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Gertrude M "Tula" Mondragon Chavez
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Birth: Jun. 3, 1918
Bernalillo
Sandoval County
New Mexico, USA
Death: Oct. 14, 2011
New Mexico, USA

Gertrude M. "Tula" and "Nana" a lifelong resident of Bernaillo, passed away peacefully in her sleep on Friday, October 14, 2011 at the age of 93. Tula was born in Bernalillo on June 3, 1918 to the last Juan and Rosita Mondragon. Tula is survived by her loving daughters, Rosita Martinez, Andrea Ortiz and her husband, Edward and Katie Jones and her husband, Greg, sons, Flemie Chavez and his companion, Diane Ortiz and Robert Chavez and his wife, Marie, 14 grandchildren, 15 great-grandchildren, five great-great-grandchildren and many other relatives and friends. Tula was preceded in death by her husband, Manuel R. Chavez, infant son, Rey, grandson, Paul Ortiz, sisters, Piedad Benavidez, Connie Pichardo and Luc Arnold and her husband, Jack and brothers, Ignacio Mondragon and Max Mondragon. Gertrude was a member of the Legion of Mary, Catholic Daughters of America and a devotee to San Lorenzo. Tula was a loving mother, grandmother and mentor to all her brothers, sisters, children and grandchildren. Tula will be greatly missed by all. On behalf of the family, special thanks are extended to the Heartland Hospice employees for their caring assistance given to our beloved Tula and her family, especially Joanna and K.D.
A Rosary will be recited on Friday, October 21, 2011 at 10:00 a.m. at at Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Bernalillo, NM, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Inurnment will follow at Our Lady of Sorrows Cemetery. 
 
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 Parents:
  Rosita O Mondragon (1896 - 1930)
 
 Spouse:
  Manuel R Chavez (1915 - 2002)
 
Burial:
Bernalillo Cemetery
Bernalillo
Sandoval County
New Mexico, USA
 
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Record added: Oct 19, 2011
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Gertrude M Tula <i>Mondragon</i> Chavez
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