Lily G. Ortiz

Lily G. Ortiz, 82, of Taft, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Lily G. Ortiz, 82, of Taft, died Tuesday, July 9, 2019.

Mrs. Ortiz was born April 30, 1937, in Karnes City to Aurelio and Paula (Alvarez) Gomez. She was a homemaker and a lifelong resident of Taft. 

She was preceded in death by her husband, Dionicio Ortiz; daughter, Dominga Vasquez; granddaughters, Savannah Gonzalez, Bridgette Aguero, Brittney Aguero and Brianna Aguero; brothers, Domingo Gomez and Luis Gomez; and sisters, Ignacia Gomez, Aurora Gomez and Micaela Aguirre.

Survivors include two sons, Dionicio (Irma) Ortiz III of San Antonio and Jerry Lee (Denise) Ortiz Sr. of Corpus Christi; five daughters, Janie (Frank) Flores and Sandra Ortiz, both of Taft, Diana (Beck) Ortiz of Portland, Yvonne Gonzalez of Courtland, Kansas, and Delia (Hector) Rodriguez; 27 grandchildren; 34 great-grandchildren; several great-great-grandchildren; a sister, Hortensia Hernandez of Taft; and numerous nieces and nephew. 

Visitation will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday, July 14, at Resthaven Funeral Home chapel. A rosary will be recited there that evening at 7 o’clock.

The funeral Mass will be celebrated at 2 p.m. Monday, July 15, at Immaculate Conception Church in Taft. Burial to follow in Lamas Memorial Park Cemetery.

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Arrangements are under the direction of Resthaven Funeral Home, Sinton.

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