Oct. 13, 1921 Vallecitos (La Madera) Rio Arriba County New Mexico, USA
Aug. 8, 1995 Santa Fe Santa Fe County New Mexico, USA
Ernestine, formerly of Vallecitos and resident of Espaņola, passed away in St. Vincent Hospital in Santa Fe. She was predeceased by parents Rafael and Refugio Trujillo; and husband Maximiano Chavez.
Ernestine was survived by son Ralph Trujillo of Albuquerque; 5 daughters: Pauline Irons and Maxine Vigil of San Mateo, California; Cleo Herrera of Arlington, Texas; Elda MArtinez of La Mesilla; and Donna M. Pflaum of South Carolina; 4 sisters: Darita Martinez, Josefa Madrid, Porfie Rivera, and Ramona Martinez, all of Espaņola; 13 grandchildren; 8 great-grandchildren; and other relatives.
Ernestina was a member of the Espaņola Hospital Auxiliary.
Funeral services were on 11 Aug 1995 in Holy Cross Church in Santa Cruz. Burial was in the Holy Cross Cemetery. Pallbearers: Ralph Trujillo Jr., James Vigil, Max Trujillo, Richard Herrera, Duane Martinez, and Mel Jaramillo.