Ortega, Julia

Julia Ortega Services: Have been held. Julia Ortega, 74, of Portales, died Wednesday, March 17, 2004, at her home. She was born on Jan. 1, 1930, in Derramadero, to Rita and Miguel Garcia. She grew up in the Encino/Derramadero area, where she attended school. She married Chris Ortega on Oct. 1, 1949, in Clovis. She […]

Barela, Aurelia

Aurelia Barela Services: 3 p.m. Saturday at St. Helen Catholic Church in Portales. Mrs. Aurelia L. Barela, 64, of Portales, died Wednesday, June 11, 2003, at her home. She was born on July 19, 1938, in DeRamadero, to Manuelita and Tomas Velasquez. She graduated from Portales High School in 1957. She married Frank H. Barela […]