Fred A. Ortiz

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Ortiz, Fred A.



Fred A. Ortiz, 66, passed away on January 10, 2017 after a short battle with Leukemia.

He was born on January 8, 1951 in Dixon, NM to Manuel and Rebecca Ortiz.

Fred is survived by his wife of 27 years, Mary Ortiz; step-son Gabriel Burgett and wife Kristen; granddaughters Kyli and Grayci Burgett; sisters, Patsy Martinez and husband John, Frances Garcia and Jenny Hernandez and husband Beto; brothers, William Ortiz, Anthony Ortiz and wife Norma, Jacob Ortiz and wife Robbie also numerous nieces, nephews, and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents and his brother-in-law, Joe A. Garcia.

Fred had a great sense of humor, was a long time music lover, and played a mean guitar. He will be greatly missed by everyone who knew him.

A Celebration of Life will be held at Celebration Baptist Church, 5620 Laredo Road, NE, Rio Rancho, NM 87144 on Saturday, January 21, 2017 at noon.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Celebration Baptist Church, (505) 994-0430.

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Celebration Baptist Church
5620 Laredo Rd NE
Rio Rancho, NM 87144
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Published in Albuquerque Journal on Jan. 15, 2017