Ellen "Ellie" K. Syvertson, Age :67

Oct 02,1951---Aug 25,2019

Ellen “Ellie” K. Syvertson, a long-time resident of Los Lunas, New Mexico died on Sunday, August 25, 2019 at Presbyterian Hospital.  She was 67 years old.  Born in Barnesville, Minnesota, Ellie moved to New Mexico and received her master’s degree in Journalism from UNM.  She went on to open and operate Flyer Press and the Valencia County Flyer. 

She was tough and direct, but Ellie was also generous and never forgot a name.  Her sharp wit and sense of humor were her defining characteristics.  She is survived by her only child, Maria Elena Jaramillo and Maria’s husband Ryan Jaramillo and their children Daniel, Aiden, Tyler and Eva.  She is also survived by her partner, Harold Maez, his sons, Mario and Carlos Maez and his grandson, Mario Polo Maez.

Funeral services will be held at Riverside Funeral Home in Los Lunas at 10 am on Friday, August 30th.


Arrangements have been entrusted to:

Riverside Funeral Home of Los Lunas

820 Main Street NE



Michelle Walters Aug 27 ,2019

friend ,Albuquerque ,New Mexico

Maria, Ryan & Family, I will love Ellie forever...she made such a difference in my life & the lives of many others. Bless you all...There is now forever great laughter & conversation in Heaven!

Bernardine Baca Spiers Aug 28 ,2019

Friend ,Los Lunas ,New Mexico

Ellie, Thank you for your support and kindness to people with disabilities in Valencia county. You always went above and beyond to provide opportunities for my students. I am proud to have called you my friend. Siempre, Bernardine Baca Spiers