Teodoro “Teo” Ortega Aguilera of Waukesha died on Friday, August 13, 2021 at the age of 66. He was born in Topia, Durango, Mexico on January 7, 1955, the son of Teodoro and Marcelina (Ortega) Aguilera. On February 4, 1985, he married Frances Vasquez. Teo worked for ABB in New Berlin for 24 years. He enjoyed gardening, cooking, grilling out, family gatherings and loved beating everyone he played against at “bags”, dominoes and rummy. Teo was an honorable, well loved and respected man and will always be remembered as the greatest husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, son, brother, uncle and friend.
He will be lovingly remembered by his wife of 36 years, Frances, his children, Michelle Vasquez (Timothy Mindiola Jr.), Lorenzo Vasquez, Efrain Aguilera, Teodoro Aguilera Jr., Francisco Aguilera (Trista Hoffer), Jose (Britni) Aguilera and Eva Aguilera (Doug Bandl); step-son Juan (Dawn) Vasquez, 18 grandchildren and one great-grandson, his mother Marcelina Aguilera, siblings, Donato (Catalina), Roberto (Argelia), Lucia, Justina, Cuz, and Dorotea Ortega, brothers, Teodolo, Anacleto, Deciderio and Paulino Olivas; sisters Elba and Irene Olivas; Sisters Socorro, Vicki, Maximina, Olga Aguilera; Brothers Ruben, Heliodoro, Rufino, Andres, Humberto, Gabriel, David, Marcos, Elias, Salomon Aguilera; four special Mendoza nieces; his 4-legged buddy, George; his best friend Derek Smith along with numerous nieces, nephews, other loving family members and many dear friends. He was preceded in death by his father Teodoro Aguilera, his infant brother Jose Olivas, his father-in-law and mother-in-law Leonard and Evangelina Vasquez and grandparents, Deciderio Ortega and Maria Ramos.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, August 26, 2021 from 4:00 p.m. until the 6:30 p.m. vigil service at the Randle-Dable Brisk Funeral Home, 1110 S. Grand Ave., Waukesha. Services continue at the funeral home on Friday, August 27th with prayers at 10:00 a.m. followed by a procession to St. William Catholic Church, 440 N. Moreland Blvd, Waukesha, WI for 11:00 a.m. funeral Mass. THE FAMILY ASKS THAT YOU PLEASE WEAR A FACE MASK. Burial will immediately follow at St. Joseph Cemetery, Waukesha.
The funeral Mass will be livestreamed and can be viewed at