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Information for Phillip G. Ortega
25 November, 1907 - 24 July, 1986
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Phio Ortega
Services for Phil G. Ortega, 78, of Ontario, Ore., who died Thursday, July 24, at a Boise hospital will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday, July 30, at Flahiff Funeral Chapel of Nampa. Wanda Martinez of Nampa will officiate.  Burial will follow at Mount Calvary Cemetery, Nampa.
    Family services will be held at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Flahiff Funeral Chapel, Nampa.
    Mr. Ortega was born Nov. 25, 1907, at Saguache, Colo., to Pablo F. and Maximina Gonzales Ortega.  He was reared and attended school there for several years.  He moved with his father and lived in several communities in Colorado, and later in the northwestern states.
    He married Mary Lucille Ross Hernandez on June 9, 1936, at Elko, Nev.  They lived in the Twin Falls area where he worked on various farms and ranches.  They were divorced in 1943.  He served in the U.S. Army during 1942-1943.
    He married Mary Helen Trejillo on Aug. 15, 1945, at Vernal, Utah and they lived in various Treasure Valley communities during the course of his farm work.  They moved to Ontario in 1971.  Mrs. Ortega died June 22, 1982.
    He was a member of the Catholic Church.
    He is survived by four sons, Phil James Ortega of Sacramento, Calif., Larry John Ortega of Wendover, Utah, Joe Richard Ortega and Daniel Leroy Ortega, both of Ontario; eight daughters, Josephine Maloy of Tahachapi, Calif., Teresa Martindale of Twin Falls, Elaine Flores and Gloria Mireles, both of Payette, Evelyn DeLaCruz, Donna Roldan, Diane Fernandez and Kathy Ortega, all of Ontario; four brothers, Marion of Albequerque, N.M., Polinar of Gary, Ind., Clarence of Sacramento, Calif., Claudi of Chicago, Ill.; five sisters, Dora of Chicago; Rose of Snowville, Utah, Shirley of Malad, Veronica and Mickey, both of Sacramento, Calif.; 41 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents, three daughters, one son, two brothers, one sister and three grandchildren.

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