Genevieve C. Velasquez
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Genevieve C. Velasquez
  • October 1, 1941 - April 29, 2017
  • Colorado City, Texas

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Genevieve C. Velasquez, age 75, passed away on April 29, 2017. A memorial service will be held at 10 AM on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at Saint Ann's Catholic Church.
Genevieve was born on October 1, 1941 in Roswell, TX to Jeronimo and Felipa Costilla.
Those left to cherish her memory are her loving husband of 58 years Enrique G. Velasquez; 10 children, Mary Velasquez, Josie Velasquez, Lorene and husband Frederico Atkinson, Charles and wife Tammy Velasquez, Enrique Jr. and wife Kimberly Velasquez, Linda and husband Ray Allen Bahm, Lillian and husband Miguel Sanchez, Daughter in-law Sam Overton, Juanita Velasquez, Jose Velasquez; 36 grandchildren, 58 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandson.
She is preceded in death by her parents; one sister, and two brothers; as well as her son Edward Velasquez; one grandson, and two great-grandsons.
Her family will remember her as a beloved wife, wonderful mother, and awesome grandmother. She was devoted to her family and religion; loved her collection of elephants; music and dancing; working on crafts, and sewing. Her favorite flower was the yellow rose; something that will be a reminder of Genevieve always.