Katie Marie Pauda, 28, of Ulysses, died Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, at her home in Ulysses. She was born Feb. 20, 1986, in Ulysses to Luciano Sr. and Olga (Romero) Pauda.
Katie grew up in Ulysses and graduated from Ulysses High School. She helped her mother at the Goody Shop.
She is survived by her parents; brothers Moises Pauda and Luciano L. Pauda Jr., both of Ulysses, Marciano Pauda of Sterling, Colo.; half-sister, Leslie Torres of Laveen, Ariz.; and grandmother, Geneva Pauda.
She is preceded in death by grandparents, David and Gloria Romero; and grandfather, Marcelino Pauda Sr.
Friends may call Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. Vigil service is 7 p.m. Tuesday and funeral Mass 10 a.m. Wednesday at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ulysses. Interment follows at the Ulysses Cemetery.
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.