Genevieve Garcia Maestas

SAN PABLO — Genevieve Garcia Maestas, 91, of San Pablo, passed away July 4, 2019.  She was born on Sept. 26, 1927 to Felix Garcia and Maclovia Salazar.

She married Ralph Rafael Maestas Sept. 6, 1953.  He proceeded her in death on July 18, 2014. Genevieve had four children: Theresa (Charles) Chavez of Blanca, Phyllus Maestas of San Pablo, Raphael (Rae Jean) Maestas of San Pablo and Kristie (Marco) Celada of Broomfield.  She is also survived by her grandchildren and great-grandchildren. 

Genevieve was a long-time resident of San Pablo.  She did graduate from Sierra Grande High School.  Genevieve went on to get her teaching license and taught English at the schools in both El Rito and Chama.  She later taught at Mercy High School in San Luis and eventually at Centennial District R-1.

She enjoyed crocheting, embroidering, reading, learning and traveling.  Genevieve was a life-long Catholic and enjoyed learning and studying theology.  She attended the Formation II classes, so she could support others of her faith.  Genevieve also loved spending time with her family.

Genevieve is survived by one sibling Viola (Luther) Medina of Fort Garland.

A rosary will be held at the Catholic Church in San Luis on Sunday, July 7, at 7 p.m.  The funeral mass will be held the following day, Monday July 8, at 10 a.m. also at the Catholic Church with burial in San Isidro Cemetery in Los Fuertes.

Rogers Family Mortuary of Alamosa is in care of arrangements to leave online condolences for Genevieve please visit