Cover photo for Manuel Ruben "Shubby" Lujan's Obituary
Manuel

Manuel Ruben "Shubby" Lujan

d. September 16, 2023

Espanola

Manuel (Ruben) Lujan (aka Shubby), age 72, of Espanola, NM, passed away peacefully at his residence surrounded by his loved ones on Saturday, September 16, 2023.  

He is preceded in death by his children Manuel, Michael and Carlos Lujan; his parents Manuel and Siria Lujan; sister Catherine Salazar; brother Ronny Lujan; brothers-in-law Benny Arellano and Gilbert Arellano; sister-in-law Ellen Arellano; mother-in-law Annie Herrera.

Manuel (Ruben) Lujan is survived by his wife Patricia Lujan; his three grandchildren Dylan, Josh and Brooke Lujan; sister Theresa Roybal; brother Rudy Lujan (Tina); sisters-in-law Theresa Vigil, Veronica Chacon, Rose Vogt (Don), Pauline Arellano, Olga Lujan and Carol Arellano; brother-in-law Ed Herrera. He is further survived by many nephews, nieces, God-children, other relatives and many friends.

Manuel (Ruben) enjoyed telling jokes, camping, fishing, spending time with his family and watching the Denver Broncos play. Most people will remember him by his kindness, compassion and genuine ability to make people happy.

A special thank you to Amber Care and Staff Eloida Martinez and Janice Trujillo.

A Public Viewing will be on Thursday, September 28, 2023, at 11:00 am at DeVargas Funeral Home in Espanola, NM.  A Celebration of Life will be on Friday, September 29, 2023, at 11:00 am at New Hope Family Worship Center in Espanola, NM (1430 Latilla Road).  Burial will be at Holy Cross Cemetery in El Llano, NM at 1:00 pm. 
 
The family of Manuel Ruben “Shubby” Lujan has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the beautiful Espanola Valley.   www.devargasfuneral.com   505-747-7477
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Service Schedule

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Viewing

Thursday, September 28, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

DeVargas Funeral Home and Crematory

623 North Railroad Ave, Espanola, NM 87532

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Celebration of Life

Friday, September 29, 2023

11:00am - 12:00 pm (Mountain time)

New Hope Family Worship Center

1430 Latilla Road, El Llano, NM

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Burial

Friday, September 29, 2023

12:30 - 1:30 pm (Mountain time)

Holy Cross Catholic Church Cemetery

El Llano nm, El Llano, NM 87532

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