MISSION –Maria De la Luz “Lela” Ortiz, 88, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 at Mission Regional Medical Center.
Mrs. Ortiz was born to Jose and Julia Mejia in Jalisco, Mexico.
Survivors include her children, Maria Gloria De Leon of Mission, Jose Reyes Ortiz Jr. of McAllen, and Ruben Ortiz, Yolanda Castaneda, Roberto Ortiz and Rene Ortiz, all of Mission; and 15 grandchildren and 11 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Jose Reyes Ortiz Sr.; sons, Reymundo Ortiz, Raul Ortiz and Arnulfo Ortiz; and two sisters and three brothers.
A funeral mass will be celebrated on Wednesday, Feb. 28, at 10 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial follows at San Jose Cemetery in Mission.