Guadalupe “Lupe” Ollarsaba Ruiz passed away peacefully at home on December 4, 2018. He was surrounded by his family and loved ones.
Lupe was an avid lover of sports, dancing, playing pool and shuffleboard too.
He was preceded in death by his parents Albert Ruiz Sr. & Enedina Ollarsaba; his two brothers Albert Ruiz Jr. & Frank Ruiz; his niece Stella Ruiz; and nephews Vernon Tibbitts, Andrew Tibbitts and Matthew Shallenberger.
He is survived by his wife Mary Etta Jacobs Ruiz; his children Rick, Shelley, Daniel and Brandon Ruiz; daughters-in-law Elizabeth Ruiz & Sheri Lynch; grandchildren Erica & Ethan Richardson, Nick, Bryan, Katarina, Alexander, Larrisa, Kylee, Hanna and Haylee Ruiz, Akua, Elijah and AJ Floyd; his sisters Susan Tibbitts, Gloria & Martin Gonzales, his brother Ruben Valenzuela of Watsonville and sisters Sally Valenzuela, Ester & Ruben Guitterez, Sylvia & Phil Robles, his brothers Richard and Eddie Valenzuela of Oregon; several nieces and nephews and many lifetime friends.
Celebration of Life service will be held on Monday, Dec. 17 at 2 p.m. at VFW Hall, 1960 Freedom Bvld.
Arrangements have been entrusted in the care of immediate family members Shelley Ruiz, Erica Richardson, Jerry & Veronica Shallenberger, Phillp Valenzuela and June Tibbitts.