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Obituary for ORTIZ


Published in the Albuquerque Journal on Thursday April 25, 2013

ORTIZ, ALFRED Age 70, born in Santa Fe and lifelong resident of Albuquerque, died April 22, 2013. He is survived by his wife, Stella Ortiz of Albuquerque; son Lawrence Ortiz and wife Dorothea of New Jersey; grandchildren Kimberly Watkins (Cary) of Florida, Alana Augustine (Billy) of Virginia; great-grandchildren, Sasha Watkins and Nevara Augustine; brothers Ray Ortiz and Andy Ortiz (Francis); his sisters Lala Gonzales, Polla Martinez (Ike) and Terry Gonzales. Alfred was preceded death by his son Charles (Leroy) Ortiz; parents Lucio and Rafaelita Ortiz; brothers Manuel and Tony; and his sister Polly. Alfred was a strong hard worker retiring from the plumbing industry. He enjoyed being with his family, singing songs and playing his guitar. A viewing will be held on Friday, April 26th at 10:00am, followed by a Rosary and Mass at 10:30am at Queen of Heavens Parish, 5311 Phoenix Avenue NE, Albuquerque, NM 87110, with cremation to follow.