Michael Ben Trujillo


BRIGTHON — Michael Ben Trujillo from Brighton, Colo., formerly of Manassa, Colo., resident passed away April 6, 2019 in Seattle, Wash.

Michael was welcomed into the world as the beloved son of Adam D. Trujillo and Della G. Martinez Trujillo. Michael was an exceptional husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend who enjoyed doing missionary work, gardening, driving his corvette and, above all, he loved spending time with his family and friends.

Michael started MBR along with his brother, Ray, in 1986, he worked tirelessly to make his company a household name in the constructing industry. Because of his will he was able to bless many from MBR’s success, which was one of his greatest achievements along with his great love for God. He was a giant among men with the heart of an angel. He will be dearly missed by everyone.

Survivors include his loving wife, Carmen Trujillo of Brighton, Colo.; daughters, Holly Lopez and husband Adam Lopez, Sarah Trujillo and fiancé Darrius Fugere and Gloria Resendez and husband Richard Resendez of Denver; sons, Michael Trujillo, Jr. and Ezekiel Trujillo of Denver; seven grandchildren, Esperanza Lopez, Lilly Trujillo, Enrique Lopez, Jaeden Trujillo, Michael Trujillo, Jr., Carter Resendez and Grace Resendez; his sisters, Sofie Schaub of Denver and Cecilia (Ron) Lujan- Ewing of Pueblo; and one brother, Ray Trujillo of Arvada, Colo. He is also survived by several nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

Michael was preceded in death by his parents, Adam and Della Trujillo; infant, son Michael John Trujillo; infant daughter, Belle Hannah Elizabeth Trujillo; and brothers Tommy, Tony, Eddi and Adam.

Viewing and visitation will be held on Friday, April 12, 2019 from 1-5 p.m. at the Romero Funeral Chapel in Alamosa, Colo. A vigil service with recitation of the Rosary will be held Friday, April 12 at 7 p.m., also at the Romero Funeral Chapel in Alamosa. A Mass of the Resurrection will be held on Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 10:00 AM at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Capulin, Colo. Interment will follow at the Capulin Cemetery in Capulin. To leave online condolences please visit romerofuneralhomes.com.

The care of arrangements have been entrusted to Romero Funeral Home of Alamosa.