Carlos Ochoa, 16, of Grandview passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 8, 2013.

Carlos was born Aug. 28, 1996 in Prosser to Enrique and Leticia (Campuzano) Ochoa. He attended school in Grandview, where he was currently in his junior year.

Carlos was an active member of the wrestling team and cross country track team.

He loved to draw and was very artistic.

He cherished the time he spent with his family and friends.

Carlos was a member of Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church in Grandview.

Carlos is survived by his parents, Enrique and Leticia Ochoa of Grandview; siblings, Enrique Ochoa, Kayla Ochoa, Esmeralda Ochoa and Ashley Ochoa; grandparents, Carlos and Petra Campuzano of Grandview; many aunts, uncles and cousins; and close friends.

He was preceded in death by grandparents, Jose and Maria Luisa Ochoa.

Viewing and visitation will be held Sunday, Jan. 13, 2013, from noon to 8 p.m., with recitation of the Holy Rosary at 6 p.m. at Smith Funeral Home in Grandview. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Monday, Jan. 14, 2013, at 10 a.m. at Blessed Sacrament Catholic Church, in Grandview, with burial to follow at Grandview Cemetery.

Those wishing to sign Carlos's on-line memorial book may do so at

Smith Funeral Homes Ltd. and Crematory in Grandview is in charge of arrangements.


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