Ryu S. Pena Funeral & Expenses

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Jessica Cuevas
on behalf of Julie Gonzalez
 LUBBOCK, TX

I am making a go fund me account on behalf of my sister-in-law Denyce Gonzalez who lost her son Ryu to an accident no mother or father should have to go through something like this and lose their child so we are trying to raise enough money for his funeral,which has been confirmed,Ryu will have his funeral in Minnesota,to be closer to his Mother,the money raised will all go to his funeral and expenses,so we wanna make sure the funeral is covered,with his flowers and all,and gets the funeral he deserves God Gained another Angel lastnight and the few short years he was here with us,he never failed to make our day, Ryu was such a sweet boy, with a gorgeous smile, an a unique little personality,his best friend was his older sister Glory, he followed her around every where he was so happy and full of life and he just became a big brother 4 months ago to Rolando jr,whom he loved so much,he loved playing with cars and jumping off of things,he was such mommy's boy,anyone can help donate something to Ryu so he can be layed to rest,that would help his parents Denyce G. and Shylo P. out so much,anything helps and thank you and God Bless

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Update 7
Posted by Jessica Cuevas
8 days ago
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We're no longer accepting donations,his funeral is paid for now, but if you want to send flowers to his funeral,here is the funeral information.
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Update 6
Posted by Jessica Cuevas
9 days ago
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All the rude comments are not necessary no one is cashing in on his funeral like I said all profits will go to his funeral some of you have no heart I loved him he was like a nephew to me how could people be so rude and ugly all I'm trying to do is raise the money for his funeral I can't even go because I don't have the money to drive or fly to Minnesota I have a daughter of my own I would never do that to somebody, the cost went up because that is what the funeral gave her as a quote the money left will be for his headstone. The funeral was so to me it was going to be in Andrews but she doesn't want to be away from her son after he just died she wants him there with her,please understand where she is coming from that was her baby her best friend she loved him so much she has been crying Non-Stop since this freak accident happen so please stop with the rude comments they are not necessary or wanted.
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Update 5
Posted by Jessica Cuevas
9 days ago
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We just got a price estimate on Ryu'S funeral cost and they said about $10,500 the news will be broadcastin his funeral in Minnesota.
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Update 4
Posted by Jessica Cuevas
10 days ago
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People have been donating all day,and we appreciate it,so much I changed the goal,because like I said before,we really dont know how much,everything will be to get him to texas and pay for his funeral until hopefully tomorrow,again thank you all whom have donated,please continue to share for Ryu,God Bless ya'll & Thank you.
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Denyce Gonzalez
9 days ago

Thank you thank you thank you so much to everyone for your generosity and keeping my family and myself in your thought and prayers!!! I wish i could hug each and everyone of y'all to show you how amazing it makes me feel knowing my baby's funeral is taken care of i am filled with so much joy and with so much stress lifted off my shoulders I am able to peacefully let my son rest.... I thank the Lord for giving me the privlage to have had borrowed an angel... Again thank you so so so so much to everyone who helped make this possible for my handsome boy...I can't express how greatful I am for all of you

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Alba Balderas Delacerda
9 days ago

How about everyone leave your negative comments away from this page!! If you think this is not legit, then do Not Contribute to this site.. what I do and donate is none of your business... Please let these people grieve in piece without your rude negative comments.. I'm sure you would want the same respect!! God Bless!

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Tammy Tate Kammerer
9 days ago

Jessica Cuevas, feel free to delete disrespectful comments. What a wonderful thing you are doing for the family. Prayers for all. Hugs

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Jessica Cuevas
9 days ago

I'm keeping it updated as soon as I hear stuff they were originally going to bury him in Andrews Texas but his mother denyce decided to have him buried in Minnesota after all to be closer to her we were unsure of how much they would need to fly him to Texas but she decided she doesn't want that she wants him in Minnesota near her that is why I changed it up and the going up because yesterday she could not talk to the funeral home it was Sunday and they had a rosary at their house for the family she got a quote today from the funeral home in Minnesota and they told her that it will be about 10,500 but I moved it to 11,000 in case there was money left for his headstone I promise you I'm not trying to cheat any one of their money all of this is going towards his funeral.

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Deb Ksicinski
9 days ago

Brittany Stoll, Sue the store? For what? I work at a thrift store and witness tons of parents who let their kids run wild while they're shopping. It's not our job to watch your kids or pick up after them.

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Craig N Mis
9 days ago

Jessica.... dont waste time replying to ignorant ppl on your gofundme page.Your hearts is obviously huge. Your time is very valuable right now to those that need you. I think your a great aunt and sister. May you keep your strength and remain strong to help your family get thru this horrific ordeal. I hope you surpass your goal so the parents can make a beautiful headstone for their son! Our deepest condolences . craig n missy

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Shane Fett
9 days ago

Yes. Feel free to delete the unbelievably rude comments posted on here. I can't believe people could post those comments in a situation like this. Uphauling. Show some respect.

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Iesuis Lareine
9 days ago

So sad for the child , people should raise awareness that you should never leave your child unattended as well as they should never leave your sight. As a parent you can never be too over protected with your children, many of these situations could have been prevented.

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Jessica Cuevas
9 days ago

All the rude comments are not necessary no one is cashing in on his funeral like I said all profits will go to his funeral some of you have no heart I loved him he was like a nephew to me how could people be so rude and ugly all I'm trying to do is raise the money for his funeral I can't even go because I don't have the money to drive or fly to Minnesota I have a daughter of my own I would never do that to somebody, the cost went up because that is what the funeral gave her as a quote the money left will be for his headstone. The funeral was so to me it was going to be in Andrews but she doesn't want to be away from her son after he just died she wants him there with her,please understand where she is coming from that was her baby her best friend she loved him so much she has been crying Non-Stop since this freak accident happen so please stop with the rude comments they are not necessary or wanted.

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Crystal Marie Hess
9 days ago

I lost my son at three years old he was beaten to death but what I can say us as mothers gotta be strong my prayers go out to you guys I'm so sorry

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Jaye Eden
9 days ago

In original post you said he was being buried in Minnasota to be be closer to his mom. Later in an update you stated you increased the goal because you didn't know how much it would cost to have the funeral and burial in Texas. I'm confused

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Barb Keech Brunner Baynes
9 days ago
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This is legit. I was there when this tragedy took place. He was so little and so beautiful. Praying for his family.

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Dona Corbin-Thomas
9 days ago
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Brittany Stoll, really?? The store had nothing to do with a 4 year old going alone into a dressing room

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VeroNika M CarrLo
9 days ago
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I can't believe there are people so heartless. I can't imagine losing a child it the worst that could ever happen to any parent . I hope you surpass your goal soon because the mother will probably need all the help she can get during this difficult time. I'm sure she will want to spend time with her family and that means no income and this is why I hope you surpass your goal. God bless you and God help you during these difficult moments.

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Brandi Gilbert
8 days ago
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I am not able to give monetarily at this time but I do want the family to know my prayers are with them and will be in the days to come. I have a similar experience but from a different perspective. On February 14th, I received a call from my son's school that he had tried to hang himself the same way Ryu lost his life due to being bullied at school (he didn't tell anyone and showed no signs of distress). He is ten and by the grace of God his attempt was not successful and he has made a complete recovery...but it hurts all the same. These hooks have been removed at our school and are no longer a threat there but this was a major concern of mine, that it could injure or kill a child accidentally. I have taken Ryu's story along with my sons and will be addressing our school board to have them removed in all schools for this exact reason. I believe if one child's life can be saved by telling the stories then it'd be worth it, even if I have to tell it 1,000 times. I know this didn't happen at school but it's where I will start and hopefully it will reach retail stores or anywhere else coat hooks can be found. I am SO very sorry for your family's loss. My heart is truly broken for a family I don't even know. My prayers are with you all.

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Versteegh Afton
9 days ago
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May this precious baby boy rest in lots of love and peace. I can't bare the thought of losing one of my children. His story brought uncontrollable tears to my eyes. My heart aches for him and his family. Praying that you all find the strength, courage and faith to get through this extremely difficult time. ❤️ As a community, we must all stick together. Life is way too short.

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Kevin Rhodes
9 days ago
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How absolutely tragic. I hope the family can come to terms with this someday and not blame themselves.

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Rachel Mitchell
8 days ago
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Why go after the store?? They are NOT babysitters!!! If its really about the funeral. Leave it at that!! You guys are taking focus off this poor, young, innocent boy that no one heard struggling for his life. And making it about money

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Judith Weinstein
9 days ago
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A terrible Tragic Accident No Mother Or Father could ever imagine.

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Rosario Garcia
9 days ago
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They annoy the shit outta me but i wouldn't have it any other way I got this from a picture of the moms page, this is why you dobt express yourself about your own child, if your child annoys you,don't have anymore. They didn't ask to be here , that's like a cursed.. I am very sorry for your lost what a cutie boy he was just so handsome!! May he Rest In Peace ... And no,,the store shouldn't get sued over this they're not there to watch over our kids. Were responsible for our children .

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$19,370 of $11k goal

Raised by 542 people in 11 days
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Created March 19, 2017
Jessica Cuevas  
on behalf of Julie Gonzalez
AJ
$10
Allison Jacobs
1 day ago
$30
Anonymous
1 day ago
$35
Cindy Jensen Murphy
8 days ago
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Thinking of you, so sorry about your little boy...

$15
Anonymous
8 days ago
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$50
Anonymous
8 days ago
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$25
Anonymous
8 days ago
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$100
Anonymous
8 days ago
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$50
Anonymous
8 days ago
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$100
Tony Cousineau
8 days ago
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Thank you for setting this up to help the family, i can't begin to imagine the grief and i pray for you all.

BG
$10
Bella G
8 days ago
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Denyce Gonzalez
9 days ago

Thank you thank you thank you so much to everyone for your generosity and keeping my family and myself in your thought and prayers!!! I wish i could hug each and everyone of y'all to show you how amazing it makes me feel knowing my baby's funeral is taken care of i am filled with so much joy and with so much stress lifted off my shoulders I am able to peacefully let my son rest.... I thank the Lord for giving me the privlage to have had borrowed an angel... Again thank you so so so so much to everyone who helped make this possible for my handsome boy...I can't express how greatful I am for all of you

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Alba Balderas Delacerda
9 days ago

How about everyone leave your negative comments away from this page!! If you think this is not legit, then do Not Contribute to this site.. what I do and donate is none of your business... Please let these people grieve in piece without your rude negative comments.. I'm sure you would want the same respect!! God Bless!

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Tammy Tate Kammerer
9 days ago

Jessica Cuevas, feel free to delete disrespectful comments. What a wonderful thing you are doing for the family. Prayers for all. Hugs

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Jessica Cuevas
9 days ago

I'm keeping it updated as soon as I hear stuff they were originally going to bury him in Andrews Texas but his mother denyce decided to have him buried in Minnesota after all to be closer to her we were unsure of how much they would need to fly him to Texas but she decided she doesn't want that she wants him in Minnesota near her that is why I changed it up and the going up because yesterday she could not talk to the funeral home it was Sunday and they had a rosary at their house for the family she got a quote today from the funeral home in Minnesota and they told her that it will be about 10,500 but I moved it to 11,000 in case there was money left for his headstone I promise you I'm not trying to cheat any one of their money all of this is going towards his funeral.

+ Read More
Deb Ksicinski
9 days ago

Brittany Stoll, Sue the store? For what? I work at a thrift store and witness tons of parents who let their kids run wild while they're shopping. It's not our job to watch your kids or pick up after them.

+ Read More
Craig N Mis
9 days ago

Jessica.... dont waste time replying to ignorant ppl on your gofundme page.Your hearts is obviously huge. Your time is very valuable right now to those that need you. I think your a great aunt and sister. May you keep your strength and remain strong to help your family get thru this horrific ordeal. I hope you surpass your goal so the parents can make a beautiful headstone for their son! Our deepest condolences . craig n missy

+ Read More
Shane Fett
9 days ago

Yes. Feel free to delete the unbelievably rude comments posted on here. I can't believe people could post those comments in a situation like this. Uphauling. Show some respect.

+ Read More
Iesuis Lareine
9 days ago

So sad for the child , people should raise awareness that you should never leave your child unattended as well as they should never leave your sight. As a parent you can never be too over protected with your children, many of these situations could have been prevented.

+ Read More
Jessica Cuevas
9 days ago

All the rude comments are not necessary no one is cashing in on his funeral like I said all profits will go to his funeral some of you have no heart I loved him he was like a nephew to me how could people be so rude and ugly all I'm trying to do is raise the money for his funeral I can't even go because I don't have the money to drive or fly to Minnesota I have a daughter of my own I would never do that to somebody, the cost went up because that is what the funeral gave her as a quote the money left will be for his headstone. The funeral was so to me it was going to be in Andrews but she doesn't want to be away from her son after he just died she wants him there with her,please understand where she is coming from that was her baby her best friend she loved him so much she has been crying Non-Stop since this freak accident happen so please stop with the rude comments they are not necessary or wanted.

+ Read More
Crystal Marie Hess
9 days ago

I lost my son at three years old he was beaten to death but what I can say us as mothers gotta be strong my prayers go out to you guys I'm so sorry

+ Read More
Jaye Eden
9 days ago

In original post you said he was being buried in Minnasota to be be closer to his mom. Later in an update you stated you increased the goal because you didn't know how much it would cost to have the funeral and burial in Texas. I'm confused

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Barb Keech Brunner Baynes
9 days ago
9
9

This is legit. I was there when this tragedy took place. He was so little and so beautiful. Praying for his family.

+ Read More
Dona Corbin-Thomas
9 days ago
8
8

Brittany Stoll, really?? The store had nothing to do with a 4 year old going alone into a dressing room

+ Read More
VeroNika M CarrLo
9 days ago
7
7

I can't believe there are people so heartless. I can't imagine losing a child it the worst that could ever happen to any parent . I hope you surpass your goal soon because the mother will probably need all the help she can get during this difficult time. I'm sure she will want to spend time with her family and that means no income and this is why I hope you surpass your goal. God bless you and God help you during these difficult moments.

+ Read More
Brandi Gilbert
8 days ago
6
6

I am not able to give monetarily at this time but I do want the family to know my prayers are with them and will be in the days to come. I have a similar experience but from a different perspective. On February 14th, I received a call from my son's school that he had tried to hang himself the same way Ryu lost his life due to being bullied at school (he didn't tell anyone and showed no signs of distress). He is ten and by the grace of God his attempt was not successful and he has made a complete recovery...but it hurts all the same. These hooks have been removed at our school and are no longer a threat there but this was a major concern of mine, that it could injure or kill a child accidentally. I have taken Ryu's story along with my sons and will be addressing our school board to have them removed in all schools for this exact reason. I believe if one child's life can be saved by telling the stories then it'd be worth it, even if I have to tell it 1,000 times. I know this didn't happen at school but it's where I will start and hopefully it will reach retail stores or anywhere else coat hooks can be found. I am SO very sorry for your family's loss. My heart is truly broken for a family I don't even know. My prayers are with you all.

+ Read More
Versteegh Afton
9 days ago
6
6

May this precious baby boy rest in lots of love and peace. I can't bare the thought of losing one of my children. His story brought uncontrollable tears to my eyes. My heart aches for him and his family. Praying that you all find the strength, courage and faith to get through this extremely difficult time. ❤️ As a community, we must all stick together. Life is way too short.

+ Read More
Kevin Rhodes
9 days ago
6
6

How absolutely tragic. I hope the family can come to terms with this someday and not blame themselves.

+ Read More
Rachel Mitchell
8 days ago
5
5

Why go after the store?? They are NOT babysitters!!! If its really about the funeral. Leave it at that!! You guys are taking focus off this poor, young, innocent boy that no one heard struggling for his life. And making it about money

+ Read More
Judith Weinstein
9 days ago
4
4

A terrible Tragic Accident No Mother Or Father could ever imagine.

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Rosario Garcia
9 days ago
4
4

They annoy the shit outta me but i wouldn't have it any other way I got this from a picture of the moms page, this is why you dobt express yourself about your own child, if your child annoys you,don't have anymore. They didn't ask to be here , that's like a cursed.. I am very sorry for your lost what a cutie boy he was just so handsome!! May he Rest In Peace ... And no,,the store shouldn't get sued over this they're not there to watch over our kids. Were responsible for our children .

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