Juan B. Ortiz, 83, of El Pueblo, went home to be with our Lord and Savior Thursday, May 29, 2014.
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Ortiz adored his family and loved spending time at his home in El Pueblo where he tended to his land, his garden and all his animals.
He is preceded in death by his daughter, Dianna Ortiz; his son, Dennis Ortiz; his brothers, Antonio and Samuel Ortiz; his sisters, Feliz Vigil and Bernie Gallegos.
Juan was survived by his loving wife of 64 years, Aurelia B. Ortiz; daughter, Margarita Ortiz y Flippo and husband, Joseph; son, Chris Ortiz and wife, Grace, son, Ernest Ortiz and wife, Judy, daughter, Judy Gonzales and husband, Gary; numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren and a great-great grandchild.
A rosary was recited on Saturday at the Riverside Funeral Home in Albuquerque, and the funeral mass will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at San Miguel del Vado in San Miguel.
Riverside Funeral Home
225 SAN MATEO BLVD NE ALBUQUERQUE, NM 87108
Published in Las Vegas Optic on June 2, 2014