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Genoveva "Janie" Ortiz, 63, of Port Lavaca passed away January 21, 2018. She was born April 2, 1954 in Port Lavaca to Alejo and Celia T. Ortiz. Janie was the life of the party and loved to dance and sing. She loved Elvis Presley, Michael Jackson and Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson. Janie really enjoyed coloring, doing puzzles and watching movies with her nieces and nephews and they knew NOT to touch her stuff!!
She is survived by her sisters, Alicia Gonzalez and Mary Leal; brothers, Alejo Ortiz, Ernest Munoz (Beatrice) and Alejo R. Ortiz (Susie) and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sister, Maria O. Garza and brother, Gilbert Munoz.
Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 6-7 p.m. with a rosary to be recited at 7 p.m. in Richardson-Colonial Funeral Home. Funeral Mass will be Thursday, January 25, 2018 at 1 p.m. at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Point Comfort with Father Tommy Chen officiating. Burial will follow in Port Lavaca Cemetery.
Pallbearers are David Ortiz Sr., Alejo Ortiz, Lalo Ortiz, Albert Maseda, David Maseda and Fernando Balboa.
Honorary Pallbearers are Anthony Caine Ortiz and Exiquio Rene Ortiz.
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