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FREMONT: Emilia Ortiz, 85, of Fremont, OH passed away on Monday, March 17, 2014 at Countryside Continuing Care Center in Fremont. She was born July 21, 1928 in Laredo, TX to Leonardo and Anna (Ortiz) Alejandro.
Emilia married Ventura Ortiz on February 10, 1946 in Laredo, TX and he preceded her in death on May 27, 1998. She worked as a Nurses Aid at Countryside Continuing Care Center for nine years and at Quality Care Nursing Home. She retired in 1980. Emilia was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church. She loved singing, cooking and spending time with her family.
Emilia is survived by her children, Ventura (Guadalupe) Ortiz, Jr., Maria J. (Manuel) Mendoza, Alma L. (Ismael, Sr.) Gutierrez, Alvina (Benito) Lopez, Reymundo Ortiz, all of Fremont, OH; sister, Aurora Gerda, Laredo, Mexico; 19 grandchildren and 22 great grandchildren; beloved nephew, Benito Ortiz, Fremont, OH.
She was preceded in death by her parents; husband, Ventura Ortiz; sons, Jose L. Ortiz and J. Manuel Ortiz; daughters, Diana Gutierrez and Raquel Ortiz; six brothers and three sisters.
Visitation: Friday from 2 - 4 pm and 6 - 8 pm with Rosary Service at 7:30 pm at Wonderly Horvath Hanes Funeral Home and Crematory, 425 E. State St, Fremont, OH. Mass of Christian Burial: Saturday, March 22, 2014, 10:00 am at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 709 Croghan St, Fremont, with Fr. Michael Zacharias officiating. Burial: Greenlawn Memory Gardens, Clyde, OH. Memorials: Hospice of Memorial Hospital, 430 S. Main St, Clyde, OH 43410. Online Condolences: www.whhfh.com
Wonderly Horvath-Hanes Funeral Home & Crematory
425 E. State St. Fremont, OH 43420-4256
Published in the News-Messenger on Mar. 19, 2014