MISSION - Maria de Jesus Ortiz, 84, passed away at Arbor View Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Edinburg on Thursday, March 15, 2012.
She is survived by her children, RosalindaNibert of McAllen, Rosendo Ortiz of McAllen, Rosanelia Hess of Harlingen, Rosalva Otsuji of Mission, and Ramiro Ortiz of Mission; brother, Julio Vela; sisters, Ofilia Reyna and Amelia Schmidt; and 14 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband of 38 years Benito Ortiz.
A funeral service will be held Monday, March 19, at 10 a.m. at Ric Brown Family Funeral Home in Mission. Burial will follow at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in McAllen.