Elodia C. Ortiz
Elodia Carbajal Ortiz, 75, of Erie, Michigan, formerly of Uvalde, died on Feb. 19, 2019, in Toledo, Ohio.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday at 10 a.m. at Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary. Interment of ashes will follow at Hillcrest Cemetery.
She was born on Jan. 17, 1944, in Montell to Maria Nevarez and Bernardo G. Carbajal.
She grew up and attended school in Uvalde. The family says she was a caring person with a joyous laugh who loved God, her family and life. She enjoyed gardening and cherished her rose bushes.
Ortiz is survived by her husband of 54 years, Federico G. Ortiz Sr. of Erie, Michigan, formerly of Knippa; two sons, Federico Ortiz Jr. of Toledo, Ohio, and Victor Paul of Orlando, Florida; one daughter, Sylvia Ortiz Stirn of Erie, Michigan; two sisters, Albesa “Betty” C. Hernandez of Uvalde; and Otila C. Treviño of Racine, Wisconsin; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by her parents, and three sisters, Guadalupe Carbajal, Graciela Carbajal and Amalia C. Guzman.
Rushing-Estes-Knowles Mortuary, www.rekfunerals.com