Alfonso A. ‘Poncho’ Ortiz, 81, of Dilley, died on July 26, 2021 in San Antonio. He was born on September 17, 1939, in Dilley to Willie Ortiz and Juanita Ruiz Ortiz.
He is preceded in death by his parents, son Kenneth Daniel Ortiz, brother Leonides Noel Ortiz and sister Griselda Ida Sambrano.
Alfonso is survived by his children Kristine Denise Granger (Albert) of San Antonio, Karl Dwayne Ortiz of San Antonio and Mary Ann Floyd of New Castle, Indiana, brothers Roberto Ortiz, Gilberto Ortiz, Ramon Ortiz and Raul Ortiz, sisters Sylvia Jaco, Maria Ortiz and Yolanda Garcia. He is also survived by 11 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins.
Pallbearers included Albert Granger, Matthew Granger, Karl Ortiz, Antonio Ortiz, Gilberto Ortiz, Ramon Ortiz, Raul Ortiz and Leonides Ortiz Jr.
Visitation was held on Monday, August 2 at Trevino Royal Oaks Funeral Chapel in Dilley at 8 a.m. Funeral mass followed at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church at 10 a.m. Interment took place at the Dilley Cemetery.
Funeral arrangements were under the direction of Trevino Royals Oaks Funeral Chapels.