Green River Star -

Jennie Medina


March 11, 2020

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Jennie Medina

Jennie Medina, 76, passed away on Monday, March 2, 2020 surrounded by family. Mrs. Medina was a lifelong resident of Green River, Wyoming and died following a lengthy illness.

Mrs. Medina was born October 25, 1943 in Rock Springs, Wyoming, the daughter of Rufino Lee Vigil and Rose Archuleta.

She attended school in Rock Springs, Wyoming.

She married Aurelio Medina in Rock Springs at the Saints Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church on July 8, 1960 and he preceded her in death on November 6, 2012.

Mrs. Medina was a member of Immaculate Conception Catholic Church and taught CCD.

Her interests included spending time and taking care of her family. She enjoyed sewing and loved her church.

Survivors one son, Jerry Medina and wife Jessica of Standsbury Park, Utah, three daughters, Glory Enloe and husband Craig of Green River, Wyoming, Lorraine Medina of Green River, Wyoming and Loretta Andrews and husband Dale of Billings, Montana; three brothers Kent Vigil and wife Mary and Steve Vigil and wife Lorraine all of Rock Springs and Joseph Vigil and companion Barbara of Ogden, Utah; three sisters Frances Fernandez and husband Joe, Delores Coleman and Roberta Cordova and husband Manuel all of Rock Springs, Wyoming; seven grandchildren Jessica Mitchell, Victoria Hemphill, Nicholas Andrews, Christopher Andrews, Matthew Medina, Derek Medina and Lilly Medina; six great-grandchildren; several cousins, nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Aurelio Medina, her daughter Susie Medina, her granddaughter Erica Andrews, two sisters Susie Burch and Phyllis Martinez; one brother Henry Carson.

A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 A.M. Friday, March 13, 2020 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church, 900 Hitching Post Drive, Green River, Wyoming.

A Vigil service with Rosary will be recited at 6:00 P.M. Thursday, March 12, 2020 at the church. Inurnment will be in the Riverview Cemetery.

Friends may call at the church one hour prior to Mass on Friday and one hour prior to the rosary on Thursday.

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