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May 27, 2021

Ireneo Eddie Ortiz Jr.

Ireneo Eddie Ortiz Jr., 59 of Bovina passed away May 19, 2021 in Hereford. Family led viewing was held Sunday May, 23, 2021 beginning at 2:00 P.M. with Rosary Services at 6:00 P.M. at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bovina with Mass of Christian Burial Services scheduled for 11:00 A.M. Monday, May 24, 2021 also at St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bovina, Father Gregory Bunyan as Celebrant. Burial following in the Bovina Cemetery by HANSARD FAMILY Funeral Home of Friona.

Ireneo was born July 15, 1961 in Rensselaer, Indiana to Ireneo Eddie and Altagracia Castro Ortiz. He was an electrician for Quintana Mechanical, was a very proficient welder and known as the family handyman. He loved his family, golfing, motorcycles, and dancing. He enjoyed music and loved it loud. He was a member of St. Ann's Catholic Church in Bovina.

Those preceding him in death include his father, 1 brother-Andres Ortiz, and 2 nephews-Thomas Ortiz and Michael Ortiz.

Those that will carry on his legacy include his Mother Altagracia of Bovina, 2 daughters-Erika Zubia and husband Daniel of St. Joseph, Missouri, and Erin Castañeda and husband Marco of Bovina, 1 son-Christopher Peña and wife Rashonda of Amarillo, 1 brother-Noel Ortiz and wife Susie of Bovina, 2 sisters-Celia Quintana and husband Earl, and Delia Cantu and husband Ben, all of Bovina, and 12 grandchildren.

You may send condolences to the family and sign the online greeting book at: www.hansardfamily.com

Rumalda M. Ruzicka

Rumalda M. Ruzicka, 81 of Friona, formerly of Bovina passed away May 25, 2021 in Friona. Rosary Services will be held at 6:00 P.M. Thursday, May 27, 2021 in the Ron Smiley Memorial Chapel of HANSARD FAMILY. Cremation arrangements by HANSARD FAMILY Funeral Home of Friona.

Rumalda was born February 7, 1940 in Ballinger, Texas to Andres and Emiliana Peña Martinez. She was a seamstress for Kellwood Corporation in Altus, Oklahoma for 25 years. She loved her family and going to the lake with them, bingo and the casinos. She would always say, "I want to see flowers while I am alive, not have them after I die." In lieu of flowers, you may send memorials to the American Heart Association at www.heart.org.

Preceding Rumalda in death are her parents, 2 husbands-Praxeds Roblez and Jim Ruzicka, 1 son-Daniel Roblez, 1 brother-Ramon, and 3 sisters-Amelia, Manuela, and Lupe.

Those to carry on her legacy include 1 daughter-Simona Martinez and husband Miguel of Bovina, 3 sons-Damian Roblez and wife Paula of New Market, Tennessee, Marcello Roblez of San Antonio, and Andrew Roblez and wife Cindy of Loganville, Wisconsin, 2 brothers-Andy Martinez of Muleshoe, and Juan Manuel Martinez of Amarillo, 2 sisters-Tina Uriegas of Bovina, and Lucy Rocha and husband Raymond of Bovina, 1 daughter-in-law-Kay Roblez of Altus, Oklahoma, 12 grandchildren and 14 great-grandchildren.

"The soul never forgets what the mind discards."

You may send condolences to the family and sign the online greeting book at: www.hansardfamily.com