Yhalayea Cornelius Kumahn
This 19 yo young man was on vacation with his family when tragedy struck. He was in a lake in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois, when he drown. Yhalayea, pronounced Ya Yay, is a top student at the University of Northern Colorado in Greeley, CO and an accomplished basketball player who attended UNC on a basketball scholarship. He is survived by his mother, father, younger sister and younger brother who live in Aurora, CO.
Such a tragedy came at moments notice, with no time to plan or even decide many medical decisions. It came upon this family on Wednesday, June 21, 2017. We are asking for the publics help in assisting the family to fund their sons funeral costs. This family is humbled and grateful for whatever you can offer, as they are truly in need of financial help. Please, if you can, donate.
Revelation 21:4 "He will wipe away every tear from their eyes, and death shall be no more, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor pain anymore, for the former things have passed away."
Ya Yay, you will be remembered always; for your kind spirit, your giving heart, your hard working mentality, your love for basketball, friends, family and your love of God. May you, with our Lord GOD, watch over your family and your friends and protect them while they grieve through this process of missing you and letting go. You are forever in the hearts of many...
If you would rather donate via check through the mail, please send your donation to:
830 Ursula Street,
Aurora, CO 80011
For questions regarding donations, please call:
Samuel Garlawolo Guar, the families beneficiary, at:
Again, thank you for anything you can donate.
Yahlayea was buried this past weekend. The family would like to extend their heartfelt thank you and appreciation to every one of you, who made a donation by money or by sharing this cause. It made everything possible. The family is hoping to bring yahlayeas grandparents from Liberia, to Aurora, CO to be with the entire family and support them through this difficult time. Again, we ALL thank you and appreciate you and all that you have done to help Yhalayeas family through this extremely difficult loss. Everything you have done is accepted with the deepest of gratitude. Blessings to all of you.
His funeral service is at the same location at 10am on 7/23/17.
His burial will take place on 7/23/17 at 7777 Wadsworth Blvd, Wheat Ridge, Colorado 80033
This will be a tough time for all and your support for this family is ackowledged and their gratitude is deep. Thank you ALL for everything you have done once again.