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Dorothy Guillory Ortis

February 11, 1940 ~ October 20, 2020 (age 80)


The Ortis family requests that everyone wishing to visit and pay respects at the funeral home and church, please wear a mask or face covering.

Krotz Springs- It is with heavy hearts that the family of Dorothy Mae Guillory Ortis announce the death of their dear loved one.

Visiting has been scheduled for Friday, October 23, 2020 in the LaFond- Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs from 9:00 a.m. until 1:30 p.m. A funeral service will follow at 2:00 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Krotz Springs, followed by interment in the church cemetery.

Dorothy Ortis, the former Dorothy Mae Guillory who was 80 years old, was born on February 11, 1940 in Chitaignier, LA and died on Tuesday, October 20, 2020.

Mrs. Ortis was always ready for a trip to the casinos with her daughters and granddaughters. She loved good food, especially when it involved cooking for or eating with her loving family. In Dorothy’s youth, she enjoyed sewing, good music and dancing. She also just adored her four-legged pup, Trixie. She will be dearly missed by those who knew and loved her

Survivors include her daughters, Sheila Bodin (Dale), Sue Trahan (Gene), and Donna Ortis (Nathan); 17 grandchildren, Laura Johnson (Dave), Chuck Cunningham (Dee), Holly Fontenot (Curtis), Caitlin Blaize (Travis), Alyssa Soileau (Blake), Kali Olivier (Sky), Trevor Perez, Emily Perez, Jacob Perez, Gabe Perez, Madison Perez, Erin Kaiser, Kenneth Kaiser, Jr. (Monique), Jude Bodin (Kasha), Jonathan Bodin (Ellen) , Justin Bodin and Ty Bodin; 21 great grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren.

Dorothy is preceded in death by her husband, Arthur Wilson Ortis, Jr; son, Steven Ortis; daughter, Monty Kaiser; parents, Darius and Irene Fontenot Guillory; sister, Shirley Guillory, and brother, Albert Guillory.

Pallbearers will be Trevor Perez, Jacob Perez, Gabe Perez, Jude Bodin, Justin Bodin Chuck Cunningman, and Kenneth Kaiser, Jr.

LaFond-Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs has been entrusted with the funeral arrangements.


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October 23, 2020

9:00 AM to 1:30 PM
Lafond Ardoin Funeral Home of Krotz Springs
239 8th Avenue
Krotz Springs, LA 70750

Funeral Service
October 23, 2020

2:00 PM
First Baptist Church of Krotz Springs
740 Front Street
Krotz Springs, LA 70750

Interment following funeral service
October 23, 2020

First Baptist Church Cemetery - Krotz Springs
740 Front Street
Krotz Springs, LA 70750

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