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Deaths: April 11, 2002

April 11, 2002


Visitation will be from 8 to 10 a.m. Friday in Frye Chapel & Mortuary in Brawley for Dorothy M. Carson, 82, of Calipatria, who died Sunday in her home.

Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. Friday at the mortuary. Pastor Daryl Miller of First Christian Church of Brawley will officiate.

Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery in Brawley.

Mrs. Carson was born July 14, 1919, in Greensburg, Ind. She worked at various factories in Columbus, Ind., before moving to California in the early 1950s


She married Loyd "Jack" Carson, who preceded her in death on March 23, 1984.

While in California, she worked as a Realtor in Los Angeles.

Mrs. Carson moved to the Imperial Valley in the early 1970s, settling in Calipatria, where she resided until her death.

She was preceded in death by her brothers, Sherman Frederick and Paul Dwain Roscoe and Harold Edward Storm; and sisters Beryl Irene Hundley and Helen Pauline Clampit.

Survivors include her son, Butch Carson; sister, Reba Moore; nephew, John Hundley; and niece, Judy Klinger.


Visitation will be from 6 to 9 p.m. Friday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in Calexico for Arturo Ochoa, 79, of Calexico, who died Monday in El Centro Regional Medical Center. Rosary will be said at 7 p.m.

Prayer services will be at 9 a.m. Saturday in Hems Bros. Mortuary chapel in Calexico. The Rev. Gerardo Fernandez of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church of Calexico will officiate.

Burial will be in Mountain View Cemetery in Calexico.

Mr. Ochoa was born Jan. 27 1923, in Tanhuato, Michoacan, Mexico. He married Julia Ortiz in Yuma in 1986.

He came to the Imperial Valley in 1986

According to his family, Mr. Ochoa loved to hunt, to bowl and to golf, but most of all, he loved his family.

Survivors include his wife, Julia Ochoa of Calexico; children, Arturo and Blanca Ochoa Flores, both of Texas, Ezequiel Flores and David Ochoa Flores, both of Los Angeles, Martha Flores of Norwalk and Joe B. Flores of Carson; brother, Jose Flores Ochoa of Inglewood; and nine grandchildren.

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