Rosa Elena Marmolejo



Rosa Elena Marmolejo
January 8, 1950 – September 10, 2016

Rosa Elena Marmolejo passed away on September 10, 2016 in San Diego, California at the age of 66.

Rosa was born on January 8, 1950 in Mexicali to Lydia and Francisco Robles.  She married Chuy Marmolejo on August 30, 1972. The couple welcomed three children Brenda (1973), Juny (1976) and Alberto (1985).

For over 25 years, Rosa successfully ran her own home-based daycare center, a profession that she loved with her whole heart.  She was a hard-working individual who found joy in caring for others, especially her family.

Rosa is survived by her husband Chuy, daughter Brenda (Steve) Laizure, sons Juny (Kelley) Marmolejo and Alberto (Hajana) Marmolejo, grandchildren Steven Laizure, Natalie Laizure, Lucas Marmolejo, Gabriella Marmolejo, mother Lydia Robles, sister Mary (Richard) Ransdell, and brothers Francisco (Azucena) Robles and Carlos Robles.

Rosa is preceded in death by her father Francisco Robles and brothers Alfredo, Roberto, Rodolfo, and Jesse.

Visitation services will be held on Sunday, September 18, at Frye Chapel and Mortuary from 6-9:00 P.M. with a Rosary prayer at 7:00 P.M. Memorial services will be held on Monday, September 19, at Frye Chapel and Mortuary at 9:00 A.M. followed by burial services at the Riverview Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family asks for donations to be made to the One Breath Foundation (P.O. Box 59238 Norwalk, CA 90652) on behalf of Rosa.