Bernice Montez

Obituary of Bernice Soyla Montez

Bernice S. Montez (Nee Feloniz Soyla Vigil), 87, passed on February 19, 2021 in Simi Valley, CA

A visitation will be held at Rose Family Mortuary, Simi Valley, CA on Thursday, March 4, 2021 at 5pm.  A funeral service will also be held at Rose Family Funeral Home, Simi Valley, CA, on Friday, March 5th at 10am with a burial to follow at Oakwood Memorial Park, Chatsworth, CA.

Bernice was born in Alamosa, CO on September 8, 1933 to Juan and Rebecca Vigil. She attended high school in Alamosa, CO and graduated in 1950.  She married in 1954 and raised 4 children. Bernice was blessed to have met such a loving, devoted husband and shared her love with Manuel for 66 years of marriage.

She was employed by State Farm for 21 years until retirement in 1999. She was a devoted Jehovah’s Witness for 50 years and was recognized to the level of Pioneer having brought many people into the truth.

She is survived by her husband, Manuel (Simi Valley, CA); Son, Dominic (Camarillo, CA); Son, Derrick (Albuquerque, NM); Daughter, Simone (Shoreline, WA). Bernice was blessed with 6 grandchildren and 2 great grandchildren.  Bernice is preceded in death by son, Eric and Brothers, Robert and Lute. 

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