Ralph J. Ortega, 62, beloved son of Jesus and Susie Ortega, passed away February 1, 2020 in Wichita, Kansas. Ralph was a graduate of Garden City Sr. High and enjoyed motorcycles, auto mechanics, racing cars, playing pool, fishing, and was a skilled welder much like his father. His ability to bring smiles to the hearts of his siblings, mother, and grandmother will long be remembered. We will always carry your memory in our hearts. Ralph is survived by his older brother Jerry Ortega (Garden City, KS) and his younger sister, Marie Ortega de Ortiz (Topeka, KS). Mr. Ortega is preceded in death by his father, Jesus G. Ortega, mother, Susie Sandoval Ortega, and grandmother, Bartola Sandoval. He is also survived by his children, Michelle, Cassie, Jessie, Jerry, and Ralph, Jr., 4 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, and 22 nieces and nephews. A private family service will be held to honor his life. Memorials may be sent in lieu of flowers to Garnand’s Funeral Home, Garden City, KS.