Kathleen F. Vigil passed away peacefully in her home in the comfort of her son Demecio Saturday May 9, 2020.

See 2 Photos

She was born December 9, 1944 in Cincinnati, OH to the late Leonard Stephen Heyl and Dorothy Louise Maltaner. She was the fourth of seven siblings.

She was a quick witted woman with the gift of gab who befriended many, a lover of all things Elvis and an avid collector of antique nicknacks.

She was known as a kind, generous and loving person who cared for and shared with everyone around her. Her kind spirit will be greatly missed.

Originally from Cincinnati, OH she moved to Utah in 1969 and eventually settled in West Valley City where she lived for 33 years surrounded by many neighbors who eventually became just like family.

She is survived by three sisters and one brother, four children; Demecio (Patricia) Vigil, Ronda Grieg, Tony (Stephanie) Heyl and Arren Skurow; As well as her grandchildren; Danielle (Chanel) Vigil, Devin (Stephanie) Vigil, Shauntell Johnson, Jaden Heyl, Jory Heyl and countless great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by both parents and three sisters.

The family would like to thank her hospice caretakers Andrew and Dennis and neighbors Ana and family for their assistance and compassion in her last days.

A memorial service will be announced at a later date.

Life Story Info


Danielle Vigil

Post Date

May 12, 2020

Personal Info


Cincinnati, Ohio, United States


West Valley City, Utah, United States


Concerned about this Life Story? Please let us know.
NEXT Carolyn June Boothe Lawrence Carolyn June Boothe Lawrence


Thanks a million for you attending to Kay all of the time.... You and Trish are so much appreciated! Love, Len.

Leonard Heyl May 18, 2020

Thank you uncle. It was my pleasure. I love her with all my Heart.

Demecio Vigil , Stansbury, UT, US May 18, 2020

Danny I want to thank you so much for your loyalty, dedication, and caring of my sister, Kay all these years. We had some good memories from years back and she had some tough times, always pulling through. At least she-did-it-her-way. ☺

BJ Haussler (Bea Heyl)) , CINCINNATI, OH, US May 18, 2020

thank you very much. I love her with all my heart. I just did what every child should do for their parents. And you're right she went her way how she wanted. She's a very special person. Sharp as a tack always told me what to do until the end. Lol

Demecio Vigil , Stansbury, UT, US May 18, 2020

Dear Danny, Ronda, Tony, Arren and Grandchildren, your Uncle Joe and I want you to know how very sorry we are to hear of your Mothers passing. We always enjoyed being around Kay, she was a very pleasant and kind person who always made you feel good. She was funny and always laughing and she was very interesting and she never had a loss for words. Grandma Vigil also thought alot of Kay and always spoke kindly about her. We feel blessed to have known her and to have had her in ours lives.

Joe and Carolyn Vigil , kearns , UT, US May 13, 2020

thank you very much. MOM Aways loved our Vigil Family. She would tell me stories about her experiences with all of you. "Guera" will always love you guy's..always have

Demecio Vigil , Stansbury, UT, US May 14, 2020

My deepest sympathy to the families.

Robert Fitch , Lake point , UT, US May 12, 2020

thank you my brother. She always loved you. We all go waaay back. We will Always will be family.

Demecio Vigil , Stansbury, UT, US May 18, 2020