ANDREW S. ORTIZ Andrew S. Ortiz, 44, a resident of Cuyamungue, passed away on Saturday, May 18, 2013. He was preceded in death by his father, Roberto Ortiz and mother-in-law, Braulia Calderon. Andrew was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, brother-in-law and friend. One of his passions was operating heavy equipment, especially his back hoe. He was always a hard worker. At one time he had his landscaping company and tended to his yard with great care. Andrew loved the outdoors, going fishing, hunting and camping. His family says Andrew was just like his father and always followed in his footsteps. His grandson, Markos, called him papa. He will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved him. Mr. Ortiz is survived by his wife, Susana Ortiz; son, Robert Ortiz both of Cuyamungue; daughter, Cassandra Montoya and husband Kevin of Greely, CO; grandson, Markos Montoya; mother, Jennie Ortiz of Cuyamungue; brothers: Ronnie Ortiz of Albuquerque, Edwin Ortiz and wife Diane and Chris Ortiz and wife Michelle all of Cuyamungue, and Charles Ortiz and wife Yolanda of Tesuque; sisters: Roberta Weber and husband Bill of Los Alamos, Elaine Valerio and husband Earl and Elizabeth Ortiz of Santa Fe and Rita Manzanares and husband Herman of El Rito; father-in-law, Avelino Aranda of Hernandez; brother-in-law, Abraham Baray of Los Lunas; uncle, Victor Aranda and wife Francis of Embudo; special aunt, Catalina Hernandez of Belen; and numerous other nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. A devotional service will be held on Tuesday, May 21, 2013 at 10 a.m. in the Sangre de Cristo Chapel of DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory. Serving as pallbearers: Robert, Edwin, Chris and Charles Ortiz, Earl Valerio and Bill Weber. Honorary pallbearers named are all his nieces, nephews, grandson, great nieces and nephews, and uncles, Abraham Baray and Herman Manzanares. The family of Andrew S. Ortiz has entrusted their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home & Crematory. 505-747-7477 - www.devargasfuneral.com
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Published in Santa Fe New Mexican on Jan. 1, 1900