Juanita L. Ybarra Saturday, January 15, 1949 - Friday, July 28, 2017
Juanita Lara Ybarra 68, of Santa Maria CA passed away on July 28, 2017.
Jenny was born in Santa Maria, California on January 15, 1949; she attended grade school at Bonita School, middle school at El Camino and graduated from Santa Maria High School in 1967.
At 15 years old Jenny met her high school sweetheart Joe Ybarra whom became her husband of 35 years before going on to be with the lord in 2002. In her early 30s Jenny owned and ran her own daycare, not only was she a childcare provider but she dedicated her time to teach each one of them on early childhood academics and for many by the time kindergarten came they were more than ready and one step ahead in life, as said by one of her kids of daycare and niece; “I owe my success to Tia Jenny for shaping me and molding me at such a young age”.
Jenny along with her husband Joe loved dancing, BBQ’s, camping and most of all spending time with family and friends. She loved listening to music and exercising. Jenny looked forward to her monthly breakfast club gatherings with her high school best friends. She loved attending her grandchildren’s sporting events, she was a devoted mother and grandmother who took pride in helping them in any way she could. Jenny was loved by all that came in touch with her.
Jenny is survived by her three sons: Joseph L. Ybarra (Ruby Ybarra), Tommy O. Ybarra (Cassandra Ybarra), and Greg J. Ybarra (Monica Ybarra). Grandchildren: Joe-Dustin, Sophia, Joseph, Brianna and Easton Ybarra, Also survived by: Tommy Lara (Brother) & Family with numerous cousins, nieces, nephews, sister & brother in-laws.
Jenny was preceded in death by her parents Juan and Julia Lara, Husband Liandro Joseph Ybarra
Visitation will be held Friday, August 4, 2017 at 10am and Services will start at 11am at the Chapel of Dudley Hoffman Mortuary followed by burial at the Santa Maria Cemetery. A reception will immediately follow.
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