Vanessa Rangel and Family

It is with a heavy heart we share the devastating news that Robert Jr. Rydalle Hegseth, loving father, and loyal friend, was tragically lost on October 24, 2020. In the presence of his family, he suffered a fatal gunshot wound 3 days prior to his passing.

Robert was on the road to becoming a Foreman, had plans of buying a home for his family, and couldn’t wait to settle in California. Their plans were big, including celebrating Zay’s 3rd birthday which was the next day (22nd) with a surprise pancake breakfast at their favorite restaurant.

He loved his girlfriend and best friend, Vanessa Ferrer-Rangel. Robbie and Vanessa’s relationship goes back several years. He was Zay’s best friend and he loved playing peek-a-boo with their 9-month old daughter, Saphira. His friends and family are completely broken by this sudden loss.

We humbly ask for your financial help to support Robert’s family, Vanessa, Zay, and Saphira, as they transition to a life without him. Donations will go directly to Vanessa to help with several unanticipated end-of-life costs. She must move to a new, fresh location without painful memories, and while uprooting her family is difficult and costly, it’s the best thing to do. During this transition, she cannot work but is working on relocating her job once her housing situation is finalized.

As there will be no more financial support from her partner we hope this already difficult time could be eased with financial assistance to keep the bills paid and the house situated as quickly as possible. Your love and support are greatly appreciated.

Amy Neuman (aka "Neuman" which means grandma in Zay's language)


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Amy Neuman 
San Leandro, CA
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