David R. Ordaz - Putnam Sentinel

LEIPSIC — David R. Ordaz, age 87 died Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at the Meadows of Leipsic.

He was born November 7, 1931 in San Antonio, TX, the son of David and Maria (Ramirez) Ordaz Sr. He married Rita Rodriguez, who also preceded him in death in 1988. He married Ruth Williams who also preceded him in death. He was employed by GM Powertrain for 25 years retiring in 1984, and was a member of UAW#211. He loved gardening and was a great cook.

He is survived by children: Diana Velez, Defiance; Mark (Theresa) Ordaz, IA; Alma (John) Rivera, Washington; Sylvia Garcia, Defiance; Richard Thomas Ordaz, Defiance; 35 grandchildren; and six great grand children.

He is also preceded in death by his parents; children: David, Rudy, Annette Quintero and Susie Barajas; grandson, David Garcia Jr.; siblings: Francisco Ordaz, Anna Esparza, Hortencia Ordaz and Antonia Barajas.

Funeral Services will be conducted 11 a.m. Thursday, December 27, 2018 at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. Burial will follow in Live Oak Cemetery, Paulding.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Wednesday, December 26 with a wake service at 7:30 p.m. at Den Herder Funeral Home, Paulding. There will also be visitation on Thursday from 10 a.m. until time of services.

In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation made to Meadows of Leipsic Activity Fund.

Online condolences may be sent to www.denherderfh.com.