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Robert Kenneth Trygstad, 74, died at his home in Truth or Consequences, NM on Wednesday, January 22, 2020. He was born to John and Gloria (Mirkovich) Trygstad and raised in Long Beach, Cali; where he graduated from Gardena High School.

Robert had a great love for sports and excelled in football, playing for Washington State before being drafted into the NFL by the Minnesota Vikings in 1967. After being traded to the New York Giants he went on to play for the Montreal Alouettes and the Calgary Stampeders in the Canadian Football League. Football is what he loved and took great pride in.

He is survived by his three sons: Greg Trygstad of Lake, Michigan, Todd Trygstad of Fairbanks, Alaska and James Trygstad of Kona, Hawaii, as well as their mother, Sandy Baumunk; two sisters: JoAnn and Karen; and his friend and caregiver, Rosalind Russell. Bob will be greatly missed by all those who knew and loved him.

Cremation has taken place and no services will be held at this time.

Arrangements are by Kirikos Family Funeral Home, Inc. & Sierra Crematory, LLC, 303 N. Cedar St., T-or-C, NM 87901, 575-894-2574. For online memorial messages please visit www.kirikosfamilyfuneralhome.com.

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Bob was a good generous man with a wicked sense of humor, Godspeed Bob! My thoughts and prayers to his family... Mary

Roz

May God bless your family. Bob will be missed and was loved! He always had a funny joke to tell. -Roz

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I am so sorry for the loss of Bob. He will be missed and loved by many! -Roz

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