Alberto Cariaga, loving husband, father, brother and uncle went to be with the Lord on December 8, 2020, he was 67 years old. He was preceded in death by his parents, sister and 2 brothers. He is survived by his wife, Jean; siblings Josie, Delma, Nino, Arthur, Freddy, and Lauro, daughter Maribel and granddaughter, Myyah as well as many nephews, nieces, cousins and other family and friends.
Alberto was born on October 15, 1953 in Harlingen Texas. He spent childhood years in Texas before moving to Idaho where he graduated from Nampa High School and became a state wrestling champion. He received a scholarship to Grace Harbor college where he continued to wrestle. He then moved to Iowa and formed a wrestling club and worked with kids. He left Iowa for sunny California in the late 80’s and started his career in the car business. On December 21, 1990 he met the love of his live, Jean. They started their life together and moved back to Eagle, Idaho in 1991 where they currently lived. Al sold cars for a little while and then turned to opening his own mortgage company. However, he was currently enjoying retirement. Coming back to Idaho put Alberto in touch with a lot of family and he totally enjoyed each and every one of them. Fishing and Golf were his go to favorites. He loved fishing the reservoir’s, Big Wood River and other various locations. Golf with the crew and card games afterwards came in a close second. Al loved spending time with his wife and their dog, Dallas Belle. Lots of golf trips and road trips make their life complete. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the First Tee of Idaho or to a charity of your choice.
A memorial service will be held on Monday, December 21, 2020 at 11:00 am. To watch the service please go to https://vimeo.com/493497066 password is bowmanlive. Or visit the church’s Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/StMarysChurchBoise/live/ Condolences may be left for the family.