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403 North Austin Avenue
Lamesa, TX 79331
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Ely "Alex" F. Ochoa

May 21, 1945 - May 18, 2017

Funeral mass for Ely "Alex" F. Ochoa, 71, of Lamesa will be held Monday, May 22, 2017 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Margaret Mary's Catholic Church with Father Josheph Kurumbel officiating. Interment will follow at Dawson County Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Branon Funeral Home. Rosary will be held on Saturday, May 20, 2017 and Sunday, May 21, 2017 at 7:30 p.m. at Branon Funeral Home Chapel. Ely passed away on Thursday, May 18, 2017 in Lamesa. He was born on May 21, 1945, Karnes City, Texas Pedro and Lucy (Favela) Ochoa. He married Adela Hernandez on January 31, 1964 in Lamesa. He worked for Yale E. Key for 33 years as a rig operator until his retirement. He was a dedicated catholic. He was a member of St. Margaret Mary's Catholic Church of Lamesa, where he was involved with the Guadalupanos and Cursillista. Ely is survived by his loving family: wife, Adela Ochoa; daughters, Berlinda Ochoa of Lamesa and daughter, Corina Ochoa Martinez and husband, Manuel of San Angelo; grandson, Davy Ochoa of Lamesa; granddaughters, Elyssa and Mia Martinez of San Angelo; two brothers, Seragosa Ochoa of Big Spring and Johnny Ochoa of San Antonio; five sisters, Guadalupe Williams of Dallas, Connie Bridges of San Antonio, Maria Rodriguez, Maria Grace Baeza and Jayne Calhoun of Big Spring; numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents, two brothers, Gonzalo Ochoa and Luther Ochoa. To send condolences online, please visit


Ely "Alex" F. Ochoa
May 21, 1945 - May 18, 2017


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