Baby Boy Ekko June Jasky-Zuber, 7 weeks and 1 day old, died Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2014 at Central Peninsula Hospital in Soldotna.
Funeral Services will be held 1:00 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at Peninsula Memorial Chapel & Crematory, 5839 Kenai Spur Highway in Kenai. A viewing will be held 1 hour prior to the services at noon. He will be laid to rest at the Kenai City Cemetery following the services. Pastor Tony Cloud and Rudy Villegas Jr. will be officiating. Pallbearers will include Noel Jasky-Zuber, Jim Childers, Shaun DesOrmeaux and Mary Gough.
On Christmas Day, Ekko June was born. Our little angel was a true gift and even though he was in our lives for just a moment, he will be in our hearts for a lifetime. We watched over him here on earth and now he will watch over us from above. We love you Ekko.
"From the moment I laid eyes on you, I knew you were perfect, and all you needed was a kiss, rest easy my love." - Mommy
"Every second I spent with you enriched my life. Our time together was brief, son; though that joy will last forever. I love you Baby boy." - Daddy
"We'll miss you dearly Mijo, our little time we had will live forever in our hearts. We take comfort knowing the family who holds you, till we see you again. Love you." - Auntie Mary and Auntie Nikki.
Ekko was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Jose and Natividad Villegas and great-grandparents, Alan Van Horne, Lupe Miller and Albert Jasky; great-uncles, Alan Jasky and Ernest Villegas and cousin Sean Villegas.
He is survived by his mother, Jamie Childers of Soldotna; father, Noel Jasky-Zuber of Soldotna; sister, Marian Jasky-Zuber of Soldotna, great-grandmas, Marian Van Horne of Kenai and Elaine Jasky of Ohio; great-grandpa, John Miller of Nevada; grandparents, Nicole Childers of Soldotna, Arlene Jasky of Sterling, Eric W. Zuber of Sterling, and Jim Childers Sr. of Soldotna; aunts and uncles, Maria Childers and Kerry McKittrick of Colorado, Andrew, Joseph, Ernest, and James Jr. Childers all of Soldotna, Shauna and John Thomas of Skagway, Brooke Jasky-Zuber of Skagway, Sky Jasky-Zuber of Sterling, Alycia Gue of Soldotna, Shawn DesOrmeaux of Soldotna; cousins, Kalie and Piper Thomas of Skagway, Aiden Cothren and Gavin DesOrmeaux of Soldotna, and Jacob and Shaylynn Gough of Soldotna; great-aunt, Denice Miller of Hollywood, Fla., Mary Gough and Nikki Marcano of Soldotna, Julie and Tommy Holdman, Stephanie Harris, Frances and Bruce Law and Sonja and Shaun Ahern and numerous great-aunts, great-uncles, and cousins.
Arrangements were made by Peninsula Memorial Chapel & Crematory. Please sign Ekko's online guestbook at AlaskanFuneral.com.
Peninsula Memorial Chapel
5839 Kenai Spur Hwy. Kenai, AK 99611
Published in The Peninsula Clarion on Feb. 27, 2014