Frank Ortega (January 14, 1957 – July 18, 2020)

Frank Ortega

GREEN RIVER, WYOMING (July 21, 2020) — Frank Ortega, 63, passed away on Saturday, July 18, 2020 south of Green River, Wyoming.  He was a lifelong resident of Green River, Wyoming.

Frank was born on January 14, 1957, in Rock Springs, Wyoming, the son of Dominico Ortega and Audila Martinez

He attended schools in Green River, Wyoming, and was a 1975 graduate of Green River High School.

Frank was a United States Marine Veteran.

He was employed by FMC as an underground miner for 38 years and retired in 2016.

His interests included spending time with family, fishing, hunting, and riding motorcycles.  He truly enjoyed an adventurous life. There were not many things he did not enjoy.

Survivors include his companion, Kathy of Green River, Wyoming; three sons, Justin Ortega and wife Amanda of Rock Springs, Wyoming, Kyle Ortega and wife Kim of Rock Springs, Wyoming, and Mitch Roberts and wife Tylene of Denver, Colorado; two brothers, Tom Ortega and wife Rose of Green River, Wyoming, and Lawrence Ortega and wife Cheryl of Green River, Wyoming; three sisters, Judy Ortega of Green River, Wyoming, Paula Ogden and husband Robert of Rock Springs, Wyoming, and Liz Ortega of Green River, Wyoming; two sisters-in-law, Jackie Ortega of Green River, Wyoming, and Janie Ortega of Urie, Wyoming; five aunts, several grandchildren, cousins, nieces, and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Floyd Ortega, and Dean Ortega.

The family of Frank Ortega respectfully requests donations be made in his memory to the American Legion Archie Hay Post #24, 551 Broadway Street, Rock Springs, Wyoming.

Cremation will take place and private family service will be held.

A memorial ride will start at 9 a.m., Saturday, July 25, 2020, at the Green River Chamber of Commerce, 1155 West Flaming Gorge Way, Green River, Wyoming.

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