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Arturo R. Ibarra of Houston, Texas, 70, passed away on June 8, 2016. Surrounded by his loving family.

Arturo was born in Mission, Texas on January 15, 1946 to Heliodoro and Santa Ibarra. He graduated from Mission High School and received his Bachelor’s of Art Degree from UT Pan American University. After meeting and marrying the love of his life, A. Nora Sandoval on November 28, 1968. This union was blessed with two sons, Michael and Daniel Ibarra. Art, begin his career in business with Diamond Shamrock then continued with Hercules/Himont and Lyondell. He enjoyed taking care of his family and especially spending time with his grandchildren Aryn and Alec Ibarra.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his loving wife of 47 years, two sons and two grandchildren. One brother, Hector Ibarra, and one sister, Irma Ibarra Becho. He is preceded in death by his parents and a nephew Stephen D. Becho.

Visitation will be Tuesday, June 14, 2016 4pm-8pm with a Rosary beginning at 7pm. Located at Pasadena Funeral Chapel 2203 Pasadena Blvd. Pasadena, TX 77502. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, June 15, 2015 11am at St. Lukes Evangelist Catholic Church 11011 Hall Rd. Houston TX 77089. Interment will follow at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster TX.