Leopoldo "Polo" Garibay, Sr.

August 19, 1935 - September 6, 2015
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Leopoldo “Polo” Garibay, Sr., 80, passed away Sunday, September 6, 2015.

Mr. Garibay was a loving husband, dedicated father and a dedicated employee.  He was a proud veteran for the United States Army and also worked for the City of Laredo “Parks and Recreation Department” and retired after 44 years.  Mr. Garibay is preceded in death by his wife: Olga Irene Laurel Garibay, parents: Macario (Josefina) Garibay, Sr., brothers: Macario Garibay, Jr. and Alberto Garibay, Sr.

Left to cherish his memory are his children: Liza (Gilberto) Ramos, Olga I. Garibay (Jeronimo Rodriguez, Jr.), Leopoldo (Leticia) Garibay, Jr. and Kristina (Mario) Ehrenzweig, 7 grandchildren, 2 great-grandchildren, sister: Beatriz Garibay and Herlinda Sepulveda, nieces, nephews, other family and friends.  The family would like to express their utmost gratitude to the people that cared for him for the past 2 years.

The family will receive friends, Thursday, September 10, 2015, from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm at Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services where a rosary will be recited at 7:00 pm.  Funeral services will be held on Friday, September 11, 2015, at San Martin de Porres Catholic Church.  Funeral mass will be celebrated at 10:00 am.  Interment will follow to the Calvary Catholic Cemetery.  Pallbearers will be: Leopoldo Garibay, Jr., Mario Ehrenzweig, Leopoldo Garibay, III, Eduardo Garibay, Gilberto Ramos, Jeronimo Rodriguez, Jr., Alberto Garibay, Jr and Jose Angel Garibay.

Funeral arrangements are by Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services, 1320 Trey Dr. Laredo, Texas (956)723-3611.  You may leave condolences to the family online at www.freddickey.com

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Service Schedule

Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, September 10, 2015

Time: 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Fred Dickey Funeral & Cremation Services


1320 Trey Dr.
Laredo, Texas 78041

Rosary at 7:00pm

Service Information

Date: Friday, September 11, 2015

Time: 10:00 am

San Martin de Porres Catholic Church


1704 N. Sandman
Laredo, Texas 78041

Funeral Mass at 10:00 am

Cemetery Information

Date: Friday, September 11, 2015

Calvary Catholic Cemetery


3600 McPherson Ave.
Laredo, Texas 78041


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Born: August 19, 1935
Died: September 6, 2015

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Alicia Garcia Chouinard posted on 3/25/16

Kika, Linda & Family: I'm so sorry for your loss, you are in my prayers. May God confort you all in his loving arms. Polo was a good friend and neighbor.


Ana montemayor posted on 9/12/15

Our deepest condolences to the Garibay family. Letty and Leopoldo we are so sorry for your loss and pray that God will keep you all in his arms and may all the wonderful memories of your father give you comfort.


Carlos, Rose, Michelle Herrera posted on 9/11/15

So sorry for your loss. May happy memories carry you through this sorrowful time. Shared good times with your Dad and Mom.


Eric Wise posted on 9/10/15

Liza and family, We want to give you all our deepest condolences on the passing of your dad. He is now reunited with your mom in heaven. From, Padrino Lucio, Madrina Alicia, Eric, Kenneth and Steven Wise


Sandra Morales Turner posted on 9/10/15

Lizita, Olgita, Leoito, Kristina... I can't begin to tell all of you how very sorry I am ... your Father was a wonderful, loving, kind man... all of you are lucky to have had him with for all these years... his next journey now begins with my Aunt Olga... your wonderful mom... You all have wonderful memories ... those memories will help all of you cope with you loss... Sending all of you my sincere condolences... Sandra


Guillermo Medrano posted on 9/10/15

My deepest condolences for the family of Leopoldo "Polo" Garibay. I worked with him for many years, and he was a true friend.


Rebecca Adan posted on 9/10/15

You and your family have my family's condolences. Please know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers in this time of sorrow. I pray that God gives the comfort you need for your loss and the strength to move forward. Blessings, Rodriguez-Adan Family


Olga Nella Rodríguez Gallegos posted on 9/10/15

The MHS Class of '56 is saddened to learn of Leopoldo's passing. May God bless his soul and heal your hearts. Our deepest condolences on this sad day.