Garibay, Rafael (Ralph) Franco

Garibay, Rafael (Ralph) Franco

October 21, 1950 – January 22, 2016
Passed away peacefully surrounded by his loved ones on Jan 22nd, 2016 at the age of 65.  Ralph is preceded in death by parents Geneva & Jose Garibay, Brother, Jose Jr. & Sister Guadalupe. Ralph is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Racheal; daughters, Marcella, Consuelo (Ted), son, Juan (Christine), grandchildren, Melvin, Jose, Anthony, Samantha, Teddy Jr., Vinny, Stephanie, Nate, JJ, 9 great grandchildren, sisters; Cali, Mary & Lydia, brothers; Peter, Benito, Shorty and many nieces, nephews and dear friends. Ralph loved spending time working on cars & trucks and finding treasures at the junk yard. Anyone that knew Ralph knew how much he loved working on and fixing vehicles for friends and family. When he wasn’t spending time getting his hands dirty, he was always celebrating life with his family and a cold Budweiser in hand. Services will be on Thursday Jan 28th at Our Lady of Guadalupe, 401 Concord St. St Paul, MN. Visitation will be from 10-11am, Service at 11am and Luncheon to follow. And in the end, it’s not the years in a life; it’s the LIFE in the years!