Green Acres Mortuary & Cemetery

401 North Hayden Road, Scottsdale, AZ



May 29, 1965February 17, 2020

Denise Kay ORTGIES-JONES was born on May 29, 1965 and passed away on February 17, 2020.


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Teri Maultra

February 25, 2020

I was so sorry to hear about Denise's passing. I worked with Denise for nearly a year and in that time, she was always there to help. She loved her home in Iowa, but she equally loved her warm sunshine here in Arizona. It was always enjoyable to talk to her. And her laugh was contagious. She will be sorely missed by all. My deepest sympathy to her family and sincerest thoughts go out to you. Please know you are surrounded by love and kindness from near and far.

Hiedi Henry Scoles

February 21, 2020

Very sorry to hear the news this morning that Denise passed away.

I worked with Denise in Iowa and she always loved being engaged with the team. She was a very large personality in our group and I remember her for always having the perfect outfit for any occasion! The thing about Denise is that she was just the same to you outside of work or if you ran into her with your family or hers as she was at work with you. Always full of energy and ready to tackle the tasks at hand. She made her mark here at work and those of us that worked with her will not soon forget our time with her.

Thinking of you and your family today.

Natalie Book-Sangster

February 20, 2020

Todd and all of Denise’s clan - I’m so sorry for your loss. She touched many lives. Word is starting to spread amongst her Iowa/ex-ADPer friends. Know that there are many here who are thinking of you during this difficult time.

Allison Giltinan

February 20, 2020

I wanted to echo Angie Borden’s comments. Denise was so admired and loved by her Cabi friends. Always a smile and wonderful comments to lift us up. We are so sorry for your loss but know you are being lifted up in prayer by her many, many friends.

Marcia Lane

February 20, 2020

So very, very sorry. Denise was a wonderful person, delightful to work with. She was the consummate professional. More than that, I will personally miss her deeply and I was proud to call her my friend. Her positive outlook made all of us better, this is a devastating loss for all of us. Write your memories when you can and have others do that too (when my mom passed away, we handed out blank pages for people to write their memories – put the pages in a book). Then read them when you are up to it, even if you can’t bring yourself to read them until years later.

Melissa Savilla

February 19, 2020

To all Denise’s loved ones,
I hope the time is short before you can greet your memories with only a smile on your lips and no tears in your eyes.

I’ve had the pleasure to work with Denise for the last two years, the first half of which she was my trainer and supervisor. I so appreciated her knowledge and support; she always found time when you needed help and always had an answer for you. We also bonded over our love of animals and she enjoyed stories about my foster dogs. She will be deeply missed.

Deanna Bales

February 19, 2020

Todd - I am so very very sorry for the loss of your love. I worked with Denise over the past 10 years. She was one of my work heroes and a friend. I will miss her, her friendship and her unconditional support so much! Sending my heartfelt prayers to you and your family for peace and healing during this very difficult time. Deanna Bales

Angie Borden

February 19, 2020

Todd, I "e-met" Denise several years ago and immediately considered her a friend. As you know, she was very active on the #cabiaddicts Facebook page, where I am an admin. She brought so much joy to our page with her near-daily posts. She was dearly loved, and her loss has already been mourned by hundreds. She was kind, funny, and always had a sweet word to share. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers as you navigate the future. My prayer is that Christ will flood you with a million happy memories of your many years with Denise, and that He will give you a peace that can only be found in Him. With sincere sympathy, Angie Borden

Balla Keita

February 19, 2020

I want to offer my sincerest condolence to the Ortgies and Jones families, today. May you find peace in cherished memories of Denise.
-- Balla Keita and Family, Wells Fargo coworker