Arnulfo Rabago, Sr. age 102, went to be with the Lord father's day Sunday, June 20, 2010 with family by his side at Gulf Health Care Center in Galveston, Texas. Funeral services are 7:00 P.M. Tuesday, June 22, 2010 at Carnes Brothers Funeral Home in Galveston, Texas. Visitation will be held from 5:00pm until 8:00pm on Tuesday at the funeral home.
Arnulfo was born May 24, 1908 in San Juan, Coahuila, Mexico to Benjamin and Francisca Muzquiz Rabago. He immigrated to the US in 1947 near Spokane, Washington where he worked building the railroad. While there he had the opportunity to bring his family to the US, but Mrs. Rabago wanted to raise their children in Mexico so he returned home. Mr. Rabago had many talents and worked as a coal miner, farmer, and truck driver. After many years he moved back to the US in 1981 where he has remained in Galveston with his family until his death.
Preceded in death by his parents, his wife, Paula Rabago In 1999, sons, Victor Rabago and Armando Rabago; 1 brother, and 7 sisters, survivors include, daughters, Maria Elena Martinez and husband Jesus of Dallas, Hermelinda Manrique and husband Percy of San Antonio, Rosa Elia Vasquez and husband Julian of Galveston, and Narcedalia Nelson and husband Ed of San Antonio; sons, Arnulfo Rabago, Jr. of Nueva Rosita, Coahuila, Mexico, Marco Antonio Rabago and wife Rosa, and Arturo Rabago and wife Irma all of Galveston; sisters, Amparo Morales and Emma Rabago of Mexico; daughters in law, Hortensia Rabago and Marta Rabago both of Galveston; 52 grandchildren; 80 great grandchildren, and 1 great-great grandchild; numerous nieces and nephews, other relatives and friends.
The family would like to extend their thanks to the staff of Gulf Health Care Center and the staff and nurses of Hospice Care Team.
Friends may sign the register book and send the family condolences at www.carnesbrothers.com/contactus. Please include the Rabago name.