Elizabeth Ann Ortman, 82, of Frankfort, died June 1, 2020 at her home. She was born February 10, 1938 in Tippecanoe County, Ind. to the late Henry & Hettie M. (Linedecker) Ortman.
Elizabeth was raised near Stockwell, Ind. and was a 1956 graduate of Laramie High School. She helped on her father’s farm, and took care of the poultry. She worked at First Merchants Bank in Lafayette and later in life, cared for her failing parents. She then worked in housekeeping/supervisor at Clinton House for 10 years and then Wesley Manor for 14 years until retirement. She was a former member of the First Christian Church. Elizabeth loved people, always greeted them with a smile. She loved the lottery and played every week hoping to win. She loved the color purple, purses and umbrellas. Elizabeth enjoyed living & wanted to live a life of happiness the best she knew how. Enjoy every day as if its your last and hold your true friends close to your heart forever.
Visitation and Services
Graveside services will be 2 p.m. Thursday, June 4, 2020 in Yorktown Cemetery, U.S. 28 & 700 East, south of Stockwell, Indiana. Memorial donations may be made to Clinton County Humane Society, P.O. Box 455, Frankfort, IN 46041.
She is survived by longtime friend and caregiver and her children, Rebecca Alquezada, whom she considered a daughter and Hanna & Dallas Alquezada, whom she considered the grandchildren she never had.