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Andres Gallegos Sr. returned home to his Heavenly Father on the evening of September 15, 2021 at the age of 87, at home in Pleasant Grove, Utah. He was surrounded by his children, grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Andres was born October 17, 1933 in Cerritos, San Luis Potosi, Mexico, to Juan Gallegos and Isabel Ortega. He came to the United States in the 1950’s and settled in Chicago where he enlisted in the army and worked for the GTE telephone company. He moved to Utah in 2014 to be with his children.
He enjoyed watching his favorite sport baseball, and loved the Yankees and the Cubs. He also loved to play pool and the guitar.
He is survived by his children Juan Gerardo Gallegos (Margie), Maria Carling (Jay), Roberto Gallegos, Blanca Gallegos, Susy Bird (Perri), Alicia Durán (Carlos), Esmeralda Góngora (Giovani), Andres Gallegos Jr., and 16 grandchildren, and 13 great grandchildren. He is also survived by his younger brother Juan Gallegos. He will be deeply missed by his family.
Funeral services will be held Tuesday, September 21, 2021 at 11:00 am in Olpin Family Mortuary Chapel, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove, Utah. where family and friends may attend a viewing from 9:00 – 10:45 am prior to the services. Interment will be in the Pleasant Grove City Cemetery. Condolences may be sent to the family at www.olpinmortuary.com.
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