JANUARY 2, 1998


June 20, 2020



Service Details

Visitation will be held Sunday, June 28, 2020 from 4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at Aguero Funeral Home, 4402 E. Saunders, Laredo, TX 78041. A rosary will be recited at 7:00 p.m.

Funeral services will be held Monday, June 29, 2020 at 9:30 a.m. from Aguero Funeral Home and Crematorium to Templo Buenas Nuevas, 600 E. Calton Rd., Laredo, TX for a service at 10 a.m. officiated by Pastor Cesar Merla.

Inurnment will be held at a later date.


Michael Anthony Ochoa passed away on Saturday, June 20, 2020 in Laredo, Texas at the age of 22. Michael Anthony recently started his career with the United States Department of Homeland Security Customs and Border Protection. He was a martial artist with a second degree blackbelt in Tae-Kwon-Do, Lakan Guro in Philippino martial arts and assistant kickboxing instructor in Muay Thai. He was honored to have shared his knowledge and love of the sport through instructing others. Michael also spent endless hours working on and transforming a wide variety of hot rods and sports cars.

Michael is survived by his father Alberto (Anna) Ochoa III, mother Patricia Ochoa Barberena, brothers Christopher Daniel Ochoa, Albert Alexander Ochoa and Ryan Vaquera, maternal grandparents Victor Hugo Jr. and Norma A. Barberena, maternal aunts and uncle Elizabeth Yvonne (Cesar) Merla and son Cesar Merla Jr., Victor Hugo III (Sandy) Barberena and daughters Victoria and Kayla Barberena and Cynthia (Joe) Lopez and children Leah and Luis Lopez. He is also survived by his paternal grandparents Alberto and Rina Ochoa, paternal uncles Ricardo Javier (Rebecca) Ochoa and Carlos Alejandro (Brenda) Ochoa and numerous other relatives and many friends.


13 thoughts on “MICHAEL ANTHONY OCHOA”

  1. My condolences to the family. You will be missed brother, it was a pleasure being your lieutenant. Rest easy we will take it from here…

  2. Laura McCue and Family

    So very sorry for your loss – May God comfort you all at this difficult time. Sending Prayers? and Love?
    R.I.H. Michael your another Angel in Heaven ???

  3. Patricia, Our sincerest condolences on the loss of your son. May the lord give you and your family the strength to heal by remembering the beautiful/fun times with him.
    From Ralph & Lori Mendez

    1. Brad and Sandra Thompson

      Our deepest condolences Ochoa and Barbarena families. Praying our Lord will give you strength and comfort ???

  4. Rachel de los Santos

    Patricia and family:
    My deepest sympathy. We were blessed to witness Mikie’s journey and now we are doubly blessed to have him as our warrior in heaven. Love you,

  5. Cristina Hernandez

    I am sorry for your loss Albert and Anna Ochoa. Michael was a good young man. Glad I was able to meet him. May he be at peace.
    Family will be kept in my prayers.

  6. Gabriel E Martinez Jr

    My condolences to the Ochoa family. May God grant you the strength to deal with this tragic loss – may Michael rest in peace.

  7. Gilberto L. Navarro

    Albert. In knowing you and your high value for “family”, I share in your pain for the loss of your son Michael to our community. He was a fine young man who accomplished much in such little time. God bless your entire family as you together carry forward with his memory.

  8. Nicandro Villarreal

    My deepest condolences to you Albert and all of your family. My thoughts and prayers are with you. May he rest in peace.

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