Mario G. OrtizMario Guzman Ortiz, 69, of San Antonio died on Jan. 1, 2020, in San Antonio.
He was born on Aug. 5, 1950, in Knippa to Merejilda (Guzman) and Francisco Ortiz.
He is survived by his wife of 47 years, Amelia L. Ortiz; daughter, Michele Ortiz; two sons, Steven Ortiz and Raymond Ortiz and wife, Kristina, all of San Antonio; six brothers, Monico Ortiz and wife, Mary, of Montrose, Colorado, James Ortiz, Alfredo Ortiz, both of Knippa, Fred Ortiz, Alejandro Ortiz and wife, Becky, all of Uvalde, and Pablo Contreras of Amarillo; and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Mario I. Ortiz Jr.; and four brothers, Julio Contreras, John Damas Ortiz, Raymond Ortiz and Francisco Ortiz Jr.Visitation took place Jan. 13 from 5-9 p.m. and a rosary was recited at 7 p.m. at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South.
The funeral procession departed the funeral home at 8:30 a.m. on Jan. 14, 2020, for a funeral mass held at 9 a.m. at El Carmen Catholic Church.