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Victor Atencio


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Victor Atencio Obituary
Victor B. Atencio passed away Wednesday, July 25, 2018, at home surrounded by family and friends. He was 84 years old.

Victor was born May 26, 1934, to Alfonso Atencio and Maria Aguilar in La Garita, CO.

He moved with his wife to Ignacio in 1956 and enjoyed working on his ranch. He loved the outdoors and spending time with his family sharing his stories. Victor worked for the San Juan National Forest Service for 30 years. He then retired and lived out the rest of his days with his faithful wife in Ignacio.

He is survived by his wife of 65 years Dolores, 2 sons, Thomas and Robert Atencio, 8 grandchildren and numerous great grandchildren.

He is preceded in death by his parents, 3 brothers Fred, Fermin, Orlando Atencio, and 1 sister Cora Valasquez.

A Rosary will be on Monday July 30, 2018 at 6:00 pm at St. Ignatius Catholic Church in Ignacio. A Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday, July 31, 2018, at 10:00 a.m., also at St. Ignatius. Burial will follow Mass at Ignacio West Cemetery.
Published in The Durango Herald on July 26, 2018
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