Antonito resident Rodolfo (Rudy) Baldino Vigil, 62, passed away August 4, 2013, in New Mexico. Rudy was born on December 22, 1950, in Lobatos, Colorado, the son of Leo Vigil and Severina Salazar. Rudy was a wonderful Husband, Father, Grandfather, Brother, Uncle, and Friend. He was a Business Owner who, with his loving wife, ran Vigilís Liquor Store in Antonito and was known and loved by all who knew him. Rudy was a Fourth Degree Knight with the Knights of Columbus, San Luis Valley Assembly #1938 and was also a member of the Antonito Knights of Columbus Council #2645. He enjoyed working, being in the outdoors, planting, joking with friends and neighbors, and especially spending time with his three grandchildren and with his loving family.
Survivors include his wife, Delia Vigil of Antonito, Colorado; daughter Crystal (Robert) Vigil-Pacheco of Manassa, Colorado; son Jeremy (Diva) Vigil of Aurora, Colorado; his three grandchildren Savannah Garrett, Emilie Garrett, and Mateo Pacheco; sisters Lorraine (Bill) King of Denver, Colorado; Darlene (Jerry) Duran of Antonito, Colorado; Rosalie (Jim) Lanier of Littleton, Colorado; Susie Vigil of Littleton, Colorado; Judy (Rick) Vigil-Gallegos of Alamosa, Colorado; brothers Lionel Vigil of Antonito, Colorado; Richard (Andrea) Vigil of Golden, Colorado; Ronnie Vigil of Denver, Colorado and Dean (Terrie)Vigil of Aurora, Colorado. He is also survived by many nieces, nephews, and cousins. Rudy was preceded in death by his parents Leo Vigil and Severina Salazar and two brothers Rudy Vigil and Victor Vigil.
A Vigil Service with Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Wednesday, August 7, 2013at 7:00 PM at the Romero Funeral Chapel in Antonito, Colorado. Another Vigil Service will be held on Thursday, August 8, 2013 at 7:00 PM at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos, Colorado. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Friday, August 9, 2013, at 10:00 A.M. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Conejos, Colorado. Interment will follow at the Los Cerritos Cemetery in Manassa, CO. Arrangements are in care of Romero Funeral Chapel of Antonito.