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Jose Ontiveros, 91, of Odessa passed away December 1, 2016. He was born April 8, 1925 in Adobes, TX.
He married Conception Amancio in Presidio, TX on September 16, 1948. Of this marriage they had 11 children.
He is preceded in death by his mother and his wife Conception Ontiveros, sons Joe Ontiveros I and Jose Ontiveros II, grandchildren Martin Cora Saucido Jr and Christine "NeNe" Ontiveros.
Those left to cherish his memories are his children Gracie Sanchez, Josie Moore, Manuel Ontiveros, Lille Ontiveros, Rosa Saucido, Raul Ontiveros and Sammy Ontiveros all of Odessa, Delman Canava of San Antonio and Arakoide of Honolulu, 33 grandchildren and 59 great grandchildren.
At a very young age Jose worked farm work and later the oil field. He was a very hard worker and provided for his family. He loved to go fishing while he smoked and drank his beer. He retired in 1990. The Ontiveros family would like to express sincere gratitude to each and every one for your prayers, floral arrangements, food, but most for your presence with us during this difficult time. Our thanks to Hospice.
Visitation will be Monday, December 5, 2016 from 4-8 with Rosary at 7:30 at Odessa Funeral Home.
Mass will be Tuesday, December 6, 2016 10:00 at St. Joseph's Catholic Church.
Interment will follow at Ector County Cemetery~Rose Hill section.
Services are entrusted to Odessa Funeral Home.