Jesus S. Cortez
Born on Jan. 24, 1944
JESUS S. CORTEZ
TIVOLI - Jesus S. Cortez, 70, of Tivoli, passed away on Saturday, May 3, 2014. He was born January 24, 1944 in Austwell to the late Reyes and Guadalupe Solis Cortez. He was a Catholic and a pipe fitter for Brown and Root.
He is survived by his companion, Mary Lou Ortiz of Port Lavaca; daughters, Terry Castro (Jeronimo) of Victoria, Pat Cornado (Tino) of Aransas Pass, Becky Carter of Tivoli, Chris Higgins (Lloyd) of Victoria, and Carol Garcia (Johnny) of Victoria; sister, Guadalupe Cabriales of Victoria; brothers, Ricardo Cortez of Victoria, Frank Cortez of Austwell, Macario Cortez of Temple, Robert Cortez of Victoria, and Juan Cortez of Tivoli; 9 grandchildren; and 7 great-grandchildren.
He is preceded in death by his parents; wife, Eva Lee Cortez; and sister, Ramona Cortez.
Visitation will begin at 5 p.m. with a Rosary recited at 7 p.m. on Tuesday, May 6, 2014 at Artero Memorial Chapels.
Under the direction of Artero Memorial Chapels, Victoria, 361-575-3212.