Vicenta J. (Bessie) Trujillo, Age :91

Sep 30,1929---Oct 08,2020

Vicenta J. (Bessie) Trujillo, age 91, of Santa Fe passed away at her residence on October 8, 2020 of natural causes. She was born on September 30, 1929 in Chupadero, NM, to Filomeno and Martina Jimenez. She married Juventino C. Trujillo on June 21, 1949 at St. Francis Cathedral. They were married 60 years before Juventino passed in September of 2009.


Known fondly as Bessie, she was dearly loved by her family. Bessie’s favorite pastimes were reading the bible, cooking, gardening, crocheting and playing Sudoku and Scrabble, all of which she excelled at. She was known for her hospitality and was sure to feed you before you left her home. Bessie was a simple, honest woman who was loved by all she met.


She is preceded in death by her husband, Juventino, parents, Filomeno and Martina Jimenez, sisters, Elvira Trujillo and Adelina Ortega, brothers, Rosendo, Gustavo and Jose Jimenez, and several nieces and nephews.


Bessie is survived by her siblings, Lucia Jimenez, Margaret Roibal and Isidro Jimenez, daughters, Barbara (Bill) Cassel, Marcia (Daniel) Ronquillo, Lourdes (Roger) Goelitz, Rosemary (Frank) Lujan and Annette Trujillo, her son, Juventino J. (Cindy) Trujillo, grandchildren, Shannon, John Carlos, Anthony, Micaela, Erin, Sean, Jessica, Daniel, Jonathan, Caleb, Siera, Carson, great grandchildren, Larissa, Brianna, Elyse, Julian, Marek, Oscar, Angel, Uriah, Jeremiah, Cassius, Amaya, Mateo, Alexandra, Caleb, James, Isaiah, Dominic, Nathaniel, Ariana, Nevaeh, Eva, Gavin, Lyla, Benny, Samuel, Kyran, Turner, great-great grandchildren, Charlie, Loveah, and a special nephew and Godson, George Jimenez, Eric Martinez, Goddaughters, Shannon Lennon and Dolores Mora, and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.


Services will be held at St. Anne’s Church in Santa Fe, NM on October 19, 2020 with Father Larry Brito officiating. A Rosary will be recited at 8:30 am and Mass following at 9:30 am. Masks must be worn at all times in church. Burial will be at the Santa Fe National Cemetery for immediate family only due to Covid-19 restrictions.


Arrangements entrusted to the caring professionals of:


Riverside Funeral Home of Santa Fe

3232 Cerrillos Road


(505) 395-9150



Mary & Robert Hawkins Oct 14 ,2020

So sorry for your loss. May your memories provide you comfort at this difficult time. You mom is peacefully in God’s hands and you honored her well in her final days with your diligent love and care. Blessings to all.

Cathy & Johnny Hernandez Oct 15 ,2020

Friend of Barbara ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Dear Barbara, I know this has been a difficult time for you and your family, and especially your Mom. May she rest in peace now! Know that you all are in our prayers and thoughts and if there is anything you need or I can do for you, please don't hesitate to ask. My God bless all of you! Sending you hugs and prayers!

James and Donna Collier Oct 17 ,2020

Friends ,Loveland ,Colorado

Our hearts go out to you for your loss. It’s good you were able to be with her during her last days. She is in our prayers are so is your family.

Theresa Martinez Oct 18 ,2020

Neighbor and Friend ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

To The Trujillo Family, Your Mom lives in your heart, and your memories of her will be with you always. Although your Mom is in heaven her memory will last a life time here on earth. With Love and Prayers my heartfelt condolences on the loss of your Mom. From: Theresa & Larry Martinez

Eric and Patricia Martinez Oct 19 ,2020

Godson, neighbor and friend ,Santa Fe ,New Mexico

Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you during this difficult time. May she rest in peace. God Bless You all!! Eric & Patricia Martinez