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Obituary Condolences

Arturo "Art" Ortiz III, age 29 of San Antonio, passed away March 19, 2010. He was born on May 3, 1980 to Arturo Ortiz, Jr. and Elma Guillen Ortiz in McAllen, TX. Art was a devoted father, husband, brother & son. He enjoyed his work as Shop Forman in the Transportation Department at Schlitterbahn Water Park. He was a devout Cowboys, Spurs and Astros fan. Art's other interests included drawing, computers, bowling, cars and frequent visits to Garner State Park. This loving family man will be dearly missed. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Alfonso Guillen, Sr., Senaida Castillo Guillen & Arturo S. Ortiz, Sr. He is survived by his wife, Katherine Ruiz Ortiz, of San Antonio; children, Ian Michael Ortiz & Irie Michele Ortiz, of San Antonio; parents, Arturo Ortiz Jr. & Elma Guillen Ortiz, of McAllen, TX; grandmother, Maria de la Vega Ortiz, of Harlingen, TX; sisters, Beverly Ortiz Salinas & her husband, Rene, of San Benito, TX and Veronica Ortiz Alford & her husband, Jon, of Houston, TX as well as many other relatives and dear friends. Visitation will be held from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM (with a Rosary being Recited at 7:00 PM) on Monday, March 22, 2010 at Schertz Funeral Home. A Mass will be Celebrated at 11:00 AM on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at St. Mark the Evangelist Catholic Church, in San Antonio, TX, with Reverend Monsignor Kevin Ryan as the Celebrant. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Cemetery. A Memorial Fund "Daddy's Love" has been set up for his children, Ian Michael & Irie Michele at IBC Bank (Acct# 2510769839).
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Published in The Monitor from Mar. 22 to Mar. 23, 2010
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