Pauls Valley, OK, Pauls Valley Democrat


November 13, 2013

Ruben C. Galvan

Pauls Valley, Oklahoma — Ruben C. Galvan of Pauls Valley, Okla., was born to Hermalindo and Josefa (Somano) Galvan on Aprill 22, 1929 in Mexico and passed from this life on Friday, November 8, 2013 at the age of 84 years.

In December 1949 (Diciembre 1949) Ruben married Maria Isaura Contreras de Galvan. His favorite hobbies were traveling, enjoying good food and good music. He loved to watch sports, and to garden (Viajar, Buena Comida, Musica, Futbol, Cuidar del Jardin).

He taught others and his family love, respect, strength and unity (Amor, Respeto, Fuerza, and Unidad).

Mr. Galvan is survived by Graciela, Guadalupe, Eloy, Sidonio and Zoila; his brother Simitrio; his grandchildren: Luis Alberto, Arturo, Maria, Karina , Maribel, Lorena , Adriana, Edgar, Jose Antonio, Maria Del Carmen, David, Diana, Rodrigo, Elizabeth, Valentin, Ruben, Laura, Aquileo and Daniel; and his great-grandchildren: Salma, Yocelinne, Lezli, Oswaldo, Melecia, Crystal, Aylin, Quetzaly, Evaleena, Amalia, Cassandra, Saleena, and Emmanuel.

Ruben was preceded in death and reunited in heaven with his parents Hermelindo Galvan and Josefa Sumano; wife Maria Isaura Contreras de Galvan; sons Mario, Miguel, Margarita, Isabel and Manuel; brothers Angel and Alfonso.

Services for Mr. Galvan were held Monday, November 11, 2013 with Mass of Christian Burian and Rosary that evening. You may send a condolence to the family at

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