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Juan J. VigilMay 6, 1922 – November 2, 2004

Post Independent Writer

Juan J. Vigil, longtime resident of Glenwood Springs, passed away at his home Tuesday, Nov. 2, of a short illness. He was 82.He was born and raised in Chacon, N.M., and later moved to Colorado, where he spent the remainder of his life. On March 4, 1950, he married Adelina Baros.Juan was a carpenter, and after his retirement spent most of his time working in his beloved yard keeping it immaculate and his roses beautiful.He was preceded in death by his wonderful wife, Lena, in May 2001. Juan is survived by six children: Johnny Vigil of Glenwood Springs; Geneva Rimbert of Leadville; Elaine Dwyer of Paso Robles, Calif.; Darrell Vigil of Rifle; Sandra Owens, of Meeker, and Yorba Vigil, of Glenwood Springs. He is also survived by four stepdaughters: Julia Leyba, of Leadville, Mary Leyba, of Chacon, N.M., Claudia Dunn, of Incline Village, Nev., and LeNora Brooks, of New Castle; and by 33 grandchildren, and 24 great-grandchildren.He was preceded in death by his wonderful wife, Lena, in May 2001. Juan is survived by six children: Johnny Vigil of Glenwood Springs; Geneva Rimbert of Leadville; Elaine Dwyer of Paso Robles, Calif.; Darrell Vigil of Rifle; Sandra Owens, of Meeker, and Yorba Vigil, of Glenwood Springs. He is also survived by four stepdaughters: Julia Leyba, of Leadville, Mary Leyba, of Chacon, N.M., Claudia Dunn, of Incline Village, Nev., and LeNora Brooks, of New Castle; and by 33 grandchildren, and 24 great-grandchildren.


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