Esther Ibarra was born on December 10, 1924, to Bonifacio and Guadalupe (Lopez) Castro in Aspermont, TX. On January 9, 1954, Esther married the love of her life, Ignacio Ibarra in Post. Esther was a stay at home wife and mother to her three children. She enjoyed sewing, quilting, reading and attending her Sunday school class.
She was preceded in death by her parents; and three siblings, Juanita, Albert, and Lupe.
Survivors include her husband of 63 years, Ignacio; daughter, Dee Silva and husband, Sam of Frisco; two sons, Jay Ibarra and wife, Era of Lubbock; Bob Ibarra and wife, Cindy of Plano; seven grandchildren, Jonathan Silva and wife, Ashley of Frisco; Jordan Silva and wife, Ashley of Springfield, Missouri; Jeremiah Ibarra of Plano, Zachariah Ibarra of Waco, Josiah Ibarra of Plano, and Michal Ibarra and Lorena Ibarra of Lubbock; three great-grandchildren, Lola, Levi and Esther Kate Silva; and nine siblings, J.L., Isaac, Abel, Carmen, Anna, Vicenta, Martha, Barney, and Rebecca.
Memorials are suggested to Hospice of Lubbock.