Rosa Hernandez Trujillo, 86, a former resident of Bayard, NM, now of Las Cruces, entered eternal rest Tuesday, September 3, 2013 at Mt. View Regional Medical Center in Las Cruces, NM surrounded by her family. She was born August 29, 1927 in Fierro, NM to Isidro Hernandez and Josepha B. Duran. Rosa worked at Kennecott Copper Corp. during the Depression laying railroad tracks. She is survived by her loving husband of 63 years Leopoldo "Polo" Trujillo of Bayard; two sons, Leo Hernandez Trujillo Jr. and wife Ana of Bayard; Danny H. Trujillo and wife Susan of Las Cruces; 16 grandchildren; 24 great-grandchildren; one brother, Pete Hernandez of Las Cruces; five sisters, Betty Candelaria of Bayard; Dora Tovar and husband Daniel of Bayard; Lupe Sanchez and husband Gilbert of Las Cruces; Mary Soliz and husband Ramon of CA; Socorro Eres and husband Tony of Las Cruces; numerous nieces and nepews. She was preceded in death by her parents, one daughter, Mary Esther Torrez; one brother, Tomas Duran; one sister, Juanita Trujillo. Viewing will be Monday, September 9 from 5 to 6 p.m. at Terrazas Funeral Chapels with the vigil service and holy rosary beginning at 6 p.m. with Deacon Bill Holguin reciting. The funeral liturgy will be celebrated Tuesday, September 10 at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Fatima Church with Father Paulus Kao officiating. Concluding service interment will follow at Memory Lane cemetery. Pallbearers will be Leo Trujillo, Eric Torrez, Daniel Trujillo, Lee Trujillo, Cody Trujillo and Chris Trujillo. Honorary Pallbearers will be the rest of her grandchildren. Arrangements are with Terrazas Funeral Chapels "Trusted care for the ones you love" ~ 575-537-0777. To send condolences, visit www.terrazasfuneralchapel.com.
Published in Las Cruces Sun-News from Sept. 7 to Sept. 8, 2013