Juan Ordorica, 95, of Ruidoso Downs, NM passed Monday, October 9, 2017 at his home. He was born September 7, 1922 in Jalpa, Zacatecas, Mexico.
He moved to Lincoln County in 1970 from Los Angeles, California. He was a member of Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witness and spent a lot of time in the church. He loved to garden and prospect for gold and had several claims in Mexico.
He is survived by his wife, Amparo Ordorica; three sons, Miguel Ordorica and his wife, Anita, David Ordorica and his wife, Christina and Jaime Ordorica and his wife Lisa; six daughters, Martha Ordorica, Gloria Leyva, Elsa Ordorica, Justa Ordorica, Gracie Ordorica and Patricia Ordorica Woody and her husband, Sam; 13 grandchildren and 10 great grandchildren.
His funeral service will be Thursday, October 12, at 2:00 P.M. at Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses. Burial will follow at the Gavilan Memorial Gardens Cemetery.
What a privilege to know a small part of Juan - especially his determination to keep going forward giving life his best. May you be comforted.