Obituary – Ramon D. Ortega

Ramon D. Ortega, 82, of Hawthorne, California died at Little Company of
Mary Hospital in Torrance on May 18, 2013. Ramon was born October 10,
1930 in Van Horn to Juan and Antonia Deanda Ortega. He attended Van
Horn Elementary School and also graduated from Van Horn High School. On
May 23, 1954, he entered in marriage with Consuelo Nunez from Marfa.
He joined and served the military for three years. After his discharge,
he went California. He worked for Douglas Aircraft for five years. He
then went to barber school and became a barber and was self-employed
for 55 years at Manhattan Beach, California. Ramon is survived by his
wife of 59 years and his daughter Ruby Ann Ortega of Hawthorne. Also
his brother Oscar Ortega and wife Evelyn of Los Angeles, nieces and
nephew, relatives and many friends. He was preceded in death by his
parents Juan and Antonia and his son Larry Ray Ortega. Viewing and
rosary was recited Wednesday, May 29, at the Holy Cross Chapel and his
funeral mass and burial was celebrated May 30, at the Holy Cross
cemetery in Culver City, California.