Amos Mondragon

Born: Sun., Aug. 25, 1957
Died: Sat., Jan. 11, 2014


Memorial Mass

6:00 PM Thu., Jan. 16, 2014
Location: St. Patrick Catholic Church


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Amos Mondragon, 56 of Red Cliff, Colorado since 1962 passed away at his residence on Saturday, January 11, 2014.  He was born on August 25, 1957 to Florencio and Sadie (Lopez) Mondragon in Ojito, New Mexico.  He attended Red Cliff Elementary and graduated from Battle Mountain High School in 1977.  
Amos worked as a miner at the New Jersey Zinc Mine in Gilman, Colorado and at the Climax Mine.  He worked construction for various construction companies.  Amos and the Mondragon cousins built Mango's and the Green Bridge Inn.  His most recent employment was for the Town of Red Cliff.  Amos was a great asset for the Town of Red Cliff.  He enjoyed the outdoors, snowmobiling, hunting and fishing.  Fishing the high country lakes was his passion.  He could hardly wait for the ice to melt off, so he could travel to the mountains to fish.  Amos deeply loved spending time with his family and his grandchildren.
Amos is survived by his mother Sadie of Red Cliff; son Ross and wife Delicia and their children Darian, Amelia and Eli Mondragon of Minturn, Colorado; sisters Louann of New Mexico and Joyce and husband Sammy Cordova of New Mexico and brother Florencio Mondragon, Jr. of Red Cliff.  He was preceded in death by his father and numerous aunts and uncles.
A Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 6:00 P.M. on Thursday, January 16, 2014 at St. Patrick’s Parish Church in Minturn with Reverend Father Jim Baird as Celebrant.  A reception will follow the Memorial Mass at the St. Patrick Spirit Center, Minturn.  Inurnment will be at a later date in New Mexico.  Bailey-Kent Funeral Home of Leadville is assisting the family with arrangements.  Please click on the "Condolences" tab above to leave a condolence for the family.

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Orlando and Mary Barela
   Posted Mon January 13, 2014
Our Conolences to the Mondoragon family, Sadie, Junior, Luann, Ross and Joyce. We are so sorry for your loss. May God be with you all on this day of sadness.

Holli Rieth-Werbelow
   Posted Mon January 13, 2014
Extending deep and heartfelt sympathy to you and your family. Amos will be greatly missed.

Isidore Pena
   Posted Wed January 15, 2014
My thoughts and prayers to the Mondragon Family. I have such great memories of Amos while we were in High School. Even though I haven't seen or talked to Amos for some time, I always considered him one of my friends.

Isidore Pena

Joe and Monica Manzanarez
   Posted Wed January 15, 2014
We are so sorry and saddened to hear of your loss. Amos will be greatly missed and we pray that his wonderful memories will always keep joy in your heart. May God bless you all during this difficult time.

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