Rosary for Maria D. Ortivez, 65, of Nampa, who died Monday,
Feb. 237 at the Nampa hospital, will be recited at 8 p.m.
tonight at the Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa.
Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at 11 a.m.
Thursday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church, Nampa, by
the Rev. Mauricio Medina will be the celebrant. Burial
will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.
Mrs. Ortivez was born March 16, 1921, to Ernesto and Della
Valdez Cortez at Gardner, Colo., and was reared and educated
She married Jose A. Ortivez in
1950 at Gardner and they made their home in Colorado until
moving to Nampa in 1962.
for several years at both the Simplot and Carnation plants
until she became disabled in 1981.
Mr. Ortivez died May 2, 1980.
a member of St. Paul's Catholic Church and later of Our Lady
of Guadalupe Catholic Church in Nampa.
She is survived by five sons, Joe E. Ortivez of Wilder, John
D. Ortivez of Caldwell, and Randy 0., Pete S., and Joel
Ortivez, all of Nampa; three daughters, Marie D. Sais of San
Fernando, Calif., Louann Robison of Nampa, and Vickie D.
Alverado of Ogden, Utah; a sister, Genevieve Cordova of Los
Angeles, Calif.; a half sister, Mary Maes of Pueblo, Colo.;
15 grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews.
She was preceded in death by a sister.
Friends may call at the Nampa Flahiff chapel today from 1
p.m. to 9 p.m. and Thursday from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.