Dec. 20, 1921 - June 30, 2009
Delfino Ortiz, 87, of Calipatria passed away Tuesday, June 30.
He was born December 20, 1921 at La Cofradia, Durango, Mexico and married the late Martha Garcia on October 23, 1941 in Los Remedio Durango, Mexico.
Visitation will be held Thursday, July 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. at Frye Chapel in Brawley with rosary at 7 p.m.
Funeral service will commence at 9 a.m., Friday, July 10 at Frye Chapel in Brawley with Father Emilio Magaña officiating.
Delfino is survived by his children, Juan de la Cruz Ortiz, Ubaldo Ortiz, Maria Victoria Ortiz Ramirez, Jose Escolastico Ortiz, Josefina Ortiz, Gavino Ortiz, Delfino Ortiz Jr., and Esperanza Ortiz Guzman; 22 grandchildren, 32 great-grand- children.