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Sarah Wilkerson

Miguel Ortega III

December 11, 1982 - May 29, 2020

We created a GatheringUs memorial to celebrate the life of Miguel Ortega III. Collecting your stories and memories here will offer us great comfort. As we plan virtual gatherings, we will post invites. Thank you for contributing to this lasting memorial.

OBITUARY
Miguel Ortega III was born on December 11th, 1982 in Lompoc, California and passed away on May 29th, 2020 in Westwood, New Jersey. He is survived by his parents, Diana and Larry Wilkerson and Miguel Ortega Jr. and Jodi Ortega,...  see more
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  • Larry Wilkerson
    It's been another week since we lost Miguel and we miss him terribly. We want to thank Ryan & Sarah, Julie and John along with the folks at GatheringUs for the beautiful celebration of life they did for Miguel. I know there were others who...  more
  • Joe Ruiz
    Mikito had a wonderful personality that lit up not just a room but everyone in it. I only knew him for a few years, after marrying his cousin Joe Ruiz, but every time he came back to Cali to see the family, there was definitely a party, and he was...  more
  • Anthony Garcia
    They always told us they wish they were close to their best friend like we were to each other. I just want one more conversation with you!!!!!
  • Elizabeth Mueller
    We cherish every moment and are so honored that every visit to Colorado we got to see you and eat the best fried rice ever! I have learned from the best and can make it now but it’s not as good as yours.
  • Patti Mosher
    I have two natural born son's, and I had Miguel.. Miguel was my son, he called me momma Patti.. My heart and soul are with him always.. Miguel never forgot my birthday, my soberity date (which meant the world to me) Mothers Day, Christmas I could always...  more
  • Larry Wilkerson
    We received Miguel's urn today and wanted to share. It's beautiful and so appropriate. Thank you Raider Nation. It was also a chance to share all the beautiful flower arrangements that have been sent to us. Thank you for those, the prayers and all the...  more
  • Kyle Cross
    Miguel was one of my closer friends, especially as I got older. Always looked out for me even got me a job. Not a person I'll forget, sad to see him go
  • Heidi Weiß
    My dear Cousin Miguel, We did not have much time together but the time we had was so awesom and memorable. You were such great company and fun to be with. Farewell! Forever yours - Heidi
  • Anthony Garcia
    I talked to your Mom and Step Dad today, MAN that was Sad!! I miss you man!! I wish we could have talked at least one more time!!! Your Great Niece is beautiful and will know all about you! Well... not all, but just enough.Hahahaha Love you Bro
  • Ashlee Fausz
    My guy ♥️ My heart breaks every time I realize you’re gone, I really never thought anything could get you. I’m so proud of you Miguel,, proud of your growth, proud of your heart, and proud you were taking care of yourself and realizing your...  more
  • Jaime Rosado
    To my love, my best friend, and family,
    Thank you for always being here for me and the boys. I can’t think about continuing this life without you. We’re going to miss your smile, your lovable personality, and most of all your huge heart. We will...  more
  • Kimberly Leon Sarni
    I met Miguel 7/8 years ago when my now husband started bringing me to his Raiders bar. It was a long shot, that I would fit in since I’m not a fan. I met Miguel my 4th time there and we immediately clicked. Those stupid selfies with him flipping off...  more
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  • Michelle Silva
    I love you Mookie 🖤🤍
  • Shannon McCormick
  • Michelle Evans-Street
    Miguel, wow. I am still in shock. I'm elated to have known you for so many years. Keep smiling, forever. You are missed brother.
  • Angell Ortega
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
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  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
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  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 1 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
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    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Brooklynn Ortega
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Brooklynn Ortega
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 3 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III:
  • Larry Wilkerson
    Larry Wilkerson added 5 photo(s) to the memorial Miguel Ortega III: