JOE LUJAN 57, a resident of Pojoaque passed away on Saturday, March 8, 2014 surrounded by loved ones and family. He was preceded in death by his parents, Eloy and Vicenta Lujan; brothers, Eloy and Freddy; sister, Darlene; and his wife who was the love of his life, Sharon. "Big Joe" loved hunting, fishing, farming and cruising the roads of New Mexico. Joe had many friends; whether it was at work or play and he brightened the lives of all that knew him. He passed much of his knowledge about the outdoors and ranching to his boys. Mr. Lujan is survived by his two sons, Estevan and Andy; daughter-in-law, Germaine; brothers, Armando Lujan (Florinda), Charlie Lujan (Marlene), and Ronnie Lujan (Geri); sisters, Helen Sandoval, Miranda Ortiz, Edna Maes (Ed) and Ivy Higman (Mark); God-sons, Sefernio Ortiz and Devon Ewy; special nephew, David Herrera; special cousin, David Ortiz as well many nieces and nephews and dear friends. Joe's family would like to especially thank his girlfriend, Doris Roybal for all of her support and caring during his time of need. Services are pending at this time, please call DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory for further information. Honorary pallbearers will be, David Herrera, Sammy Varela, Joe Pacheco, Seferino Ortiz, Devon Ewy, Peter Romero, Robert Garcia and Joe Martinez. The family of Joe Lujan has entrusted their loved one to the DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espa¤ola Valley. 505-747-7477 - www.devargasfuneral.com
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Mar. 11, 2014