The Tri-County Obituary Project

Huerfano County, Pueblo County, and Las Animas County, Colorado.



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Vigil, Maclovio
Maclovio "Mike" Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - October 11, 1987 - Maclovio "Mike" Vigil, Walsenburg. Husband of Elvira Vigil. Father of Ersie (Pino) Wilkins and Flora (Gilbert) Rice, Walsenburg, Frances (Ken) Wiscamb, Denver, and Mike (Maria) Vigil Jr., Fullerton, Calif. Brother of Jake Vigil and Grace (Demetrio) Jaramillo, Pueblo, Rose Castro, Marysville, Calif., Bernobe (Delia) Vigil, Oakland, Calif., Elfido Vigil, Denver, and Mary P. Martinez, Rocky Ford; brother-in-law of Frank (Dolores) Pacheco, Clifton, Nick (Delia) Pacheco Sr., Gilbert (Ersi) Pacheco and Margaret (Toby) Martinez, Pueblo. Survived also by 11 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Service announcements later. Pueblo Chieftain - October 12, 1987 - Maclovio “Mike” Vigil. Services, St. Mary Church: Coronado Club Rosary, 7 p.m. Monday, and Mass of Christian Burial 10 a.m., Tuesday. Graveside service by Coronado Club and United Mine Workers of America, North St. Mary Cemetery.

Vigil, Madeline D.
Madeline D. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - August 06, 2004 - Madeline D. Vigil, 60, went to be with our Lord on Aug. 3, 2004. She will be sadly missed and remembered. She was preceded in death by her father, Felipe Sena. Survived by her mother, Leonarda Sena; boyfriend, Ken Wadley; daughter, Denise (Terence Bobian) Vigil, Anthony, Stacy and Angelique Maldonado; son, Ronnie (Genesee Cordova) Vigil, Adam, Vanessa and Christine (Paul Thompson) Vigil; great-grandson, Sebastion Thompson; siblings, Carmel (Dusty) Duran, Ersie Herndon, Virginia (Louis) Martinez, Phillip (Vivian) Sena; numerous nieces and nephews. A rosary and memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, August 7, 2004, at St. Mary's Catholic Church in Walsenburg. Family and friends will be received at the Mazone Hall immediately after the services. Donations accepted in lieu of flowers.

Vigil, Malaquias
Malaquias Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - May 03, 1986 - Malaquias Vigil, 81, of 809 E. Second, died May 2, 1986. Preceded in death by son, Navor Vigil (1980). Mr. and Mrs. Vigil would have celebrated their 61st wedding anniversary June 22, 1986. Retired from A. P. Green Industries in 1960 after 13 years of service. Member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church. Husband of Mary Vigil, father of Evaristo (Lila) Vigil, Dora (Lee) Gutierrez, Louise (Nick) Aguilar, Gus (Juanita) Vigil, all of Pueblo; Willene (Roberto) Quiroz of California; Adelmo (Helen) Vigil of Pueblo; Bea (Dimas) Gallegos of Aurora; Rudy (Theresa) Vigil, Ray (Sally) Vigil, Sam Vigil, Mike Vigil, and Linda (Ben) Kaber, all of Pueblo. Also brother of Clara Quintana of Colorado Springs; and Fermin Vigil of San Luis; grandfather of 64, great-grandfather of 44 and great-great-grandfather of three. Rosary recitation, 7 p.m. Sunday, and Mass of Christian Burial, 10 a.m. Monday. Both services at St. Leander Church. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Friends and relatives will be received at 809 E. Second.

Vigil, Manuel
Manuel Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - August 25, 1999 - Manuel Vigil, of Henderson, Nev., died Aug. 2, 1999, as a result of an accident. Survived by children, Christina and Manuel Vigil III, of Henderson, Nev.- parents, Manuel and Lucille Vigil of Pueblo- sisters, Cheryl (Bill) Martinez, Arlene Vigil- niece, Sarah- nephew, Gabriel- granddaughter, Desirae, all of Henderson, Nev.- numerous uncles, aunts, cousins and friends. Funeral services were held Aug. 12 at Palm Mortuary, Las Vegas, Nev. A memorial service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday, St. Leander Church, with Father Ben Bacino officiating.

Vigil, Manuelita
Manuelita (Mabel) Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - March 04, 1998 - Manuelita (Mabel) Vigil, formerly from Boone, Colo., went to be with the Lord on March 3, 1998. Preceded in death by parents, Clarita Martinez and Cruz Martinez- infant daughter, Ruby Vigil and grandson, James Parra. Survived by her beloved husband, Jose Vigil- eight children, Rudy (Lisa) Vigil, Dan (JoAnn) Vigil, Joseph Vigil, Bernie (Dave) Gronbach, Evelyn (Daniel) Otero, Henry (Linda) Vigil, all of Pueblo, Davy (Tammy) Vigil, Denver, Marie (Ray) Ramirez, Ariz.- 11 grandchildren- seven great-grandchildren- three sisters- five brothers- special uncle and aunt, Jose and Martha Martinez, Las Vegas, N.M.- special granddaughter, Ashley Vigil. Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday. Funeral Mass, 9:30 a.m. Friday. Both services at Sacred Heart Cathedral Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Viewing, 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Thursday.

Vigil, Margaret
Margaret Vigil - Denver Post - August 20, 1994 - Margaret Vigil, Denver homemaker, 88 - Margaret Vigil of Denver, a homemaker, died Aug. 11. She was 88. Mass of Christian burial was said Monday at St. Anthony of Padua Church. Interment was in Mount Olivet Cemetery. She was born May 29, 1906, in Walsenburg. She is survived by three sons, Sam, Denver, Bob, Estes Park, and Victor, Denver; two daughters, Estella Hernandez and Cookie Abeyta, both of Denver; 16 grandchildren; 42 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren. Contributions may be made to the Hospice of Metro Denver, 3955 E. Exposition Ave., Denver 80209; or Harvest House for Women, 5532 Highway 36, Estes Park, 80517.

Vigil, Margaret
Margaret Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - November 27, 1997 - Margaret Vigil, 82, of Pueblo, passed away Nov. 26, 1997, in Denver, Colo. Born on July 10, 1915, in Alamosa, Colo. Preceded in death by her husband, Frank Vigil- her parents, Tranquelino and Lucia Suazo. Also preceded in death by two sons, Charlie Vigil and George Vigil. Survived by four sons, Richard (Gina) Vigil, Denver, Roger (Tillie) Vigil, Alamosa, Gilbert (Mary) Vigil, Denver, and Robert Vigil, Pueblo- sisters, Odelia Silva, Sedro Wooley, Washington, Stella DeLeon, Olympia, Wash. Funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Friday, Holy Family Church. Celebrant, Rev. Ben Bacino. Interment, Mountain View Cemetery.

Vigil, Margaret
Margaret Tamburelli Sample Vigil - Huerfano World - October 20, 1994 - Margaret Vigil Dies - Margaret Tamburelli Sample Vigil, 84, of Walsenburg, died Monday, October 17,1994. Born Apr. 20, 1910, in Trinidad to Juan and Lucindia Roybal, she lived most of her life on a ranch in Trinidad. She married Robert Sample in 1959 and moved to Walsenburg to ranch. In 1982, she married Louie Vigil. During her life she worked for various restaurants, Little Pig Inn, The Busy Bee, and Mondo's Poor Boy, all in Walsenburg. Survivors include her husband, Louie, Walsenburg; a daughter, Elsie Sandoval, Pueblo; two sisters, Rose Crispin, Trinidad and Virginia Bowman, Walsenburg; one brother, Joe B. Roybal, Trinidad; four grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Friday from St. Mary Church. Funeral mass will be at 10 a.m. Saturday from St. Mary. Burial will be in Huerfano Masonic Cemetery.

Vigil, Margaret
Margaret Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - September 05, 2004 - Margaret Vigil, 78, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord Sept. 2, 2004. Born Jan. 10, 1926, in Sugar City, Colo. Preceded in death by daughter, Flora LaPrairie; parents, Fred and Bernadette Armendariz; sisters, Louise Hijar, Jennie Whatley. Survived by daughter, Barbara (John) Aragon; former spouse, Chris Vigil; sister, Lucy Flores; brothers-in-law, Rudy (Edna) Vigil, Perfecto Hijar; sister-in-laws, Viola (Chris) Valdez, Margie Zamora; grandsons, John (Michelle) Aragon Jr., Mike (Desiree) Aragon; also survived by eight great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and friends. Vigil service, 6 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at Romero Chapel. Visitation at vigil service. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after both services.

Vigil, Maria Elena
Maria Elena Vigil - Huerfano World - June 18, 1992 - Maria Elena Vigil, 80, of Pueblo, died June 15, 1992. Survivors include her children, Ida Serna, Gilbert Vigil and Dora Lopez, Albuquerque, NM, Bernie Vigil, Walsenburg, Fernando Vigil, Colorado Springs and Bernadette Pieczynski, Chicago, IL, and two granddaughters, raised as daughters, Virginia Imprescia and Dorothy Guzman, Phoenix, AZ; three brothers, Conrad Martinez, Tommy Martinez and Tony Martinez; two sisters, Oralia Vigil and Casandra Cortez; 39 grandchildren, 25 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren. Funeral service will be at 1 p.m. Thursday from Rivera Funeral Home in Pueblo. Burial will be in Roselawn Cemetery.

Vigil, Maria Epimenia
Maria Epimenia Vigil - Huerfano World - November 19, 1992 - Maria Epimenia Vigil, 86, of Denver, formerly of Walsenburg, died in St. Anthony Central Hospital Tuesday evening, Nov. 17, 1992. Funeral announcements later.

Vigil, Maria Flora
Maria Flora Vigil - Huerfano World - July 13, 1989 - Flora Vigil, 51, of Walsenburg died early Saturday, July 8, 1989 as the result of a fall down a flight of stairs. Born at Sand Arroyo, West of Walsenburg, Aug. 28, 1937, she spent her early years in that area attending country school. She later attended schools at West Seventh Street, Washington and St. Mary. She graduated from Huerfano County High School in 1956. Mrs. Vigil was active in the Plaza de Los Leones celebration, St. Mary PTA and Eagles Auxiliary, was a member of St. Mary Church and served as a sacristan for the Sunday, celebrations of worship. Mrs. Vigil is survived by her mother, Sarita Vasquez, Walsenburg; her former husband, Charles Bernard Vigil Sr., Colorado Springs; two daughters, Elaine B. Burnett and Stephanie Lyn Vigil, a son, Charles B. Vigil Jr. and a granddaughter, all of Walsenburg; brothers and sisters, Ernest Vigil, El Paso, TX; Erlinda Martin de Campos, Whittier, CA, Margaret Applehunt and Joe Ribali, Walsenburg, Chris and Tom Vigil and Paul Victor Ribali, Pueblo and Lucy Martinez, Denver. Mass of Christian Burial was Tuesday from St. Mary Church. Burial was in Sand Arroyo Cemetery. Boies Almont was in charge of arrangements.

Vigil, Maria Floripa
Maria Floripa (Duran) Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - September 10, 1986 - Maria Floripa (Duran) Vigil of Walsenburg died Sept. 9, 1986, at the age of 104. Mother of Charles (Delia) Duran, Alyce Rodman, Walsenburg, and Ned (Emma) Duran, Richmond, Calif. Survived also by 15 grandchildren, 49 great-grandchildren, 31 great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her daughter, Evangeline Hurtado, 10 days ago. Services, 7 p.m. Friday, and 2 p.m. Saturday, Boies Almont Memorial Chapel. Interment, Masonic Cemetery.

Vigil, Maria Linda
Maria Linda Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - March 13, 2004 - Maria Linda Vigil, 59, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord March 10, 2004, after a long battle with cancer. Born July 13, 1944, in Ray, Ariz. Preceded in death by her parents, Marcelino and Amelia Gallegos. Survived by loving husband of 43 years, Eddie Floyd Vigil; sons, Edward (Michelle) Vigil, Mike (Sonya) Vigil, Robert (Dawn) Vigil, Joey Vigil; daughters, Annette Sisneros (Mike), Angela (Mike) Bookout, Tracy (Tony) Espinoza, Crystal Vigil (Joe); beloved sister, Mary Gallegos; and brother, Alfred (Kathy) Gallegos; also survived by 18 grandchildren, four great-grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews. Linda will be greatly missed by her brothers-in-law and sisters-in-law, Rose (Eppie) Gallegos, Flo (Manuel) Aguilar, Larry (Kathy) Vigil, Ruby (Jim) Forbes; and very special friends, Manuel and Darlene Duran. Mom touched everyone's heart who she came in contact with. She loved to travel to Villanueva, N.M., to visit friends and relatives. She especially loved spending time with her family and listening to Daniel Cordova and Esperanza music. Vigil service, 7 p.m. Sunday and memorial Mass, 10 a.m. Monday; both at St. Leander Church. Cremation has taken place.

Vigil, Maria Onofre
Maria Onofre Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - March 25, 1979 - Maria Onofre Vigil, Service, St. Mary Church. Wake service and Spanish rosary 7:30 p.m. Sunday, Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. Monday. Interment, South St. Mary Cemetery. Huerfano World - March 30, 1989 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of our Grandmother, Onofre Vigil, who died Mar. 21, 1979. - Verse - Sadly missed by Fernando, Per, Esther, Tina, Arnold and families.

Vigil, Marie
Marie "Pablita" Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - May 13, 1987 - Marie "Pablita" Vigil, late of 1215 E. 14th St., died May 12, 1987. Mrs. Vigil had lived in Pueblo since 1945 and was formerly of Walsenburg. Survived by her husband, Raymond P. Vigil, and nine children, Obed (Susan) Vigil of Pueblo, Aaron Vigil of Denver, Betty (John) Campbell of North Carolina, Rachel (Walter) Reints of Texas, Becky (Alex) Tribelhorn of Denver, Jesse (Millie) Vigil and Joe (Alba) Vigil, both of Pueblo, Lola Brooklyn of Switzerland and Solomon Vigil of Pueblo. She was preceded in death by a son, Danny Vigil, in 1972 and a brother, Moses Sanchez, in 1986. Also survived by 19 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. She was a sister of Elvira Vigil of Pueblo, Melinda Quintana, Lilia Codding, and John Sanchez, all of Denver. Funeral services at the Apostolic Church of Jesus, 14th and Kingston, with the Rev. Joe E. Trujillo officiating. Evening service, 7 o'clock Thursday, and funeral service, 10 a.m. Friday. Interment, Imperial. Family will receive friends at 1215 E. 14th St.

Vigil, Marie Aragon
Marie Aragon Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - September 01, 2004 - Marie Aragon Vigil, 57, of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord, Aug. 29, 2004. Born Nov. 3, 1946, in Rocky Ford, Colo. Preceded in death by husband, Danny O. Vigil; and grandparents; nephew, Dion Gonzales; best friend, Carole Copeland. Survived by sons, Kevin Vigil, Danny (Bogie) (Sarah) Vigil; daughter, Laura (Sissy) (Jake) Peralta; parents, Eloy Aragon and Laura Aragon; brothers, Anthony Aragon, Michael (Arlene) Aragon; sisters, Betty Gonzales, Arlene (Lawrence) Vega; grandchildren, Dion, Dusty, Savannah Vigil, Daniel, Trisha Gallegos, Shae, Kayla Vigil; great-grandson, Jaden Riggs; also survived by numerous uncles, aunts, nephews, nieces, cousins, other relatives, friends, and the entire Vigil family. Marie loved fishing, camping, hiking, playing softball with her family and watching her granddaughters play softball. Visitation, noon to 5 p.m. Thursday, at Romero Chapel. Vigil Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday, and funeral Mass, 11 a.m. Friday; both at St. Leander Church. Relatives and friends will be received at 1325 E. 19 St. Donations may be made to NEPCO Federal Credit Union, 1010 Bonforte Blvd. Acct. No. 23356.

Vigil, Mark Russell
Mark Russell Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - April 04, 2002 - Age 38, formerly of Pueblo, passed away April 2, 2002. Born Nov. 20, 1963, in Boulder, Colo. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank S. Vigil and Lucille Velarde. Survived by his wife, Shannon Renee Vigil, Colorado Springs; children, Kaelee Vigil, Mark Vigil Jr. and Mary Vigil, all of Colorado Springs.; stepfather, Espirdion Velarde, Pueblo ; brother, Frank (Lydia) Vigil, Pueblo ; sister, Patricia Hernandez, Dodge City, Kan. Also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, cousins and friends. Mark was a barber and enjoyed the time he spent with his family and friends. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, both at Mount Carmel Church. Celebrant, Rev. Richard Becker. Interment, Roselawn. Relatives and friends will be received at Romero Courtesy Hall after interment.

Vigil, Marrio Angelo
Marrio Angelo Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - June 02, 1986 - Marrio Angelo Vigil, born May 27, 1986, and died June 1, 1986. Infant son of Jess and Rosalie Vigil of 911 E. Ash. Grandson of Fred and Hazel Espinoza and Juan and Annie Vigil of Pueblo. Godson of Mr. and Mrs. Danny Espinoza. Survived also by great-grandmothers, Matilda Valdez and Claudina Sanchez. Also survived by numerous uncles, aunts, and cousins. Graveside service, 2 p.m. Wednesday at Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at 911 E. Ash and home of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Espinoza and 1652 E. Delphi, home of grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Juan Vigil.

Vigil, Mary
Mary Lupe Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - May 06, 2002 - Mary Lupe Vigil, 54, of Pueblo, departed this life on May 2, 2002. Beloved wife of Orlando Vigil of Pueblo. Loving mother to Elizabeth (Roberto) Gomez, Lorraine (Alonso) Castillo, Brenda Vigil, Orlando (Kristi) Vigil, Valarie Ames, all of Pueblo and Sandra Zuniga, Central Falls, R.I. Devoted grandmother of Eric Vigil, Denise Ames, Yolanda, Matthew, Sylvia, Agustine and Lucas Zuniga, Letisha and Brenda Adame and Damon Vigil; great-grandchildren, Lael Vigil and Monique Zuniga. Caring sister to Inez (Frank) Vigil, Lillian (Gordon) McGowan, Sophie (Antonio) Cedillo, Loyda (William) Sandoval; also survived by many nieces, nephews and special friends from the CDU Daycare. Preceded in death by parents, Diego and Juanita Martinez; and brother, Delphino Martinez. Mary was born Sept. 10, 1947, in San Luis, Colo. Mary touched the hearts of many family and friends and will be sadly missed by all who knew her. Her memory will live forever in our hearts. Viewing Tuesday from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Romero Chapel. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Wednesday at Grace Chapel of the Valley, San Luis, Colo., with Bro. Rubio to officiate. Interment to follow at Apostolic Assembly of the Faith in Jesus Christ Cemetery, San Luis, Colo. Relatives and friends will be received at the Friendship Hall, San Luis, Colo., after interment.

Vigil, Mary Delce
Mary Delce Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - August 10, 2000 - Mary Delce Vigil, 92, passed away Aug. 9, 2000. Mrs. Vigil was born July 17, 1908, in Bon Carbo, Colo. She is preceded in death by her father, Jose I. Chavez; mother, Reyes Chavez; husband, Sam Vigil; infant daughter, Helen Vigil; brothers, Claude Chavez, Alex Chavez, Alfred Chavez, Frank Chavez; and sisters-in-law, Tina Chavez and Isabel Chavez. She is survived by her sons, Gasper Vigil of the family home, Juan (Barbara) Vigil and Edward (Beatrice) Vigil, all of Pueblo; grandchildren, Helen (Mario) Cabrera of Grand Junction, Eva Pacheco, Juan Vigil, Richard (Beth) Vigil, Tony (Mary) Vigil, Connie Vigil and Ava Vigil, all of Pueblo, and Delce (Ernest) Archuleta of Alamosa; 16 great-grandchildren; six great-great-grandchildren; brother, Willie Chavez;, sisters-in-law, Navorsita Chavez and Irene Chavez; and close cousins, Eva Martinez and Beatrice Palacios. She is also survived by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Mrs. Vigil was an active member of the Mt. Carmel Society. She enjoyed cooking, crocheting and going to church. Recitation of the rosary and Mass of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2000, at Mt. Carmel Catholic Church. Interment at Mountain View Cemetery. Family will be received at the family home.

Vigil, Mary F.
Mary F. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - June 22, 1998 - Mary F. Vigil, 87, of Pueblo, passed away June 20, 1998, in Pueblo. Born on April 28, 1911, in San Luis, Colo. Preceded in death by her husband, Malaquias Vigil- two sons, Mike Vigil and Navor Vigil. Also preceded in death by her parents, Evarsito and Gregorita Aragon. Survived by sons, Evaristo (Lila) Vigil, Gus (Juanita) Vigil, Adelmo (Helen) Vigil, Rudy (Theresa) Vigil, Ray (Celina) Vigil, and Sam Vigil, all of Pueblo- daughters, Dora (Lee) Gutierrez, Pueblo, Louise (Nick) Aguilar, Pueblo, Willene Quiroz, Denver, Bea (Wes) Hurst, Broomfield, Linda (Ben) Kaber, Pueblo- brother, Steve (Marie) Montez, Pueblo- sister, Cordy Trujillo, Pueblo- 58 grandchildren- numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren- caretakers, Mary Ortivez and Sally Torrez, both of Pueblo. Viewing, 1-6 p.m. today and Tuesday, at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday, both at Holy Family Church, Rev. Jesse Perez, celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Holy Family Hall after rosary and interment.

Vigil, Mary Lupe
Mary Lupe Vigil - Huerfano World - November 7, 2008 - Mary Lupe Vigil, 90 - Mary Lupe Vigil was born on Dec. 12, 1917, in Redwing, to Victor and Aurelia Salazar. Also to her family were born two brothers, Leadore Salazar and Joe R. Salazar. She lived on the farm as a young girl, helping her parents along with her brothers. One day she was walking along the road to her grandmother's place, when a car pulled up. It was Raymond Vigil. He spoke to her and a romance began. They were married in 1939, and three sons were born to this marriage: Gilbert, Raymond Jr. and Robert Leroy. They lived in Pueblo, where Raymond worked as a timekeeper for the W.P.A. then also worked at the P.O.D. Later they moved back to Gardner, where they opened the San Isabel Conoco Service Station. Raymond also drove a school bus, so Lupe with the help of the boys, ran the service station. Lupe was never afraid of running the service station because at the end of the counter, lying down was Rex, a big St. Bernard who took care of her. Lupe was a kind and gentle woman who never complained. She took life as it came, especially in the later years when she got old and tired. Lupe and Raymond moved to Walsenburg along with their son, Raymond Jr., where they spent the rest of their years. Lupe is survived by sons Raymond (Pamela Duran) Vigil Jr. of Walsenburg and Robert L. Vigil of Denver; brother, Joe R. Salazar; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. She is preceded in death by her parents, Victor and Aurelia Salazar; husband, Raymond; son, Gilbert; daughter-in-law, Lenore; and brother, Leadore Salazar. Services were held Monday, Nov. 3 at St. Mary's Church in Walsenburg with burial at the Gardner Catholic Cemetery.

Vigil, Mary Matiana
Mary Matiana Vigil - Huerfano World - May 22, 2008 - Mary Matiana Vigil, 91, of Walsenburg died Monday, May 19, 2008. Survived by her children Elizabeth (Floyd) Boston, Denver; John (Helen) Vigil, California; Roberta (Edward) Medina, Pueblo; Nicholas (Esta) Vigil, South Carolina; Claude (Madonna) Vigil, Walsenburg; Lawrence (Judy) Vigil, Northglenn; Gerald (Laverne) Vigil, Walsenburg; Barbara (Robert) Renner Vigil, Pueblo; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, 1 great-great-grandchild, nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband, Silas Vigil and a son, Robert Vigil. Rosary was at 7 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, funeral mass 10 a.m. Thursday, May 22, both from St. Mary Church, Walsenburg. Interment, Huerfano Masonic Cemetery, Walsenburg.

Vigil, Maryalice
Maryalice Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - February 13, 2005 - Maryalice Vigil 74, Born Sept. 1, 1931, in Las Vegas, N.M., passed away Feb. 9, 2005, in Denver. Maryalice was a proud, dedicated member and worker for the American G.I. Forum. She held all of the offices of the ladies auxiliary and helping in the forum's bingo sessions. She also had worked in the Heritage Elementary School cafeteria where children would call her "mom" or "grandma." Predeceased by her parents, Neville and Mary Loveless; two brothers, Oscar and Dewey Loveless; son-in-law, Leroy Roybal; and her beloved husband, Frank Vigil, in 1998. Survived by her children, Kathy Roybal, Steven (Donna) Esquibel, Debbie (Charlie) Romero, Frank (Angela) Vigil; five grandchildren; one great-grandchild, Desmond; sisters, Linda (Jim) Gonzales, Betty (Cruz) Quintana, Thelma (Ben) Sanchez, Jackie Malone, Hattie Cain and Helen Holstrom; a sister-in-law, Erminda Loveless; and her American G.I. Forum Family. Visitation, 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Rosary vigil, 7 p.m. today. Funeral Mass, 1:30 p.m. Monday, both services, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church, Rev. Marco Salinas celebrant. Interment Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friend at the Pueblo Chapter of American G.I. Forum Home, 125 E. River St.

Vigil, Matthew
Matthew Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - August 11, 2004 - Matthew Vigil, 17, of Pueblo, Colo., passed away unexpectedly on Monday, August 9, 2004. Preceded in death by his great-grandmothers, Jennie Perez and Sophie Vigil; and grandparents, Pete and Viola Soto; and numerous uncles, aunts. Survived by his girlfriend, whom he loved very much, Simone Ibarra; son, Emiliano Vigil; parents, Cindy Vigil and Ross Soto; sister, Roseanna Vigil,; grandparents, Carlos and Lupe Vigil; great-grandfather, Alcario Vigil; nephew, Jeremiah; and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Rosary, 7:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 11, 2004, Roselawn Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Service, 11:00 a.m., Thursday, August 12, 2004, St. Joseph Catholic Church.

Vigil, Mela M.
Mela M. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - April 19, 2003 - Mela M. Vigil, 68, of Pueblo, sunrise, Dec. 17, 1934, sunset, April 17, 2003. Preceded in death by her parents, Victoria and Elias Mondragon; husband, Ruben; sons, Cruz, Steve, Ruben Vigil. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. today and 1 to 7 p.m. Sunday. Memorial prayer service, 7 p.m. Sunday, all at Romero Chapel. Funeral service, 11 a.m. Monday, at Full Gospel Christian Assembly. Officiant Pastor Anthony Garcia. Relatives and friends will be received at Full Gospel Christian Assembly Fellowship Hall after internment.

Vigil, Michael Thomas
Michael Thomas "Riley" Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - December 17, 1999 - Michael Thomas 'Riley' Vigil, 44, Arvada, formerly of Pueblo, died Dec. 13, 1999. Preceded in death by father, Thomas Q. Survived by mother, Barbara J. Vigil, Pueblo; sisters, Cynthia Moon and Dona Gassney, Houston; brother, David J.; niece, Nicole Moon; and nephews, Shawn Moon and Dylan Vigil. Funeral service, 10 a.m. today, Olinger Wadsworth Chapel and entombment, Crown Hill Cemetery, Denver.

Vigil, Modesto
Modesto Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - May 10, 2004 - Modesto Vigil, 78. Passed away peacefully on May 6, 2004. Born Sept. 21, 1926. Preceded in death by his son Robert. Survived by children Coeta L. Vigil, Shelley Green, John Vigil, Phyllis (Zach) Ortiz. Terry Vigil, Susan (Joe) Cooley, Francine (Albert) Valdez. 14 grandchildren, 7 great grandchildren and close family friend Jill McComas. Graveside service Tue. 2pm at Imperial Funeral Home with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual team. Receiving guest at the Valdez home.

Vigil, Moses Esteban
Moses Esteban Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - February 06, 2001 - Age 67, of San Francisco, Colo. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday at San Francisco Church in San Francisco, Colo. Interment, San Francisco Cemetery, San Francisco, Colo.

Vigil, Naborsita
Naborsita Vigil - Huerfano World - September 6, 2007 - Naborsita Vigil, 93, of Walsenburg entered into rest August 31, 2007, at the Spanish Peaks Regional Health Center. She was born July 14, 1914, in North La Veta, Colorado. She is survived by her children: Leroy Vigil, Pueblo; Eva Vigil, Walsenburg; Liz Prien, Pueblo West; Ernestine Martinez, Monte Vista. One brother, four sisters, eleven grandchildren, and sixteen great-great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her husband Reynaldo Vigil, son Donald Vigil, three brothers, three sisters, daughter-in-law, Julia Vigil. Naborsita was a member of the Apostolic Assembly Church since 1956. She enjoyed needlework, gardening and cooking for her family. She retired as a cook from the Walsenburg Care Center. A beautiful funeral service was held on Wednesday at the Apostolic Assembly Church. Arrangements by Johnson-Romero funeral home of Walsenburg.

Vigil, Nellie Marian
Nellie Marian Arellano Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - September 10, 1999 - Nellie Marian Arellano Vigil, 70, passed away Sept. 7, 1999, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital. A lifetime Puebloan, Mrs. Vigil was born March 19, 1929. She retired from St. Mary-Corwin Hospital housekeeping with 30 years' service. Preceded in death by her parents, Pasqual and Jovita Gonzales Arellano; a son, Joseph Patrick Vigil, in 1985; brothers, Danny Arellano in 1991 and J.P. Arellano in 1978. Survived by her children, Ralph Henry Vigil, Rudy David Vigil and Jesse Charles Vigil; three sisters, Tillie Vigil, Marie Lujan and Josie Cordova; numerous other relatives and a host of friends. Visitation, 8 a.m. to noon today at Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 1 p.m. today, Our Lady of the Assumption Catholic Church, Rev. Ervin J. Schmitt, celebrant. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Family will receive friends at the family home.

Vigil, Neva M.
Neva M. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - August 03, 2000 - Neva M. Vigil, a former Pueblo resident, departed this life July 31, 2000, in Arvada. Born Sept. 10, 1912, in Bear Creek, Huerfano County, Colo. She loved the Lord Jesus Christ and stressed to her many grandchildren to always acknowledge God in their daily lives. Preceded in death by her parents, Doniecio "JD" Ortega and Sinforosa Archuleta Ortega; husband, Fredrico Vigil Sr.; daughter, Dolores Marie; son, Fredrico Jr.; brother, Samuel Ortega; two sisters, Donaciana "Donnie" Ortega and Paulita Trujillo. Survived by her children, Sarah Herrera, Pueblo, Elias "Lee" (Mary) Griego, California, Leonore (Gilbert) Vigil, Arvada, Freida Rincon, Pueblo, Marie Vasquez, Denver, Florence (Frank) Gonzales, Pueblo, and Linda Ortega, Denver; sister, Rose Ortega, Walsenburg; 31 grandchildren; 61 great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and friends. Visitation, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. today and Friday, Angelus Chapel. Both services at Agape Fellowship Church, 630 Broadway. Evening service, 7 p.m. Friday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Saturday, Pastor Larry Ruiz officiating. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family will receive friends at the Zaragoza Hall following the interment rites and at 815 San Diego St., home of Frank and Florence Gonzales.

Vigil, Nicanor
Nicanor "Nick" Vigil– The Record – June 12, 2004 - Stockton, CA - Nicanor "Nick" Vigil passed away peacefully at the age of 82 on June 8, 2004, in a Stockton hospital. He was born in Walsenburg, Colorado and spent the majority of his life in Stockton. He attended Fair Oaks Elementary and Stockton High School. He proudly served his country during World War II as a U.S. Army Corporal in the Philippines. Nick was a loyal 49ers and Giants fan. He especially enjoyed watching the games at his home with his three sons. He also enjoyed cooking for his family, reading, taking walks along the Miracle Mile and gambling. During his years in Stockton, he worked for the U.S. Postal Service, as a mechanic with Hansel and Ortman, a foreman with Otis Elevator Company and retired from American Forest Products Lumber Company. After retirement, he worked as a custodian for St. Gertrude's Catholic Church and School. During his earlier years, he was involved in playing and coaching softball teams and was a member of the Latin American Club. He also was a member of the American Legion Baccera-Quinones Post No. 42. He is preceded in death by his parents, Rose and Joe Vigil. He is survived by his devoted wife of 58 years, Sally Ann Vigil; his children Tom (Sharon) Vigil, Ronald (Dianne) Vigil, Susan (Larry) Lackey and Nick Jr. (Diane); grandchildren, Nicolle Lackey, Tracci (Jeff) Dare, Neely Vigil, Nicanor Vigil III, Shahanee Vigil and step-grandson Ryan Tompkins and great-grand-daughter Marissa Vigil. He is also survived by his loving siblings, Porfi (Josie) Vigil of Lathrop and Stella (Tom) Gutierrez of French Camp, Ida Bustos of Pueblo Colorado and an aunt, Faye (Claude) Garcia of Dacona, Colorado. He is also survived by his brothers-in-law, John A. (Eppie) Cardona, Bruno A. Cardona; sisters-in-law, Annie Forsythe, Lucile Maes, Mary Dutra and Francis (Ray) Constancio and numerous nieces and nephews. He will be greatly missed by all, but will be in our hearts forever. Viewing will be held at Frisbie-Warren and Carroll Mortuary, 809 N. California St., Stockton on Saturday, June 12, 2004 from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. and a Rosary Service on Sunday, June 13, at 4:00 p.m. Graveside services will be held on Monday, June 14, 10:00 a.m. at the San Joaquin Catholic Cemetery, Harding Way.

Vigil, Nicholas J.
Nicholas J. Vigil - Denver Rocky Mountain News - June 20, 1999 - Nicholas J. Vigil, 65, of Thornton died June 9. Services were June 14, with burial at Fort Logan National Cemetery. Mr. Vigil was born in Walsenburg on Nov. 9, 1933. He married Virginia Ochoa,1955. He was a chemical plant engineer and was retired from Rocky Mountain Arsenal after 33 years. He was a foreman in the chemical industry. He served in the Army National Guard and the Corps of Engineers. He was a member of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7945, American Legion and the Commerce City Eagles. Survivors include his wife; son Ricardo; daughters Cynthia and Janine; two brothers; three sisters; 10 grandchildren; two great-grandchildren.

Vigil, Ophelia M.
Ophelia M. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - February 27, 1998 - Ophelia M. Vigil, 83, passed away Feb. 24, 1998. Rosary, 7 p.m. today, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Saturday, St. Leander Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Vigil, Orlando R.
Orlando R. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - May 28, 1999 - Orlando R. Vigil, 84, of Pueblo, passed away May 27, 1999. Born June 27, 1914,in Walsenburg, Colo. Preceded in death by his parents, Alfredo and Rufinita Rivera Vigil. Also preceded in death by his daughter, Ruthie Vigil. Survived by his loving and devoted wife, Percy Vigil of the family home- sons, Fred(Rita) Vigil, Arnold (Valerie) Vigil, both of Sonora, Calif., and Bobby (Lucy)Vigil and Richard (Phyllis) Vigil, both of Pueblo- daughters, Kathy (Eddie)Sanchez of Pueblo and Eleanor Silva of Denver- sister, Orvilla (Rick) Watson, Sun City, Calif. Survived by 18 grandchildren and 22 great-grandchildren. Orlando enjoyed working on his yard and the time he spent with his family, and was a devoted husband and father. Orlando also helped with Meals on Wheels. Viewing, 1 to 5 p.m. Sunday and Monday at Romero Funeral Chapel. Memorial Prayer Service, Monday, 7 p.m. Funeral service, Tuesday, 11 a.m., both services at Praise Assembly of God Church, officiant, Pastor Bobby Wilson. Interment, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Praise Assembly of God Church Hall after interment. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Vigil, Pamphilo
Pamphilo "Pancho" Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - November 12, 1998 - Pamphilo "Pancho" Vigil, 73, of Pueblo passed away Nov. 10, 1998. Born Aug. 10, 1925, in Hillside, Colo. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank and Maggie Medina Vigil- father and mother-in-law, Jose and Regina Chavez Barela- and by brothers and sisters, Inez Barela and Lallo, Leo and Dominga Pacheco. He was married to Victoria Barela on Sept. 21, 1947, who survives him. Survived by children, Marion Sagaser (John), Seattle, Wash., Dennis (Joyce), Colorado Springs, Colo., Matthew (Teresa), Pueblo, Kevin (Wivina), El Paso, Texas, and Anthony (Ramona), Aurora- grandchildren, Jason, Denise, Elizabeth, Adam, Jan, Lukas, Hannah, Seth and Rhiannon Vigil- great-granddaughter, Kayla- brother, Raymond (Lupe)- sister, Laura Rael- and numerous nieces and nephews. Pancho retired from the Pueblo Army Depot in 1980 where he was a missile inspections analyst after 35 years of service. He was an active member of St. Leander Parish, the Holy Name Society and the Nocturnal Adoration Society. He was currently employed by the Enterprise Car Rental Company. Pancho was an avid Bronco fan, loved the outdoors, fishing, camping and had many other hobbies including beadwork, whittling and working on his computer. Viewing, 1 to 6 p.m. today and Friday at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Friday and Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Saturday, both at St. Leander Church. Burial will be at Gardner Cemetery in Gardner, Colo., immediately following the Mass. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in the name of Mr. Vigil to The Father Tom Father Louis Scholarship Fund in care of St. Leander Parish. Relatives and friends will be received at the church hall of St. Leander after the interment, approximately 5 p.m.

Vigil, Pauline
Pauline Vigil - Las Vegas Review-Journal - May 27, 2005 - Pauline Vigil, 80, of Las Vegas, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2005. She was born Sept. 14, 1924, in Trinidad, Colo., and resided in Las Vegas for 15 years. Pauline was a loving wife, mother, and sister. Her family and friends will be forever grateful to have known such a wonderful and strong willed woman. She was a strong believer in family and in God. She will forever be remembered. Pauline was preceded in death by her mother, Eloisa Pacheco; and son, Lawrence Vigil. Pauline is survived by her husband of 60 years, Eddie Vigil; sisters, Frances and Juanita; brother, Oliver Lovato; sons, Leonard and Wayne; daughter, Linda; grandchildren, Eddie, Tommy, Wayne, Roxanne, Joey, Rebecca, Kimberly, Justin and Shauna; and great-grandchildren, Sherrie, Sahara and Rebekah. Services will be at 8:40 a.m. Friday, May 27, at the Southern Nevada Veterans Memorial Cemetery in Boulder City.

Vigil, Percy Celena
Percy Celena Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - August 11, 2002 - Percy Celena Vigil, 75 of Pueblo, went home to be with the Lord Aug. 8, 2002. Born Jan. 27, 1927, in Fort Garland, Colo. Preceded in death by her husband, Orlando Vigil; mother, Urbana Medina; and one brother, Lee Roybal. Survived by sons, Bobby (Lucy) Vigil and Richard (Rhonda) Vigil; daughters, Kathy (Edward) Sanchez and Eleanor Silva; grandchildren, Kevin, Craig, Reggie, Dackery, Anthony, Jessica, Selena, Valerie, Anna Marie; eight great-grandchildren; close friends, Ruby Medina and Sandra York. Percy's first love is God. She worked with Meals On Wheels, and spent time visiting the sick. She also enjoyed watching the Broncos. Viewing, 3 to 5 p.m. today and 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Monday, both at Romero Chapel. Prayer service, 7 p.m. Monday. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, both at Praise Assembly Church. Officiant, Pastor Bobby Wilson. Interment, Roselawn. Relatives and friends will be received at Praise Assembly following both services.

Vigil, Philip
Philip Vigil - World Independent - May 9, 1935 - Youth Commits Suicide After Family Argument - Mother Rebukes Philip Vigil of North Veta, for Arguing With Younger Brother About Caring for Horse, and He Shoots Himself. Apparently an argument with his brother and later reproof by his mother led Philip Vigil, 19 year old North Veta youth to shoot himself in the temple yesterday afternoon about 1 o'clock. Young Vigil died about 3, according to Dr. W.S. Chapman, who was called to the Vigil home to administer medical aid to the youth. Deputy Coroner C.A. Tallman, who was called to the Vigil ranch following the shooting to investigate, said that Mrs. Fidelia Vigil, mother of the young man, told him that she had rebuked Philip for arguing with his younger brother, Joseph, about who should put up the horse after they had finished with him in the field. She said Philip walked into another room by himself and they heard a shot. Running into his room they found Philip lying on the floor with a bullet wound in his right temple. Tallman and Dr. Chapman said the pistol, a 38 caliber gun, had been found under the edge of the bed. He was dead when Dr. Chapman arrived at the ranch. Young Vigil is survived, besides his mother and brother Joseph, by six other brothers, Mike, Adonnis, John, Anactacio, Elfredo, Joe and Bernie. Interment will be at the Sand Arroyo cemetery tomorrow following funeral services at 10 o'clock. Furphy Brothers Mortuary is in charge.

Vigil, Phyllis Minnie
Phyllis Minnie Martinez Vigil – Denver Rocky Mountain News – April 9, 2004 - Phyllis Minnie Martinez Vigil was born on December 17, 1914 in Tercio, CO. She was preceded in death by her husband, Joseph C. Vigil; her father & mother, Jose Martinez & Bersabe (Vallejo) Martinez; & five brothers & two sisters. She graduated from St. Mary's H.S. in Walsenburg, CO, & earned her degree & teaching certificate from Colorado State Teacher's College, Greeley, CO, in 1935. She taught secondary school students in Tercio, CO., & worked at various jobs in Denver until she was 88 -- with her last job being as a Senior's Assistant with the Denver Inner City Parish Seniors, Inc. Program. She is survived by her sons, Patrick; Leonard; Derril; & Joseph (J.C.); & daughter, Rita Martinez; 16 grand-children; 19 great grand-children & numerous relatives & friends. Memorial Church Services & Reception will be held on Saturday, April 17, 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Denver Inner City Parish, 910 Galapago, Denver, CO 80204. In lieu of flowers, please designate any contributions to the Denver Inner City Parish.

Vigil, Rachel
Rachel "Rae" Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - July 24, 2005 Rachel "Rae" Vigil, 81, passed away July 20, 2005. Survived by her sons, William (Ann) Vigil, Sam (Mary) Vigil, John (Delores) Vigil; grandchildren, Sandra, Russell, Roy, Randy, Tammy, Valerie, Ruben, Cindy, Tony, Eddie, Michael; 30 great-grandchildren, 5 great great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters, Lucy Battles, Barbara Goodyear, John Byrd; and numerous nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her loving husband of 51 years, WilliamVigil. Rachel was an avid bowler. Visitation noon to 4 p.m. Monday, at the funeral home. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the donor's favorite charity in her memory.

Vigil, Rafaelita
Rafaelita Vigil - Huerfano World - January 15, 2004 - Rafaelita Vigil, a lifelong resident of Walsenburg, passed away in her home on Jan. 10, 2004. She was born Aug. 26, 1910 in Walsenburg. She was 93 years of age. She is survived by her daughters, Viola R. Vigil, of Walsenburg, and Delores E. (Abel Martinez) Vigil, of Fountain; sister, Leonarda Sena, of Walsenburg; seven grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren and I'll great-great-grandchildren; ex-son-in-law, Telesforo Rodriguez, of Walsenburg; numerous nieces and nephews her very special caregiver, Inez Chavez, of Walsenburg; and her little dog, Bootsey. She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Jacob Vigil, and daughter, Angie Sandoval. Rafaelita enjoyed sewing, crocheting, cooking and she especially enjoyed making fresh bread for her family. A memorial service will be held Thursday, Jan. 15, at 1 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church. Arrangements have been entrusted to the care of Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home.

Vigil, Ralph Anthony
Ralph Anthony Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - April 06, 2006 - Ralph Anthony Vigil, 42, joined his parents in heaven on April 4, 2006. A former National Guardsman, Ralph enjoyed his friends, family and fun. Survived by brother, Ruben; sisters, Rita (Terry) Bishop, Rachel (Duane) Gonzales, Ruby (Tom) Alfaro; and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, aunts, uncles and very special friends, Vince Romero and the entire Geonetta family. Memorial service, 10 a.m. Friday, Praise Assembly of God. Friends and family will be welcomed at 152 Schirra Place. Call Rachel, 778-7314, or Rita, 778-9878.

Vigil, Ramona Z.
Ramona Z. Vigil – Pueblo Chieftain – October 16, 2006 - Ramona Z. Vigil, 86, of Pueblo, Colo. passed on Oct. 10, 2006 at Life Care Center of Pueblo, Colo. Mrs. Vigil was born Aug. 9, 1920 in La Junta, Colo. to the union of Conrad Zavala and Marcelina Hernandez who preceded her in death. She was united in marriage to Abdon Vigil who also preceded her in death. She was a long time devoted member of the Landmark Apostolic Church. She was previously a foster grandparent through the SRDA program. She is survived by her sister Natividad (Tivi) Rosales of La Junta, Colo. and Cecil Zavala of Rocky Ford, Colo. A memorial service will be held at 10 a.m., Tues., Oct. 17, 2006 at Landmark Apostolic Church, 1801 E. 8th Street, Pueblo, interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Family may be contacted at 3 Churchill Road, Pueblo, Colo. 81001.

Vigil, Raymond Alonzo
Raymond Alonzo Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - December 10, 1985 - Raymond Alonzo Vigil, 29, late of 2208 Otis, died Dec. 8, 1985. A 1974 graduate of Centennial High School, a U.S. Army veteran and formerly employed at Fort Carson. Preceded in death by grandparents, Clarita Vigil (1981) and Solema Cisneros (1983). Son of Leon Bobby and Martha Vigil; brother of Rocky Vigil of Pueblo, Roberta Vigil and Rico Vigil, both of Denver, and Renee Vigil of Pueblo. Also survived by nephews, Rocky Joshua Vigil, Gabriel Vigil and Leon Vigil, and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Service, 7 p.m. Tuesday and funeral service, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Both services at Full Gospel Assembly of God, 701 Corona. Officiant Rev. Manuel Gonzales. Interment, Roselawn. Friends and relatives will be received at the family home, 2208 Otis.

Vigil, Raymond O.
Raymond O. Vigil - Huerfano World - March 21, 2002 - Raymond 0. Vigil, 92, of Walsenburg, formerly of Gardner, died Wednesday, March 13, at St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo. Mr. Vigil was born on Nov. 25, 1909 in Pueblo to Frank and Ines Lopez Vigil. He married Guadalupe Salazar on Jan. 1, 1939 and also owned and operated the San Isabel Conoco Station in Gardner for 35 years. Mr. Vigil is survived by his wife, Lupe, of 63 years; sons, Gilbert (Leonore) Vigil, Denver, Raymond (Jane Reynolds) Vigil, Walsenburg and Robert L. Vigil, Denver; niece, Emma Molina; sister-in-law, Vicky Vigil, Pueblo; six grandchildren, nine great-grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. Preceded in death by his parents; brothers Lallo, Leo and Pampilo; and sisters, Inez and Laura. Rosary, 6 p.m. Sunday at St. Mary Church in Walsenburg, recited by Vera Espinoza. Funeral mass, 10 a.m. Monday at the Sacred Heart Church in Gardner with Fr. Rich Wehrmeyer officiating. Interment, Gardner Catholic Cemetery.

Vigil, Raymond S. Vigil Sr.
Raymond S. Vigil Sr. - Huerfano World - November 29, 2007 - Raymond S. Vigil Sr. affectionately known as Jim was born to Raymundo and Teresina Cruz Vigil on July 25, 1940 in Sand Arroyo, Colorado. He departed this life on November 20, 2007. He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Raymond Vigil, Roger Vigil, and sisters Ninfa Ortega, and Caroline V. Martinez. He is survived by his wife, Ruth, his children Denise Vigil, Jim Vigil Jr., Ron (Michelle) Vigil, Chuck Vigil, and Cheryl Vigil. Surviving siblings include, Jerry (Mary Ann) Vigil, Bernice (Donald) Garcia, Ida Mae Martin, Manuel (Wanda) Vigil, Dorothy (Larry) Vallejos, and Raymond "Mon" Vigil. He is also survived by his grandchildren Christopher, Mark, Nathan, Tim, Janelle, Tiffany, Monica, Joey, Angela, Shantel, Desirea, and Randy along with six great-grandchildren Rikaya, Nevaeh, Alexi, Amaya, Jojo, and Caitlan. Jim also leaves two very good friends Loretta Jackson and Aaron Tate, to cherish his memory.

Vigil, Robert
Robert Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - January 18, 2002 - Age 58, departed this life Jan. 15, 2002, at Minnequa Medical Center. Born March 25, 1943, in Alamosa. He was a cement finisher. Predeceased by parents, Frank and Margaret Vigil; brothers, Bernie and George Vigil; a son, Bernie Vigil. Survived by his children, Don (Amber) Vigil, Steve (Adrien) Vigil, Veronica (Lee) Herdia, Charlene Vigil, April Vigil; siblings, Richard (Regina) Vigil, Roger (Tillie) Vigil, Gilbert (Mary) Vigil; grandchildren, Mathew, Joshua, Lee, Robert, Britney, Brandon, Crystal and Richard; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. Funeral service, 2 p.m. Saturday, Angelus Chapel. Cremation to follow.

Vigil, Robert G.
Robert G. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - October 25, 2000 - Robert G. Vigil, affectionately known as “Bobby,” age 52, of Haiku, Maui, Hawaii, formerly of Pueblo, departed life at his home on Oct. 20, 2000. Born June 22, 1948, in Walsenburg to Joseph V. and Freda Vigil (Algien). He was preceded in death by his father and younger sister, Freda Eva. He leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Freda; and siblings, Alice (Nick) Montoya, Vince (Joyce) Vigil and Fred (Sandy) Vigil, all of Pueblo, and Anita (Jake) Trujillo of Walsenburg. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins. He will also be sadly missed by his partner and business associate, Glen Belkola of Haiku. Bobby was a Vietnam veteran, having served two tours of duty, receiving several military medals. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed his own culture as well as that of the Native Americans. He loved his family and friends, all of whom shared his cooking talents and creativeness. At his request, cremation has taken place in Maui and a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 2000, at Roselawn Chapel with military honors at graveside, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Roselawn Hall after the interment. The omission of food is respectfully requested.

Vigil, Robert Gilbert
Robert G. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - October 24, 2000 - Robert G. Vigil, affectionately known as "Bobby," age 52, of Haiku, Maui, Hawaii, formerly of Pueblo, departed life at his home on Oct. 20, 2000. Born June 22, 1948, in Walsenburg to Joseph V. and Freda Vigil (Algien). He was preceded in death by his father and younger sister, Freda Eva. He leaves to cherish his memory, his mother, Freda; and siblings, Alice (Nick) Montoya, Vince (Joyce) Vigil and Fred (Sandy) Vigil, all of Pueblo, and Anita (Jake) Trujillo of Walsenburg. He is also survived by numerous aunts, uncles, nephews, nieces and cousins. He will also be sadly missed by his partner and business associate, Glen Belkola of Haiku. Bobby was a Vietnam veteran, having served two tours of duty, receiving several military medals. He loved the outdoors and enjoyed his own culture as well as that of the Native Americans. He loved his family and friends, all of whom shared his cooking talents and creativeness. At his request, cremation has taken place in Maui and a memorial service will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Oct. 26, 2000, at Roselawn Chapel with military honors at graveside, Roselawn Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at Roselawn Hall after the interment. The omission of food is respectfully requested. Huerfano World - May 24, 2001 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of Our Brothers, Uncles, and Godfathers. Larry A. Trujillo, June 2, 1998, Robert G. Vigil, October 20, 2000 - Verse - With Love, Jake, Anita, Claudia, Jackie and Jose. Robert Gilbert Vigil - Huerfano World - May 24, 2001 - In Loving memory of My Dad, Joseph Vincent Vigil (1960), my sister, Freda Eva Vigil (1965), my brother, Robert Gilbert Vigil (2000). Treasured memories of the time we spent together are forever in my heart. Love Anita

Vigil, Roger
Roger Vigil - Huerfano World - May 3, 1990 - In Memoriam - In Loving Memory of Roger Vigil who died May 4, 1976. - Verse - Sadly missed by wife, sons, daughters and grandchildren.

Vigil, Rose M.
Rose M. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - July 29, 1999 - Rose M. Vigil, 57, Passed away July 28, 1999. Survived by husband, Antonio Vigil- children, Gilbert Vigil, Tucson, Ariz., Michael (Lisa) Vigil, Pueblo, Jacquilin (Robert) Stadler, Springfield, Mo., Christopher (Vicky) Vigil, Pueblo, Luke Vigil, Matt (Tiffany) Vigil, Lita Vigil, Sam (Lisa) Vigil and Mark Vigil, all of Pueblo- 21 grandchildren- brothers and sisters, Maxine (Laycher) Gonzales, Boone, Florine Kato, Joann Okamura, Theresa Arguello, Tom (Lucille) Arguello, Mike (Susie) Arguello, Madeline Sertucci, Delores Villa Senor and Linda (Steve) Kraft- and numerous nieces and nephews. The family will have a graveside service at 9 a.m. Friday at St. Vrain Cemetery, Avondale. Immediately following the service the family will receive relatives and friends at 1221 Damson St., home of Michael and Lisa Vigil.

Vigil, Rose Marie
Rose Marie Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - June 27, 2002 - Rose Marie Vigil, 73, passed away June 25, 2002. She will be sadly missed by her loving husband of 45 years, Frank Vigil; daughters, Mechle Alarid (Mike Trujillo), Regina MacFarlane, Francine Vigil (Tom McDonald) and Tracy (Anthony) Romero; grandchildren, Stephan, Shane, Russell, Dustin, Michael, Frankee Rose and Brooklynn; siblings, Tom (Nita) Martinez, Helen Manzanares, Liz Brehm and Loretta (Jim) Manzanares; and numerous relatives and friends who loved her. Rose enjoyed fishing, writing and traveling. This was her final booking! Rosary, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 27, 2002, and funeral Mass at 10 a.m., June 28, 2002, both services to be held at Holy Family Church with interment to follow at Imperial Memorial Gardens. Those who desire may make contributions to Sangre de Cristo Hospice through the funeral home office in her memory.

Vigil, Ross
Ross Vigil - Rocky Mountain News - April 26, 1993 - Ross Vigil, 53, of Denver died April 13 in Glen Ayr Health Center of Lakewood. Services were April 16. The body was cremated. Mr. Vigil was born in Walsenburg. He was a utility worker for the city and county of Denver. Survivors include two daughters, Rosenda of Lakewood and Cindi Grein of Denver; five sisters, Tillie Archuleta, Margie Lujan, Martha Montoya, Dora Vargas and Josie Munoz; three brothers, Frank, Jack and Rubin; and two grandchildren.

Vigil, Sadie
Sadie Vigil - Huerfano World - May 14, 1998 - Sadie Vigil, 72, of Walsenburg, died Wednesday, May 6, 1998 in Huerfano Medical Center. Born Dec. 27, 1925 to Juan and Placida Armijo Bobian in Walsenburg, she lived all of her life in Walsenburg and was retired from Huerfano Medical Center where she was a housekeeper. Mrs. Vigil had been ill since November. Preceded in death by her parents, two children, Anthony Wayne and Brian Lee Vigil, three brothers, Celestino Bobian, Tony Bobian, and Ernie Bobian. Survived by her husband, Louis C. Vigil of the family home; six children, John (Ales) Vigil, Pueblo, Frank (Yolanda) Vigil, Walsenburg, Dean (Gloria) Vigil, Walsenburg, Donna Vigil, Walsenburg, Doug Vigil, Pueblo, Brian Vigil, Walsenburg; one brother, Ray Bobian, Walsenburg; one sister, Alice Mestas, Denver. Cremation. No service at Mrs. Vigil's request.

Vigil, Salamone J.
Salamone J. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - September 27, 2001 - Salamone J. Vigil, 86, of Pueblo. Cremation has taken place, no viewing or services.

Vigil, Samuel M.
Samuel M. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - May 2, 1987 - Samuel M. Vigil, 95, died May 1, 1987, at St. Mary-Corwin Hospital, Pueblo, after a brief illness. Born April 22, 1892, in Rouse, Colo. A lifetime resident of Huerfano County, he farmed west of Walsenburg for many years while also serving as water commissioner. Veteran of World War I. Member and past host Commander of American Legion Post 16. Predeceased by wife, Ruby, March 10, 1970. Survived by daughter, Monica (Ray) Bustos, Walsenburg; step-daughter, Nancy Vinson, San Diego, Calif.; seven grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, Walsenburg Mennonite Church. Interment, Masonic Cemetery.

Vigil, Shennell Tiffany
Shennell Tiffany Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - October 14, 1986 - Shennell Tiffany Vigil, infant daughter of Carlos and Monica Sanchez Vigil Jr., departed this life at Colorado University Hospital, Oct. 10, 1986. Survived also by sister, Raylene Vigil; grandparents, Carlos and Lupe Vigil Sr., Jennie Sanchez, several aunts, uncles, cousins and other relatives. Mass of the Angeles, 10:30 a.m. Wednesday, St. Joseph Church, Blende. Interment, Roselawn. Family will receive friends at 1914 Liberty Drive.

Vigil, Silas
Silas Vigil - Huerfano World - February 18, 1993 - Silas Vigil of Toltec suffered an apparent heart attack at his home Feb. 17, 1993 and died in the emergency room of Huerfano County Medical Center. Born in Pueblo June 20, 1911, he came to Walsenburg as a young man and attended school until he began working in the coal mines at age 15. His whole life was spent working in area coal mines, retiring from Allen Mine in 1973. He was a member of St. Mary Church and United Mine Workers of America. Survivors include his wife, Mary Gonzales Vigil, whom he married Nov. 15, 1935, of the family home; eight children, Elizabeth Boston and Lawrence Vigil, Denver, John Lee Vigil, Lakewood, Nicholas Vigil, Nuremburg, Germany, Robert Medina and Barbara Vigil, Pueblo, Claude Vigil and Gerald Vigil, Walsenburg; a sister, Emma Montana, Walsenburg; 17 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Rosary will be at 7 p.m. Thursday and funeral mass at 10 a.m. Friday, both from St. Mary Church. Burial will be in Masonic Cemetery.

Vigil, Stella
Stella Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - February 08, 2006 - Stella Vigil, loving wife, mother and grandmother, departed this life Feb. 4, 2006, into the loving arms of her Lord. Preceded in death by her father, Avenicio Trujillo; mother, Elvira Muniz; brother, Edward Trujillo; infant daughter; and husband, Tony S. Vigil. Survived by her beloved son, Anthony S. Vigil, Alvera (Isaac) Ortega, Dorothy Martinez and Katherine (Tony Bernal) Huth; also survived by siblings, Ben (Joyce) Trujillo, Lucy (Joe) Rodriquez, Richard (Mollie) Trujillo, Grace (Charles) Herrera and Frank Trujillo; numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren, nieces and nephews; and beloved dog, Tiny. Her feisty attitude and home cooking will be dearly missed by all who loved her. Visitation, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Wednesday, Imperial Funeral Home. Rosary, 7 p.m. Wednesday, and Mass, 10 a.m. Thursday; both services at St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens.

Vigil, Steven Q.
Steven Q. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - March 1993 - Steven Q. Vigil, born Nov. 15, 1948, left this world to be in a better place with God free of pain on March 11, 1993. A veteran with the U. S. Army, he served in Vietnam. Employed by the U. S. Government for 15 years and was currently working at the PDA. He loved the mountains, camping and fishing. He always put everybody else's needs ahead of his. He will always be loved and remembered by his friends and family. Husband of Margaret A. Vigil. Father of Carla (John) Bockla, Anita Vigil and Stephanie Vigil, all of Pueblo. Grandfather of Zachary Bockla and Russel Vigil. Survived also by parents, Zacarias Vigil and Marie Barela; sisters, Patricia (Jerry) Chacon, Becky (Ed) Fox; brother, Martin (Michelle) Vigil; grandmother, Mollie Barela; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service, 10 a.m. Tuesday, St. Patrick Church. Interment, Roselawn. The family may be contacted at 542-1021. Viewing by immediate family only.

Vigil, Theodore Leonard
Theodore Leonard "Ted" Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - June 22, 1998 - Theodore Leonard "Ted" Vigil, 42, of Pueblo, passed away June 20, 1998, in Pueblo. Born on Aug. 4, 1955, in Pueblo. Preceded in death by his parents, Lallo E. and Emiliana Vigil- and one brother, Frank Vigil. Survived by son, Daniel Vigil- stepchildren, Christina Frazier, Woody Frazier, David Frazier- brothers, Louis Vigil, Pueblo, Everett (Cathy) Vigil, Colorado Springs, Bob (Beatrice) Vigil, Pueblo, Alfred (Lucy) Vigil, Colorado Springs, and Richard (Esther) Vigil, Pueblo- sisters, Cathy (Pete) Espinoza, Denver, Louise Martinez, Pueblo, Charlotte (Rick) Madril, Pueblo, Ruth Betty Aragon, Commerce City, Emily (Marty) Montez, Pueblo, and Joyce (Randy) Apodaca, Alamosa- numerous nephews, nieces and friends. Viewing, 1-5 p.m. today and Tuesday, at Romero Chapel. Vigil rosary, 7 p.m. Tuesday. Funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Wednesday. Both at Mount Carmel Church, Rev. John Waters, celebrant. Cremation to follow Mass. Relatives and friends will be received at Moose Lodge Hall, 2801 U.S. 50 West, after Mass.

Vigil, Theresa M.
Theresa M. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - November 22, 2005 - Theresa M. Vigil, 77, passed away Nov. 20, 2005. She was preceded in death by her parents, Alberto and Delfina Martinez; brother, Bennie Padilla; grandson, Tommy Wilson; great-grandson, Jeromy Martinez. Theresa is survived by her husband of 60 years, Felipe; children, Amelia Wilson, Viola Barker, Willie (Alice), Ted (Barbara), Felipe (Virginia) Jr. and Pete (Sylvia) Vigil; 13 grandchildren; 32 great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandson. Also survived by numerous other relatives; and special caregiver, Carmen Trujillo. Viewing, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2005, at the funeral home. Rosary with Mass to follow, 9:30 a.m. Friday, Nov. 25, 2005, St. Leander Catholic Church. Interment to follow at Roselawn Cemetery.

Vigil, Thomas
Thomas Vigil - Huerfano World - July 1, 1999 - Thomas Vigil of Taos, NM, was found dead at his sheep herder camp. Born June 30, 1934 in Ravenwood to Ben and Annie Vigil, he never married. Mr. Vigil was a sheepherder and lived for 30 years in Sanford. He was 12 years old when he began sheep herding. Survivors include four sisters, Viola Miller, Walsenburg and Angela Montano, Mary Ann Casias and Nellie Montano, all of Denver; nieces, nephews, and cousins and by the Crawther family for 30 years. Rosary will be July 2 at 6 p.m. from St. Mary Church. The family will greet friends afterward at Mazzone Hall. A cremation memorial service will be July 3, at 10 a.m. in South St. Mary Cemetery.

Vigil, Tobias
Tobias Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - October 15, 2000 - Tobias Vigil, 64, affectionately known to family and friends as "Toby Pete," departed this life Oct. 11, 2000, at his home in Thornton. Born Jan. 25, 1936, in Walsenburg. He was a warehouseman by trade for over 30 years. He enjoyed bowling and baseball, being with family and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Tobias and Dolores (Pacheco) Vigil; sister, Rachel Vigil; and beloved wife, Bertha (Schaidt) Vigil. Toby leaves to cherish his memory his children, Anna Baca and family, Denver, Eva (Sam) Maldonado, Pueblo, Dolores Vigil and family, Pueblo, Toby (Susan) Vigil, Denver, Jerry Vigil and family, Pueblo, Phillip (Sara) Vigil, Pueblo, Richard Vigil and family, Pueblo, Joseph Vigil and family, Pueblo, Bill (Barbie) Schaidt, California, Larry Schaidt and family, California, Danny (Mabel) Schaidt, South Dakota, Marlene Love and family, California; siblings, Juanita "Caldonia" Perez and family, Pueblo, Theresa (Nobert) Perez, California, Mary Ann (Joe) Lewis, Sacramento, Calif., Betty (Edward "Uncle Buddy") Duran, Las Vegas, Nev., Phillip Vigil and family, San Jose, Costa Rica, and Lee Vigil and family, Pueblo; 25 grandchildren; 14 great-grandchildren; numerous other relatives and friends. Visitation, noon until 7 p.m. today, Angelus Chapel. Funeral Mass, 1:30 p.m. Monday, Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church. Rev. John R. Waters, S.J., celebrant. Cremation to follow. Family will receive friends at Mount Carmel Hall following the Mass.

Vigil, Tony S.
Tony S. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - April 13, 2000 - Tony S. Vigil, 79, passed away April 12, 2000. Survived by his loving wife of 59 years, Stella Vigil; children, Vera (Isaac) Ortega, Anthony Vigil, Dorothy Gurule, Katherine Huth; 10 grandchildren, 13 great-grandchildren; brothers, Sam (Ersil) Vigil, Gabe (Jo Ann) Vigil; sisters, Carmen Martinez and Charlotte Truskey; numerous nieces and nephews also survive. Preceded in death by his parents, Felix and Irene Vigil; brother, Pete Vigil; and sisters, Irene Ramirez and Massey Martinez. Tony was a veteran of the U.S. Army and retired from the CF&I. Viewing Thursday, noon until 5 p.m. Rosary Thursday, 7 p.m., Imperial Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass, Friday, 10 a.m., St. Francis Xavier Church. Interment, Imperial Memorial Gardens with military honors by the Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Vigil, Vicenta
Mrs. Vicenta Vigil - Huerfano World – June 27, 1963 - Mrs. Vicenta Vigil Funeral Conducted - Funeral services were conducted in Pueblo on Monday for Mrs. Vicenta Vigil, a former Walsenburg resident. Burial was in Mountain View Cemetery in Pueblo. Mrs. Vigil died last Friday in a Pueblo hospital at the age of 85 following an illness that had lasted for several months. Although a native of Walsenburg, she had lived in Pueblo for the past 16 years. She was a member of Our Lady of Assumption Catholic Church in Pueblo. The deceased is survived by two sons, Gasper Vigil, Pueblo, and Joe D.G. Vigil, Walsenburg; a daughter, Mrs. Andy Jaquez, Pueblo; 12 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Vigil, Victor E.
Victor E. Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - May 27, 2005 - Victor E. Vigil, 84, passed away unexpectedly on May 25, 2005. Victor was born Oct. 17, 1920, in Sandy Arroyo near Walsenburg, Colo., moved to Pueblo, as a child and was a lifetime Pueblo resident. Victor was honorably discharged from the Army in 1946 and worked at the Pueblo Army Depot from 1948 until his retirement in 1975. Victor was very proud of his service to his country in Vietnam during the TET Offensive in 1967, as a weapons expert from the Pueblo Army Depot. Preceded in death by his daughter, Olivia Martinsen; brothers, Mike and Tom; sisters, Isabelle, Theresa and Lucy. Victor is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Sarah Vigil; children, Sylvia (Lou) Grande, Victor (Bernadette) Vigil, Tobin (Deborah) Vigil, Claudine (Sam) Riccillo, Michael (Kyong Ae) Vigil, Judy Widup and Isabelle (Joe) Valdez; brother, Joe Vigil; sister, Sue Young and numerous nieces, nephews, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Memorial Mass, 1 p.m. Saturday, at St. Leander Church. Military honors by Pueblo Veterans Ritual Team.

Vigil, Victoria
Victoria "Vickie" Vigil - Pueblo Chieftain - September 22, 2005 - Victoria "Vickie" Vigil, 81, of Pueblo, passed away Sept. 19, 2005, in Pueblo. Born in Gardner, Colo., on Jan. 4, 1924, to the union of Mariano Barela and Maria Regina (Chavez) Barela, who preceded her in death. Vickie was married to Pamphilo "Pancho" Vigil on Sept. 21, 1947, and they lived together for 51 years until Pancho passed away in 1998. Vickie also was preceded in death by her brothers, Frank and David; sister, Dominga Aguirre; and her in-laws, Maggie and Frank Vigil. Surviving Vickie are her children and their spouses, Marion (John) Sagaser of Seattle, Wash., Dennis (Joyce) of Colorado Springs, Matthew (Teresa) of Pueblo, Kevin (Wivina) of El Paso, Texas, and Anthony (Ramona) of Pueblo. She also is survived by her grandchildren, Jason, Denise, Elizabeth, Adam, Jan, Lukas, Hannah, Emma, Seth and Rhiannon Vigil; and by her great-grandchildren, Kayla and Ayanna Vigil; sisters, Maria Clofes Montez of El Paso and Scholastica "Lucky" Vialpando of Colorado Springs; sisters-in law, Lupe Vigil and Laura Rael; and numerous nieces and nephews, as well as many friends from St. Leander Parish. Vickie was a homemaker and also worked for a time in District 60 food services at Risley Middle School. She was a devout Catholic and a firm believer in the power of prayer. Vickie also was a catechist for many years, teaching religious education at St. Leander and was a faithful member of the Nocturnal Adoration Society. Her hobbies included being up in the hills around Gardner, picking pinon nuts or just enjoying the fresh air. She also loved to read, play bingo and just be with her family. Viewing, 1 to 5:30 p.m. today, Romero Chapel. Vigil service, 7 p.m. today, and funeral Mass, 10 a.m. Friday; both at St. Leander Parish. Interment to follow at Gardner Cemetery. Relatives and friends will be received at the church hall after both the vigil service and burial.

Vigil, Viola Marck
Viola Marck Vigil - Huerfano World - February 20, 2003 - Viola Marck Vigil, 72 (homemaker), born March 9, 1930 in Walsenburg, passed away Feb. 24, 2003 in Denver. Preceded in death by husband, Edwin Vigil, in 1998; parents, Pio and Rose Marck; brothers, Adolph, Pete and Albert Marck. Mother of Ruthann (James) Suazo and Nick (Vi) Vigil, Walsenburg, James (Sandy) Vigil, Mark (Cecily) Vigil, Eugene Vigil and Keith (Gloria) Vigil, all of the Denver area; grandchildren, Felicia, Misty, Raquel, Vanessa, Krista, Delilah, Kenneth, James and Michael; great-grandchildren, Martika, Rebecca, Alyssa, Alec and Eric. Also survived by sisters, Ruth (Richard) Garza, Denver, and Dorothy (Julian) O'Cana, Walsenburg; brothers, Ernest Marck, Walsenburg, Louis (Helen) Marck and Arthur (Rose) Marck, Denver. Memorial service, 1 p.m., Sunday, March 1, at the United Church of Walsenburg. Huerfano World - March 6, 2003 – Correction – Memorial service for Viola M. Vigil was held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 1, at the United Church of Walsenburg. The day was listed incorrectly in last week's paper. The Huerfano World regrets the error.

Vigil, Viola R.
Viola R. Vigil – Huerfano World – April 22, 2004 - Viola R. Vigil went to be with the Lord on April 13, 2004 at St. Mary Corwin Hospital in Pueblo. She is preceded in death by her parents, Jacobo and Rafaelita Vigil, two sisters and her brother. She is survived by her sisters, Dolores (Abel Martinez) Vigil, of Fountain, and Adeline (Ray) Roybal, of Thornton; her aunt, Leonarda Sena, of Walsenburg; numerous nephews, nieces and great-nephews and nieces. Also, many cousins; her friend and co-worker, Mike Abeyta; former brother-in-law, Telos Rodriguez; and her pooch, Bootie. Viola was a 1968 graduate of Walsenburg High School and a 1971 graduate of Trinidad State junior College. She was a cosmetologist all her life. Services were held April 17 at St. Mary Catholic Church. Committal at St. Mary's South Cemetery. Arrangements were entrusted to the loving care of Johnson-Romero Family Funeral Home of Walsenburg.

Vigil, Virginia
Virginia Vigil - Huerfano World - June 29, 2000 - Virginia Vigil dies - Virginia Vigil, 73, of Walsenburg, died June 28, 2000 in Thorton at the Castle Garden Care Center where she was a resident. Mrs. Vigil was one of five sisters and five brothers raised in Corrales, NM. She married Ernest I. Vigil on Jan. 1, 1948. Survivors include her children, Ernest Vigil Jr. and Christine Vigil, eight grandchildren, two great-grandchildren; two sisters. Bertha Griego and Eris Fleck and a son-in-law, Charles Arellano Sr. Arrangements by Boies-Ortega Funeral Home.



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