Services for Andrew Z. Ortiz, of Killeen, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church in Killeen. Interment will follow at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery.
Mr. Ortiz died July 17, 2013. He was born April 26, 1938, to the late Adolfo and Herminia Ortiz in Bennett.
He was a proud member of the Army until he retired after 28 years of service. He worked later in life as a machinist.
He was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Jovita Ortiz and Teresa Ortiz; and brother, Martin Ortiz.
Survivors include his beloved wife, Hope Ortiz; children, Andrew Ortiz Jr. and his partner, Jeff Gauthier, Thomas G. Ortiz and his wife, Brenda, Martin A. Ortiz and his wife, Alma, and stepson, Randy Rodriguez and his wife, Frances; grandchildren, Gregory, Gaby and Isaak Ortiz, Michael, Louis and Alexis Ortiz and Chris and Erica Rodriguez; brothers, Adolfo Ortiz and Raymond Ortiz; and sisters, Frances Acosta and Eva Maldonado.
Visitation is from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday with a rosary at 6 p.m. at Heritage Funeral Home in Harker Heights, which is in charge of arrangements. Offer condolences at heritage-funeralhome.com.