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Felipe Mejia Funeral and Memorial Fund

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Felipe Mejia is a 53yr old loving father of six. He has been a hard-working and caring man his entire life. He has never had any enemies and was/is a friend to all. He was always willing to give a helping hand to anyone in need and welcomed all into his home. He is quite possibly one of the best human beings anyone will ever know.  On November 1, 2018, he was coming home from work and felt that something was off. He was suffering from memory loss and felt like he couldn't keep his balance. He was taken to the hospital where he was initially evaluated for a stroke. The doctors were unable to find any clots in the testing, so they guessed that it was a series of ministrokes and sent him home.  Days after returning home, things began to take a turn for the worse. He was taken back to KU Hospital on November 12th. After a series of tests done by the neurology team at KU, they were able to determine that he had Creutzfelt-Jakob Disease (CJD). CJD is a rare but always fatal disease. He was given 3 months to live.  The purpose of this campaign is to benefit his surviving spouse and minor children. He will be leaving behind his wife of 18 years, Aurora, who has been a stay at home wife and mother the entire duration of their marriage. He will also be leaving behind his 6 children, including 2 minor children: Sebastian, 14, and Abigail, 12.  We ask for your donations so that the family can have the financial means for an impending funeral, and to be able to adjust to this sudden and horrible tragedy. Thank you for all of your care and support.
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Amigos y Familia - Felipe falleció el viernes 11 de enero en la madrugada. Estuvo rodeado por muchos de sus seres queridos cuando se fue de este mundo. La velación se va hacer el día jueves 17 de enero 2019 de 3pm a 7pm en Palm Eastern Funeral Services, 7600 S Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89123. La misa y el funeral se va hacer el viernes. Todos los que tuvieron su vida tocada por Felipe quedan invitados. Los esperamos aquí.

Friends and Family - Felipe passed on the morning of January 11. He was surrounded by many loved ones when he left this Earth. The viewing will be held Thursday January 17th, 2019 from 3pm to 7pm. It will be at Palm Eastern Funeral Services, 7600 S Eastern Ave, Las Vegas, NV 89123. The Mass and Funeral will be held on Friday. All those whose lives were touched by Felipe are invited to attend. Hope to see you all.
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Felipe is no longer able to eat as he has lost control of his throat muscles. We have taken him to the hospital to insert the G-Tube so we are still able to feed him. While we still will pray for a miracle, we fear that his time here may be coming to an end. This photo was taken on December 23. His 18th year anniversary of marriage to his wife Aurora. We hope everyone had a Merry Christmas! Our Christmas wish is for everyone to forgive their loved one that they may be disagreeing with, because life can change in an instance. Embrace your loved ones and tell them you love them.
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Our beloved Felipe's story has made it onto the local news. We are sharing his story in hopes to continue to raise awareness about CJD.

https://fox4kc.com/2018/12/20/devastating-kck-man-diagnosed-with-rare-incurable-neurological-disease/
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