Prayer services for Saffie Mark Ortega, 46 of Albuquerque, were held at Mescalero Assembly of God Church in Mescalero on Friday October 21, 2011 with Funeral services being on Saturday October 22, 2011 with Pastor Eldon Spitty officiating. Burial was in Rinconada Cemetery.
Saffie was born on March 10, 1965 in Denver, Colorado to Shelton F. and Bonna D. Enjady Ortega and passed away on October 19, 2011 in Albuquerque. He married Pricella Ann Sandoval on March 12, 2009 in Albuquerque and was a security Guard at the fair grounds. He had lived in Albuquerque for 6 years prior to his death moving from Montana.
Saffie was preceded in death by his father, Shelton Francis Ortega Sr. He is survived by his wife, Priscella Ortega, 4 daughters, Saffenie Ortega, Brianna Ortega, Janeice Sandoval and Delilah L. Sandoval. He is also survived by his mother, Bonna Dell Ortega, along with, 4 grandchildren, Rainy Mendez, Antanaya Mendez, Maleeya LaPaz and Tanner Chico, numerous brothers, sisters, uncles, aunts, nieces and nephews.