracy had a zest for life and loved her family and friends. Her grandchildren were her greatest joy and making holidays a special time for them was very important to her.

She is survived by her sons, Nicholas “Nick” (Jessica) Herald and Kolton “Kody” Herald (Crystal Abranski); daughter-in-law, Taylor Herald all of Cadillac: grandchildren: Nicholas, Jerika, Jenny, Ricky, Carter, Aubree, Brooke, a baby girl due in November, Garrison, Johnny, Natalie; her father, William “Bill” Coffel, Sr.; siblings: William “Bill” Coffel, Jr. , Sam Coffel, Kelvin Coffel, Kevin Coffel, Guy (Laura) Coffel, Tricia (Norm) Hottmann ; mother-in-law, Kay (Tony) Belkowski; sister-in-law, Terri (Mark) Darrow; many nieces, nephews and friends.

On June 25, 1988 she married Ricky D. Herald and he preceded her in death on May 11, 2002. She was also preceded in death by a son, Chris Herald on May 15, 2021; her mother, Susan Coffel in 2016 and a brother, Matt Coffel in 2014.

Funeral services will be held 11:00 AM Monday, July 12, 2021 at Peterson Funeral and Cremation Services in Cadillac with Chaplain Walter Ross officiating. Friends may meet the family from 3:00 to 5:00 PM Sunday at the funeral home. Burial will take place at Selma Township Cemetery in Wexford County.

Memorial contributions may be made to the family. An online guestbook is available at

Guest Book

  • Michelle Trivieri - Jul 6th, 2021 1:17 pm

    "My deepest condolences go out to your family. You were the nicest person and best friend I have ever known. Fly high my beloved Rhino. Rest in eternal peace."

  • Connie Berry - Jul 7th, 2021 7:42 am

    "Tracy girl I'm sure going to miss your beautiful smile. RIP my friend. Love you!"

  • Ann Burmania - Jul 7th, 2021 9:22 am

    "Prayers sent on the loss of Tracy. God Bless you all. "

  • Erin Root - Jul 7th, 2021 11:40 am

    "What a wonderful soul!! I was so honored to be her friend!! "

  • Patricia Wright - Jul 7th, 2021 12:55 pm

    "We started out as neighbors 23 yrs ago, quickly became best friends.Your family became mine and mine became yours. So many laughs & tears, along with a lot of crazy nights out dancing.I can no longer see or hug you my friend but the memories from everyone you have touched will live forever. You will forever be in my heart. Your a angel now in heaven so use your wings an Fly my friend Fly"

  • Bonnie Alworden - Jul 7th, 2021 3:33 pm

    "My condolences to the Coffel/Herald family."

  • Wanda Thomas - Jul 9th, 2021 7:20 am

    "RIP Tracy...your smile and laughter will be missed by many."

  • John Olmstead - Jul 9th, 2021 9:50 am

    "I’ll miss that smile Tracy. Fly high with the angels. Rest In Peace cuz. Condolences to the family. "

  • George and Marcia Grames - Jul 9th, 2021 5:42 pm

    "Our prayers go out to the family and friends. "

  • Denise Reinardy - Jul 10th, 2021 5:45 am

    "Tracy you were the best friend, we had a lot of good memories together. You will be forever in my heart! Rest In Peace my sweet friend!"

  • Michelle Hawk - Brack - Jul 10th, 2021 9:31 am

    "I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers go out to her family."

  • Carla(Doan) Moffit - Jul 13th, 2021 2:56 am

    "Prayers to all family and friends .She is with few class mates having a great time in heaven ."

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