Ralph William Arbeloa Resident of Rio Vista, CA,. Ralph, 79, passed away January 3, 2013 surrounded by his loving family after a long illness. He was born September 9, 1933 in Washington DC the son of the late Ralph William Arbeloa and the late Mary (Boyle) Arbeloa. Ralph enlisted in the US Army
from 1953-1955-serving in the Korean War
. His education includes a degree in Political Science and Business Administration. Upon his retirement from a 30 year banking career, he enjoyed substitute teaching in the Mt. Diablo School District. Throughout his life he loved art, music, travel and researching his Basque heritage. Ralph is survived by his devoted wife, Marilynn; his loving daughters, Deborah, Norma, Cecile, Marielena; sons, Chris, Jeff, and Doug Wood; he was a devoted grandfather, to Diana, Lisa, Joey, Travis, Kristina, Dana and Brandon; great grandfather to Tyler, Ariana and Emilia, cousin, Sister Patricia Cornell. Services were held at St. Joseph's Church in Rio Vista and interment at the Sacramento Valley National Cemetery in Dixon, California. Friends may leave condolences at www.bryanbraker.com
, (707) 425-4697.