Mary Helen Rosales
Mary Helen Rosales, 84, Ulysses, Kansas, went to her heavenly home on Saturday, January 21, 2023, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital, in Ulysses. She was a beloved mother, grandmother, Christian woman, and caregiver.
The daughter of Samuel and Thomasa (Hinojosa) Montez, she was born on November 6, 1938, in San Antonio, Texas.
Mary and Paul R. Rosales Sr. were married on December 10, 1968, in San Antonio, Texas. To this union were five sons, Paul Jr., John, Mike, Raymond, and Royce.
Mary was a member of the Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church of Ulysses. She was a faithful woman who had much love for her Lord, her family, her church, and her community.
She was a CNA for over 30 years for nursing homes in Sharon Springs, Garden City, and Ulysses. Her passion was loving and caring for her patients, each patient knew her love for them.
She loved and enjoyed her family and their time spent together. Mary was the baker and cook for their family get-togethers. She had a special friend, her dog JJ; and loved to spoil him. Her hobbies were playing bingo, gambling, and attending her grandchildren's events. Mary cherished her time socializing with her friends and getting to spend time with them.
Her survivors include five sons, Paul Rosales Jr. and wife Cordelia, Ulysses, Kansas, John Rosales, Ulysses, Kansas, Mike Rosales and wife Linda, Garden City, Kansas, Raymond Rosales and wife Laura, McPherson, Kansas and Royce Rosales and wife Andria, Garden City, Kansas; two brothers, Samuel Montez Jr., San Antonio, Texas, Armando Montez, El Paso, Texas; twenty grandchildren and eleven great-grandchildren and other relative and friends.
Mary was preceded in death by her parents, husband Paul Rosales Sr., two sisters, Rosie Perez and Gloria Montez; a brother, Jimmy Montez.
A memorial has been established for Grant County Senior Center or American Legion, in care of Robson Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St., Ulysses, Kansas 67880.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023, from 10 A.M. to 4 P.M. at Robson Funeral Home, 218 S. Main St. Ulysses, Kansas.
The Rosary service will be held on Thursday, January 26, 2023, at 7 P.M. at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church, Ulysses.
Funeral Mass service will be held on Friday, January 27, 2023, at 11 A.M. at Mary Queen of Peace Catholic Church with Father Charles Seiwert presiding. Burial will follow at Ulysses Cemetery, Ulysses, Kansas.
Robson Funeral Home, Ulysses is overseeing the arrangements.