Valjean Helen Gallegos
07-08-1960 – 12-30-2020
Valjean was born to Jose Valdemar Gallegos and Mary Jean Gomez In Ogden
She passed peacefully at her home in Ogden on Wednesday December 30th 2020
She was preceded in death by her mother Mary Jean Gomez.
Her life long sweet heart Albert Soloranzo Loya a.k.a. Spanky
Her granddaughter Sabrina Gallegos
Her Niece Sophie Gallegos
Brother Roberto “Robert” Celestino Gallegos.
Valjean was the oldest of three children Raised in Ogden, Utah Most of her childhood, then moved to San Diego, California with her mother as a preteen and attended San Diego High school. Graduated From Washington High School in Ogden,Utah.
She loved collecting Rocks writing story’s, readjng books, Jamming oldies hanging out with family and friends. She was the life of the party. She was smart, Funny, always joking and laughing, making everyone feel welcome with her heart of gold.
She met her love of her life Albert S. Loya in San Diego.
She was the beloved mother of three children Carlos Anthony Rios, Raymond Mathew Loya, And Roxanne Marie Loya.
She was a Grandmother to eighteen grandchildren
Tangeria, Ragene, Capria.
Promise, Cherish, Raymond 3rd, Faith, Harmony,Charity, Gabriel and Grace.
Sabrina, Ariana, Precious,Giana, Anika, and Ruben Jr.
She was a Great Grandma to baby Mia.
She is survived by her sister Corina “Mike and Andy” Of Ogden.
Adrian and sister in-law Lisa “Erica, Adrian jr. , Samatha Of Ogden
Sister Seya of Ogden
Sheena, Veronica, Crestina, Leticia of Colorado
Brothers Adrian and Valdemar of Colorado
And many nieces and nephews.
Her kids Carlos , Roxanne, Raymond Daughter In-law Kimberly.
All of her cousin Gallegos, Gomez, and Echervarra Families.
Services will be held at the Potters House Christian Church Center
2873 Quincy Ave.
Ogden, Utah on January 8th at 6pm
On Behalf of the Gallegos Rios and Loya Family.
Special thanks to:
Carlos looking after our mom
The nurse Julie for hospice care
Senior Pastor Rick Martinez
Assistant Pastor Austin Schmidt and
The potters house congregation, family, friends for all there prayers and support