Patrick Ortmeier - September 26, 2012
Patrick John Ortmeier, PhD, age 64, passed away Sept. 15, 2012, in La Mesa, Calif., after a long struggle with cancer. A funeral Mass was held at Our Lady of Grace Catholic Church in El Cajon, Calif., with burial in El Camino Memorial Cemetery in San Diego.
Pat is survived by his wife, Christine; daughter Kristine Swanson and family; step-daughter, Michelle Ryan and family; and step-son, Paul Urbina and family.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Arthur and Mathilda Ortmeier; brother William, and step-son, Tim Urbina.
Donations can be made to a scholarship fund “In memory of PJ Ortmeier” at: Foundation, Grossmont College, 8800 Grossmont College Dr., El Cajon, Calif. 92020.