A rosary will be recited at 7 p.m., Tuesday, Nov. 16, 2010, at St. Johnâ€™s Catholic Church for Julian Ibarra, 54, of Roswell, who passed away on Nov. 12, 2010, in Lubbock, Texas. A funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m., Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2010, at St. Johnâ€™s Catholic Church.
Interment will follow in South Park Cemetery. The Rev. Juan Antonio Gutierrez will officiate. Julian was born on June 19, 1956, in Durango, Mexico, to Antonio and Amelia Ibarra, who preceded him in death. He was preceded in death also by one brother, Juaquin Ibarra. He married Lucina Chairez on Feb. 12, 1974, in Roswell.
She survives him at the home. He is also survived by two sons, Julian Ibarra and Cesar Ibarra, both of Roswell; two daughters, Lucy Ibarra and Iris Ibarra, both of Roswell; four brothers, Miguel Ibarra of Durango, Antonio Ibarra of Roswell, Cipriano Ibarra of Roswell, and Epitasio Ibarra of North Carolina; seven sisters, Lola Ibarra of Durango, Sofia Ibarra of Juarez, Mexico, Severa Ibarra of Roswell, Yolanda Ibarra of Juarez, Tanita Servantes of Juarez, Silvia Bueno of Chicago, and Mari Medrano of Juarez; nine grandchildren, Roman Ibarra, Miguel Ibarra, Cedilia Ibarra, Santiago Ibarra, Vividiana Ibarra, Selene Espino, Jose Espino, Jesse Leyba and Mireya Leyba.
He was a farm laborer and of the Catholic faith. He enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, working for the pecan orchard, and remodeling houses. Friends may pay respects online at lagronefuneralchapels. com. Arrangements are under the direction of LaGrone Funeral Chapel.