Frederico “Lico” Lujan

February 11, 2014 • Obituaries

Lujan-2 Lujan-foldersA rosary with mass to follow for Frederico “Lico” Lujan, 68, of Roswell, NM will be Tuesday, February 11, 2014 at 9:00 AM at St. John’s Catholic Church (Ave Maria Center) with Deacon Ernesto Martinez officiating. Military Honors will be provided by the Roswell Veterans Honor Guard. Lico passed away Friday, February 7, 2014 in Albuquerque, NM. Lico will be greatly missed by all who knew him.

Frederico “Lico” Lujan was born September 16, 1945 in Roswell, NM to George Lujan and Bengina Carrillo. Lico served as a Staff Sargent; CO. E, 14th Battalion-47th Infantry-9th Division; Lico was a U.S. Army Veteran and earned the Bronze Star, Purple [auth] Heart, National Defense Service Medal, Republic of Vietnam Service, Military Merit, and Army Commendation Medal.

Lico is survived by his sisters, Hope and husband Bob Gann of Kokomo, IN; Emma and husband, Bob Rietsch of Castle Rock, CO; Bennie Lujan of Levelland, TX; Mary Lujan of Roswell, NM; brother, Ignacio and wife Amparo Lujan of Roswell, NM; daughters, Stephanie Lujan Vasquez of Bowling Green, KY; Loretta Lujan and husband Leo Rodriguez of Tucson AZ; Catrina Chavez of Albuquerque, NM; Sivilia Lujan of Roswell, NM; grandchildren, Whitley Mills of Bowling Green, KY; Johnny Mills of Florissant, CO; Andrew Nunez of Coral Springs, FL; Michael Barth of Bowling Green, KY; Jacob Nunez of Bozeman, MT; Sarah Barth of Hendersonville, TN and Eric Rodriguez of Tucson, AZ.

Lico was preceded in death by his parents, George and Bengina Lujan; sister, Sivilia Lujan; brother, George “Choche” Lujan II; sister, Rosie Meeks; sister, Elvira Lujan; sister Ira Correa; brother, Chris “Chencho” Lujan; his sons, Fred “Lico” Lujan Jr. and Francisco “Kiko” Lujan; numerous aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins.

Frederico “Lico” Lujan

On this day, February 7, 2014, Frederico Lujan has gone to be with our Lord Jesus Christ. We now can rest knowing that he suffers no more on this earth. The Lord has his name written in the book of life. Lico was a kind man with a heart full of love for his family and friends. He was always there to lend a hand. Tio Lico lived to help others. A son, a brother, a father, a grandfather, an uncle, a soldier, a builder, a counselor, and a friend to all he knew he left his smile. We will all miss you. Till we meet again, forever in our hearts. Love, Tere.

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Services are under the direction of Anderson-Bethany Funeral Home and Crematory.

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One Response to Frederico “Lico” Lujan

  1. antoniogomez says:

    I was saddened to learn of my cousin Lico’s passing. I was looking for some information in the Roswell Daily Record on the internet and just happened to see his picture which reminded me an awful lot of my uncle George Lujan, who I last saw about 60 years ago. The resemblance is clear. I then read his obituary. My deepest condolences to his siblings, daughters and families. Although we were not ever close, I saw him occasionally when we were kids. I did happen to see him and had a brief but very interesting conversation with him when his mother, my aunt Benny, died. I, however, didn’t know that he had such a distinguished military record and background, having been a staff sergeant in the Army, been wounded, earning the Bronze Star, etc. Once again, my deepest condolences and best wishes.

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