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Rafaela Ochoa Ramirez

October 2, 1918 — December 16, 2015


Dateline: Edinburg

Rafaela O. Ramirez, 97, entered eternal rest on Wednesday, December 16, 2015 at The Manor at Seagoville in Seagoville, Texas. She was born on Wednesday, October 2, 1918 in Edinburg, Texas to Felix Ochoa and Maria Antonia Garza. She is preceded in death by her parents, husband; Andres Ramirez, son-in-law; Amado Martinez, Sr., 3 – sisters and 2 – brothers.
She is survived by her sons; Juan (Elida) Ramirez, Pedro (Perfecta) Ramirez, Felix Rafael (Irma) Ramirez and Raul (Elvia) Ramirez, daughters; Elma R. Gomez, Carmen R. Martinez and Raquel (Jose Luis) R. Morales, 27 – grandchildren, 59 – great grandchildren, numerous great great grandchildren, numerous nieces and nephews.
Rafaela was a member of Holy Family Catholic Church, a live member of the Alfredo Gonzalez - American Legion Post # 408, and worked with the Edinburg Consolidated Independent School District at Jefferson Elementary for over 25 years. She later worked at Skinner-Silva Funeral Home for 10 years until her retirement at the age of 87 in 2005. She was a great lady who help take care of her family until the end and a very strong independent woman who lived live to the fullest. She will be missed by her family, friends and all those whose lives she touched.
Her family will receive friends today, Sunday, December 20, 2015 from 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. with a rosary to be prayed at 7:00 p.m. in the Chapel of Peace at Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home, 322 East Kuhn Street in Edinburg. Catholic Mass will be held on Monday, December 21, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. at Holy Family Catholic Church, 1302 East Champion Street in Edinburg. Christian burial will follow to Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Edinburg. Ceballos-Diaz Funeral Home in Edinburg is in charge of funeral services.

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