In loving Memory of Joshua Simon "JR"

With a heavy heart I share the sad news that Joshua Simon "JR" lost his battle to depression at the tender age of 13.

For those of you that don't know "JR" he was just like any other 13 year old boy. He loved to play football, go snow boarding and long boarding, capture great photographs, hang out with friends and family. He loved to cheer his big sister Ariana on at her weight lifting competitions and was so inspired by her he recently started weight lifting in her footsteps. He also enjoyed visiting his sister Sommer in Chicago.
  He was that child that would bring laughter and joy to anyone he met. He had a smile that would light up the world little did we know that smile only hid very dark and deep pain he held inside. Depression is serious and unfortunately there isnt enough help out there for someone that is that hurt on the inside. His mother Callisa and father Joshua Sr. Tried to get him help, tried to turn his pain into power and help him get through Depression, but sadly he wasnt able to suppress those feelings and took his own life at only 13 years old. 

  I ask that you find it in your heart to donate and help his parents give him a proper burial and help them through the financial burdens they will face with missing work to bury their precious babyboy. If you cant donate please share this go fund me. Every dollar and every share will help them reach this goal.  

Funeral arrangements will be posted as they are made.  I would like to share a poem in his memory....

God saw you getting tired, when a cure was not to be...
So he wrapped you in his arms around you, and whispered "Child come home to me" 
You didn't deserve what you went through, so he gave your heart rest
Gods garden must be BEAUTIFUL, he only takes the BEST

Rest up Joshua Simon "JR"  1/10/2007 to 6/9/2020

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Laci Pertzborn 
Organizer
Sun Prairie, WI
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