Vidal Joe Sisneros, 78


Longtime valley resident Vidal Joe Sisneros, 78, passed away on December 13, 2018.  He was born on August 24, 1940 in Chama, Colorado to Velicando Sisneros and Placia Maria Trujillo.  Vidal enjoyed fishing, hiking, camping, listening to Spanish music and working on his cars.

He is survived by his wife Virginia Sisneros of Del Norte, his sons, Joe (Tina) Sisneros of Monte Vista and Dennis (Florence) Sisneros of Pueblo, six grandchildren, thirteen great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren as well as his brother Jose Sisneros and numerous nieces, nephews and extended family.

Vidal was preceded in death by his parents, sons, Gino Romero and Tony Chavez, Sr., his grandchildren, Carlos Archuleta, Tony Chavez, Jr., James Dean Sisneros as well as his siblings, Joe Sisneros, Gilbert Sisneros, Pilar Sisneros and Margie Sisneros.

A Funeral Mass will be held at 10:00 am on Thursday December 20, 2018 at Our Lady of Guadalupe in Conejos.  A vigil service with recitation of the rosary will be held at 7:00 pm on Wednesday December 19, 2018 at the Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista.  Burial will follow services in the Ortiz Cemetery.  To express condolences, please visit

Rogers Family Mortuary in Monte Vista is in care of the arrangements.