Florentino (Floyd) Estevan Mondragon

Florentino (Floyd) Estevan Mondragon was born on April 30, 1950, in Ft. Garland, Colo., and passed away on Jan. 20, 2024, in Ft. Garland.

He was preceded in death by his Father George Mondragon, Mother Ruby Mondragon, Brother George Mondragon Jr, Sister Rita Elaine Ortiz and six others that passed previous to Mother Ruby.

He is survived by his Daughters Natalie Mondragon (John Perez) and Desiree Ortiz (Esteban Ortiz); Grandchildren Evelio Mondragon DeHoyos, Isaiah Mondragon (Christina), Israel Mondragon (Hailey), Esteban Ortiz III (Melanie) and Amada Ortiz; Great-Grandchildren Ezekiel Martinez, Eastwood Mondragon, Everly Mondragon and Oaklan Mondragon. He is one of 16 Siblings, with eight surviving Siblings — Lorraine Marquez (Leroy), Norma Lopez (Irving), Margaret Mondragon, Shirley Gonzalez (Andres), Gilbert Mondragon (Linda), Barbara Mondragon, Dondi (Andrew) Vargas, James Mondragon and countless Nieces and Nephews.

Floyd was known for being an avid car lover and owner. He was one of the proudest Marines you could ever have met. His family was his life, especially his grand and great-grandchildren.

To be around our daddy was to love him. He had the kindest heart and would give anyone the shirt off his back or an ear if you needed one.

We love you daddy you will be missed BUT NEVER FORGOTTEN!!

Services will be held on Thursday, Jan. 25, 2024, at Holy Family Catholic Church, Fort Garland, Colo., with a viewing at 6 p.m. and Rosary to follow at 7 p.m. Mass of the Resurrection on Friday, Jan. 26, 2024, also at Holy Family Catholic Church.

To leave online condolences, please visit romerofuneralhomes.com. The care of arrangements has been entrusted to Romero Valley Funeral Home of Alamosa.