Gilbert Ordunez Jr.

Gilbert M. "Moe" Ordunez Jr., 49, of Las Cruces passed away Friday, March 29, 2013 at his home. Moe was born May 23, 1963 in El Paso, Texas to Gilbert and Teresa Ordunez. Gilbert is survived by his wife of 27 years Rose Mary Leon; son Gilbert Ordunez III; daughter Felicia Ordunez and partner Michael Castillo; and granddaughter, Melody Ordunez. Moe is also survived by his parents Gilbert and Teresa Ordunez; brothers and sisters, Becky Ordunez-Polanco and husband Joe, Albert Ordunez and wife Esther, Sandra Meza and husband Victor, Chris Ordunez, and Cynthia Saenz and husband Victor. He was loved by many nephews, nieces and relatives. Visitation for Moe will be Thursday, April 4, 2013 from 6 p.m. - 7 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church with a prayer vigil to follow at 7 p.m. Funeral mass will be Friday, April 5, 2013 at 10 a.m. also at the same church. Burial will follow at Tortugas cemetery where he will be laid to rest. Serving as pallbearers are Craig Cullen, Santiago Meza, Robert Garcia Jr., Raul Padilla, Raul Padilla Jr., Ronnie Molina, Joe Polanco and Victor Saenz. Services are with Getz Funeral Home, 1410 E. Bowman Ave., Las Cruces, NM 88005. To sign the local online guest book, visit

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Published in Las Cruces Sun-News on Apr. 3, 2013