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Valjean Helen Gallegos

Valjean Helen Gallegos


“Lit Bit”

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

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Mother your special to me your going to be missed so very much your my best friend life long prayer with god and Jesus for are family bet now you injoy you life its a new beginning of your life not the end you are saved truely I miss you every day I love you mom your in better place in your life injoy the father and Jesus your husband grandma marry auntie Linda to thank you for being there being thoughtful loving caring strong graceful women faithful who loved her grand babies and children her her family and friend best cook love your fun loving to jam to oldie tune miss you sweet mother rest now I wish I was there for you last moments with you god bless you always you Roxanne Marie loya Rocky pooh

Roxanne Marie loya Mar 19 2021 12:00 AM

To my beloved mother your a strong women good mother joining hands with Jesus and god our light will guide you through our foot prints prayer I love you and miss you very much you are so sweet to us lead us guide let the Angels protect you I will charish the moments we have in my heart let the walk with god be beautiful and good and protect you sweet mother let our father do his works faith prayer strength and charishes I love god bless you always in my heart

Roxanne Loya Jan 28 2021 12:00 AM