Ambrosio Ybarra Sr., 69, of Rossville, passed away at 11:41 a.m. Wednesday, April 8, 2020, at Carle Foundation Hospital, in Urbana.
Mr. Ybarra was born on June 14, 1950, in La Grulla, Texas, the son of Simon and Catarina (Espinoza Paz) Ybarra. He married Orfelinda Cantu, on March 1, 1975, in La Grulla, Texas. She passed away on October 26, 2019.
He is survived by one son- Juan (Jessica) Ybarra of Rossville; seven grandchildren; three great-grandchildren; nine sisters- Elva Mederos of Indio, California, Guadalupe Ybarra of Holland, Michigan, Criselda Ybarra of Madera, California, Lidia Ybarra Cortez of Venus, Texas, Consuelo Flores of San Antonio, Texas, Catalina Perez of San Antonio, Texas, Emma Villarreal of Holland, Michigan, Esmeralda Campa of Madera, California and Berta Gonzales of Madera, California; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, wife and son- Ambrosio Ybarra Jr.
Mr. Ybarra enjoyed being outdoors, working when he was able to and watching his Mexican soap operas. His greatest enjoyment was spending time with his family and friends, especially his grandchildren.
Cremation rites will be accorded and there will be a memorial service held at a later date due to the current health concerns. The family has entrusted the Blurton Funeral Home to honor Mr. Ybarra’s life. Condolences may be sent to the family on his everlasting memorial page at: www.BlurtonFuneralHomes.com.
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