Born Jan. 16, 1952, in Indianapolis, she was the daughter of Delmar and Nina Willoughby.
Mrs. Ortman was a graduate of Ben Davis High School. She attended Indiana State University where she competed in gymnastics. She was the longtime owner of Westside Gymnastics. Her memberships included St. Jude Catholic Church.
Survivors include her husband of 36 years, David W. Ortman; children, Charles (Cathy) Jones, Anthony (Julie) Ortman, Darbie (Jason) Hunter, and Michael (Amanda) Ortman; seven grandchildren, Adam, Austin, Peyton, Cameron, Victoria, Joseph, Henry, and one on the way; her parents; sisters, Nina and Karen; and two brothers, Michael and Mark.
A brother, Robert, preceded her in death.
Friends may call 3-8 p.m. Sept. 17 at G. H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Ave. Prayers will be held at 10 a.m. Sept. 18 in the funeral home, with calling there from 9 a.m. A Mass of Christian Burial will follow at 11 a.m. in St. Jude Catholic Church. Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery.
Memorials may be made to St. Jude Catholic Church or Riley Hospital for Children.
Online condolences may be shared at www.ghherrmann.com.