Armando Rodolfo Valentin Vigil


Capulin resident Armando Rodolfo Valentin Vigil, 92, was called home on November 7, 2021. Armando was born on October 27, 1929 in Capulin, Colorado, the beloved son of Juan De Dios Vigil and Vicenta Martinez Vigil. After graduating high school, Armando pursued his passion for cooking and became a chef. He loved to cook meals for his family, enjoyed singing and traveling and going to the casino. His greatest joy in life came from the time he was able to spend with his family.

He will live on through his daughters Linda (Kevin)Johnson of Rohnert Park, CA; Diana (Mark) Quintana of Capulin, CO; Lizz (Ross) Wilson of Lufkin, TX; grandchildren Josh (Krystal) Johnson of Petaluma, CA; Heather (Anthony) Vigil of Alamosa, CO; Natasha Vigil of Arlington, TX; Rochelle Quintana of Sanford, CO; Ross Anthony Wilson of Lufkin, TX; Felisita (Ethan) Quintana of Pueblo, CO;  Nick Wilson of Arlington, TX; great-grandchildren Aiyana and Tiyana of Alamosa, CO; Kayden and Jaziah of La Jara, CO; Danika of Pueblo, CO; Miles and Lilah of Petaluma, CA. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Armando was preceded in death by his parents Juan and Vicenta Vigil, wife Darnell Elgin Vigil, sisters Olivama and Viola, brothers Aladico, Jake, Joe, Leo, Alfred, Herman and Felix.

A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Saturday, November 13, 2021 at 1:30 PM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Capulin, A Mass of the Resurrection will follow at 2:00 PM also at St. Joseph Catholic Church. Interment will be held at the Capulin Cemetery with full military honors. TO leave online condolences please visit romerofuneralhomes. com. The care of arrangements has been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.

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