Raymond R. Lujan died at his home Thursday, May 26, 2005 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He was 71.
Mr. Lujan was born and raised in Gilroy, where he attended Gilroy schools. He worked all his life as a truck driver for various companies, including Mike Conrotto Trucking, Trevis Berry Trucking and himself. He last worked as a driver for Soledad Landscape Supply Company. He was a member of the Teamster’s Union.
He is the husband of Rita D. Lujan of Gilroy; brother of Tommy Lujan Sr. and his wife Arlene, Ruben Lujan Sr. and his wife Lupe, Sonny Roa and his wife Linda, all of Gilroy, Frank Lujan Sr. and his wife Olivia, Beatrice Mendoza all of Roseville, Bobby Lujan Sr. and his wife Ruby of Hollister, Lupe Roa and his wife Lynn of Oregon, Rachel Burns and her late husband Jack and Donnie Rodriguez and his wife Gina of Las Vegas, Nev., and the late Richard Lujan Sr. and his widow Mary; father of Raymond Lujan Jr. of Sonora, Margie Lucio and Chris Holzberger both of Aptos, Manny, Nellie, Tony, and Ronnie Lujan all of Gilroy and the late Jessie Lujan He also is survived by the mother of his children, Marie Lujan of Aptos; father-in-law of Jim Lopez, Valerie Kosier, Jimmy Lucio all of Gilroy; and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.
Visitation will begin at 1pm Friday, June 3, 2005 at Habing Family Funeral Home, Gilroy with the vigil at 7pm. Funeral services will be at 10am Saturday, June 4, 2005 at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Gavilan Hills Memorial Park, Gilroy.
An account at Union Bank of California in Gilroy has been set up to help with expenses: #1911018024 account number with routing number 122000496.