Deacon Manuel Robert Gallegos

Aug 31 2013 - 8:41pm

 Manuel Robert Gallegos 58 Our beloved father, grandfather , great-grandfather, brother, uncle, cousin and friend went home to his heavenly father on Wednesday, August 28 2013. He was born on March 26 1955 in Ogden, Utah. The son of Frank Robert Gallegos and Romona Trueba.

Manuel was a member of the Lighthouse Ministries Christian Center where he was ordained as a Deacon. He grew up in Ogden, Utah and graduated from Ogden High School. He worked as a machine operator for many years. Mr. G. aka Manny donated his time and energy helping with the homeless and inner city children. He enjoyed fishing, music and dancing. He had a passion for football and loved watching his favorite team the Dallas Cowboys.

Manuel is survived by his children, their mothers whom he divorced and three sister's . Nick ( Chanel ) Gallegos, Penny (Marc Hughes) Kathy Martinez (Mother). Thomas (Marivale) Lucero, Dugan ( Elizabeth) Gallegos, Renee Gallegos and Mercedes Contreras, Lorraine Lucero (Mother). Armando Romero, Angelic Martinez, Alicia Ramirez ( Mother). Sisters, Francis Hernandez, Lucinda Perez, Anna Romero and Vicky Gallegos. He had 25 grandchildren and 4 great-grandchildren with one on the way. He was a father figure to many nephews and nieces.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Frank Jr. and other family members and friends that he was close to.

Funeral services will be held on Wednesday, September 4, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Lindquist's Ogden Mortuary 3408 Washington Blvd. Friends my visit with family on Tuesday from 6 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday from 12:30 to 1: 30 p.m. at the mortuary

Interment Lindquist's Washington Heights Memorial Park 4500 Washington Blvd

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