Maria Isabel "Bell" Mondragon

MARIA ISABEL (BELL) MONDRAGON She is survived by her spouse, Roberto Mondragon, son Tony Mondragon, siblings Francisco Urrea Jr. (Berta), Carmen Christian (Gene), and grandchildren: Robel and Jamie Taylor, and their children, Diamar Beltran Taylor, Francisco Taylor, Tatianna Taylor and Taio Taylor. Danielle Jaramillo and (David Burger) and her daughter Emma Sandoval, Bonita and Juan Marquez and children Devaughn Montoya, Diaunna Montoya, Kaylyn and Katelyn Marquez, as well as grandsons Rico Taylor and Julian Jaramillo. She is preceded in death by: her son Julian Jaramillo, her daughter Jerry Lee Ann Jaramillo, her parents Rosalia Duran de Urrea and Francisco Urrea, her sisters Maria Teresa Chamberlin and Emilia Santillanes, as well as several uncles, aunts, nephews, and nieces. As the owner of Maria Isabel's and La Bell's restaurants she appeared in: Good Morning America with Joan London, Sunset Magazine, The New York Times, and The Santa Fe New Mexican. Serving the family as Pallbearers: John Herrera, Victor Avila, Alberto Alcocer, Abraham Santillanes, Patricia Romero, Gene Christian Jr, and Harley Jorgensen. Honorary Pallbearers will include all grandchildren and great grandchildren. A Rosary will be recited on Wednesday, April 16, 2014, at 7:00 pm at Rosario Chapel in Santa Fe. Funeral Mass will be held at Cristo Rey Catholic Church, April 26, 2014 at 1 pm. Interment will take place at Memorial Gardens, 417 E. Rodeo Rd., Santa Fe, NM 87505. Arrangements by Rivera Family Funeral Home (505) 753-2288. To share a memory, please visit our website at


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Rivera Family Funeral Home & Crematory
305 Calle Salazar Espanola, NM 87532
(505) 753-2288
Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Apr. 15, 2014