MARTIN ORTEGA LUBBOCK-Services for Martin Ortega, 87, of Lubbock will be at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014, at Guajardo Funeral Chapels with Pastor Benito Villarreal officiating. Interment will follow to Resthaven Cemetery under the direction of Guajardo Funeral Chapels. Mr. Ortega passed away on May 2, 2014, surrounded by his family. He was born on Jan. 7, 1927, in Kingsville, Texas, to Martin and Candelaria Ortega. Mr. Ortega was a Korean War veteran and a business entrepreneur; he also enjoyed woodworking. He is survived by his sons, Robert (Thoy) Ortega, John Ortega, Manuel Ortega, Daniel Ortega, Roy Ortega, Martin (Joy) Ortega Jr.; daughters, Mary (Lupe) Martinez, Tina Reeves-Longoria (Gilbert), Aurora Fleming(Henry) Campbell of Rowlett, Texas, Debbie (David) Cortez; and daughter-in-law, Rosa Ortega. He is also survived by 37 grandchildren; as well as many great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife, Maria Ortega and two sons, Thomas Ortega in 2008 and George Ortega in 2011.
Guajardo Funeral Chapel
407 N University Ave Lubbock, TX 79415
Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on May 5, 2014