Julia Jackie Ortmann

Ortmann, Julia Jackie "Kayal"
Born in Morocco, Casa Blanca in 1920. She was the eldest of 5 children, 2 boys and 3 girls. Julia moved to Paris in 1945 for a very successful career in show business singing opera "Operetta" and for 2 years she sang for the Folies Bergères! She moved to New York in 1955 and changed to fashion advising selling and buying for Saks 5th Avenue. In 1960 she married Gerd Ortmann. They had 52 years of a loving, happy, life together. Full of travel and a wonderful social life! Miss you Mon Amour. Memorial Service will be at Church of the Resurrection 3201 S. Evergreen Rd., Tempe, 85282 on Friday, May 10, 2013 at 1 p.m., reception to follow at 2 p.m. at the Friendship Village of Tempe Skirm Auditorium 2645 E. Southern Ave, Tempe, AZ.

Published in The Arizona Republic from May 4 to May 5, 2013