Josefina Ortiz

March 24, 1923 - October 23, 2013
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Josefina “Tia China” Ortiz, 90, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Ms. Ortiz is preceded in death by her son: Juan Hector Ortiz, mother: Francisca Ramirez and sister: Maria G. Lopez. She is survived by her nieces and nephews: Maria E. (Eduardo) Martinez, Olegaria (Rene) Garcia, Herminia (Oscar) Rodriguez, Ramon Lopez, III, Ricardo (Maria) Lopez, Roberto (Alma) Lopez, Rolando Lopez and Francisco Lopez, other nieces, nephews and numerous relatives. She will be greatly missed.

The family will be receiving guests Thursday, October 24, 2013 at Fred Dickey Funeral and Cremation Services from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm where a Holy Rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm. Funeral services will be held Friday, October 25, 2013 from the funeral home to San Luis Rey Catholic Church. Funeral mass will be celebrated at 8:30 am. Interment will immediately follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery. Pallbearers will be: Rolando Lopez, Ricardo Lopez, Augustin Esparza, Mario Martinez, Miguel Angel Martinez, Jaime Martinez, Luis Lopez and Rene A. Garcia, III.

Funeral arrangements are under the care of Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 4502 Thomas Ave. Laredo, Texas 78041 (956)723-3611.

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, October 24, 2013

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Rosary at 7:00 pm

Service Information

Date: Friday, October 25, 2013

Time: 8:30 am

San Luis Rey Catholic Church


3501 Sanders Ave
Laredo, Texas 78040

Funeral Mass at 8:30 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, October 25, 2013

Time: 10:15 am

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: March 24, 1923
Died: October 23, 2013

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mine oscar posted on 10/25/13

tia china we will miss you you made us laugh alot of times you liked joking with oscar he called you senorita and you loved it we will never forget you you were agood aunt when we were growing up god bless you thank you our family from laredo for wathching and being there for you god bless you all.