A memorial service for Guillermo Romero Ortega, 69, of Sweetwater will be held at 5 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2013 at First Presbyterian Church. His body will be cremated. Arrangements are under the direction of McCoy Funeral Home.
Ortega died Sunday, Oct. 13, 2013, in Sweetwater.
He was born June 27, 1944 in Chihuahua, Mexico.
Survivors include his children, Lori Franco of Fontana, Calif. William Ortega of El Paso, Cynthia Ortega of Sweetwater and Frank Ortega and wife Carol of Sweetwater; grandchildren, Ali Franco of Fontana, Calif., Jackie Ortega of Austin and Frankie Ortega of Sweetwater; sister, Mary Helen Resley of Roswell, N.M.; brother, Ruben Romero of El Paso; aunt, Rita James of El Paso; step children, Tara Vargas and Stacy Matt; and uncle, Mere Romero of El Paso.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Augustine and Antonia Ortega, two brothers and one sister.
Online condolences may be expressed at www.mccoyfh.com.