Sofia Medrano Ochoa

Sofia Medrano Ochoa LUBBOCK-Sofia Medrano Ochoa, 61, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2012, at Covenant Medical Center. Services for Mrs. Ochoa will be 10 a.m. Friday, Dec. 7, 2012, at Calvillo Funeral Chapel with the Rev. Alan Ehlo officiating. Burial will follow in Peaceful Gardens Memorial Park under the direction of Calvillo Funeral Home. There will be a formal viewing held for Mrs. Ochoa 7 p.m. today, Dec. 6, 2012, at Calvillo Funeral Home. Sofia was born Feb. 27, 1951, in Runge, Texas, to Polo and Elisa Medrano. She was known to all as a hard worker who worked diligently to supply the needs of her family. On her spare time, she enjoyed making Christmas crafts, gardening and spending time with her children. In every memory, she will live forever through the eyes of her children, Danny Ochoa of Lubbock, Susie Dillard of Ft. Worth, Michelle Ochoa and Theresa Ochoa, both of Lubbock; her mother, Elisa Medrano of Lubbock; four brothers, Polo Medrano, Jimmy Medrano, Frank Medrano and Simon Medrano, all of Lubbock; one sister, Lucy Medrano of Lubbock; 14 grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; and two dogs, Foxy and Bella. She was preceded in death by two sons, Ricky Ortega and Rudy Ortega; her father, Polo Medrano; and one brother, Geronimo Medrano.

Published in The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal on Dec. 6, 2012