Jeremy Gallegos, 11, died unexpectedly Sunday night.
He was born Jan. 18, 2002 in Goshen, to Hector and Cristina (Salazar) Gallegos Sr.
They survive along with a sister, Pricilla, at home; brother, Hector Manuel Jr., at home; grandparents, Regula Gomez, Belle Glade, Fla., Francisco and Maria Gallegos, Mission, Texas; and great-grandmother, Eugenia Mosqueda Gomez, Ligonier.
A fifth-grader at Prairie View Elementary School, Jeremy’s motto was “Just be happy!” He was active at school, at church and in sports, playing both baseball and soccer with the Goshen Stars.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at Waterford Mennonite Church, 65975 Ind. 15, Goshen, where a 10 a.m. funeral service will take place Thursday.
Burial will follow at Violett Cemetery in Goshen.
Memorial contributions may be given to Yoder-Culp Funeral Home, Goshen, to help with funeral expenses.
Online condolences for the family may be shared at www.yoderculpfuneralhome.com.