Andrew Ornelas

August 26, 1924 - February 27, 2012 

Andrew Ornelas

August 26, 1924 - February 27, 2012 

Obituary for Andrew Ornelas

Andrew Ornelas, Jr. 87, of Loveland, died on February 27, 2012 at Sierra Vista Healthcare Center. He was born on August 26, 1924 in Roy, New Mexico to Andrew and Orforcina (Martinez) Ornelas.

Andrew enlisted in the US Navy and served during WWII and the Korean Conflict. He worked in the construction industry for most of his life and was a member of the Labors Union 720 for over 50 years. He was an avid Broncos Fan, he loved to play pool and enjoyed going to Blackhawk. He was a lifetime member of the VFW, Loveland Chapter.

He was preceded in death by his parents, 6 brothers: Joe A., Joe F., Max, Frank, Louis, and George, 2 sisters: Dora Rogers, Elinor Ornelas, and 1 daughter: Andrea Montoya. He is survived by a son, James Ornelas of Virginia; a daughter, Sandy Sanchez of Denver; sisters, Phyllis Velasquez of Loveland and Viola Vigil of Blackhawk, South Dakota; 9 grandchildren; 17 great-grandchildren; and 1 great-great-grandchild.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the Associated Veterans of Loveland in care of Resthaven Funeral Home, 8426 S. Hwy 287, Fort Collins, CO 80525.

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