Mary Rosanna Muniz

Mary Rosanna Muniz, 93, passed away at her home peacefully surrounded by her family Saturday, September 3, 2022 in Rock Springs, Wyoming. She was a long-time resident of Rock Springs and former resident of Green River, Wyoming.

She was born October 3, 1929 in Antonito, Colorado; the daughter of Jose T. Vigil and Isabelle Lopez.

Mrs. Muniz attended schools in Antonito, Colorado.

She married Jose Ruben Muniz March 24, 1946 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Their marriage was later blessed at the Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Rock Springs. He preceded her in death on December 29, 1998.

Mrs. Muniz was a member of the Holy Spirit Catholic Community.

She enjoyed spending time with her family, watching cooking shows, reading, her many gambling trips to Wendover. Mrs. Muniz loved going to morning mass.

Survivors include her five sons, Willie Muniz of Rock Springs, Wyoming; George Muniz of Rock Springs, Wyoming; Tony Muniz of Rock Springs, Wyoming; Nolan Muniz; Michael Muniz of Salt Lake City, Utah; two daughters, Gloria Devlin and husband Bernie of Ogden, Utah; Theresa Knieper and husband Gary of Rock Springs, Wyoming, one daughter-in-law, Judy Muniz of DePere, Wisconsin; 23 grandchildren; 29 great-grandchildren; two great-great-grandchildren; several cousins; nieces and nephews.

She is preceded in death by her parents, one brother Ross Vigil; four sisters, Delia Maria Vasquez; Bernice Ortega; Kay Brothers; Margaret Gonzalez; four sons, Bobby Muniz; Richard Muniz; twins who died in infancy; one grandson, Jeffrey Behrman.

The family respectfully requests donations be made in Mary's memory to Holy Sprit Catholic Community, 116 Broadway Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming 82901.

A rosary will be conducted at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 13, 2022 at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, 116 Broadway Street, Rock Springs Wyoming. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow immediately at the Church. Graveside Services and Iternment will be in the Rock Springs Municipal Cemetery.

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