Mergildo Eddie Trujillo died Friday, April 28, 2017, at his home in Delta. He was 70.
Mass was held at St. Michael's Catholic Church Wednesday, May 3. Inurnment will take place at a later date in Colorado Springs.
Mr. Trujillo was born in Austin April 27, 1947, to Secendino and Benita (Aragon) Trujillo. He spent his childhood in Durango, Colorado Springs and Delta.
He enjoyed fishing, hunting, Indian culture and playing the guitar and harmonica.
He is survived by five brothers, Avon Trujillo, Jerry Trujillo, Benny Trujillo, Russell Trujillo and Roger Trujillo; four sisters, Louise Vialpando, Rosemarie Boneparte, Michelle Torres and Irma Trujillo; and extended family.
He was preceded in death by two brothers, Max and Gilbert Trujillo; and a sister, Mary Badial.
Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory is handling the arrangements.
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At about 9:50 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 14, officers of the Delta Police Department were dispatched to a robbery reported at Arby's, located at 107 Gunnison River Drive. An extensive search of the area was conducted and the suspect was not located.
The suspect was reported to have walked into Arby's and after a brief conversation with an employee, was able to leave the store with a small amount of cash and coins.