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Celestina "Tina" Ortega

March 16, 1936 — December 11, 2020

Celestina "Tina" L. Ortega, 84, of Cheyenne passed away December 11, 2020 at Lifecare Center of Cheyenne.

She was born March 16, 1936 in Ledoux, NM to Ezequiel and Amalia Abeyta.  She married Jose Ortega on February 6, 1952 in Cheyenne.  She was a caregiver for the elderly and was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.

She worked for several families in Cheyenne and Colorado and will always be remembered as a lady who was loving and giving to all of her friends and family.

She is survived by her daughter, Patricia (David) Hernandez of Cheyenne; siblings, Lawrence Abeyta of Denver, Gilbert Abeyta of Cheyenne, Martin Abeyta of Cheyenne, Mary Gomez of Denver and Margie Martinez of Albuquerque; several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents; husband; daughter, Darlene Lorraine Lucero; son, Rick Ortega; sister, Emma Ortiz; and brothers, Joe Abeyta and Patrick Abeyta.

Private family services will be 2:00 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with interment to follow in Olivet Cemetery. Services will be livestreamed.

Those who wish may contribute to St. Joseph’s Food Pantry.

Services are under the care of Schrader, Aragon and Jacoby Funeral Home, 2222 russell Ave., Cheyenne, WY  82001.

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

Service Schedule

Past Services

Funeral Liturgy

Friday, December 18, 2020

Starts at 2:00pm (Mountain time)

St. Joseph's Catholic Church

314 E 6th St, Cheyenne, WY 82007

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