Rosary for Julian C. Ortivez, 32, of Nampa, who died
Saturday, June 7, in a Boise hospital from injuries
sustained in an auto accident south of Nampa that same day,
will be recited today at 8 p.m. at the Flahiff Funeral
Chapel of Nampa.
Mass of Christian
Burial will be celebrated at 1 p.m. Wednesday at St. Paul's
Catholic Church, Nampa. The Rev. Merle J. Fisher,
S.M., will celebrate, with burial to follow at Mount Calvary
Mr. Ortivez was born
June 23, 1953, at Dalton, Neb. to Juan Jake and Esther
Vidales Ortivez. He attended school there, graduating from
Gurley High School in 1972.
lettered in sports and earned a college scholarship,
attending Chadron State College. He was also an
employee of the Gurley Fire Department. He moved in
1977 to Idaho.
He married Coleen
Coney in November 1979. They had a son, Joseph.
He had worked for Nampa Paving for the past four years and
had worked for Idaho Concrete for six years prior.
He married Darlene Maiden in October, 1983.
He was a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church.
He is survived by his wife of Nampa; his son of Nampa; his
mother of Nampa; five brothers, John, Frank, David, LeeRoy
and Carlos Ortivez, all of Nampa; three sisters, Carol and
Josie Ortivez and Jean Ann Vazquez, all of Nampa; his two
godchildren, David Lee Ortivez and Esther Carmen Vazquez;
and several nieces and nephews.
was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Michael
Larry. Another brother, Michael James Ortivez, also
died of injuries sustained in the accident.