Felipe P. Ibarra
Oct. 30, 1948- Jan 26, 2021
Felipe P. Ibarra passed away at 72, in Eloy, Az.
He was born October 30, 1948, to Eliu S. and Elodia P. Ibarra in Elsa Texas. They moved to Arizona in Feb. 1961 when he was 13 years old. He worked out on the farms to help his father. He married Helen Villarreal in 1968 and was with her until 1987. They had 4 children: Elizabeth, Felipe Jr., Eliu Leandro, and Jonatan Andrew Ibarra. In 1988 he married Martina Pesina and was married to her for 33 years until his death.
Felipe established a Church in Casa Grande, Arizona with the assembly of God organization in 1971. In 1077, he resigned the church and went into full-time traveling ministry. In 1983, he established a second church independently under the name of
Fountains of Living Waters, Evangelistic. He was a pastor there until 1987. Felipe enjoyed singing, playing the guitar, family and outdoors.
He will always be remembered for his favorite song "One Day at a Time".
Surviving family: His wife Martina P. Ibarra, Children: Elizabeth, Felipe, Jr., Ali Campas. Sisters: Irma Villareal and Esther P.
Ibarra. brothers: Fernando, Benjamin, David, Eliu, Teofilo Ibarra. 16 grandchildren, 20 great-grandchildren.
Preceded in death by: Parents Eliu S. & Loida P. Ibarra, children: Eliu Leandro Ibarra, Jonathan Andrew Ibarra, & Silvia Nuncio. Brother: Josue P. Ibarra.
Services: Eloy Memorial Park., 2/3/21 at 10:30 am. Officiating, Eliu P. Ibarra. Donations can be made to Fountains of Living Water., Church.