Erlinda L. Trejo, 88, died in her sleep on Sept. 2, 2021.
Erlinda was born to Marcelina Solis and Simon Luera on March 23, 1933, in Azusa. She was one of 12 siblings and is preceded in death by her daughter Laena Zermeno and her Husband Ralph M. Trejo.
Erlinda was a faithful member of the Calimesa English Congregation of Jehovah's Witnesses.
Erlinda was also the original owner of Casa Trejo Mexican Restaurant where she was always the welcoming face people would see upon entering the restaurant. She was known to sit down with her customers and share their chips and salsa and sometimes a drink with them.
Erlinda is survived by her children Rebecca Zermeno, Ruth Garcia, Michael Trejo and Ralph Trejo along with 10 grandchildren and 17 great grandchildren. She will be deeply missed.
Graveside services will be on Sept. 15, at Desert Lawn Funeral Home and Memorial Park at 10 a.m.