Age 93 years, Entered Into Eternal Rest peacefully during the afternoon hours of Thursday, August 6, 2020. She was born on January 12, 1927, in Mitchell, Nebraska, the beloved daughter to her parents Agapito and Jacinta Ruiz, sister to: Jesse, Salvador, John, Robert, Manuel, Paul, Joe, Petra, Lucy, Lupe, Benita, Triny and Ana. Maria devoted her life to raising her family alongside her soulmate Gilbert Ochoa. She is survived by her children: Ricky (Sandy) Ochoa and Sandra (Jeff) Shaw, grandchildren: William, Kassie, Eric, Justin and Jacob; great-grandchildren: Lydia & Kyler as well as countless other cousins, nieces, nephews and friends. She will be forever missed.
Maria will be placed to rest alongside her husband Veteran Gilbert (d.11/2015) at the Riverside National Cemetery. Wednesday, August 26, 2020 at 10:01AM.
Feel free to view the following video link of Maria’s services: