He was born June 3, 1935 in Karnes City to Cruz Manuel Ortiz and Antonia Faragosa Ortiz. Isaac had lived in San Antonio most of his life. He was retired from construction work.
Survivors include sons, Eddie Ortiz and Jessie Ortiz of Corpus, Isaac Ortiz Jr., Adrian Ortiz, and Adam Ortiz of San Antonio; daughters, Olga Fuentes of Houston, Delia Barrios of Victoria, Rebecca Ortiz, Laresa Ortiz, and Jessica Ortiz of San Antonio; brothers, Victor, Robert, Daniel, Cruz, and Alfredo Ortiz; and sisters, Antonia Torres, and Alice Rossett.
Preceded in death by his parents; brother, Doniciano Ortiz; and sisters, Brijida Serenil, Juanita Ochoa, and Pura Cruz.
A funeral mass was celebrated at 2 p.m., Monday April 30, 2012 at Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church, Kenedy and interment followed in the Loma Alta Cemetery, Kenedy. Funeral services were entrusted to Rhodes Funeral Home, Inc. of Karnes City where the on-line guest book may be signed at rhodesfuneralhomeinc.com.