Elmwood Funeral Chapel & Crematory

Visitation Information

Jesus Ortega

Passed away on June 22, 2019

Jesus Ortega, age 97, late of South Deering, passed away June 22, 2019.  Beloved husband of Carmen (nee Jimenez) for 62 years. Loving father of Carmen (late Frank) Tonkovich, Martha “Tita” Ortega, Sylvia “Nena” Ortega, Jesus “Chuy” (Rosalie) Ortega Jr. and Lety (Ken) Romero.  Cherished grandfather of Nick, Luarina (Chloe), Jesse, Dominick, Jesus (Melissa), Joshua and Joseph.  Adored great grandfather of Christian, Ariana, Sofia and Julian.  Dear brother of the late Genaro, late Anita and late Dela.  Fond uncle of many nieces and nephews.  Jesus was a retired mechanical engineer with Leavitta Tube, a longtime parishioner of St. Kevin Church, and a “jack of all trades” who loved to rebuild old bikes and scooters to donate back to the children of the neighborhood.  Visitation Thursday 2-9pm.  Funeral services Friday, June 28, 2019  9:15am prayers from Elmwood Chapel, 11200 S. Ewing Ave., Chicago, to St. Kevin Church.  Mass 10am.  Interment Holy Sepulchre Cemetery.  773-731-2749  www.elmwoodchapel.com


Prayers at Elmwood Chapel
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 9:15 am

Funeral Mass:
St. Kevin Church
10501 S. Torrence Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60617
Friday, June 28, 2019 - 10:00 am

Holy Sepulchre Cemetery
6001 W. 111th Street
Alsip, Illinois 60803

Visitation Location

East Side
11200 S. Ewing Ave
Chicago, IL 60617
(773) 731-2749


Visitation Information

Thursday, June 27, 2019 - 2:00 pm until 9:00 pm

"Nothing is more painful in life as the separation of a loved one. May God rest his soul and bring you peace during this difficult time. Our most sincere condolences. Torres family "
- Torres Family
June 27, 2019 8:35 am

Candles Lit
"Our deepest Condolences the the Ortega Family. May God comfort and bless you all during this time. God bless.🙏❤️"
- Lisa and Gonzalo Hernandez
June 24, 2019 10:55 pm