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Roland Ortmayer, 1917-2008: Ort: A Life Well Lived

Born on Aug. 22, 1917, in College Park, Md., Roland “Ort” Ortmayer was destined for greatness. Yes, greatness is a broad word that can mean many things, but that is what Ort was to the many people he influenced in his life.

Ort, celebrated LV coach, dies

Roland “Ort” Ortmayer, called one of the most important figures at the University of La Verne during his 43 years as a professor, coach and athletic director, died yesterday morning of heart and kidney failure. He was 91.

Ortmayer’s impact still felt at La Verne

Roland “Ort” Ortmayer. Just saying his nationally known nickname to one of the many athletes he has coached, students he has instructed, or fellow La Verne community members with whom he has associated brings about a sudden flood of emotions, respect and appreciation that washes over their faces.

Alumnus’ death affects faculty, students

by Ryan Sones Staff Writer and Echelle Avelar News Editor Nick Diaz Jr., alumnus from the University of La Verne class of 1953, died March 6 while having angioplasty...

La Verne mourns loss of legend and friend

Approximately 300 people attended a memorial service for Cornelia “Corni” Ortmayer on Aug. 24 in ULV’s Ortmayer Stadium. The University of La Verne and the community of La Verne lost a dear friend and family member when Ortmayer died on July 8.

Kern River trip still on

Due to the recent hospitalization of Roland Ortmayer, former ULV football coach, and his wife Cornelia, the couple will not be taking part in their annual float trip to the Kern River, scheduled for May 12-14.

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