Joan Madrigal

ULYSSES - Joan Madrigal, age 76, died July 15, 2020, at her home in Ulysses. KS. She was born October 10, 1943, in Chacon, NM, the daughter of Jose and Jessie (Duran) Romero.

Joan grew up in New Mexico and enjoyed doing farm work. She moved to Ulysses from Clayton, NM. She was a wonderful cook at several local restaurants. On April 23, 1988, she married Lorenzo Madrigal in Ulysses, KS.

She is survived by her husband, Lorenzo Madrigal of the home; six step-children; sisters, Mary Ida Padilla, Gloria Jaramillo, and Carmen Padilla all of Las Vegas, NM, Darlene Romero of Mora, NM, Nancy Romero of Ohio, Mary Jo Vigil of Chacon, NM; brother, Joseph Romero of Chacon, NM; two grandchildren; six step-grandchildren; 10 great-grandchildren and 16 step great-grandchildren. Joan is preceded in death by her parents; daughter, Anna Sifuentes; and sister, Berna Romero.

Vigil and Rosary Service is July 17, 2020, at 8 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. KS. Funeral Mass is July 18, 2020, at 10 a.m. at Mary, Queen of Peace Catholic Church in Ulysses. Funeral Mass will also be available on Garnand Funeral Home Facebook Live. Interment will follow at Ulysses Cemetery. Friends may call July 17, 2020, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home in Ulysses. Memorial contributions may be given to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave, Ulysses, KS 67880. Condolences may be posted at