VILLE PLATTE - A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Steven D. Ortego at 2:30 PM on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, at Our Lady Queen of All Saints Catholic Church in Ville Platte, La. Father Mitch Guidry will celebrate the Mass. Entombment will take place at Sacred Heart Mausoleum.
Steven D. Ortego, 67, passed away on Sunday, March 6, 2022, in Ville Platte. Steven owned and operated Ortego Services and numerous Chevron Stations in the area. He loved playing golf and was a member of Ville Platte Country Club. He enjoyed reading, especially books by John Grisham and Louis Lemore. Steven enjoyed spending time outdoors hunting and fishing. Steven will be missed dearly by all who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years, Pamela Prudhomme Ortego; sons, Eric Steven Ortego and fiancé, Coti Roussel; daughter, Claire Ortego Soileau and husband, Lance; grandchildren, Madelyn Soileau and Jude Soileau; brother, Michael Ortego and wife, Billie; sisters, Sandra Ortego and Christine Ortego Slaven and husband, Vic; sister-in-law, Kathy Ortego; and godchild, Skylar Ortego.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Marvin and Nina Ritter Ortego; and brother, Roy Ortego.
Visitation will be held at Ardoin’s Funeral Home of Ville Platte on Wednesday, March 9, 2022, from 9:00 AM until 2:00 PM. A rosary will be prayed at 2:00 PM.
Family and friends may send condolences to the family at www.ardoinfuneralhomes.com.
Ardoin’s Funeral Home in Ville Platte is in charge of arrangements.