Sept. 12, 1951 – June 25, 2017

A memorial mass for Connie Trujillo will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Father Henry Wertin will officiate. A Rosary/Scripture service will take place at 9:30 a.m. also at the church. Inurnment will follow at the Bent/Las Animas Cemetery in Las Animas, Colorado.

Connie Sue Trujillo was born on Sept. 12, 1951, to Jose Anselmo Jr. and Frances Margaret (Tanner) Trujillo in Las Animas, Colorado, and passed away on June 25, 2017, in Wheat Ridge, Colorado at the age of 65.

Connie worked for the Fort Lyon VA Medical Center for 28 years, until its closing. She then went to work for Child Development Services (CDS), retiring after 15 years, due to ailing health. Connie was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and of the VFW Auxiliary Post #2411.

Connie is survived by her siblings, Robert Lee (Lucy) Trujillo of Denver, Colorado, Judy Ann Manriquez, also of Denver, Colorado, Raymond Paul Trujillo Sr., Lilly Mae (James) Trujillo, and Frances Marie Trujillo, all of Las Animas, Colorado; numerous nieces and nephews; and God-children, Monica Trujillo, Tanya La Fore, Gary Uyemura, Trisha Vasquez and Marley Vasquez; as well as numerous loved ones and friends.

She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose Anselmo Jr. and Frances Margaret (Tanner) Trujillo.

Memorial contributions may be made in her name, in care of Horber Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 431, Las Animas, CO 81054.

For more information, or to leave online condolences, visit http://www.horberfuneralchapel.com.