Weslaco, TX – Francisco Ortega, 94, passed away to be with the Lord, Tuesday, July 27, 2021, at his residence. Mr. Ortega was born March 20, 1927, to Jose Sostenes & Maria Ortega in San Pedro de los Naranjos Salvatierra Guanajuato Mexico. He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Sara Ortega; 1 daughter, Juanita Ortega; 1 granddaughter, Priscila Garces; 1 grandson, Marcos Antonio Segura; 3 brothers, Rafael Ortega, Manuel Ortega, Sostenes Ortega & 2 sisters, Maria Ortega & Soledad Ortega. He is survived by 2 sons, Francisco Ortega, Jr., of McAllen, TX, Ruben Sostenes Ortega, of Grand Prairie, TX; 6 daughters, Eva Maria Ozuna of Missouri, Maria Elizabeth Mejorado, of Allen, TX, Micaela Peña, of Dallas, TX, Ruth Hernandez, of Progreso, TX, Noemi Garces, of Weslaco, TX & Sara Juanita Segura, of Arlington, TX. Also surviving are 20 grandchildren, 36 great-grandchildren, & 6 great-great-grandchildren. Visitation will be 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Wednesday, July 28, 2021, with a 6:00 p.m. prayer service at Guerra Funeral Home of Weslaco – Chapel of the Heavens. Graveside service will be 11:00 a.m., Thursday, July 29, 2021, at Highland Memorial Park. Officiating will be Rev. Moises Espinoza. Pallbearers will be Rene R. Ortega, Daniel Hernandez, Arny Lucio, Sostenes I. Ortega, Margarito L. Garces, A.J. Lucio, Aaron Ortega, & Jesse Ruiz. Arrangements are under the direction of Guerra Funeral Home of Weslaco, Inc., 2602 N. Texas Ave., Weslaco, TX (956) 969-1461.
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