OBITUARY: Frank A. Ortega 1948 – Dec. 11, 2012

Frank A. Ortega 1948 – Dec. 11, 2012

Frank A. Ortega, 64, a resident of Los Alamos passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, Dec. 11, 2012. 

Mr. Ortega was a dedicated husband, father, grandfather, sportsman and avid weight lifter.

He was a lifetime member of the NRA. He retired from Los Alamos National Laboratory in April of 2012. Upon retirement, he spent his time with his grandchildren; the loves of his life.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Pedro and Siprianita Ortega. Mr. Ortega is survived by his loving wife of 43 years, Lillian Ortega; daughters: Emily Schmidt and husband Matthew M, Terri Cannon and husband Matthew Q; grandchildren: Sophie, Olivia and Adam Schmidt, Jason and Ian Cannon; sisters: Edwina Weathersby and husband Tommy, Patricia Oliver and husband Jerry, Diana Contreras; brother, Richard Ortega; numerous other loving relatives & friends.

A rosary was recited at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church. Burial will take place at a later date at Guaje Pine Cemetery in Los Alamos.

In lieu of flowers donations may be made to the Los Alamos YMCA or to Los Alamos Sportsman’s Club.