Genabeba (Geneva) Pauda

Joe Denoyer - January 14, 2019 4:24 pm

Genabeba (Geneva) Pauda, age 84, of Ulysses, Kansas, died Sunday, January 13, 2019, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses, Kansas. She was born January 3, 1935, in Waco, Texas, the daughter of Avelino and Maria (Salas) Felan.

Geneva grew up in Texas and moved to Ulysses in 1972. On October 28, 1949, she married Marcelino B. Pauda, Sr. in Clovis, New Mexico. Geneva enjoyed sewing, quilting, cooking, and gardening. She most enjoyed her time spent with family. Geneva was a member of Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church.

Geneva is survived by her sons, Jesse Joe Pauda of Lubbock, Texas, Louie Pauda and wife Olga of Ulysses, Joe Luis Pauda of Ulysses, Angel Pauda and wife Ronda of Ulysses, Albert Pauda of Jetmore, Bill Pauda and wife LaRisa of Liberal, and Sammy Pauda and wife Michelle of Ulysses; daughters, Geneva Ramos, Irene Sosa, and Irma Pando all of Ulysses; 54 grandchildren, 124 great-grandchildren and 27 great-great-grandchildren.

Geneva is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Marcelino Sr.; sons, Robert and Mark; daughter, Dominga Esquivel; grandchildren, Katie Pauda, Toni Pauda, and great-grandchildren, Ezre Chavez, Lacy Chavez, Sadie Chavez, and Seriah Rae Garcia.

Vigil and Rosary service will be Wednesday, January 16, 2019, at 7:30 PM at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel in Ulysses. Funeral mass will be Thursday, January 17, 2019, at 2:00 PM at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church with Reverend Peter Fernandez officiating. Interment will follow at Ulysses Cemetery. Visitation will be Wednesday, January 16, 2019, from 10:00 AM until service time at Garnand Funeral Home Chapel. Memorial contributions may be given to the Down Syndrome Society of Wichita in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at