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Joseph “Luj” Luján

Birth
Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA
Death 8 Jan 2013 (aged 54)
Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA
Burial Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA
Memorial ID 103365929 · View Source
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Joseph "Luj" Luján, age 54, a lifetime resident of Las Vegas, NM, passed away on Tuesday, January 8, 2013 at Alta Vista Regional Hospital in Las Vegas, NM.
Joseph was born on June 8, 1958 in Las Vegas, NM to Lucas J. Luján and Jane C. Luján.
Joseph was a graduate of West Las Vegas High School Class of 1976. Joseph was formerly employed at the West Las Vegas Schools for fifteen years. Joseph loved to collect antiques, tools, toys, trading cards, music and movies. Joseph also enjoyed spending time with his sister's puppy, Estrella. Joseph was a Eucharistic Minister of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church, an avid West Las Vegas, Oakland Raider, New York Yankee and Notre Dame fan. A lifelong Catholic, and member of Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Las Vegas, NM.
Joseph was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Julia Chávez, paternal grandparents, Meliton Sr. and Abenicia Luján, uncle, Armando Luján and aunt, Florence Chávez.
Joseph is survived by his parents, Lucas and Jane Luján of Las Vegas, NM, brothers, Leroy Luján and Raymond Luján, sisters, Joanne Luján and her boyfriend, Celestino Trujillo and Joyce García and her husband, Martin, uncles and aunts, Meliton Luján Jr. and his wife, Alice, Lucy Aragón and her husband, Johnny, Dennis Luján and his wife, Mary Jean all of Las Vegas, NM, Gene Luján Sr. and his wife, Antonia and Mary Louise Luján all of Albuquerque, NM and Josie Sandoval and her husband, Seferino of Pecos, NM, numerous cousins, other relatives and many friends.
Visitation for public will be held on Friday, January 11, 2013 from 1:00 p.m. until 5:00 p.m. at Rogers Chapel in Las Vegas, NM. Rosary devotional service will be held on Friday, January 11, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Las Vegas, NM. Funeral service will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Las Vegas, NM with Father Douglas Mitchell as celebrant. Interment will follow at Mt. Calvary Cemetery in Las Vegas, NM with the following serving as casket bearers, Emory Aragón, Dennis Luján Jr., Lester Aragón, Gerard Luján, Gene Luján Jr. and Tony Chávez. Serving as honorary bearers will be all his remaining cousins and friends.


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  • Created by: P Barela
  • Added: 10 Jan 2013
  • Find A Grave Memorial 103365929
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Joseph “Luj” Luján (8 Jun 1958–8 Jan 2013), Find A Grave Memorial no. 103365929, citing Mount Calvary Cemetery, Las Vegas, San Miguel County, New Mexico, USA ; Maintained by P Barela (contributor 46573401) .