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Joel Manuel Orta

October 22, 1988 ~ July 7, 2018 (age 29)

ORTA, Joel M., Jr.
Vicksburg, MI

Died Saturday evening July 7, 2018 at his residence. Joel was born October 22, 1988 in Kalamazoo, Michigan a son of Joel and Helen (Salvaggio) Orta. He had been a lifelong Kalamazoo area resident and was employed with Summit Polymers. Joel loved riding the rollercoaster with Ava at Cedar Point. He loved his family here and in Texas with all his heart and was very proud of his heritage. Joel is survived by his parents, Joel and Helen Orta of Vicksburg; a daughter, Ava Orta; 2 brothers, James and Jonathan Orta both of Kalamazoo; a sister, Christina Orta of Arizona; his paternal grandmother, Lupe Orta; a nephew, Julian Moncada; and many aunts, uncles, and cousins. Services will be held 11 o'clock Friday at St. Joseph Catholic Church, 936 Lake St. Visitation will be 6-8pm Thursday at the Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel, 622 S. Burdick St. Interment will be in Mt. Olivet Cemetery. Memorials may be directed for educational expenses for Ava. Please visit Joel's personalized webpage for directions, online guestbook, or to leave a condolence.


JUL 12. 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM

Langeland Family Funeral Homes, Memorial Chapel
622 S. Burdick St.
Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49007

Funeral Mass

JUL 13. 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

St. Joseph Catholic Church
936 Lake St.
Kalamazoo, MI, US, 49001
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