Shirley Anne Vigil
July 11, 1939 – Feb. 28, 2014
Graveside services for Shirley Anne Vigil of Basin will be held Saturday, March 15 at the Otto Cemetery. Shirley, 74, died Friday morning, Feb. 28, at her home in Basin.
She was born July 11, 1939, in Grand Forks, N.D., the daughter of John E. “Count” and Mary Isabel Wagar Carey. When Shirley was a young child the family moved to Thermopolis where she attended school and graduated from Thermopolis High School.
She married Anthony “Tony” Vigil Nov. 21, 1959, in Denver. The couple was sealed in the Provo, Utah Temple Nov. 15, 1974.
Shirley enjoyed ranching and caring for animals. She was an exceptional seamstress, enjoyed gardening and loved her family and being a grandmother. She lived a good life and will be missed.
She was a member of the LDS Church and participated in the Red Hat Society and the Pioneer Women.
Her parents and her husband preceded her in death.
Shirley is survived by her children and their spouses: Ray and Cari Vigil of Oklahoma City; Dwain and Mary Kaye Vigil Christopherson of Burlington; Roberta Nelson of Basin and Roman and Sylvia Vigil of Roswell, N.M.; two sisters and a brother-in-law, Wayne and Dona McLain of St. George, Utah, and Leola Sheldon of Casper; two brothers and two sisters-in-law, Ed and Shirley Carey of Kansas City, Mo., and Bill and Mary Ellen Carey of Placerville, Calif.; 11 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.
A luncheon for family and friends will be held at the Burlington LDS Church following the graveside services.
Memorials in Shirley’s name can be sent to Security State Bank, Box 531, Basin, WY 82410. A beneficiary of the proceeds will be decided at a later date.