Antonio (Tony) Eugenio Ortiz passed away unexpectedly on April 27, 2023, at his home, surrounded by his loving wife Lichelle.

Tony was born on January 24, 1963, in Laredo, Texas. He was a dedicated and accomplished firefighter, joining the City of Lansing Fire Department in 1995 and rising through the ranks to become Captain of Station 9 until his retirement in 2020 after 25 years of devoted service. He lived his life with compassion and service, always willing to lend a helping hand and share his knowledge with others. He will be deeply missed by all who had the pleasure of knowing him.

Friends and others whose lives Tony touched are invited to visitation May 10, 2023, from 5:00-8:00pm at Gorsline Runciman Funeral Homes, 900 E. Michigan Ave., Lansing MI 48912 and May 11, 2023, from 10:00-11:00am at Trinity Church, 3355 Dunckel Rd., Lansing MI 48911. Funeral services will begin at 11:00am following visitation. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made, in Tony’s name, to the Neighbors United Donations,