SUNNYSIDE - Our beautiful precious wife, mother, sister, aunt and friend, Toni Louise Heath Vigil, returned to her Heavenly Father on May 30, 2008.
A very special gift to our family, a darling daughter, born to Lloyd Allen and Genevieve Dunn Heath on March 15, 1960 in Dragerton.
Toni was raised and lived all her life in Sunnyside. She graduated from East Carbon High School.
Married her first love, Daniel Andrew Vigil, July 22, 1978 at Good Shepherd Catholic Church in East Carbon. They were blessed with two incredible children, a son, Easton Daniel, and daughter, Hailee Jill. In her words "the greatest gift of my life."
Toni had amazing talents and creativity that showed in every aspect of her life, creating a beautiful home and garden sanctuary.
She worked hard all her life at various occupations and you could always count on her for anything.
She was always there when needed to comfort, coach and cheer us on through life's trails and accomplishments.
Toni loved and served her church in many capacities as well as serving the community as city councilwoman. She served as chairman of beautification and was passionate about beautifying Sunnyside city.
Toni also enjoyed interior design, crafting, reading, camping, and she was an awesome cook.
She is survived by her husband, Danny; son, Easton (Camie) Vigil; Hailee Vigil and Jerad; brothers and sisters, Gary (Mary Jo) Heath, Jack (Karen) Heath, Mike (Margaret) Heath, Carol Ann (Brett) Harvey and Barbara (Philip) Jaramillo; many extended family members and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents.
We have been blessed by her love, taught through her example and strengthened through her trials.
Funeral Mass Tuesday, June 3, noon, Good Shepherd Catholic Church. Vigil service Monday evening at the church in East Carbon. Family will be at the church Tuesday one hour prior to services. Committal service, Valley View Cemetery, Sunnyside. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home.
Loving mother, loving wife, fallen angel, reclaimed life ... By Toni
HELPER - Our loving husband, father, grandfather and friend, Roger Torres, age 81 passed away peacefully May 31, 2008 at his home in Helper.
He was born May 22, 1927 in Gallina, N.M., to Fidel and Josephina Martinez Torres. Married Rosie Carrasco May 26, 1967 in Grants, N.M.
Dad was a veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean Conflict.
He worked as a hard rock miner and mined most of the Western U.S.
He loved fishing, hunting, camping, watching wildlife and anything to do with the outdoors, especially when he was with family and friends.
Roger was known by many and loved and respected by all for his gentle spirit and loving soul.
He will be dearly missed by all who knew and loved him.
Survived by his loving wife, Rosie Torres, Helper; 11 children, Robert (Sarah) Torres, West Valley; Richard Torres, Las Vegas, Nev.; Joyce (Jim) Goodall, Bosque Farms, N.M.; Dorothy (Volney) Scanlon, Las Vegas, Nev.; Pat Mcullough, Albuquerque, N.M.; Julie (Dave) Callahan, Grants, N.M.; Lisa (Mike) Miller, Beaverton, Ore.; Joe (Lisa) Torres, Price; Ruben Torres, Albuquerque, N.M.; Veronica (Shane) Holmes, Panama City, Fla.; Manuel (Stacey) Torres, Santaquin; and numerous grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents; and two sons, Leroy and Roger Torres.
Memorial service Friday, June 6, noon, Price United Methodist Church, 10 North 200 East. Family will be at the church one hour prior to service. Arrangements entrusted to Mitchell Funeral Home.