Was born in Las Vegas, New Mexico on April 24, 1939. He passed absent with his son at his aspect on June 15, 2021. Manuel was preceded in dying by his mom and dad, Martin Leonardo Trujillo, Maria Encarnacion (Martinez) Trujillo, and Genevieve (LeFevre) Moya, and his son, David Trujillo. Manuel grew up in Brighton, Colorado and attended school there through large school. He attended Western Condition Higher education in Gunnison, Colorado on a full-journey wrestling scholarship. His enthusiasm was wrestling. He lettered in wrestling in large college and college. Though at Western Condition, he met Beth (Henkle) Johnson and they were married in July 1961. Handbook was blessed with 5 youngsters: Mark Trujillo, David Trujillo, Lisa (Trujillo) Underhill, Brian Trujillo, and Michael Trujillo. 12 grandchildren: James, Michael and Anthony Trujillo, David Trujillo, Calvin Ludwig, Marcus Martinez and Margo (Martinez) Apodaca, Brittney, Brianne and Brandie Trujillo, Christine and Christopher Trujillo. 5 good-grandchildren: Caitlyn, Marcus and Sophie Martinez, Allison Apodaca, and Charles Trujillo. Manuel labored for JC Penney for several years. He started off as a shoe salesman in the Brighton store, and labored his way up to shop manager. He was normally meticulous about trying to keep his outlets stocked, presentable and clean. He would sweep the sidewalk in entrance of the keep each individual day in his 3-piece accommodate. JC Penney was the rationale he moved to Taos. His sons came to check out him there and fell in really like with the location and finished up being there far too. Manuel was lively for several decades in the Jaycees (United States Junior Chamber) which is a management and schooling civic corporation. He served in a lot of distinct roles all through his tenure. He travelled to Brazil as a Goodwill Ambassador. Manuel married Angelica Vigil in June 1986 on her spouse and children ranch in Taos, New Mexico. He cherished aiding her father when they would transfer the cattle up the substantial nation by horseback in the spring. Manuel cherished to vacation. He created a vacation to Mexico with Beth, took his father to Spain, travelled to Brazil 2 times, took his son Michael to Jamaica, visited the Holy Land, and Italy. Manuel beloved to notify “dad jokes”. He entertained anyone with the exact same jokes for yrs. He under no circumstances missed a birthday, anniversary, holiday getaway, or graduation. He usually sent a card even if he could not be there with you. He constantly made his kid’s birthdays special when they ended up youthful by using them to a great restaurant. Mike stated once “we go to a fancy restaurant, and they provide Pork and Beans”. On yet another birthday supper at an Italian restaurant in Denver, the birthday boy was serenaded by Italian musicians. Manuel would take turns getting his little ones to perform with him. These were always unique situations exactly where they bought to feel important and obtained to see father in motion. He was an remarkable manager and chief. Manuel liked his coffee, fried potatoes, Dr. Pepper, and his Jelly Belly jellybeans. He served in the Taos Valley Knights of Columbus Council #7313 and designed a lot of good close friends there. He made charitable contributions to a number of worthwhile causes, just like his mother applied to do. He would greet Mark’s boys as EJ, MJ, and AJ, and Lisa’s son as Calvin Lee. We don’t forget our father fondly and will miss out on him with all our hearts. For Service details, you should visit the on line web-site for DeVargas Funeral Dwelling of Taos. The spouse and children of Manuel Dave Trujillo has entrusted the treatment of their liked 1 to DeVargas Funeral Dwelling of Taos. 866-657-4019 www.devargastaos.com
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