Sadie Cortez, 66, of Amarillo, TX died Tuesday, December 15, 2020.
Rosary will be said at 6:00 p.m., Friday, December 18, 2020, at Boxwell Brothers Ivy Chapel, 2800 Paramount Blvd. Mass will be celebrated at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 19, 2020, at St. Joseph’s Catholic Church with Rev. Hector J. Madrigal as celebrant. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors.
Sadie was born January 2, 1954, in Amarillo, TX to Joe Aguilar and Tita Gonzalez. She was a member of St. Joseph’s Catholic Church.
Sadie married Joe Cortez on August 26, 1972, in Amarillo, TX.
She was preceded in death by her brother, Joe Henry Aguilar Jr.; and two sisters, Aurelia Garza, and Margie Preciado.
Survivors include her husband of 48 years, Joe Cortez Jr; four sons, Dominic Cortez and wife Victoria, Andrew Cortez, and wife La Donna, Randy Cortez and dog Sadie, all of Amarillo, and Anthony Cortez and Yvonne of Dallas, TX; two daughters, Sabrina Cortez and fiancé Casey Velasquez, of Ft. Worth, and Oriana Cortez of Amarillo, TX; nine grandchildren, Oriana, Zander, Kailey, Isaiah, Dylan, Mackenzie “MAC”, Isaac, Jenacee and Decklan Cortez all of Amarillo, TX; brothers and sisters; Cindy De Los Santos and husband Joe, of Valle de Oro, TX; Gene Aguilar and wife Sharon of Austin, TX, Gilbert Aguilar and wife Darlene, Eddie Aguilar and wife Maria, Erma Betancourt and husband John, and Evelyn Hernandez and husband Leo, all of Amarillo, TX; and brother-in-law, Juan Garza, of Amarillo, TX.