Jose Vivian Lujan

Jose Vivian Lujan, 73, a 51-year resident of Las Vegas, Nev., passed away July 19, 2021. He was born in 1947 in Lobatos, Colo., to Juan Lujan and Eurcinia Lujan. He married his Antonito, Colo., sweetheart Lena Lujan, 50 years ago in Las Vegas, Nev. 

Jose Vivian Lujan worked at the Nevada test site Area-51 from 1970 to 1976, then worked for Frehner Construction Company for 32 years as a heavy equipment operator throughout the state of Nevada, California and Idaho. He was an avid Denver Broncos fan. He loved hunting, fishing, 4-wheeling, gambling at casinos and playing billiards pool tournaments. 

He is survived by his beloved wife Lena Lujan of the family home in Las Vegas, Nev., his son Michael Lujan of Mount Joy, Pa., his grandchildren Kevin Lum (Veronica), Alexus Acosta (Cassandra), Giorgio Acosta (Diamond) all from Las Vegas, Nev.., Dr. Miranda Acosta of St. George, Utah, Gianna Lujan and Gauge Lujan both from Mount Joy, Pa., his great-granddaughter Melody Alexandra Acosta, his siblings Audrey Hicks, Angela Duran, Lorenzo Lujan, Ricky (Cordy) Lujan, all of Lobatos, Colo., as well as numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.

Jose was preceded in death by his daughter Tamara Lujan, his father Juan Lujan, his mother Eurcinia Lujan, his sister Candie Duran and his nephew JoJo Duran.

A Recitation of the Rosary will be held on Friday, July 30, 2021, at 7 p.m. at the Lobatos Catholic Church in Lobatos, Colo. A Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, July 31, 2021, at 3 p.m. also at the Lobatos Church. Interment will follow the service at the La Florida Cemetery.

Arrangements are in care of Rogers Family Mortuary of Alamosa. To leave online condolences please visit