Connie Ortiz…November 24, 1947 – August 18, 2012

Funeral services for Lamar, Colorado resident Connie Ortiz will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado.  Burial will follow at Riverside Cemetery in Lamar.  Rev. Ellis Morales will officiate.   Visitation will be from 1:00 to 7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, August 21, 2012 at the funeral home. 

Connie M. Ortiz was born on November 24, 1947 in Aspermont, Texas to Martin and Clara (Morales) Ledesma.  She passed away on Saturday, August 18, 2012 at Parkview Medical Center, Pueblo, Colorado at the age of 64.  

Connie is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Guadalupe “Lupe” Ortiz; daughter, Michelle Ledesma, granddaughters; Melissa Salas and Grace Gallegos; brothers, Manuel Ledesma and Eddie Salinas ; and sister Lisa Villalva. 

She is survived by her children, Ricky (Wendi) Rodriquez of Seminole, TX, Angie (Alberto) Salas of Lamar, CO, Lupe (Rocky Carrillo) Ortiz of Lamar, CO, Delores (Jayme) Hagan of Greeley, CO, Theresa (Matt) Gallegos of Lamar, CO; and brothers, Martin Ledesma, Jr., Cruz Salinas, and Oscar Salinas, all of Lamar, CO.  She is also survived by seven grandchildren and 1 great grandchild. 

Memorial contributions may be made to the Connie Ortiz memorial fund in care of Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel, P.O. Box 950, Lamar, CO, 81052.    

Funeral arrangements are being handled by Valley Memorial Funeral Chapel in Lamar, Colorado.  For more information or to leave online condolences please visit our website at

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