Maribel Ortiz, 42, passed away at Ascension Hospital on Tuesday, May 31,2022. Maribel was born on October 6, 1979 in Mexico City, the daughter of Enrique Ortiz and Enedina Cruz. Maribel was a dance coordinator for Quinceanera events, in addition she enjoyed photography for these and various other events. Her passion was cooking, which she was a chef local restaurant.  But most of all she truly enjoyed spending as much time a possible with her family, especially around the dinner table where she applied her culinary skills. Maribel will be deeply missed by her husband Jesus, two children Giovani and Angela, along with her brother Andres, sister Jennifer, and step brother Jose Avila Jr. She will also be missed by her parents and adopted parents, Jose Avila, Hermelinda Jimez, along with nieces, nephews, relatives and friends. She is preceded in death by her brother, Jamie Ortiz. Funeral services will be held at Strouf Funeral Home, 1001 High St on Friday, June 3, 2022 at 6:00pm. The family will receive guests at the funeral home on Friday June 3, from 4:00pm until time of service. Burial will be private for the family.