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Jesus Ortiz Ramirez Obituary

Jesus  Ortiz Ramirez
Jesus Ortiz Ramirez

January 30, 1939 - September 19, 2020
Born in Ocampo, Guanajuato, Mexico
Resided in Salinas, California
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Jesus Ortiz Ramirez, 81, of Salinas, passed away peacefully on Saturday, September 19, 2020. He was born January 30, 1939 in Ocampo, Guanajuato, Mexico.

He came to the United States as a young man looking for the American Dream to support his mother and siblings. His first career was cutting lettuce in the Salinas Salad Bowl of the World for over thirty six years. During that time, he met his wife, Beatriz, and together they raised four children, Beatriz Smith (Les), Julia Duran (Manuel), Javier and Jesus. He has four grandchildren Mario Banuelos (Carrrissa), Monica Banuelos, Manuel Duran, Mariah Smith, and one great-granddaughter, Mia Rose Banuelos.

In his second career, he worked with his wife as a team to sell wares at the Skyview and Red Barn Flea markets for over twenty years, where they made numerous friends.

In retirement, Jesus enjoyed traveling to Mexico and spending time with his brothers and sisters, nieces and nephews. At home, he enjoyed family events, watching over the grandchildren and spending numerous hours talking with his friends. He enjoyed collecting antiques and working in his yard. He was a true family man.

He is survived by his wife of fifty-five years, Beatriz, and his children, grandchildren, siblings, and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral Mass will take place on Friday October 2, 2020, 11:00a m. at Christ the King Church, 240 Calle Cebu, Salinas, CA 93901

Burial will immediately follow at Garden at Memories Cemetery, 850 Abbott Street, Salinas, CA. 93901.




Christ the King Church
240 Calle Cebu
Salinas, CA US 93901
Friday, October 2, 2020
11:00 AM
Garden of Memories Cemetery
850 Abbott ST
Salinas, CA US 93901
Friday, October 2, 2020