Jose Felix Camilo Trujillo (1917-2005)


Jose Felix Camilo Trujillo died July 4, 2005, in Craig. He was 87.

Trujillo was born Oct. 20, 1917, in Hernandez, N.M., to Jose E. and Anna Mae Wilson Trujillo.

Trujillo was raised near Abiquiu, N.M. He married Mary Cesaria Jaramillo on April 10, 1939, in San Juan and shortly thereafter moved to Brown's Park, then to Greystone, and finally Craig in 1942, until June 14, 2005. He and his wife Mary resided at 820 Tucker St., where they raised their eight children. Mary died in October of 2003. Trujillo was an independent trucker most of his life and in later years worked for the Moffat County Road Department. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, and the outdoors, and most of all being with his wife and family.

Trujillo is survived by his daughters, Bertha McMillen of Broomfield, and JoAnn Hamilton of Craig; sons Samuel R. (Georgia) Trujillo of Northglenn, George (Darla) Trujillo of Yampa, Dean Trujillo of Craig, Kelly (Merry) Trujillo of Cheyenne, Wyo., Delbert (Christine) Trujillo of Craig, and Clyde (Susan) Trujillo of Loveland; 33 grandchildren; 55 great-grandchildren; three great-great-grandchildren; brothers and sisters Theodore (Avis) Trujillo, Billy O. (Cecelia) Trujillo, Ed Trujillo, Adeline Rosano, Francis Baca, and Rosie Phillips; and sister-in-law, Illene Trujillo.

Trujillo was preceded in death by his parents, brothers Gene and Preslino, and his wife, Mary.

Services were July 9, 2005, at First Baptist Church with Tom Harves officiating. The pianist was Julia Foster, and the soloists were Rhonda and Nicholas Walmer.

Selections were "Amazing Grace," "How Great Thou Art," "The Old Rugged Cross," "Just As I Am," and "Via Dolorosa."

Pallbearers were Robert Trujillo, Joe Trujillo, Zachariah Trujillo, Josiah Trujillo, Tucker Trujillo, Annalee Hamilton, Jacob Trujillo, and Maria McMillen.

Honorary pallbearers were "All Joe's Family and His Many Friends."

Interment was at Craig Cemetery.

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