Robert Trujillo left us to be with our Lord, Jesus Christ on July 13, 2014 after a lengthy illness. He was 78 years old.
He was the beloved husband of Berna Trujillo for 44 years. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend.
Robert was born in El Viacito on Jan. 11, 1936 to Ida and Feliciano Trujillo.
He was an avid outdoors man and enjoyed spending countless hours fishing.
He is preceded in death by his loving parents, Ida and Feliciano Trujillo; his sister, Melinda Cugliat and brother Albert Trujillo.
He is survived by his wife, Berna Trujillo; six children, Robert Trujillo Jr. of Mora, Raylene Garcia and husband, Jake, of San Antonio, Texas, Ronald Trujillo and wife, Tracie, of Holman, Linda Vigil and husband, Jack, of Cleveland, Phillip Trujillo of Cleveland, Annette Velasquez and husband, Paul, of Holman. Robert is also survived by his 15 grandchildren, Richard Trujillo, Denee Velasquez, Justin Garcia, Shawn Trujillo, David Sanchez, Kassie Trujillo, Donovan Velasquez, Jacklin Vigil, Kayla Romero, Dylan Trujillo, Derrick Vigil, Brandyn Trujillo, Travis Romero, Mariah Garcia, and Arieanna Velasquez. He has five great-grandchildren, and is also survived by special nephew and niece, Robert Corona and wife, Anel, of San Bernadino, Calif. and Virginia Mancha and husband, Erik, of Odessa, Texas. Robert was also survived by seven siblings, sisters, Escolastica Martinez and husband, Juan, of Cleveland, Josephine Rivera and husband, Richard, of Santa Fe, Elsie DeHerrera and husband, Carlos, of Littleton, Colo., Susie Martinez and husband, Louise, of Mora; brothers, Feliciano Trujillo and wife Feddie of Albuquerque, George Trujillo and wife, MaryAnn, of Las Vegas, and Ed Cugliat of Aurora, Colo.
Funeral services for Robert will be held at St. Gertrude Catholic Church in Mora as follows: Rosary service will be held at 7 p.m. Thursday; funeral mass will be celebrated by Father Grala, SOLT at 10 a.m. Friday. Interment will follow at the San Antonio Cemetery in Cleveland. Serving as pallbearers will be: Travis Romero, Derrick Vigil, Dylan Trujillo, Richard Trujillo, David Sanchez, Justin Garcia, Donovan Velasquez and Brandyn Trujillo. Honorary pallbearers are: Kayla Romero, Arieanna Velasquez, Jacklin Vigil, Mariah Garcia, Kassie Trujillo, Denee Velasquez and Shawn Trujillo.
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Funeral arrangements for Robert have been entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home; 801 Douglas Avenue, Las Vegas; 425-6551.
Published in Las Vegas Optic on July 16, 2014
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