Eduardo Ibarra

October 13, 1950 - June 7, 2013
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Eduardo Ibarra passed away peacefully on June 7th, 2013 at the age of 62 surrounded by his loving family.Eduardo was proud to serve his country and joined the United States Marine Corps in 1970. For 38 years, Eduardo was actively involved and dedicated countless volunteer hours to the youth of Laredo as a Little League coach. He coached along with his lifetime friend Ruben Terán. Together, this dynamic duo won many district championships and competed at the state level. In 1984, he was honored with the Pepe Moreno Award for his dedication and success in Little League.During the 1970s, Eduardo was one of the founders of the Centro de Servicios Sociales Aztlán which continues to serve the community today. He was also involved in the Teatro Chicano and in local politics, running for Justice of the Peace under the Raza Unida Party. Eduardo began his career working at Laredo Community College and retired in 2011 from the Department of Public Safety after 25 years of service. His love of our Mexican culture and traditional trio music drove Eduardo to organize “Trio Nights” for several years. He especially enjoyed the Friday night get-togethers at Mon’s Place with all of his friends; a life time of treasured memories. He is preceded in death by his parents Alberto and Guadalupe Ibarra and his in-laws Enrique and Olga Guajardo. He is survived by his devoted wife of 36 years Olga Elena Ibarra and his sons Enrique Alberto Ibarra and Chad Campbell, his siblings Eliza Rodriguez, Maria Elena Ibarra, Elvira Fitzgerald and their respective spouses Conrado Rodriguez and Tom Fitzgerald, along with several nieces and nephews, and other relatives.Special thanks to Dr. Carlos Hornedo for his long care and Nurses on Wheels for their service. Family members will be receiving guest on Wednesday, June 12, 2013 from 5:00pm – 9:00pm with a rosary recited at 7:00pm at the Fred Dickey Funeral Home chapel. A funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 10:00am at Mother Cabrini Catholic Church. Full military honors will be provided by United States Marine Corp and American Legion Post 59.

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Born: October 13, 1950
Died: June 7, 2013

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Mary Perez-Ziegler posted on 6/26/13

I was a classmate of Eddie's @ Martin Hi Sch; he was a caring, wonderful individual--I am so very sorry to learn of his passing -- el ya esta en el cielo con su creador y angeles - Mary Perez-Ziegler Roebuck SC