Michael “Mike” Ibarguen

Michael Stephen Ibarguen went to be with the Lord Tuesday, September 20, 2017, at the age of 65.  Mike passed away on the golf course practicing the game he loved.  He was raised in Pasadena, Texas and graduated in 1970 from Sam Rayburn HS. After graduation, he was drafted to play minor league baseball.  For 6 years he played for the St. Louis Cardinals and the Detroit Tigers.  Following his stent in baseball, he attended U of H where he graduated with a BS in Mechanical Engineering and an MS in Chemical Engineering.  For almost four decades Mike had a career as an Engineer in the Petrochemical/Engineering Construction industry that took him and his wife, Leah, to different parts of the country.  Mike’s faith and family were important parts of his life.  He and Leah were members of St. Peter’s United Methodist Church in Katy, Texas.

He is survived by Leah, his wife of 45 years, son Blake and his wife Jennifer, granddaughters, Sophia and Samantha Ibarguen, and a host of other family members and friends.

A memorial service will be held at 10:30am Tuesday, September 26, 2017, at First United Methodist Church in Pasadena, Texas.