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Genovieve Archuleta

May 27, 1930 - May 21, 2018

Date of Service: May 29, 2018

Genovieve Valdez Archuleta
Genovieve was born on May 27, 1930, in Capulin, Colorado to Francisco and Rosabelle Valdez. She was the youngest of eight children. Genovieve married Jose’ E. Archuleta in December of 1953 in Pueblo, Colorado. She lived in Pueblo, Colorado for a few years and later, her and Jose’ and their seven children moved to Rupert, Idaho in 1964. In 1990 she moved back to Pueblo with Jose’ for a few years. Then, the family moved to Oregon and eventually returned to Rupert where she resided for a few years at Minidoka Memorial’s Countryside Nursing Home due to a stroke and was later moved to Mini-Cassia Care and Rehabilitation until her death.
Genovieve was such a wonderful, caring and loving mother, wife, grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother. Mom, you will be missed by all your kids, grandkids and family. We know you had to go and we all know you are in a wonderful place with no more suffering or pain. We love you so much and we will see you someday Mama Dear. Rest in peace.
Genovieve is survived by her children, Leonard Archuleta of Boise, Idaho, Lucille (Jesus) Urquidi of Texascity, Texas, Lucy (Lonnie) Shaw of Rupert, Idaho. Toby Joe Archuleta of Boise, Larry Archuleta of Boise, Idaho, Floyd (Shannon) Archuleta of Coburg, Oregon, Jenny (Tim)Woolley of Lowell, Oregon, Leroy Archuleta of Springfield, Oregon and Pauline (Scott) Woolley of Eugene and a brother, Raymundo Valdez of Capulin, Colorado. She is preceded in death by her husband Jose’, her children Rosabelle, Debbie, and Rudy, her parents Francisco and Rosabelle Valdez her sisters Catalina Atencio, Ida Ortega, Ofelia Gonzales, Ofrecinia Valdez, Celina Valdez and one brother Faustino Valdez.
A Rosary will be held 6:30 p.m. Monday, May 28, 2018 at the St. Nicholas Catholic Church in Rupert. Mass of a Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at St. Nicholas Catholic Church and burial will be held 10:00 p.m. Wednesday, May 30, 2018 at the Rupert Cemetery. Services are under the direction of Joel Heward Hansen Mortuary.

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