Nester "Nes" Abeyta

December 26th, 1932October 27th, 2015

Nester “Nes” Abeyta passed away peacefully on Tuesday, October 27, 2015 in Westminster, Colorado. Nes was born in Adams County, Colorado on December 26, 1932, the daughter of Daniel Vigil and Deluvina (Quintana) Vigil. She attended schools in Lafayette and married Benjamin Abeyta on December 30, 1950 at St. Ida Catholic Church in Lafayette. Nes enjoyed spending time with her family and friends. She had a very outgoing and engaging personality and was constantly making new friends. She was a member of the Ladies VFW Auxiliary in Lafayette for more than 60 years.

She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Ben, her daughter, Baby Sister, her parents, and her brother, Ernie. She is survived by her daughter Barb Abeyta, her sons Jim Abeyta (Jessica) and Stan Abeyta; grandchildren Jamie Abeyta (Chris Nay), Jodie Ferrera (Robert), Benita Smith (Jason), and Joshua Abeyta (Francine); great-grandsons Jared Ferrera, Benjamin Ferrera, Zachary Ferrera, Logan Smith, and Benjamin Abeyta; sister-in-law Lorraine Vigil and numerous nieces and nephews.




On Monday, November 2, a visitation will be held from 5pm to 7pm, with a rosary at 7pm at Darrell Howe Mortuary in Lafayette. The funeral mass will be at 10 am Tuesday, November 3 at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Lafayette, followed by interment at the Lafayette Cemetery.