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Wayne Ortega

March 28, 1963 — July 22, 2023

Wayne Anthony Ortega

March 28, 1963 - July 22, 2023

Born: Martinez California


Wayne Ortega passed away July 22, 2023.

Preceded in death by his parents; Rudy Ortega and Margaret Beck.

He is survived by his three children; James (Brittney), Shauntee (Jose) and Vannessa (Michael). His grandchildren; Alyssa, Sage, Donavon, Kujin/Issac, Manuel, Julien, KayLee, Blake, Sam/Cleo, Hunter. And half brother Rudy Ortega.

Wayne was a grouchy guy but he loved with his entire soul. He'd give you anything he had if he thought it would help. On the outside Wayne seemed rough and tough but in reality, he was a funny, cuddly guy. Being around him, even when he was sick, he was always joking and laughing with everyone.

Wayne was a great dad and papa. He cared so much and he loved the best way he knew how. He was very honest, very hard working, and took pride in everything he did. He worked in a book bindery for most of his life as a Machine Operator. He always gave one hundred percent in anything he did. He was a great teacher and very patient when teaching.

Wayne loved fishing. Be it alone or with his family. He also loved his Star Trek.

We will have a Celebration Of Life at Quarry Bend Park (9020 S Quarry Stone Way Sandy UT 84094) Saturday August 19, 2023, 5pm-8pm. It will be a potluck celebration. For more information about the Celebration Of Life, please contact Vannessa.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Wayne Ortega, please visit our flower store.


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