Rudy “Popo” Ibarra
A Mass of Christian burial for former Granada resident, Rudy “Popo” Ibarra, will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday October 22, 2019 at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Reverend Gopep Sylvester Luke will be the celebrant and burial will follow in the Hillside Cemetery in Granada, Colorado.
A rosary will be recited at 9:30 AM Tuesday also at the St. Francis de Sales/Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church led by Deacon Allan Medina.
Visitation for Rudy will be held from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM on Monday October 21, 2019 at the Peacock Family Chapel in Lamar and prior to the rosary at the church.
Rudy was born on August 29, 1946 in Coahuila, Mexico to Lucas Ibarra and Calixta Ontiveros-Ibarra and departed this life on Wednesday October 16, 2019 at the Holly Nursing Care Center at the age of 73.
Rudy was preceded in death by his parents and by his siblings – Ignacia Ibarra, Teresa Ibarra, Cruz Ibarra, Hortencia Terrazas, Lydia Lopez, and Berta Alice Martinez.
Rudy is survived by four children – Myra (Javier) Rangel of Friona, TX; Dorothy (Craig) Choat of Lamar; Rudy Ibarra, Jr. of Pueblo; and Samuel Ibarra of Denver; by eight grandchildren – Matthew (Desiree), Christian (Mercedes), Haley (Daniel), Ryan, Sheridan, Jordan, Derion (Arriana), and Jayce; by ten great-grandchildren; by four siblings – Raul (Alice Mae) Ibarra of Lamar; Beatrice (Dusty) Whitehead of Worland, WY; Jerry (Angie) Ibarra of Granada; and Teresa (Terry) McGee of Bristol; as well as by numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, other relatives and many friends to include his beloved dogs Champy and Shorty.
Those desiring may make memorial contributions to the Lamar Animal Shelter either direct or in care of the funeral home office.