DEL NORTE — Arthur E. Ortega Jr. 51, Passed away November 19, 2012
He was born April 20,1961 to Agnes (Robert)Kratz and Arthur E. Ortega Sr.
Art loved cooking especially whipping up anything on the grill. He was an amateur photographer. He loved to dance and sing karaoke. He loved mariachi music, and he enjoyed fishing, camping and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife Mercedes (Marcie) Ortega of Del Norte, CO. His Children Arthur E.(Laura) Ortega of Arvada, CO. Fabricio Michael (Rafelita) Ortega of Monte Vista CO. Anita M. Ortega of Bermerton, WA. Matthew Eric (Hannah) Ortega of Alamosa, CO. and Michael Ray DeHerrera-Ortega of Del Norte, CO. He is also Survived by his brother Vincent A. Ortega (Paula) of Denver, CO. his sisters Roberta Ortega of Denver, CO. Vivian Escobedo of Denver CO. Audrey Ortega of Denver CO. and Lisa (David) Duran of Alamosa, CO. and numerous nieces and nephews Art is also survived by grandchildren Avant, Kayleigh, Jazlynn, Felicia, and two on the way.
Preceded in death by his father Arthur E. Ortega Sr. and his nephew Elijah Padilla
Viewing will be held on Sunday November 25, 2012 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. at Strohmayer`s Funeral Home 205 S. Broadway Monte Vista, CO.
Rosary will be held at St. Joseph`s Catholic Church in Monte Vista CO Sunday November 25, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Services will be held Monday November 26, 2012 at 10:00 a.m at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.