Age 67, of Riverside. Entered Into Eternal Rest on June 27, 2018 with his loving family by his side. He was born on December 24, 1950, in Jesus Maria, Mexico, the beloved son to his parents Luis and Maria Ortega. As a young man, Manuel entered into the world of fabrication as a Welder for 40 years. He is survived by his soulmate, wife Maria, and their children: Emanuel, Luis, Octavio, Guadalupe, Silvia, Oscar, and Nancy, he was a devoted Grandpa to his 8 grandchildren. Services are scheduled for Tuesday, July 3, 2018 at 10AM. St. Mel Catholic Church. 4140 Corona Avenue. Norco, CA. Interment will follow at Holy Cross Catholic Cemetery. 444 E. Lexington Avenue. Pomona, CA.