PEÑITAS – Margarita G. Ochoa, 79, passed away on Friday, Jan. 8, 2016, at her daughter’s home in Mission.
Survivors include her children, Jose Alonzo Ochoa, Gracie Goodwin, Graciela Garcia, Miguel Ochoa, Petronila Campos, Margarita Caldera, Luis Ochoa Jr., Jaime Ochoa, Javier Ochoa, Arnoldo Ochoa, Jose Alejandro Ochoa, Eduardo Ochoa, Aracely Rocha and Alma Alicia Lara; siblings, Gregoria Pena, Guadalupe Araujo, Dorotea Garza, Maria Ochoa, Nieves Garza, Severino Garza and Silvestre Garza; and 51 grandchildren and 53 great-grandchildren.
She was preceded in death by her husband, Luis Ochoa; parents, Miguel Garza and Petronila Sierra; siblings, Adelaida Garza, Nicolas Garza, Cecilio Garza, Sostenes Garza and Nieves Garza.
A funeral service was held on Jan. 9 at L&I Funeral Home in Peñitas. Burial followed at Peñitas City Cemetery.