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In Memory of

Charlie M. Ortega

July 20, 1924 - March 19, 2015

Obituary


Charles M. Ortega, 90, passed away peacefully at his home in Banning, California on Thursday, March 19, 2015. He was born July 20, 1924 in Banning, CA to Vidal & Luz Ortega. A native of Banning, who lived many years in Whittier, he was a WWII veteran serving as a Navy Medical Corpsman from 1942 ''' 1945. He retired from the produce industry in the early 1990's. After his retirement he worked at Weaver Mortuary in Beaumont for 12 years.

Charlie is survived by his wife, Luz of 25 years; son, Robert & Yolanda...

Charles M. Ortega, 90, passed away peacefully at his home in Banning, California on Thursday, March 19, 2015. He was born July 20, 1924 in Banning, CA to Vidal & Luz Ortega. A native of Banning, who lived many years in Whittier, he was a WWII veteran serving as a Navy Medical Corpsman from 1942 ''' 1945. He retired from the produce industry in the early 1990's. After his retirement he worked at Weaver Mortuary in Beaumont for 12 years.

Charlie is survived by his wife, Luz of 25 years; son, Robert & Yolanda Ortega of Upland, CA; daughters, Frances & Michael Church of Rancho Cucamonga, Gloria & Ernie Kuchwara of La Habra, Charlotte & Dennis Marcusson of Sparks, Nevada; sister, Virginia Marmolejo of Palm Springs; sisters-in-law, Martha, Lupita, Blanca and Sarah; brother-in-law, Luis Antonio; stepdaughter, Sarah Urias and husband Misael Gonzalez; stepsons, Martin Urias and Jesus and wife Mayra Urias. He also leaves behind 15 grandchildren, 8 great grandchildren and countless friends and family. He is preceded in death by his sister, Hortencia Villareal of Palm Springs. Charlie will be greatly missed by all.

A visitation is scheduled for Friday, March 27, 2015 from 4 ''' 8pm with Rosary in English starting at 5pm and Rosary in Spanish starting at 7pm at Weaver Mortuary, 1177 Beaumont Ave., Beaumont. Funeral Mass will be held Saturday, March 28, 2015 at 10:00 am at Saint Kateri Tekakwitha Catholic Church, 1234 Palm Ave., Beaumont. Graveside service will follow Mass at 1:30 pm at Resurrection Cemetery, 966 Potrero Grande Dr., Rosemead, CA 91770.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Redlands Community Hospital "Hospice Staff" 350 Terracina Blvd, Redlands, CA 93373-0742.

Family under the care of Weaver Mortuary (951) 845-1141.