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Ricardo Galvan Lira

December 30, 1970 — December 25, 2021

Ricardo Galvan Lira

Ricardo Galvan Lira , 50 of Arcola, IL passed away at 9:43 A.M. on Saturday, December 25, 2021 at Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center in Mattoon, IL.

Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Wednesday, December 29, 2021 at St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Arcola, IL.  Father Angel Sierra will officiate.  Burial will be in the Arcola Cemetery.  Visitation will be held from 5:00 P.M. to 8:00 P.M. on Tuesday, December 28, 2021 at the Edwards Funeral Home in Arcola, IL.

Ricardo was born on December 30, 1970 in Cadereyta Jiménez, N.L., Mexico.  He was a son of Carlos Galvan Paz and Carmina Galvan.  He married Alicia Trejo on January 2, 1991 in Cadereyta Jiménez, N.L., Mexico.

He is survived by his wife, Alicia Trejo de Galvan, three children, Ricardo “Ricky” Galvan and his wife Jane, Luis Galvan and Cynthia Galvan, parents, Carlos and Carmina Galvan, and four siblings, Carlos Galvan, Adriana Ruiz and her husband Eliazar, Gilberto Galvan and his wife Darla and Juan Galvan and his wife Hilda all of Arcola, IL.

Ricardo was a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church in Arcola.

He had worked at Okaw Truss in Chesterville for over 19 years.

Ricardo loved watching movies, cooking, dancing, listening to music and singing karaoke. He enjoyed watching soccer, America being his favorite team.  Ricardo always loved having family around and always enjoyed a good party.  He was a great husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend. He never met a stranger, loved to make people laugh, and always wore a smile on his face.

Memorials may be made to Ricardo’s family.

Ricardo Galvan Lira , 50 de Arcola, IL falleció a las 9:43 A.M.  el sábado 25 de diciembre de 2021 en Sarah Bush Lincoln Health Center en Mattoon, IL.

La misa de entierro cristiano se llevará a cabo a las 10:00 A.M.  el miércoles 29 de diciembre de 2021 en la Iglesia Católica St. John the Baptist en Arcola, IL.  El padre Angel Sierra oficiará.  El entierro será en el cementerio de Arcola.  El velorio se llevará a cabo a partir de las 5:00 p.m.  hasta las 8:00 p.m.  el martes 28 de diciembre de 2021 en Edwards Funeral Home en Arcola, IL.

Ricardo nació el 30 de diciembre de 1970 en Cadereyta Jiménez, N.L., México.  Era hijo de Carlos Galván Paz y Carmina Galván.  Se casó con Alicia Trejo el 2 de enero de 1991 en Cadereyta Jiménez, N.L., México.

Le sobreviven su esposa, Alicia Trejo de Galván, tres hijos, Ricardo "Ricky" Galván y su esposa Jane, Luis Galván y Cynthia Galván, padres, Carlos y Carmina Galván, y cuatro hermanos, Carlos Galvan, Adriana Ruiz y su esposo Eliazar, Gilberto Galván y su esposa Darla y Juan Galván y su esposa Hilda todos de Arcola, IL.

Ricardo era miembro de la Iglesia Católica San Juan Bautista en Arcola.

Había trabajado en Okaw Truss en Chesterville durante más de 19 años.

A Ricardo le encantaba ver películas, cocinar, bailar, la música y cantar karaoke.  Disfrutaba viendo fútbol, América era su equipo favorito.  A Ricardo siempre le encantó tener a la familia cerca y siempre disfrutó de una buena fiesta.  Fue un gran esposo, padre, hijo, hermano, tío, y amigo.  Nunca se topó con un desconocido, le encantaba hacer reír a la gente, y siempre llevaba una sonrisa en la cara.

Se pueden hacer memoriales a la familia de Ricardo.

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Tuesday, December 28, 2021

5:00 - 8:00pm

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Mass of Christian Burial

Wednesday, December 29, 2021

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St. John's Catholic Church

205 S Locust St, Arcola, IL 61910

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