Liana Rae Vigil

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Liana Rae Vigil (Matsaw) 69 years old; beloved Wife, Mother, Grandmother and Great Grandmother has gone to be with our Lord on September 18th, 2020. 
Liana was born on October 25th, 1950 in Pocatello, Idaho. She was a proud member of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes from Fort Hall,  Idaho.
She is survived by her loving Husband of 52 years Ben W. Vigil; her three loving daughters Pauline (Joe) Chavez, Cathy (Mark) Ortega, and Edna (Shane Spiekermeier) Vigil. Her six grandchildren Nicole (Edgar) Torres, Joey (Betty) Chavez, Mark (McKenzie) Ortega, Brittney (Alex) Ortega, Elise Spiekermeier, and Roland Spiekermeier. And seven great grandchildren Aubree, Camilla, and Liliana Torres; Julietta, Daniella, and Viviana Chavez; and Mark Anthony Ortega III. Her Mother Mary Edna Lopez; brothers Edwin Matsaw and Ray Lopez; sister Laurie (Bill) Hance; as well as many nieces and nephews. 
She was preceded in death by her Father Edwin Frances Matsaw; brothers Darryl, David, Sammy, and Terry Matsaw; sisters Marilyn Montoya and Christina Broncho. As well as paternal and maternal grandparents. 

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  1. May you all be wrapped in the love and promises of our Lord Jesus Christ. Praying for peace and comfort at this time. Sincerely, Pete and Geri Alejandro

  2. I worked with Liana for many years at Munroe. My memory is how she was always kind and her beautiful smile…she would help me with whatever I needed and never complained or said an unkind word. Prayers for the family during this most difficult time 💝

  3. Some people come into our lives and quickly go. Some stay for awhile and leave footprints on our hearts!  Liana is one of those people!  We shared so much laughter during our almost 18 years working together at Munroe.  We shared our work and our lives.  I am so grateful to have had her as a friend!  My life was enriched by sharing our life journeys together.  Will forever miss you, Liana!

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