Sipreano Trujillo

SIPREANO TRUJILLO Sipreano Trujillo, long time resident of Mora, New Mexico passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2014 at Alta Vista Regional Hospital, at the age of 88. Sipreano was born in Dawson, New Mexico on October 2, 1925 to the union of Manuel and Manuelita Trujillo along with siblings, Clorinda, Rennie, Delfino, Elanterio and Jesus, along with Tano and Robert who all precede him in death. He married Josefita Archuleta Trujillo, who passed away in 1986. Sipreano married Tillie Martinez Trujillo on August 7, 1987 in Mora, New Mexico. Sipreano worked various different positions in many industries such as ranching, construction, heavy equipment operator, carpenter and uranium miner. He enjoyed the mountains of the Mora Valley, was an avid hunter and fisherman, enjoyed playing poker and pool with friends and family. Sipreano enlisted into the Army on November 17, 1945 and separated on March 3, 1947 and was a proud member of the US Army 303rd Infantry fighting in World War II, a dedicated member of the VFW and member of the American Legion. Sipreano is survived by his wife, Tillie Trujillo of Mora, NM and a dedicated father raising 8 children by whom he is also survived by; Jerry Trujillo and wife Margaret from Rowe, NM; Michael Trujillo and wife Florence from Holman, NM; Ernest Trujillo and wife Mary from Stanley, NM; Eddie Trujillo and wife Darlene from Albuquerque, NM; Danny Trujillo and wife Linda from Cleveland, NM; Cathy Rivera and husband Carlos from Santa Fe, NM; Jane Trujillo from Pecos, NM; and Billy Trujillo fro Frisco, Texas. Also survived by his step children; Steve Martinez, Michael Martinez, Anita Martinez and Nano Martinez. Grandchildren: Helen, Valerie, Tony, Andrea, Adam, Mary Jo, Mikey, Marcus, Misty, Art Jr., Tanya, Kenneth, Samantha, Daniel, Kimberly, Melanie , Edmund, Carla, April, Vanessa, Lynette, Josephine, Carlos, Josie Ann, Andrew, AudreyAnna, and Billy Jr. 47 great-grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren and one sibling Jesus Trujillo. A rosary will be recited on Tuesday, May 6th at 7 pm at St. Gertrude Church, Mora, NM. Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, May 7th at 10 am also from St. Gertrude Church, Mora, NM. Following the mass will be a reception at the VFW in Mora at 11:30am. Interment will take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery on Thursday, May 8th at 9:45 am with the following serving as pallbearers: Antonio Trujillo, Kenneth Trujillo, Art Jr. Trujillo, Billy Trujillo Jr. and Mattie Martinez. A special thank you to the members of the Mora VFW, staff at Alta Vista Regional Hospital and St. Gertrude Catholic Church. Visit for online condolences. Funeral arrangements for Sipreano have been entrusted to Nelson Funeral Home, 801 Douglas Avenue, Las Vegas, NM 87701, (505)-425-6551.

Funeral Home

Nelson Funeral Home
801 Douglas Avenue Las Vegas , NM 87701
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on May 7, 2014