Joe Trujillo, father of local man, dies |

Joe Trujillo, father of local man, dies

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Joe Trujillo, a miner and father of Red Cliff resident Jerry Trujillo, died Friday. He was 93. Trujillo was born on Aug. 18, 1911 in Durango to Solomon and Emma Trujillo.On Dec. 25, 1938, he married Ida Atencio from Salida. Trujillo worked at the zinc mine in Gilman for 46 years. He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Ida; brothers John Trujillo and Chris Trujillo; and three sisters, Elizabeth Salazar, Josephine Salazar and Elsie SalazarHe is survived by two children, Jerry Trujillo of Red Cliff and Donna Jean Duran; two sisters, Dolores Roden of Boise, Idaho and Stella Medina of Las Vegas, Nev.; a brother, Solomon Trujillo and his wife, Gloria; two sisters-in-law, Carmel Hamilton and husband Forest, and Alice Solano and her husband, Isidro; and two brothers-in-law, Chuck Atencio and his wife, Rachel, and Joe Andrew Atencio and his wife, Betty. Recitation of the rosary and a funeral mass were held Wednesday. Vail, Colorado

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