She was born April 23, 1918, in Chicago, Illinois. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, John Joseph Ortegel; a son, David Michael Ortegel and two grandchildren, Susan “Candi” Wallwin and Kerri Connard.
Survivors include a son and daughter-in-law, Jack and Angie Ortegel of Mountain Home; a daughter and son-in-law, Barbara and Dennis Cline of Mountain Home; a brother, Gene Yeager of Hot Springs; a sister, Pat Sharkey of Reno, Nevada; two grandchildren, Scott (Michelle) Callender of Mountain Home and Kathy Bruner of Genoa City, Wisconsin and numerous great grandchildren.
Graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m., Monday, March 4, 2013, at the Three Brothers Cemetery with Deacon Richard Linstad officiating. Burial will follow under the direction of Conner-Hankins Funeral Home.
The online obituary and guestbook are available at www.conner-hankinsfuneralhome.com.