LOUIS V VIGIL

Born: Sun., Oct. 27, 1935
Died: Wed., Nov. 15, 2017


Vigil Service

6:00 PM Mon., Nov. 20, 2017
Location: Gorman Funeral Homes-Platte Chapel


Funeral Service

10:00 AM Tue., Nov. 21, 2017
Location: First Christian Church


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A funeral service for Louis V. Vigil, 82, will be held at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at the First Christian Church in Wheatland, Wyoming with Pastor Andy Gudahl officiating.  Interment will be held at the Wheatland Cemetery.  The Vigil for the Deceased will be held at 6:00 P.M. Monday, November 20, 2017 at Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel with Father Tom Kadera as the Celebrant.
Louis Vigil passed away on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at the Platte County Memorial Hospital.
Louis was born on October 27, 1935 the son of John V. and Bessie (Vigil) Vigil.
Louis was in the United States Air Force from 1957 to 1961 in Moreno Valley, California where he was a mechanic.  He lived in Riverside, California for a short time and worked for Dunham-Bush Heating and Air Condition.  He moved back to Wyoming to work for Union Pacific Rail Road.  He met his wife in 1965 Marian Runyan and to this union they had a son, Rodger Vigil.  They decided to move back to Riverside from 1966-1969 working for Dunham-Bush Heating and Air Condition.  
The family moved back to Wyoming in 1970 where he worked for CF & I at the Sunrise Mine in Sunrise, Wyoming as a mechanic.  
While working at the Sunrise Mine he also farmed and ranched a mile and half South of Wheatland with his brother, George Vigil and father, John where his family made their home for twenty years.
In 1980 Louis went to work for Basin Electric at the Laramie River Station working as a mechanic.  He retired on January 15, 1999 from Basin Electric.
While enjoying his retirement he also repaired and maintained a few rental houses that he owned.
He is survived by his wife, Marian Vigil of Wheatland; son, Rodger Vigil of Wheatland; siblings, Emma Booth of Wheatland, George (Kathy) Vigil of Wheatland, Josie Rodriguez of San Jose, California, Alice (Dave) Romero of Cheyenne, Wyoming, Elsie (Craig) Needles of Bull Head City, Arizona; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his sisters, Rose, Margaret, and Kathy Vigil; brother, Alfred Vigil; and infant sister, Mary Vigil.
A memorial to the Alzheimer’s Association, 2232 Dell Range Boulevard, Suite 220, Cheyenne, Wyoming 82009 would be appreciated by the family.
The Gorman Funeral Homes – Platte Chapel of Wheatland are in charge of the arrangements.

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Todd Romero
   Posted Fri November 17, 2017
Will never forget you. Will pray for him as he prayed for us. May God give him eternal rest.
I am truly sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Please accept my condolences and may my prayers help comfort you.

Love You Guys!!!

Ruby
   Posted Sat November 18, 2017
I want to offer my condolences to Louis' family. Keep in mind the
many pleasant memories you have of him so that they can be a
source of comfort for you at this difficult time. Also, pour out your heart
in prayer to God for comfort. He will help you because God cares
for everyone who loved Louis.
1Peter 5:7

Ceil Miller
   Posted Sat November 18, 2017
My heart and prayers are with Marian, Rodger and Louis’s family during this sad and unsettling time. Rest In Peace.

Jeanie Drury Reddy
   Posted Sun November 19, 2017
So sorry for your loss Marian and family.

Terry Perdue
   Posted Mon November 20, 2017
My condolences Marion and Roger , and all of his family. I have many wonderful memories of the wonderful Vigil family, was always treated like family. I am sad, Go on in peace
Louis, will see you later on buddy.

Tim Walker and family
   Posted Tue November 21, 2017
Know we are thinking of you all in this very hard time , He was a great person and he will be missed . Our prayers and condolences go out to the Vigil family .

Deb and Pete
   Posted Sun December 03, 2017
Dear Aunt Marian and Rodger so sorry prayers to you may Uncle Louis Rest In Peace, praying for you all. May God bless you.

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