Antonio Felix Cebreros

Antonio Felix Cebreros, 71, of Rocky Ford, Colo., formerly of Monte Vista, passed away Tuesday, Jan. 4, at his residence.

Antonio was born in Guajino, Sinaloa, Mexico on Jan. 5, 1950, a son of the late Manuela Cebreros Rodriguez and Antonio Felix Quintero.

He was the husband of Teresa (Salazar) Felix.

Antonio was a hard worker, a man of values and traditions, a kind and loving father who enjoyed his days spending time in the mountains, hunting, fishing, and logging. He also enjoyed doing carpentry, building garages, installing windows and gardening. He especially enjoyed spending time with family and loved ones. He had such loving softness with his great grandchildren which gave him profound joy.

He was employed as a Farm Laborer for 35 years retiring from Worley McCullough.

He is survived by wife Teresa Felix, of Rocky Ford, Colo.; daughter Manuela, wife of Noel Heredia, of Alamosa, Colo.; daughter Gloria, wife of Isaul Padilla, of Monte Vista, Colo.; and son Antonio Felix Jr., husband of Melissa Felix of Monte Vista, Colo.

He is also survived by six grandchildren, Keisha Padilla, Brittany Heredia, Noel Heredia Jr., Keyshawn Martinez, Maribel Heredia and Davion Felix, three great-grandchildren, 10 siblings, Abundio Felix (Bertha), Martin Felix (Celia), Maria Felix, Virginia Felix, Candelario Felix, Flor Felix (Rafael), Guadalupe Felix (Humberto), Ramona Garcia (Vicente), Alicia Felix (Pablo) and Rosa Felix.

He was preceded in death by his parents, three sisters and one brother.

A Vigil Service will be held on Thursday, Jan. 13, 2022, at 7 p.m. and a Memorial Mass will be held on Friday, Jan. 14, at 10 a.m., both at St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Monte Vista, Colo.