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Aarika Nicole Gonzalez

July 14, 1981 - November 20, 2022
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Aarika Nicole Gonzalez (nee Roberts), 41, passed away surrounded by friends and family on November 20, 2022. Aarika was born on July 14th, 1981, to Darrell Roberts Sr. and Rosalee Roberts (nee Long) in Munster, IN. She is survived by three children: Victoria Rose Gonzalez, Daniel Armando Gonzalez, and Gavin Celso Gonzalez. She leaves behindContinue Reading

Howell woods left a message on December 1, 2022:
My condolences to your family My you RIP a beautiful person thank you for being a great person
Paulette Stronczek left a message on November 30, 2022:
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Stephanie left a message on November 30, 2022:
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Stephanie Fletcher left a message on November 30, 2022:
Aarika, Was a beautiful soul. It hurts my heart that she did not realize how really beautiful of a soul and being she was. That's why it's important to tell our family tell our children tell our friends how much beauty they have in them every day. She was warm she was inviting To me she had so much courage to take on vets and their depression, While trying to understand her own. Aarika you will forever be loved and forever be missed. It truly does hurt to lose such a spirit of hers, when her type of caring spirit is truly needed in today's society ♥️
Stephanie Fletcher left a message on November 30, 2022:
Aarika, Was a beautiful soul. It hurts my heart that she did not realize how really beautiful of a soul and being she was. That's why it's important to tell our family tell our children tell our friends how much beauty they have in them every day. She was warm she was inviting To me she had so much courage to take on vets and their depression, While trying to understand her own. Aarika you will forever be loved and forever be missed. It truly does hurt to lose such a spirit of hers, when her type of caring spirit is truly needed in today's society ♥️
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Jody left a message on November 29, 2022:
May peace be with you
betty jane spanier left a message on November 29, 2022:
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Shaundra L Harris left a message on November 29, 2022:
Three years of friendship was not long enough. But I am grateful for atleast having that and having the pleasure of going on mqny adventures with you. I will miss your laugh and smile. The sleepovers, trips and long phone calls. Miss you and love you lady
Barbara Langel left a message on November 26, 2022:
My heart goes out to Aarika’s family, especially her children. I will miss seeing her smiling face as she walks into church Sunday mornings and the wonderful conversations we had. In Faith, Barb
Barbara Langel left a message on November 26, 2022:
My heart goes out to Aarika’s family, especially her children. I will miss seeing her smiling face as she walks into church Sunday mornings and the wonderful conversations we had. In Faith, Barb
Parker Bell left a message on November 26, 2022:
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Lisa Claar left a message on November 25, 2022:
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Roscoe Bunn left a message on November 25, 2022:
Deepest condolences in the loss of this precious soul and Veteran. Prayers go out to her family and loved ones.
Nekohl Johnson left a message on November 25, 2022:
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Paula Long left a message on November 24, 2022:
My prayers to the family for your loss.
Heather left a message on November 24, 2022:
Heavy hearted.. My deepest sympathy and unwavering support to Aarika’s children and loved ones. Wishing you peace, comfort, courage, and lots of love at this time of sorrow. My heart goes out to you at this difficult time. We played soccer together in high school.. Josie’s convertible.. to seeing each other in Hawaii in the Army, small fish in a big world.. taking you fishing on the north shore.. telling you your pleats in your BDU’s weren’t sharp enough and asking if you shined your boots with mop n glow.. I could go on.. just fussing at you.. but you already know ;) I can still see that smile from back then. God speed my friend rest easy.. Til Valhalla
F left a message on November 23, 2022:
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Ron and Kim Zubrick left a message on November 23, 2022:
To Rosalee, Darrel sr. my cousins, and Aarika’s kids, we are so very sorry that Aarika is gone. Sending love prayers and hugs. I’m here if you need/want to talk.
Linda Price left a message on November 23, 2022:
My Condolences and Prayers to all. Aarika presence will be greatly missed. I know her spirit will continue to shine ✨️ bright. I will always remember you...your laughter and love ❤️. RIH
Shaunta Osborne left a message on November 23, 2022:
Aarika I will miss all the Great conversation that we shared together along with the Army stories. Aarika you will be missed, and I will continue to watch your IG stories and read over our messages to each other. Until we meet again Love Shaunta
Peace of mind is a call away. We’re here when you need us most.
Dr. Alex C. Kristevski left a message on November 23, 2022:
I hope your soul finds peace. You will be missed. --Dr. Alex C. Kristevski
Dr. Alex C. Kristevski left a message on November 23, 2022:
I hope your soul finds peace. You will be missed. --Dr. Alex C. Kristevski
Xavier left a message on November 23, 2022:
First, I give my deepest condolences and sympathies to the family. My heart aches for your loss you carry for you loved one. I just wanted to take a moment to share that I meet Arrika while she worked at the Adam Benjamin Jr. Clinic. She had an energy that brought the best out of everyone and always supported one to strive to do better. This is how I will remember her. She was truly a shining light to the veterans and had positive impacts with many of the veterans she served. May you find rest now soldier as we have the watch from here. "They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old: Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn. At the going down of the sun and in the morning We will remember them. " - Laurence Binyon
Paulette Stronczek left a message on November 23, 2022:
Sending my deepest condolences to her family and friends. Aarika was such a lovely person. I worked with her at the VA, and she had an amazing light about her. She was a strong advocate for veterans and had a deep desire to bring laughter and healing to people.
Joe Scida left a message on November 23, 2022:
I am so sorry to hear this. Aarika was such a good person and will be missed. I worked with Aarika during her time at the VA and she was a staunch advocate for the Veterans. The world is less bright without her in it. Rest in peace and thank you for your service.
David Brown left a message on November 22, 2022:
Rest in God’s arms now. Working Saturdays without you will be terribly hard. You helped so many fellow veterans and it was a honor to have worked with you. My family will be praying the Lord provides your family and friends with strength and comfort to get through this tough time. God Bless you.
Connie Vinegar left a message on November 22, 2022:
Rest in Peace my wonderful friend. I will miss your presence. You will and always be a kind and understanding person. Good souls are always hard to find. I found one in you. Love always!
Michael Huss left a message on November 22, 2022:
I briefly met Aarika in March. She was good friend of my roommate Natasha whom she met in the Army. She spent the weekend with us as a guest in our house in Minnesota. I was touched by her kindness and friendliness of everyone she met here. She loved to talk and listen to people's experiences and stories. She enjoyed her time here and I believe that felt at peace when she visited. It was so nice to meet her. My sympathy and condolences to her family and loved ones. You are with me in my thoughts and prayers.
Lisa Chapman left a message on November 22, 2022:
My heart ache to hear that she has passed my prayers and condolence are with her husband, children and love ones. Please contact me I would like to attend her funeral
Lisa Chapman left a message on November 22, 2022:
My heart ache to hear that she has passed my prayers and condolence are with her husband, children and love ones. Please contact me I would like to attend her funeral
Lisa Chapman left a message on November 22, 2022:
My heart ache to hear that she has passed my prayers and condolence are with her husband, children and love ones. Please contact me I would like to attend her funeral
Aaron Roberts left a message on November 22, 2022:
I love you Aarika
Alice Hunter left a message on November 22, 2022:
We share in your grief. Aarika was a valued VA employee and helped many veterans. She was always a joy.
Melissa Roberts left a message on November 22, 2022:
I love you Aarika. You will be missed.
Melissa Roberts left a message on November 22, 2022:
I love you Aarika. You will be missed.
Melissa Roberts left a message on November 22, 2022:
I love you Aarika. You will be missed.
Melissa Roberts left a message on November 22, 2022:
I love you Aarika. You will be missed.
Melissa Roberts left a message on November 22, 2022:
I love you Aarika. You will be missed.
Geisen Funeral Home left a message:
Please accept our deepest condolences for your family's loss.
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