MISSION – Rosalinda Diaz Ortiz, 84, former lifelong resident of Mission, passed away on June 10, 2018, in Austin.
Mrs. Ortiz was born on April 15, 1934, in Mission, to Alberto and Petra (Leal) Diaz. She married Rene Ortiz on May 3, 1956.
She was a Guadalupaña at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Upon moving to Austin in 2009, she joined the prayer group at St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church and was consecrated to the Sacred Heart of Mary at St. Catherine’s.
Survivors include her children, Rene Jr., Hernan, Noe, Rosalinda Bondi, Hermelinda Cavazos, Xavier, Nydia Maldonado, Xina Boothe; brothers, Hernan Diaz and Antonio Diaz;and 21 grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband and grandsons, Jacob Ortiz and Joshua Cavazos.
A funeral mass will be held on Wednesday, June 13, at 1 p.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Mission. Burial follows at Valley Memorial Gardens Cemetery in McAllen.