American Martyrs Catholic Church
624 15th Street
Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
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Rita Lorraine Ortgiesen

1938 - 2018 Obituary Condolences
Rita Lorraine Ortgiesen Obituary

Rita Lorraine Ortgiesen, 79, entered peacefully into eternal life on Nov. 24, 2017 at her home in Manhattan Beach, CA. She was born March 5, 1938 to John and Lois Murray in Walton, Ill. She was one of eight children and had 25 nieces and nephews. She came to California in 1963 and married William Riley Ortgiesen on July 10, 1964 in El Segundo, CA. They were married 52 years. William died December 30, 2016. She is survived by one son Bill (Erin) Ortgiesen, two daughters Karen (Rex) Sherman, Robin (Jeff) Campbell; 5 grandchildren Tyler and Matthew Sherman, Liam, Anna & Brendan Campbell; two sisters JoAnn (Glenn) Crull, Marcella Coots; two brothers Raymond Murray, Reginald (Pat) Murray. Predeceased by two brothers Eugene (Lucille) Murray, William (Joyce) Murray and sister Darlene Murray.
Celebration of Life and Funeral Mass at 10 a.m. Saturday, March 17, 2018 at American Martyrs Church, Manhattan Beach, CA.
Published in The Beach Reporter on Mar. 6, 2018
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