Basilio Ybarra

Basilio "Basil" Rodriguez Ybarra


(52 year resident of Delta Township)

Age 87, died Sunday, June 8, 2014. He was born June 14, 1926 in New Braunfels, TX the son of Fortunato and Petra (Rodriguez) Ybarra. He retired from General Motors after 34 years and was a proud member of Local UAW652. Basil loved his wife, children, grandchildren and great grandchildren.

Surviving are his wife of 67 years Herminia (Alvarado) Ybarra, daughters Petra (Clete) Boyer, Gloria Zuniga, Jane (Joseph) Pratt; sons Andrew Ybarra and Mark Ybarra; 11 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren, and many nephews and nieces.

Visitation is from 2-4, 6-8 PM Thursday, with a 7 PM Vigil at Tiffany Funeral Home 3232 W. Saginaw, Lansing. Funeral Liturgy will be 10 AM on Friday, June 13, 2014 at Cristo Rey Catholic Church 201 W. Miller, Lansing with Fr. Fred Thelen presiding. Viewing from 9-10 AM at church. Rite of committal will be at St. Joseph Catholic Cemetery. In Lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Cristo Rey Catholic Church. Friends may visit the guest book at

Funeral Home

Tiffany Funeral Home
3232 W Saginaw St Lansing, MI 48917
(517) 321-2211

Published in Lansing State Journal on June 11, 2014