OBITUARY: Francisco Trujillo Ramirez
Oct. 28, 1954 – May 22, 2021
May 13, 2021
Francisco Trujillo Ramirez was born on Oct. 28, 1954 in Cosalá, Sinaloa, Mexico. He passed away on May 22, 2021 at home surrounded by his family in Wasco.
Francisco grew up in Cosalá and came to the United States as a young man. Soon after, he met and married his wife, Maria, and formed a beautiful family.
He worked for four decades in agriculture, primarily for rose companies, to support his family. He was very loving and always cheerful. He enjoyed having family get-togethers and spending time with his grandkids, nieces and nephews. Francisco loved listening, dancing and singing along to music. He had a great sense of humor. We could always count on him to make everyone laugh with his jokes and never-ending riddles. The nicknames he had for everyone in the family bring a smile to us all.
He instilled in all of us the importance of family and having a strong family bond. He was the pillar of our family. Everyone was always welcomed in his home and were treated like family. He was always there to lend a helping hand to family and friends.
Francisco is survived by his wife, Maria; daughters Maricela Trujillo, Maribel and Armando Ayon, Marisol Trujillo, Jacqueline and Eduardo Garza, and Johanna and Nick Briones; sisters Teresa T. Gonzalez, Ramona Trujillo Garcia and Carmen Trujillo; nephew Alvaro and Elida Trujillo; grandchildren Aubrey and Jesus (Jae) Ayon, Brianna, Cristian and Nicolas Ibarra, Ezekiel and Maya Garza, Michelle and Alvarito Trujillo Jr., and many nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Francisco was preceded in death by his parents, Maximino Trujillo and Martha Ramirez de Trujillo; daughter Martha Trujillo; brother Raul Trujillo; sisters Maria Lizarraga and Evangelina Trujillo; and nephew/grandson, Ricardo Trujillo.
Visitation will be held at Basham & Lara Funeral Home, 343 State Ave., Shafter, on June 1, 2021 from 5 to 9 p.m.; Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. A funeral service will be held at St. John's Catholic Church, 1300 9th Place, Wasco, on Wednesday, June 2 at 10 a.m. Burial will follow the service at Shafter Cemetery, 18662 Santa Fe Way, Shafter.