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Rey Enrique Ortiz

October 12, 1952 November 27, 2014
Rey Enrique Ortiz
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Obituary for Rey Enrique Ortiz

Worthington, MN

      Rey E. Ortiz, age 62, was born on October 12, 1952, in Puerto Rico, the son of Enrique and Hilda (Rodriguez) Ortiz. At the age of thirteen, he move to New York. In the early 1970’s, he moved to Estherville, IA where he met Maria Gomez. They were married on May 17, 1973, in El Paso, TX. Rey and Maria moved to Worthington, MN in 1973, where they both worked for Campbell Soup Company until its closure. Rey then worked for Golden Plump Chicken in Luverne. He was a very happy person who enjoyed all kinds of sports and horses. Rey died on Thursday, November 27, 2014, at the Sanford USD Medical Center in Sioux Falls, SD.

      Rey is survived by his wife, Maria of Worthington, MN; five sisters; three brothers; several nieces and nephews, and goddaughter, Laura Hernandez of Bigelow, MN.

      A vigil will be held on Sunday, November 30, 2014, from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m., at the Benson Funeral Home in Worthington and also from 2:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, December 1, 2014 at the Benson Funeral Home.


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