ULYSSES – Gilberto R. Aranda 66, died Sunday June 22, 2014 at Southwest Medical Center in Liberal.
He was born February 4, 1948 to Ramon Aranda and Maria Luz Elena Rodriguez in Ojinaga, Chih. Mexico.
He married Arminda Ortega on March 13, 1970 in Ulysses. She survives.
He was supervisor for T - L Irrigation and retired in Dec. 2013 after 43 years of service.
Survivors also include son, Oracio Aranda, Oklahoma City; three brothers: Homero Aranda and wife, Guadalupe, Presidio, Texas, Sergio Aranda and wife, Armida, Mexico, and Omar Martin Aranda and companion, Elaina, Dumas, Texas; brother-in-law Asencion Garcia, Alpine, Texas; three sisters: Irma Madrid and husband, Valente, Dumas, Texas, Marta Elena Rodriguez and husband, Oscar,Liberal, and Maria Margarita Veronica and husband, Justino, Liberal; two sisters-in-law, Lola Aranda, Alpine, Texas and Melena Aranda, Presidio, Texas; and grandson, Michael Aranda, Oklahoma City.
He was preceded in death by his parents; an infant son, Lupe Aranda; brothers, Hector and Jose Benito Aranda; one infant sister; and sister, Rosa Elva Garcia.
• Rosary and Vigil service will be held at 6:00 pm Wednesday at Brenneman Funeral Home Chapel.
Graveside service will be held at 10:30 am Thursday at Restlawn Cemetery with Father James Dieker presiding.
Friends may call from 5 to 8 p.m Tuesday and 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Brenneman Funeral Home.
Condolences may be sent to the family at www.brennemanfuneralhome.com