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La Villa - Olivia Ortiz, 82, died peacefully Friday, July 13, 2018, at her La Villa residence. She was born August 3, 1935 to Jesus and Francisca Vallejo, in Elsa, TX. Olivia is survived by her sons: Ricardo (Maria) Ortiz, Ruben (Flor Estella) Ortiz, Gabriel (Alicia) Ortiz, and Daniel (Maria) Ortiz; daughters: LuzMaria (Pedro) Gonzalez, Sylvia (Rod) Ortiz, Guadalupe (Frank) Pinales, Velma (Bernardo) Castillo, and Laura Ortiz. Olivia is also survived by her sister, Minerva Vallejo. Surviving her also are 40 grandchildren, 65 great-grandchildren, and three great great-grandchildren. Olivia is preceded in death by her husband, Pedro Ortiz; son, Pedro Ortiz, Jr.; and her parents.
Viewing will be Monday, July 16, from 1:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. with a Holy Rosary at 7:00 p.m. Viewing will continue Tuesday, July 17, at 8:30 a.m. followed by Funeral Mass at 10:00 a.m. at St. Theresita Catholic Church, Edcouch. Entombment will be at 11:00 a.m. at Highland Memorial Park, Weslaco.