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Magdalena (Galvan) Vigil

June 2, 2017
Magdalena (Galvan) Vigil, 81, went home to be with our Lord and Savior on Friday, Friday June 2, 2017.  She was born in Tierra Amarilla, and was a resident of El Llano. Magdalena was a loving wife, mother, sister, aunt, grandmother, and great grandmother. Her faith was the core of how she lived her life. She loved going to church, praying the rosary; she would do word puzzles, bingo, and loved when her children would take her KFC Chicken for dinner.  She especially enjoyed spending time with her family, grandchildren, and great-grandchildren. Magdalena lovingly known by all as “Maggie” was predeceased in death by her parents, Maria Soledad and Faustin Galvan, husband Jose Dan Vigil, sisters Corina Galvan, Lydia Marks, Silveria Krupp, Horacio Galvan, Uvaldo Galvan, Rufus Eustacio Galvan, and numerous relatives. Magdalena survived by her twin sister Beatrice Turnage, Priscilla Lucero, brother Faustine Galvan Jr. (Junior) and her children, Anna Roybal and husband John, George Galvan, Sr. and wife Valentina, Rita Lucille Galvan, Dennis Galvan and wife Geri, Joyce Herrera, Ruth Ann Vargas and husband Joel, Danny J. Vigil, Jose Onesimo Vigil and wife Michelle, Xavier Tomas Vigil and wife Melanie; her grandchildren, Joshua Roybal, Maria Galvan, George Galvan Jr., Ricky Galvan, Christine Martinez, Ricardo Martinez and wife Teresa, Adam Martinez, Alicia Galvan, Nicole Galvan, Ashley Herrera, Joel Vargas Jr., Candace Vargas, Danielle Sandoval, Joseph Vigil, Kassandra Vigil, Ariel Rivas, and Jared Rivas and 11 great-grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, and cousins. A rosary will be recited on Friday, June 9, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at La Iglesia de Santa Cruz de la Canada, with a Memorial Mass to follow at 10:00 a.m. Burial will be held at Holy Cross Cemetery in Santa Cruz. The family of Magdalena (Galvan) Vigil has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the EspaƱola Valley.

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