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1933 Emilia 2021

Emilia Ortiz Florez

October 11, 1933 — March 23, 2021

Emilia O. Florez, 87, of Topeka, KS died Tuesday, March 23, 2021 at the House at Midland Care Hospice.

She was born October 11, 1933 in Topeka the daughter of Jose and Graciana (Llamas) Ortiz

Emilia was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church

She married Francisco “Jimmy” Florez, Jr on June 18, 1956 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.  He preceded her in death on May 25, 2019.  Survivors include three sons, Paul (Bonnie) Florez, Frank Florez, and Tom Florez, two brothers, Gonzalo Ortiz, and Bennie Ortiz along with three sisters, Monica Rodriguez, Natalie Rodriguez and Isabel Validivia.  Six grandchildren, five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren also survive.  She was also preceded in death by a son, Timothy Florez, and six brothers, Joe, Pete, Richard, Cenon, Lolo, and Raymond Ortiz.

Emilia will lie in state after 2:00 pm Friday at Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home where her family will receive friends until 8:00 pm.  A Parish Rosary will be prayed at 6:00 pm.  Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 am Saturday at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church.  Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery. 

In lieu of flowers the family suggest contributions be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Avenue, Topeka, KS 66603.

Fond memories and condolences may be left at www.brennanmathenafh.com

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Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation

Friday, March 26, 2021

2:00 - 8:00 pm (Central time)

BRENNAN-MATHENA FUNERAL HOME

800 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603

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Parish Rosary

Friday, March 26, 2021

Starts at 6:00 pm (Central time)

BRENNAN-MATHENA FUNERAL HOME

800 SW 6th Ave, Topeka, KS 66603

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Mass of Christian Burial

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Central time)

Brennan Mathena Funeral Home

KS

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