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Janice Ochoa

Janice M. Ochoa, 71, of Dover, Del., formerly of Wadena, died Sunday, March 8, 2009, in Kent General Hospital.

She was born Nov. 15, 1937, in Wadena to Howard Busker and Beatrice Macklinberg Busker. She worked for Kent General Hospital for 25 years as a manager of patient escorts. She was a member of Holy Cross Catholic Church in Dover. She loved working in the yard, interior decorating, traveling and especially being with her children and grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held at noon on Monday, March 23, in Dover, Del. Friends may call one hour prior. Interment will be in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear, Del. Arrangements are by Torbert Funeral Chapels, Dover. Letters of condolence may be sent, and guestbook signed, at

Survivors include two sons, Thomas J. Harthan of Deer Creek, Todd E. Harthan of Magnolia, Del.; two daughters, Tami M. Harthan of Dover, Kim M. Ochoa of Wilmington; her sister, Patricia Trosvig of Fergus Falls; and four grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her parents, and husband, William Ochoa, in November 2007.