ALAMOSA — It was a sunny but chilly day on Dec. 29, 2019 when Lorenzo A. “Lawrence” Trujillo, 77, of Alamosa peacefully entered into his Lord’s loving arms at the San Luis Valley Regional Medical Center in Alamosa.
He fought a long, hard battle with Parkinson’s disease and other medical complications.
Lawrence, as he was known to most, was born on June 24, 1942 to Anselmo and Elionela (Arellano) Trujillo.
He spent most of his life in Center and Alamosa but lived a few years in Casa Grande, Ariz. He worked in mining and agriculture.
Lawrence was rich in knowledge of family history and loved the great outdoors of the San Luis Valley where he hunted with family and fished with his best friends. He enjoyed his morning sweet treats with his neighbor.
He liked to garden, take care of his yard and do woodwork. He was an avid Broncos fan.
He is survived by his wife of 45 years, Jill Trujillo of Alamosa; son, Don Trujillo of Pueblo; daughters, Connie (Geno Gowens) Trujillo and Lorena (Reno) Chacon of Center; stepdaughters, Linda Hall of Alamosa, Heidi (Michael) Naranjo of Phoenix, and Leah Boss of Alabama. He is also survived by his grandchildren Jacob McClure of Alamosa, Dalton Trujillo and Briana Trujillo of Pueblo, Timothy (Elizabeth Rivera) Chacon of Center and Aaron (Amanda) Martin of Alamosa; Michael Naranjo of Arizona, Bridget (TJ) York of Mesa, Ariz.; Eric Cicione of Alabama, Aubrey (Jeremy Wittig) Cicione of Mesa, Ariz., Ryan Cicione of Korea; his great-grandchildren, Noelle Trujillo, Jayden Padilla, Noah Marroquin, Jace Martin, Kade Martin and baby York that is on the way. He is also survived by his sisters, Sobeida Moreno, Lucy Trujillo and Barbara Chaparro, all of Center; and Tammy (Jeff) Schnedler of Canon City; his brothers, Filemon (Mardell) Trujillo of Montrose, William (Sally) Trujillo of Monte Vista, Billy Trujillo and Wesley (Anita) Trujillo, of Center; and his good friend Tom Burrows of Alamosa. He leaves behind numerous nieces, nephews and other family members and friends.
Lawrence is preceded in death by his parents, Anselmo and Elionela Trujillo; his siblings, Catherine Trujillo, Bernice Garcia, Irvin Trujillo and Lee Trujillo, as well as his beloved dog, Joy.
Visitations will be held Friday, Jan. 3, 2020 from 5-7 p.m. at the Rogers Family Mortuary in Alamosa, and Saturday morning, Jan. 4 from 9:45-10:45 a.m. at the Alamosa Fourth Ward of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 927 Weber Dr. in Alamosa.
Funeral Services will follow at 11 a.m. at the same church.
Interment will take place in the Alamosa Cemetery at the conclusion of the funeral services.
Rogers Family Mortuary is in care of the arrangements.
To leave online condolences and remarks for Lawrence’s family, please visit www.RogersFunerals.com.