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In Remembrance
Herminia I. Ochoa
Carnes Brothers Funeral Home

Herminia I. OchoaHerminia I. Ochoa, age 73, of Texas City , peacefully crossed over to be with the Lord, while surrounded by her family, Monday, April 7, 2008, at Mainland Center Hospital in Texas City. Funeral services are set for 10:00am Wednesday, April 9, 2008 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home with Pastors John and Jeana Gilligan officiating. Burial will follow at Lakeview Cemetery in Galveston under the direction of Carnes Brothers Funeral Home. Visitation will be held from 5:00pm until 8:00pm on Tuesday at the funeral home with a prayer service to be held at 6:30pm.

Herminia was born January 12, 1935 in Galveston, Texas to Ishiah and Julia Herrera Isais. She was employed by Texas A & M University retiring in 1988. She was a member of Living Faith Outreach Church in Dickinson. Herminia was a loving mother, grandmother and great and great-great grandmother who loved to be with her family. She was an avid sports fan especially baseball. She was her daughter’s softball coach and was always active in their lives. She enjoyed dancing and was a very social person who will be missed by her many friends.

Preceded in death by her parents and a son, Roy Ochoa, survivors include daughters, Julia Ulloa and husband Mike, Dolores Hernandez and husband Tony all of Galveston, and Theresa Cruz and husband David of Texas City; sons, Alex J. Ochoa, Jr. and wife Rosie, David Ochoa all of Galveston, and Isaiah Ochoa of San Mateo, CA; sisters, Theresa Herrera of League City, Janie Tavarez  and Lita Longoria and husband Andrew all of Galveston,  and Esther Valdez and husband Louis of San Mateo, CA; Alex Ochoa, Sr.; 20 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, 4 great-great grandchildren; numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Pallbearers are David Cruz, Mike Ulloa, Tony Hernandez, Mario Zepeda, Felipe Zepeda, and Roland Vasquez. Honorary pallbearers are Adam Ochoa, Juan Hernandez, Louis Ochoa, Isaiah Ochoa, Jr., Xavier Ochoa, and Andre Patino.

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