Ramona M. “Mona” Alcaraz Ortiz, 67, of Dodge City, died Saturday, May 26, 2018, at Trinity Manor Nursing Home in Dodge City. 

She was born Dec. 7, 1950, in Garden City, to Leonard and Lupe Alcaraz.

On May 22, 1971, she married Nicholas Ortiz Jr., in Garden City. He preceded her in death as did her father, Leonard P. Alcaraz.

Mrs. Ortiz had retired from the Kansas State Department of Health and Environment in August 2017.  

Survivors include a son, Nicholas L. Ortiz Jr. III; her mother, Lupe A. Alcaraz of Dodge City; and two sisters, Patricia A. “Pat” Rodriguez of Dodge City, and Mary Kay Remigio of Kansas City, Mo.

A memorial service will begin at 11 a.m. Friday at Abundant Life Family Church, 3301 N. Ave A in Dodge City. Burial will follow at 3 p.m. at Valley View Cemetery in Garden City. 

Memories may be shared in the guest book at www.swaimfuneralhome.com.