Arnoldo Ybarra, 45, of Idaho Falls, passed away peacefully Monday, Feb. 11, 2013, at Eastern Idaho Regional Medical Center.
He was born Sept. 14, 1967, to Asencion and Christina Ybarra in Idaho Falls. He was the youngest of five children. Arnold grew up in Idaho Falls and graduated from Skyline High School.
He furthered his education at Eastern Idaho Technical College and Yuba City College in California. He worked as a welder and in construction.
In 1983, he married Michelle Vermillion. They later divorced. In 1992, he married Michelle Wills; they later divorced. In 1998, he married Kim Dearman; they later divorced.
Arnold loved fishing, camping and spending time with his kids and grandkids. He also loved restoring and painting cars with his son. He was very talented, fun and outgoing.
He is survived by his parents, Asencion and Christina Ybarra; his ex-wife/girlfriend, Michelle Moreno; sons, Jeremy Ybarra of Firth, Jamie Ybarra of Idaho Falls, and Jessie Ybarra and Joseph Ybarra, both of McLaughlin, S.D.; daughters, Nickole Ybarra of Ephraim, Utah, and Amanda Ybarra and Alyssa Ybarra, both of Idaho Falls; stepson, Alejandro Moreno of Idaho Falls; brothers, J.R. (Vicky) Ybarra of Twin Falls, Richard Ybarra (Sarah) of Florida and Joe Ybarra of Idaho Falls; and sister, Josie (Rob) Erickson of Idaho Falls. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his two grandchildren, Hailey Jade and Christine Ann.
There will be a memorial service for family and friends at 11 a.m. today, Feb. 15, at the Sageview LDS Ward Building, 1345 Clarence Drive, with Bishop Jerry Tomlinson officiating.
Online condolences can be left at www.buckmillerhann.com.