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Elvira S. Ortega, age 84 of Victoria formerly of Port Lavaca, passed away Friday, June 22, 2018. She was born August 20, 1933 in Yorktown to the late Serapio Salinas Sr. and Maria Garza Salinas. She is survived by her daughters, Mary Alice Ortega of Olivia, Cynthia Ortega of Alamo Beach and Gloria Ann Ortega of Seguin; sons, Jose (Julie) Ortega Jr. of Victoria and David (Norma) Ortega Sr. of Port Lavaca; sisters, Mary Garza of Lamesa, Herminia “Minnie” Longoria of San Antonio, Guadalupe “Lupe” Rios of San Antonio, Sobeda Longoria of Kenedy, Felicita Salinas of Victoria and Sarah Flores of Richmond; brothers, Jesse Salinas of Kenedy and Roy Salinas of Lamesa. She is survived by 14 grandchildren, 22 great-grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Jose Ortega; sisters, Santos Garza, Beatrice Valdez and Janie Garcia; brother, Serapio Salinas Jr. Visitation will begin Monday, June 25, 2018 5 – 9pm with a rosary to be recited at 7pm at Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Victoria. Visitation will resume Tuesday, June 26, 2018 from 9 – 11am at the funeral home. Visitation will continue at 12noon at Our Lady of Victory Cathedral with a funeral mass to be celebrated at 1pm. Burial to follow at Resurrection Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Jose Ortega III, Jacob Ortega, Reuben Cuellar, Richard Cuellar, Marcus Ortega, David Ortega Jr., Eric Ortega, Michael Covarrubiaz Jr. and Alex Collins. Honorary Pallbearers will be her granddaughters Melissa Garcia, Jennifer Ortega, Michelle Baldera, Elina Wilson and Lisa Covarrubiaz. Under the direction of Angel Lucy’s Funeral Home in Victoria, 361-575-3212.