Rudolpho F. "Rudy" Ortiz
Published: Tuesday, June 19th, 2007
Services: 7 p.m. Wednesday a rosary will be recited at St. Anne's Catholic Church in Tucumcari. At 2 p.m. on Thursday a mass of the resurrection will be celebrated at St. Anne's. Rudolpho F. "Rudy" Ortiz, 51, died Saturday, June 16, in Albuquerque. Mr. Ortiz was born July 26, 1955 in Las Vegas, N.M. He had been a sheet metal worker in the construction business. He was a member of the St. Anne's Catholic Church in Tucumcari.. Surviving Mr. Ortiz are his mother, Vickie Paiz of Tucumcari, three daughters, Candie (Danny) Romero and Virginia (Paco) Valdez, both of Albuquerque, and Roberta Ortiz of Las Cruces. Also surviving are two sisters, Flora (Mike) Nemitz of Albuquerque and Cynthia (Arthur) Medina of Tucumcari, several nieces and nephews, including Kim (Ronnie) Carmichael of Tucumcari and aunts and uncles He was preceded in death by his father, Freddie Ortiz, and by his sister, Virginia Ortiz. Leo Padget will be the celebrant at the Mass; and pall bearers will be Rosendo Matinez, Kiko Galvan, Artie Molinas, Pete Valverde, Mikey Romero. Isabella Maestias Lucero, George Martinez, Beverly Dean and Darlene Ortiz. Burial will follow Thursday's services at the Tucumcari Memorial Park Cemetery. Arrangements are by Dunn Funeral Home.
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