October 15, 1928 ~ February 5, 2019

Born in: Fort Collins, CO
Resided in: Thornton, CO

Augustine J. “Gus” Vigil of Thornton passed away on February 5, 2019.

Gus was born to Joseph and Lugarda Vigil on October 15, 1928.

Gus entered the United Sates Army on June 25, 1946 and upon honorable discharge her returned home to work several jobs and became a member of the Labor’s Union.

On September 1, 1952 he married Rose Baca. They had four children Veronica, Teresa (Greg), Gregory (Amy), and Eugene (Elisa). They were also blessed with many grandchildren and great-grandchildren David, Maria, Eric, Anna, Isaac, Josiah, Nicole, Chris, Maliyah, Lauren, Brandon, Emily, Parker, Rachel, Denver, and Aspen.

Gus was an avid baseball and football fan, only when the Rockies and Broncos won. He was their worst critic, but also their most loyal fan ever. He was the happiest when he was around his grandchildren and great-grandchildren; they brought a light to his like that was so unbelievable. His life was extended by the love that they had shown him. Gus also loved to fish and golf. He loved working with his hands making wood figures and signs.


Please join the family in celebrating Gus’ life on Wednesday, February 13th at 11AM at the Horan & McConaty Reception Center in Thornton, CO at 9998 Grant Street.


In lieu of flowers, donations may be made in Gus’ memory to:

St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital

501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105




Please leave memories of Gus and condolences for his family in the guestbook below.


Memorial Reception: February 13, 2019 11:00 am - 12:30 pm

Horan & McConaty - Metro North/Thornton
9998 Grant Street
Thornton, CO 80229

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  1. Aunt Rose, Veronica, Teresa, Greg, Gene, & Family,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you through this
    heartbreaking time. There’s nothing we can say that will ease
    your pain but we wanted you to know we are thinking of you.
    Our deepest sympathies,

    Love, Monica, Brent & Pankievich family

  2. My dearest most beautiful Aunt Rosie, Teresa, Veronica, Greg and Gene,

    Just wanted to let you know I am thinking of you and sending prayers. I love you all very much!

    Hugs and kisses,

  3. Dear Aunt Rose, Veronica, Teresa, Greg and Gene:

    We extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family. May the soul of Uncle Gus be at peace with our Heavenly Father.
    Prayers and love.

  4. Dearest Aunt Rose and Family.
    Saddened to hear of Uncle Tino’s passing. He always had a special place in my heart and our prayers are with you. May God hold all of your family in his hands through this sad time. Love Nancy, Dan and family. Watschke’s and Maberry’s

  5. I will miss this kind and honorable man. May God bless him as he returns home. Thank you for the privilege of getting to know you both!

  6. I wish you and your family warm wishes during this tough time. Please know Gene, all of us at CTL are here and offer our prayers for support to you.

    I am sorry for your loss,

    Warm Wishes,

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