Lenora "Lee" Esther Trujillo

December 30, 1930February 17, 2021

Lenora "Lee" Trujillo, 90, passed away on February 17, 2021 in Wheat Ridge, CO. She was born December 30, 1930 in Denver, CO to Jose & Concepcion Duran. She was the 2nd oldest of 10 children.

She had an eighth grade education but worked her way through Beauty School and was the first Latin American hairdresser in the state of Wyoming. She opened the door for many more to follow her. She owned and operated Lee's Beauty Studio. Prior to that, she worked several jobs to provide for herself and daughter Peggy, who never went without !

After marrying Pete in 1971, she ran a shop from home until she retired.

Lee was a very talented lady and taught herself to knit, crochet, quilt, and sew. She loved making porcelain dolls. She was also a 60 year member the VFW Auxiliary.

Pete passed away June 3, 2017. She had 2 children, Marlene (passed away as a child) & Peggy Johnson (Craig), 2 granddaughters: Anissa (Dan) Sparlin & Courtney Johnson, 2 great - granddaughters: Aza-Rae and Havlyn Underwood, 2 stepsons: Gordon (Jennie and son Curtis) and Artie (Cassie daughter). She leaves several aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces and nephews.

She loved her family & friends beyond measure and shared all that she had. A BIG hug to the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth.


  • Funeral Service

    Thursday, February 25, 2021


Lenora "Lee" Esther Trujillo

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Monica Fernandez (Orlandas daughter)

February 24, 2021

Awww she was always so fiesty & full of love & compliments. I remember going over to her home shop when I was little & she would cut my hair in a pixie lol.. she was always very funny & amusing, I loved listening her talk to my mom!! Love you always & forever 🙏
Rest in Peace my beautiful Aunt Lenora 💜 my deepest condolences to her loved ones 💜

Lavonne "Vonnie" Lucero

February 23, 2021

So sorry to hear about my Aunt Lee's passing. She was a fun loving, caring woman. I will always remember her with a smile. Peggy and family, you are in my prayers.


Kathy Parsons

February 23, 2021

Lee was a good friend and wonderful lady. I will really miss her. Kathy