Ida Mae Trujillo


Posted: Sunday, January 29, 2006


  Ida Mae Trujillo

Ida Mae Trujillo

Longtime Kasilof resident Ida Mae Trujillo died Thursday, Jan. 26, 2006, in Soldotna. She was 74.

Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31 at Spruce Grove Memorial Park in Kasilof, where she will be buried next to her husband and son.

Mrs. Trujillo was born Nov. 17, 1931, to Zenos Elmo and Ida Naomi Morby in Pocatello, Idaho. She married Eddie C. Trujillo in 1947 and became the mother of six children, Karen, Edward, Michael, Danny, James and Jeffrey. Mrs. Trujillo and her husband moved to Alaska in 1968, where they owned and operated Ed’s Kasilof Seafoods. For several years, Mrs. Trujillo also owned Pet ‘n Place, a pet store in Soldotna. In her later years, she became an accomplished landscape artist who won recognition for her Alaska scenes.

The family wrote, “Ida is remembered as the family’s rock whose laughter and hard work, as well as sound advice and good cooking, nurtured and supported her family. She is forever and deeply missed by all those who loved her.”

Mrs. Trujillo was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie C. Trujillo; and son, Edward Trujillo.

She is survived by her sons, Michael Trujillo and his wife, Vickie, James Trujillo and his wife, Victoria, Danny Trujillo and Jeffrey Trujillo and his wife, Patricia; daughter, Karen Trujillo-Burnett and her husband, Donald; grandchildren, Walter Juarez, Jason and David Burnett, Michael Paul, Andrea, Matthew and Adam Trujillo; and sister, Deane Thackery.

Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel in Kenai.

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