Final services set for Lujan

SANTA FE (KRQE) — The final services for former Speaker of the State House, Ben Lujan, are set for Friday and Saturday.

Timeline: Ben Lujan 1935 - 2012

On Friday there will be a public visitation at 5:30 p.m. at the Ben Lujan Gym in Pojoaque with a rosary afterwards at 7 p.m.

On Saturday there will be a mass held for Lujan at 9 a.m. at the Basilica Cathedral of St. Francis in Santa Fe.

Lujan lay in the state capital rotunda Thursday where thousands of people showed up to say their goodbyes.

Lujan was in the State House for nearly 40 years.  He died last week after battling lung cancer.

Copyright 2014 KRQE TV. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.


Political Pulse

Did you like this article? Vote it up or down! And don't forget to add your comments below!

Like It
Don't Like It


We welcome your thoughtful comments. Be the first to participate in the discussion. All comments will display your username and avatar.


Add a Comment

Sign in or join now to post a comment. All comments will display your username and avatar.


New Mexico (change)

New Mexico is located in the southwestern region of the U.S. Inhabited by Native American populations for many centuries, New Mexico has also been part of Imperial Spain, part of Mexico, and a U.S. territory.
Offices & Officials

Governor: Susana Martinez
Lieutenant Governor: John Sanchez
Attorney General: Gary King
Secretary of State: Dianna J. Durán

Contacting the White House and Congress

Click the links below to get in touch with your elected officials.