|Birth: ||Apr. 13, 1915|
|Death: ||Mar. 27, 2005|
Mr. Benjamin (Ben) T. Ortega, 89, a resident of Albuquerque, passed away on March 27, 2005.
Mr. Ortega is survived by his children, Benny Ortega and wife, Lela, Fermin Ortega and wife, Jennie, Mary Ann Chavez and husband, Paul, Benina (B.) Rochester and husband, Dee, Bernadette Kluding and husband, Mike, Martin Ortega, Irene Zamora, and Alex Ortega and wife, Lorraine; son in law, Santiago Abeyta; 21 grandchildren; 26 great-grandchildren;
His second wife, Aurora Ortega.
Mr. Ortega was preceded in death by his wife, Margaret Ortega; a daughter, Sylvia Abeyta; two sons, Patrick Ortega and Ernest Ortega.
A Veteran of the United States Army serving in World War II.
Interment will take place at the Santa Fe National Cemetery at 3:00 p.m. with Military Honors by the United States Army.
Pallbearers will be Fermin Ortega, Martin Ortega, Benny Ortega, Alex Ortega, Daniel Ortega, and Darryl Ortega. Honorary Pallbearers will be Chirs Ortega, Paul Chavez Jr., Sean Chavez, Fermin Ortega Jr., Richard Ortega, and Daniel Nevarez.
Margaret Ortega his 1st wife is buried next to him.
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Margaret L Ortega (1916 - 1994)
Aurora Vallejos Ortega (1919 - 2006)*
Note: PFC US ARMY - Resided in Albuquerque, NM
Santa Fe National Cemetery
Santa Fe County
New Mexico, USA
Plot: 9 0 628
Created by: Anonymous
Record added: Jan 19, 2007
Find A Grave Memorial# 17577021