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Darrell K. Ortiz

February 7, 1949 — August 24, 2022

Darrell K. Ortiz, age 73, a resident of the Orland Park and Mokena areas, passed away on Wednesday, August 24, 2022, at Advocate Christ Hospital in Oak Lawn. Loving husband of Christine Ortiz (Opalacz); beloved father of Brian (Kristen) Ortiz and Pete (Ann) Ortiz; cherished grandfather of Payton, Kaitlyn, Leah, Bailey, Ashleigh, Eli and Brody; dearest brother of Darlyn (Tom) Graczyk. He was preceded in death by his parents Herbert and Pearl (Sanders) Ortiz; brothers Jeffrey (Barbara) Ortiz, Edward Ortiz and Denis Ortiz. Darrell was the Founder and President of Ortiz Mechanical Contractors and Founder of Ortiz Contracting Group. He was a board member for Hispanic American Construction Industry Association (HACIA), member of Pipefitters Local 597, and the Mechanical Contractors Association (MCA). He was a graduate of Bogan High School, licensed Private Pilot, member of Parkview Christian Church and prior member of Christian Hills Church. A visitation will be held at Kurtz Memorial Chapel, 65 Old Frankfort Way, Frankfort IL 60423 on Sunday, August 28, 2022, from 2:00 PM until 7:00 PM. Funeral Service will be held at Parkview Christian Church, 11100 Orland Parkway, Orland Park, IL 60467, Monday, August 29, 2022, at 10:00 AM with a visitation from 9:00 AM until 10:00 AM. Please Park vehicles in the East parking lot at Parkview. Interment will follow to Pleasant Hill Cemetery, Frankfort IL. In lieu of flowers, the Ortiz family has requested that you consider making a donation to one of the two following charities in Darrell’s Honor; Sponsor a child, or donate to Compassion International: https://www.compassion.com/ways-to-donate.htm or Donate to the NICU Unit at Advocate Christ Hospital, where Pete and Ann Ortiz’ two sons received critical care, after premature births: https://secure.aahgiving.org/site/Donation2?df_id=4863&mfc_pref=T&4863.donation=form1 Select *Other – and type NICU – Christ Hospital


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