Ochoada, Betty Ann (nee Partlow)

Ochoada, Betty Ann (nee Partlow)

June 3, 1929 – August 11, 2016
Betty Ann Ochoada was born June 3, 1929 in Brainerd, Minnesota to Clifford E. Partlow and Mamie M. Hoffarth, the first of eight children.  On February 24, 1946 Betty married Matias D. Ochoada and lived in Minneapolis where they raised six children, 2 sons and 4 daughters. She enjoyed learning and took night classes while working as a teacher’s aide. She was known to keep a spotless home and loved reading, music, gardening and being in the sun.  Betty subsequently lived in North Carolina, Florida, Texas, and California before returning to Minnesota in 2005. After many hospitalizations and failing health, Betty went home to be with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on August 11, 2016.  She was preceded in death by her parents; husbands, Matias D. Ochoada and Leo Sandoval; siblings Clifford, JoAnn, Wally, Douglas, Bruce, Jim; and son Matias LeRoy.  She is survived by children Darlene (Denny) Tomlinson of Prior Lake, MN, Dela (Mike) Huss of Houston, TX, Lucinda (Jon Parker) Ochoada of Indian Harbour Beach, FL, Rufino (Aundria Arlandson) Ochoada of Apple Valley, MN, Melinda (Dale) Eylward of Perth, Australia; siblings Nona (David) Evans, Nancy (Mike) Jasperson, Gary (Marianne) Partlow, Ron (Lynne) Partlow; 15 grandchildren; 28 great grandchildren; and several nieces, nephews, and other relatives. A memorial service will be held at 11am on September 3, 2016 at Hope Presbyterian Church, 7132 Portland Av S, Richfield, MN.