Johnnie Ortiz age 70, a resident of Taos, passed away unexpectedly December 26, 2021.
He was preceded in death by his parents Salvador & Margaret R. Ortiz; siblings Paul Ortiz, Helen Aragon, and Phillis Johnson.
Johnnie was a very outgoing, fun, energetic guy, who loved to spend time at the Taos Mountain Casino. He also enjoyed fishing, being in the mountains, and his afternoon cruises around the Enchanted Circle. He owned and operated his construction company in California and in Taos for many years.
He is survived by his children Johnnie Joseph Ortiz; Christina Ortiz and Jennifer Ortiz; 4 grandchildren; sisters JoAnn Welt, Dolores Martinez and Lucille Trujillo, plus many nieces, nephews, relatives and cherished friends.
A Celebration of his life and burial will take place at a later date.
The family of Johnnie Ortiz has entrusted the care of their loved one to DeVargas Funeral Home of Taos. 866-657-4019 www.devargastaos.com
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