Frank A. Ortega, 64, a resident of Los Alamos passed away unexpectedly on Dec. 11, 2012. Mr. Ortega was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, sportsman, and avid weight lifter. He was a lifetime member of the NRA.
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He retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory in April of 2012. Upon retirement he spent his time with his grandchildren, the loves of his life.
He was preceded in death by his parents Pedro and Siprianita Ortega. Mr. Ortega is survived by his loving wife of 43 years Lillian Ortega; daughters Emily Schmidt and husband Matthew M, Terri Cannon and husband Matthew Q; grandchildren Sophie, Olivia and Adam Schmidt, Jason and Ian Cannon; sisters Edwina Weathersby and husband Tommy, Patricia Oliver and husband Jerry, Diana Contreras; brother Richard Ortega; numerous other loving relatives & friends.
Rosary will be recited on at 9:00 a.m. Dec. 14, 2012 at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Los Alamos with the funeral service to follow at 10:00 a.m. Burial will take place at a later date at Guaje Pine Cemetery in Los Alamos. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Los Alamos YMCA or to Los Alamos Sportsman's Club. The family of Frank A. Ortega have entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory of the Espa?ola Valley. 505-747-7477 or devargasfuneral.com
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Published in Los Alamos Monitor from Dec. 13 to Dec. 14, 2012