ORTIZ, HERMAN P. Herman P. Ortiz, 84, died peacefully on Tuesday, December 23, 2014. He was born on January 8, 1930 in Antonito, Colorado and made Santa Fe his home for over 55 years. He was educated in Antonito, Colorado, attended Benedictine College and graduated from Creighton University. He earned his Master's degree in Public Administration from University of New Mexico. A Lieutenant Commander in the U.S. Navy he served during the Korean War. He was employed by the IRS and retired after many years of service with the State of New Mexico. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Consuelo G. Ortiz; daughters, Marta Ortiz of Albuquerque and Ann - Therese Ortiz of Philadelphia, PA; sister, Mercedes Moreno of Santa Fe; nephews, Herman Vigil (Armella), and Joseph Vigil (Lita). In lieu of flowers please make donations to Carmelite Monastery in Santa Fe, NM. A Rosary will be held on Monday, December 29, 2014 at St. Francis Cathedral in the small chapel at 1 PM with Funeral Mass to follow immediately. Interment will be held on Tuesday, December 30, 2014 at The Santa Fe National Cemetery at 9:45 AM.
Published on: Sat December 27, 2014