Wednesday, December 7, 2022


Jude Ralph Trujillo

Our precious little angel, Jude Ralph Trujillo, gained his wings on Monday, Sept. 12, 2022.
Jude was always laughing and smiling, bringing joy and happiness to everyone he met. He spent his time exploring the outdoors, helping his grandpas with yard work, and eating sweet treats. He enjoyed singing and playing the guitar, playing sports, and cuddling most of all. He loved his dogs, the LA Dodgers and watching the sun set. He was best known for being a real cool dude, fearless and extremely loving.

Jude is survived by his loving parents, Amanda Tafoya and Roberto Rodriquez; His sisters, Alizae and Gabriella Trujillo; His future niece, Baby Gallegos; His grandparents, Lawrence (Bobbo) and Diane (Nonnie) Tafoya, Jerry and Patricia Trujillo and Roberto and Estella Rodriguez; His Godparents, Lorenzo Tafoya and Adrianna Day; His aunts and uncles, Jennifer Trujillo, Kyle Day, Eduardo Rodriguez, Ricardo Rodriguez, Esther and Lee Bentz, and Carolina Rodriguez; His great grandma’s, Julia Tafoya and Leonora Lovato; and numerous great aunts and uncles, cousins and other relatives and friends who loved Jude very much.

Jude was preceded in death by, his great grandpa Bennie Tafoya, great grandpa Elisario Lovato, great uncle Ralph Lovato, great auntie Eileen Tafoya, uncle Jose (Pepe) Rodriguez, and uncle Jeremy Sanchez.

The family would like to thank the doctors and staff at UC Davis Children’s Hospital and the local Fire Departments, Emergency Medical Services and Police Officers for the incredible care provided. As well as the prayers, love and condolences extended to the family during this trying time.

A Rosary will be recited on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, at 7 PM and Mass will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 27, 2022, at 10 AM at the Church of Saint Joseph in Princeton, Calif.
Pallbearers will be Lorenzo Tafoya, Caiden Tafoya, Kris Cadena, Eduardo Rodriguez, Ricardo Rodriguez and George Bleicher.

Honorary pallbearers will be Andy Barela, Paul Tafoya, Little Eileen Tafoya, Kyle Day, Chancellor Day, Selina Martinez and Tio Moy Rodriguez.■


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