ULYSSES - Nancy K. Ochoa, age 66, died March 6, 2020, at Select Specialty Hospital in Wichita. She was born January 11, 1954, in Las Animas, CO, the daughter of JD Raymond and Victoria Navarez Mosby. She earned her Bachelor of Elementary Education Degree from Panhandle State University. She married Jimmie Ochoa on January 5, 1970, in Las Animas, CO. They have lived in Ulysses since December of 1970. Nancy taught grade school in Ulysses for 30 years.
Nancy is survived by her husband, Jimmie Ochoa of the home; sons, Jimmie Ochoa, Jr. of Newton, and JD Erik Ochoa of Ulysses; daughter Tamara L. DelaCruz of Garden City; mother, Victoria Mosby of Las Animas, CO; brothers, Louis Fernandez of Fowler, CO, Thomas Fernandez and John Fernandez of Pier, SD; five grandchildren, and three great-grandchildren. Nancy is preceded in death by her father; sister, Molly Sisneros; and brother, Raymond Mosby.
A celebration of her life will be March 13, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Celebration Baptist Church in Ulysses, KS. Inurnment will be at a later date in Colorado. Memorial contributions may be given to the Nancy Ochoa Scholarship Fund in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.