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Obituary: George Ortega

June 17, 1958 – August 4, 2023

George OrtegaGeorge Ortega, age 65, of Highland, IN, passed away peacefully on Friday, August 4, 2023. Beloved husband of Kimberly Ortega, nee Frundle. Dearest brother of Rosalinda Ortega, Ramon (Mary) Ortega, Jose (Christine) Ortega, Tony (Maria) Ortega, Susan (late Joseph) Mudy, and the late David Ortega; brother-in-law of Neal (late Joellyn) Frundle. Loving uncle of Tony Jr., Ray, Tomas, Nina Ortega, Katherine, Emily, and Grace Frundle. Preceded in death by his parents Ramon and Dolores Ortega.

Visitation Sunday, August 13, 2023, from 3 – 8 p.m. Prayer service Monday, August 14, 2023, at 10 a.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane, Dyer, IN, with Rev. Dena Holland officiating. Interment will follow at Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery – Elwood, IL.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations c/o the Ortega family appreciated. For further information, please call 219-322-7300.

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