After a lengthy and courageous battle with Alzheimer’s Henry Mendez Trujillo, 82, passed away March 11th, 2014. Henry was born June 12th, 1931 in Fort Sumner NM to Frutoso and Juana Trujillo. He attended Ft Sumner Schools. He joined the U.S. Army in 1948 and served 2 years in the Korean War, where he received the Bronze Star Medal which is the fourth-highest individual military award and received a “V” device for acts of heroism. He received a Purple Heart for being wounded in the shoulder, Korean Service Medal with 3 Bronze Service Stars, United Nations Service Medal for Korea, and the Army of Occupation Medal (Japan).
Henry M. Trujillo was married to Aurora Lovato on August 8th, 1969. He was a devoted and loving husband for 44 years. Henry was a very hard working man. He was business owner of Club Juanita then worked for the NM Dept of Transportation for 35 years where he retired and enjoyed his Login to read more