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Genoveva "Veva" Cardenas
June 1, 1937 ~ November 30, 2022 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Genoveva "Veva" Cardenas, age 85, of Adrian, MI, passed away November 30, 2022, at Charlotte Stevenson Manor. She was born June 1, 1937, in Karnes City, TX, the daughter of Jose & Alejandra (Naranjo) Gauna. Veva loved spending time with her family and friends. She enjoyed listening to music and doing crafts. She is survived by her husband, Manuel Cardenas; four daughters, Vivian Burton, Virginia (Simon) Ruiz, Lissette Gomez and Lucy Gomez; numerous grandchildren and great grandchildren; her siblings, Rosemary (Sixto) Cruz, Janie Ybarra, Oscar Gauna and Olga (Chilo) Ledesma; many nieces and nephews; along with granddaughters, Brenda Gearhart and Ann Marie Guyton and great grandchildren, Amorrita Enright and Tomas DeLaGarza II who cared for her. She was preceded in death by her parents, Jose & Alejandra Gauna; three sons, Francisco Vega, Jesus Riojas and Johnny Vega; and five brothers, Frank Gauna, Raymond Gauna, Jose "Chito" Gauna Jr., Albert Gauna and Richard Gauna. Viewing & Visitation will be on Monday, December 5, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM at J. Gilbert Purse Funeral Home, 2959 N. Adrian Hwy, Adrian, MI. Cremation will follow. Memorial Contributions may be made to Veva's granddaughter, Brenda Gearhart, to be used for final expenses. www.PurseFuneralHome. com