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Michael Anthony Trujillo

d. February 25, 2021

Michael Anthony Trujillo, age 58, a lifelong resident of Taos, NM entered the Gates of Paradise and into peace on February 25, 2021.

He was preceded in death by his father Bentura Sabino Trujillo; mother Rose M. Mondragon-Trujillo; grandparents (paternal) Abran and Piedad Trujillo; (maternal) grandmother Francisca Gonzales-Pacheco; father-in-law Jose Frank Hammer; godparents Joe and Carol Maldonado; brother Daniel Trujillo; niece Destiny Trujillo; nephew Jeffrey Gonzales; brothers-in-law Julian H. Sandoval, Carlos Miera and Agapito Gonzales.

Michael is survived by his son Michael Trujillo and daughter Shurey Trujillo; grandsons JoeMike Trujillo, Thiago Trujillo and Jesus Trujillo; brother Pat Drake, sisters Betty Sandoval, Juanita Salazar (Bernabe), JoAnn Gonzales, Peggy Trujillo, Loretta Miera, Lisa Trujillo, Carolyn Trujillo; special nephews David Sandoval, Victor Salazar and Sonny Abeyta; special friends Ralph Romero, Philip Maestas, Mario Dominguez, Mike Dominguez, Jr., Ken Swengel and Little Ray Cortez; favorite companions (horse) Wedo, (dog) Izzy Hopper; numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, nephews, and many friends.

He was a veteran of the United States Army, and worked as a construction contractor, foreman skilled and known for his excellent carpentry and perfection in his work.  He was nick-named “Captain”.  Michael was an avid outdoorsman, who loved hunting, fishing and camping.  He was a man of faith, devoted to his family and cherished his grandsons.

Private family services will be held and burial to follow at the Las Cruces Cemetery.

The family would like to extend gratitude to everyone for their prayers, kind words, food and monetary gifts.

The family of Michael Anthony Trujillo has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos.  866-657-4019

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