Ignacio G. Perez

ULYSSES - Ignacio G. Perez, age 86, died Wednesday, Sept. 16, 2020, at Bob Wilson Memorial Hospital in Ulysses, KS.  He was born Feb. 1, 1934, in Cameron County, Texas, the son of Alejandro and Bisenta (Galban) Perez.


He married Dolores Hernandez on Sept. 28, 1952, in Navasota, Texas. She preceded him in death on Feb. 25, 2017. During his time in Ulysses, Ignacio worked as a backhoe operator and welder for Ulysses Irrigation Pipe Company and T&L Irrigation.


Ignacio is survived by his sons, Eloy Perez and wife Mary, Ignacio Perez Jr., Candelario Perez and wife Rebbecca all of Ulysses, KS., Johnnie Perez of Lubbock, Texas; daughters, Yolanda Hernandez and husband Martin Sr., Tina Ochoa and husband Eddie, Melissa Perez all of Ulysses, KS., Irene Perez and partner Humberto of Garden City, KS.; 20 grandchildren, numerous great-grandchildren and great-great-grandchildren.


Ignacio is preceded in death by his parents; wife; one brother; four sisters; and granddaughter, Nora Perez.


Graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Sept. 22, 2020, at Ulysses Cemetery in Ulysses, KS. Public visitation will be Monday, Sept. 21, 2020, from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Garnand Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be given to the donor’s choice in care of Garnand Funeral Home, 405 W. Grant Ave., Ulysses, KS. 67880. Condolences may be posted at www.garnandfuneralhomes.com.