Antique Vintage 12

Miguel Contreras

August 12, 2023 ~ August 12, 2023


Miguel Garibay Contreras, a loving father, grandfather, and master of upholstery, passed away on August 12, 2023, leaving behind a legacy of love, creativity, and thoughtfulness. Born on June 17, 1955, Miguel lived a life full of joy and passion, evident in every aspect of his life, from his professional work to his personal interests.

Miguel was a master upholsterer, dedicating his entire life to his craft. His creativity was not just a trait but a lifestyle that he manifested in his work. His commitment to his trade was evident in the quality of work he produced, earning him respect and admiration from his colleagues and clients alike. His dedicated involvement in upholstery associations further demonstrated his passion for his craft, and his contributions have left an indelible mark on the industry.

Miguel was a man of simple pleasures. He found joy in the most ordinary moments, making them extraordinary through his loving and thoughtful nature. He was a regular at swap meets and thrift stores, where he would spend hours searching for unique finds. His love for oldies cars was unmatched, and he could often be found admiring the craftsmanship and design of classic automobiles.

Family was Miguel's greatest treasure. He was a doting father and an adoring grandfather, cherishing every moment spent with his loved ones. He especially loved taking his grandson, Isaiah, to the park and to Chuck E. Cheese, creating memories that will be cherished forever. His family gatherings were always filled with laughter and love, with Miguel often being the life of the party, dancing and enjoying time with his loved ones.

Miguel had a deep appreciation for music, particularly the songs of Vicente Fernandez and the genre of Rancheras. His love for music was contagious, often filling his home with melodies that brought comfort and joy to all who visited. His affinity for music was just another testament to his creative spirit and his appreciation for the arts.

Miguel Garibay Contreras was a man who lived his life with passion and joy. His love for his family, his dedication to his craft, and his appreciation for the simple pleasures in life have left a lasting impact on all who knew him. His legacy will live on in the hearts of his loved ones and in the craftsmanship of his upholstery work. As we remember Miguel, we celebrate the love, creativity, and thoughtfulness that defined his life and touched so many. He will be deeply missed, but his spirit will continue.

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Funeral Service
September 9, 2023

12:00 PM
St Anthonys Catholic Church
410 W 18th Street
National City, CA 91950


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