Joe J. Ortega III, 68, died on Friday, April 3, 2009.

He was born on Feb. 13, 2009 in Robstown to Jose Ortega Sr. and Emma Jimenez Ortega. He was a Catholic and a member of St. Anthony Catholic Church.

He is survived by his mother, Emma Ortega of Robstown; his brothers and sisters, Jane (Jesse) Garcia, Alberto Ortega, Gilberto (Terry) Ortega, Alma Ortega, all of Corpus Christi, Rene (Carol) Ortega of Alvin, Sylvia (Armando) Ramirez of Austin, and Ida (Arnold) Saavedra of Pflugerville; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

A Rosary was recited at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, April 4 and 5, in the Ramon Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Mass was celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, April 6, at St. Anthony Catholic Church. Interment followed at Memorial Park Cemetery.

Ramon Funeral Home Inc.