Alberta Celestina Vigil Romero was born on September 29, 1932, Gulnare, Colorado, to  Alberto Jose Vigil and Josie Molly Lave Vigil. She was a long time resident of La Junta and  passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2019,

She was preceded in death by her parents, her spouse, Joe Romero, and children. Rosemary and Jessie Romero.

She is survived by her children: Johnnie Romero, Teresa Romero, Frank Romero, Danny Romero, Susan Romero Holyer, Albert Romero, and several grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces, and nephews.

Alberta Celestina had five brothers and two sisters:  Manuel A. Vigil, Tobias A. Vigil, (both deceased), along with a sister, Mary Alice Vigil.  Surviving brothers include: John H. Vigil, George F. Vigil, Fred A. Vigil, and one sister, Della “Dorie” Vigil Foust.

Services will be held at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church on Thursday, January 17, 2019, with a rosary at 9:30 a.m., and a funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m.

Reception will take place at 11 a.m. at the North La Junta Community Center, located at 17 Trail Hwy 194, La Junta, due to remodeling in the Guadalupe Catholic Church.