Candida Trujillo, 1920-2018


Candida Trujillo
January 1st, 1920 - March 31st, 2018

Candida Trujillo, 97, of Ranchitos passed away on March 31, 2018. She is preceded in death by her husband, Antonio Tony Faustin Trujillo, daughters, Carol and Juanita, parents, Eduardo and Terecina Gutierrez, grandson, Billy Trujillo, sisters and brothers, Cordelia, Antonia, Florida, Eduardo, Eloy and Adolfo, in laws, Juan B. and Luisita M. Trujillo, daughter-in-law, Christine Trujillo and son in law, Tony Valdez. She is survived by her children, Tony T. Trujillo (Loretta), Teresina Valdez, Clarence Trujillo, John Trujillo (Evelyn), Richard Trujillo (Myra), Alice Gallegos (Lawrence), Ruby Tafoya (Santiago), Eloy Trujillo (Valerie), Steve Trujillo (Betty), Sammy Trujillo (Darlene), Diana Trujillo (caretaker), Ernesto Trujillo (Jennifer), granddaughters she raised and caretaker, Samantha Kielpinski (Josh) and Jessica Esch (Anthony), 49 grandchildren, 60 great grand-children and 8 great-great grandchildren, special grandsons, Ernie Trujillo Jr. and Antonio Jaramillo, brother, Jesus Gutierrez, sisters, Ida Ortega, Rufina Trujillo and Florence Sanchez, many nieces, nephews, and many other relatives and friends.

Evening service will be held on Wednesday, April 04, 2018 at 6 p.m. at Rivera Chapel. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, April 05, 2018 at 10 a.m. at the Taos Seventh Day Adventist Church with interment to follow at the Pacheco Cemetery.

Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home. To share a memory, please visit our website at


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