Miguel A. Trujillo
Miguel A. Trujillo
  • July 18, 1927 - October 16, 2017
  • Glendale, Arizona

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Miguel Antonio Trujillo, 90, was born on July 18, 1927 in El Rito, New Mexico and passed away on October 16, 2017 in Phoenix, Arizona. He was the son of Gorgonio and Elveria Trujillo and brother of two sisters.

Throughout his life he was a hardworking man. In his earlier days he was a sheep herder in the mountains of Colorado, this is where he got his love of the outdoors. After getting married he moved to Arizona where he worked construction until his retirement in 1989.

Having his family around him was his greatest joy. He was adored by his grandchildren and he adored them in return. Family was the most important thing in his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, sisters Fedencia Tafoya and Cordelia Tafoya, and his daughter Cathy Balderas. He is survived by his wife of 61 years, Celia, his children, Bernice Barrera (Benny), Gorgonio Trujillo (Barbara), Antonio Trujillo, and Lorraine Campos (Jimmy), his son-in-law Jr Balderas, as well as 13 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be Saturday, October 21, 2017 beginning at 1:00 pm followed by funeral service at 2:00 pm, both held at West Resthaven Funeral Home, 6450 W Northern Ave, Glendale. He will be laid to rest at Resthaven Park Cemetery.