Audenago “Derald” Vigil, Jr.: Sept. 16, 1935 – Jan. 9, 2016

Audenago “Derald” Vigil, Jr., 80, of Berthoud, peacefully passed away on Jan. 9, 2016.

Audenago “Derald” Vigil, Jr.

Audenago “Derald” Vigil, Jr.

He was born Sept. 16, 1935, in Rinoconada, Rio Arriba, N. M., the fourth child of 19 born to Audenago Vigil Sr. and Erminia Romero.

On Sept. 7,1957, Audenago married the love of his life, Marie Vasquez. They were later sealed in the Meza Arizona temple of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.

Audenago grew up in Berthoud and was recognized as high-point man in basketball. He lettered in baseball, football, track and basketball.

Audenago began his career in the state capital building as a printing apprentice and later retired as a graphic arts specialist after working at IBM for 24 years.

He enjoyed fishing and hunting, but his true love was his beautiful wife and family.

Audenago is survived by his wife Marie Vasquez of Berthoud and three sons; Mark Vigil (Melanie) of Conifer, Colo.; Steve Vigil of Roy, Utah and Kevin Vigil (Amy) of Johnstown, Colo. He leaves behind four grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. He is also survived by 15 siblings; Bill, Thomas, Johnny, Deloris, Mary, Esther, Becky, Carol, Bob, Sarah, David, Ruth, Debbie, Gilbert and Loraine Vigil.

He was proceeded in death by his parents and his brothers Alex, Nick and Ben Vigil.

Memorial services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 14, 2016, at the LDS chapel, 550 Spartan Ave., Berthoud, Colo. Viewing 9 a.m. Services 10 a.m. Interment Greenlawn Cemetery. A reception will follow the services. Family and friends may view the online obituary and sign the guestbook at

The family wishes to express their appreciation to Kindred at Home Hospice, Berthoud Living Center, and all who helped to care for Audenago. Thank you for your kindness and compassion.