Dolores Lujan

La Jara and Capulin, Colo., resident Dolores Lujan, 89, died Aug. 24, 2023, at the Monte Vista Estates Nursing Home in Monte Vista.

Dolores was born on Jan. 16, 1934, in La Jara, Colo., to Christina Romero and Albert Trujillo.

Dolores enjoyed crocheting, playing BINGO, and collecting dolls.

She is survived by her children Bernadine (Joe Martinez) Casias of La Jara, and Robert “Bobby” (Patricia) Medina of Denver, Colo.; her grandchildren Luis Medina, Paul Casias, Jr., Chad Casias, Kimberly (Iram) Casias, David Casias, Carmen Casias, Robert (Mallory) Medina, Samantha (Tino Garcia) Medina, and Robert Medina; as well as her sister Cecelia Zeis of Florida; her great-grandchildren Maverik, Rowan, Ilah, Lalanie, Noalley, and Vera; and numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.

Dolores was preceded in death by her parents, her husband Jose Lujan, and her brother Albert Trujillo, Jr.

Cremation was chosen and a Funeral Mass will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Sept. 15, 2023, at the St. Joseph Catholic Parish in Capulin.

Rogers Family Mortuary is in care of the arrangements. To leave online condolences, tributes and remarks for Dolores’ family, please visit