Ortega, Simon Jesse
August 28, 1943 – July 1, 2014
Age 70 of St. Paul’s West Side Beloved father, grandfather, great-grandfather, brother, cousin & friend Passed away peacefully surrounded by family and friends. Preceded in death by parents, Simon and Mary Ortega; 2 brothers, Reuben and Gregory “Pepe”. Survived by children, Marie (Roger) Vannelli, Simon, West (Kathy), Sunny (Ken) Hawker, Ryan, and Simon Jessie Jr. Ortega; grandchildren, Tiffanie (Jeff) Taylor, Mitch, Matt, and Max Vannelli; Simon “Richie” Ortega, West Jr. Ortega and Breanna Smith; Paris and Chanel Bruce; Antonio and Vincenzo Dintino and Lei’lene; great-grandchildren, Bianca Taylor, Samantha Park, Gabriella and Cody Ortega; siblings, Mary Helen (Carlos), Theresa, Rita (Roberto), Donald “Danny” (Monette), and Reuben and many other relatives and friends. Funeral Service at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, 401 Concord St., St. Paul on Tuesday 7/8 at 11AM with a visitation 1 hour prior. Interment at Fort Snelling with a celebration of life reception following at Shady’s, formally Winners Bar, 674 Dodd Rd., St. Paul.