Amelia Ortiz Garcia, age 86, left us on October 20, 2018.
Amelia was born in Corpus Christi on March 16, 1932 to Miguel & Isabel Ortiz. She graduated from Corpus Christi High School in 1950. After years of service, she retired from the Corpus Christi State School, and then dedicated her time to community service as a Life Member of the Marine Corps League Auxiliary and the Disabled American Veterans Auxiliary. She enjoyed spending time with her family, traveling, reading and having a deep spiritual relationship with God. She will always be remembered for the love she shared with her husband of 67 years, Augustine L. Garcia, Sr., her five children: Augustine Garcia Jr., Steve Garcia, Margarita Garcia, Abel Garcia and Irene Slocum, eight grandchildren, 12 great grandchildren, brothers, sisters, extended family, and friends. She was truly loved.
Amelia is preceded in death by her father, Miguel Ortiz, mother Isabel Ortiz, daughter, Margarita Garcia, grandson, Jesus Duque, brothers, Mike Ortiz, Santiago Ortiz, and sister Maria Louisa Ortiz.
Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 23, 2018 at Corpus Christi Funeral Home with a Rosary to be recited at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.
A Funeral Mass will be celebrated at 11:30 a.m. on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at Ss Cyril & Methodius Catholic Church.
Entombment will follow at Rose Hill Memorial Park.