Edna Irene Gallegos (McCollum)
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Edna Gallegos (McCollum), 49, of Laramie WY, went to be with Jesus on Easter Sunday, March 31, 2013, with her family by her side. She was born in Hawthorne NV, May 24, 1963. Edna graduated from Yerington High School and received her bachelors degree in business from the University of Nevada Reno.
Edna loved her family. She always put the needs of others above her own and was always a blessing and support to those who needed her. She loved children, and took a personal interest in their well-being. She enjoyed the outdoors and spending time with family and friends. She stood strong for what she believed in and for those who couldn't stand up for themselves. She was a strong, loving, beautiful person who will be missed dearly by all who knew her.
Edna is survived by her two children, Kayla and Myranda McCollum of Laramie, WY; She is also survived by her parents Robert and Carmel Gallegos (Jaramillo) of Sparks, NV; her siblings: Robert Gallegos, James Gallegos, Joe Gallegos of Carson City, NV; Kathy Rhinehart of Tucson, AZ; Anita Gallegos of Sparks, NV; John Gallegos of Reno, NV and Susan Gilly of Fredericksburg, NC. Her brother David Gallegos was there to meet her in heaven.
A celebraton of life will be held Saturday, April 6, 2013, at 1:00pm at Calvary Chapel 1635 Clearview Dr., Carson City, NV.
But from this earth, this grave, this dust, My God shall raise me up, I trust. - Walter Raleigh
Published in Reno Gazette-Journal on Apr. 3, 2013