Guillermo  Rodriguez Ceja
Guillermo  Rodriguez Ceja
Guillermo  Rodriguez Ceja
Guillermo  Rodriguez Ceja
Guillermo  Rodriguez Ceja
Guillermo  Rodriguez Ceja

Obituary of Guillermo Rodriguez Ceja

Guillermo Rodriguez Ceja

Guillermo Rodriguez Ceja, 76, of Sumner, WA, peacefully passed away on March 4th, 2024 surrounded by loved ones. 

Guillermo was born on February 10th, 1948, to Porfirio Chavez Ceja and Maria Cruz Rodriguez, in the town of Jamay, Jalisco, Mexico. Guillermo was raised by his mother and stepfather, Juan Trujillo.

His mother and stepfather, moved Guillermo and his siblings to Oxnard, CA; where at a young age, Guillermo began working in the flower fields to help his parents support the family and later became a foreman.

At the age of 16, Guillermo met his first wife, Rosella Martinez, at the Naval Construction Battalion Center in Port Hueneme, CA. They welcomed a daughter, Clara Marie and then a son, Guillermo Rodriguez Ceja Jr. 

At the age of 24, he met his second wife, Maria Figueroa in (The Colonia) Oxnard, CA. They had and raised 5 children together; Sandra, Abel, Frances, David and Silvia. 

He moved to Washington State to pursue his career in Construction. He soon began working for Sellen Construction and joined Laborers Local 242 .   He proudly retired from Construction as a Business Agent of Liuna Local 242 in 2003. 

He enjoyed camping with family, fishing trips in Washington, California and Alaska. BBQ’s with family and friends.  He especially enjoyed gardening, pruning his fruit trees and tending to his beloved roses. 

Guillermo had a heart of gold. He was one of a kind. Always one to lend a helping hand.  A person that made instant and life-long friendships.   He has left a long lasting impression on so many people who will miss him dearly. 

Guillermo is survived by his wife, Maria Ceja.  His sisters; Olivia Ceja, Margaret Guzman and Julie Juarez. His children; Clara Marie, her daughters; Christina (1 great grandchild) Carolanne/Jesus (3 great grandchildren), Ceselley and Cameron.   Guillermo Jr./Sonia, his children; Reina (2 great grandchildren), Elizabeth/Jorge (2 great grandchildren), Guillermo III/Nikole (3 great grandsons), Dominick and Dyani.  Sandra/Andy, their children Tiffany (2 great grandsons), Michael, Nicholas and Mia.  Abel’s sons Marcus (1 great grandson) and Jayden.  Frances/Christian, their daughters, Micaela, Samara and Hope. David, his daughter Andrea, sons Antonio and Christen. Silvia/Jeffrey, their children Ethan and Alivia.  

He will be joined in Heaven with his son, Abel Ceja. His parents, Porfirio Chavez Ceja, Juan Trujillo and Maria Cruz.  His siblings; Rosario Ceja Padilla, Ramon Ceja, Porfirio Ceja II, Andrés Ceja, Charles Ceja, Tony Trujillo, Jenny Trujillo and Angelita Carrillo. 


Burial Services will be on 

Friday April 12th, 2024


Church Services @ 10am

St. Andrew Catholic Church

1401 Valley Ave E

Sumner, WA  9839


*Reception to follow after Church Service at

St. Andrew Reception Hall 


Burial @ 2pm

Auburn Mountain View Cemetery

2020 Mountain View Dr

Auburn, WA  98001

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