Marcia L. Ortega


Ortega, Marcia L.

Saginaw, Michigan

Beloved mother, grandmother and great-grandmother passed away on Thursday evening, April 21, 2022 at HealthSource Saginaw. She was 73 years old. Marcia Lynn Abler was born on September 19, 1948 in Saginaw, Michigan to the late Fred and Laurel (Zwingman) Abler. She attended Western Michigan University, earning a bachelor’s degree in social work. Marcia was employed by the State of Michigan Adult Protective Services as a social worker, retiring after 30 years of service.

Marcia loved sewing, knitting, crocheting and embroidery. She also enjoyed taking vacations and being outside in her yard. But, what Marcia really loved most was spending time with her family.

Surviving are her children, Adam Ortega, Elena Ortega, Matthew Ortega; grandchildren, Phoebe, Cree, Gabriel, Jacob and Michael; great-grandson, Levi; siblings, Susan Abler and Michael Abler, and four nieces.

Marcia was preceded in death by her twin sons, Paul and Bobby, granddaughter, Paige; grandson, Saul.

GRAVESIDE SERVICE: In keeping with Marcia’s wishes, cremation has taken place. A private graveside service will take place at the Pine Grove Cemetery in Freeland.

MEMORIALS: Those planning an expression of sympathy may wish to consider memorials to Undercover Angels Animal Rescue of Saginaw.

Deisler Funeral Home is honored to serve the Ortega family. Please share your thoughts and memories with the family at the cemetery or through