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OBIT – Arturo R. Ibarra

HOUSTON – Arturo R. Ibarra of Houston, 70, passed away on Wednesday, June 8, 2016.

Mr. Ibarra was born in Mission on Jan. 15, 1946, to Heliodoro and Santa Ibarra. He graduated from Mission High School and received his bachelor’s degree in art from UT-Pan American University and married A. Nora Sandoval on Nov. 28, 1968. His business career began with Diamond Shamrock and continued with Hercules/Himont and Lyondell.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years; sons, Michael and Daniel Ibarra; siblings Hector Ibarra and Irma Becho; and two grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

A funeral service was held on June 15 at St. Luke’s Evangelist Catholic Church in Houston.   Burial followed at Forest Park East Cemetery in Webster.

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