|Birth: ||Mar. 24, 1907|
|Death: ||Apr. 14, 2000|
GALLUP — Services for Genevieve E. Ortiz, 93, will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 18, at the Sacred Heart Cathedral. Father Pat Universal will officiate. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Gallup.
Rosary will be recited at 7 p.m. tonight, April 17, at Rollie Mortuary.
Ortiz died April 14 in Gallup. She was born March 24, 1907, in Kingman, Kan.
Ortiz graduated from Thoreau. In her younger years she worked for CNN Cotton. She married Peter Ortiz Sr. in 1925 and went to work for JC Penney. During World War II she and her husband moved to California and she worked as a ship builder.
After she and her husband moved back to Gallup, they opened the Tiny Tot Shop of Children's clothes. They later opened the Wagon Wheel Bar and in 1970 they sold the bar to their son. After retiring she and her husband traveled all over North America.
Survivors include her son, Pete Ortiz of Gallup; daughter, Lorraine Richardson of Kingman, Ariz.; nine grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and five great-great-grandchildren.
Ortiz was preceded in death by her husband, Peter P. Ortiz Sr., and parents, George W. and Carey Burroughs.
Pallbearers will be family members.
Rollie Mortuary is in charge of arrangements.
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Carrie Burroughs (1881 - 1926)
Peter P. Ortiz (1906 - 1992)*
T. Pete Ortiz (1927 - 2011)*
Marvin Burroughs (1903 - 1984)*
Veda A Brandt (1905 - 1981)*
Genevieve E. Burroughs Ortiz (1907 - 2000)
Sunset Memorial Park
New Mexico, USA
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