Jake Galemore, 16, of Chanute, died Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2012 near his residence.
Jake was born in Chanute Oct. 17, 1996 the son of Chris and Susan Kay Gehrt Galemore. He attended Chanute High School and was a member of the sophomore class.
He enjoyed snow skiing, hunting, football, baseball, power lifting, and music, and playing with his dogs, Ozie and Nellie. He loved the outdoors and family hunting trips.
Jake was hilarious and sarcastic at times, but he had a heart of gold. Because of his compassion and placing his family first he was a wonderful son, brother, cousin, grandson, nephew, and friend. Jake was an amazing kid and his family was incredibly proud of the young man he had become. Our family’s love for Jake is so strong it will last forever.
Jake is survived by his parents of the home; two sisters, Nicole Galemore of Milwaukee, Wis., and Lauren Galemore of Topeka; grandparents, John and Elsie Galemore of Chanute, and Dr. Earl and Jody Gehrt of Joplin, Mo.; and numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, and friends.
Funeral will be 10 a.m. Monday, Dec. 10 at St. Patrick Catholic Church. Burial will follow in St. Patrick Catholic Cemetery.
Rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. Sunday at the church.
The family will receive friends on Sunday after the rosary from 6:30 until 8:30 p.m. at the St. Patrick School Gym.
Memorials in his name may be made to the Jake Galemore Memorial Fund and left with the funeral home.
Penwell-Gabel Gibson Chapel is in charge of arrangements.
To leave a special message for the family online, visit www.PenwellGabelChanute.com