Rachael Jennifer Velazquez
12/21/1979 - 09/09/2020
Obituary for Rachael Jennifer Velazquez
Rachael Jennifer (Strong) Velazquez, age 40, unexpectedly passed away while sleeping on Wednesday, September 9, 2020. She was born in Grand Rapids, Michigan on December 21, 1979 to David Strong and Lori Yonkers. She was employed at Blue Cross and Blue Shield Insurance Co. Rachael loved animals, wildlife and the outdoors. She was a kindhearted person with many friends. She will be lovingly remembered by her family and friends, not only for her kind heart, but also her great sense of humor and goofy attitude. Rachael is survived by her husband, Victor; her daughters, Leah and Isabel Strong-Velazquez; her parents, David Strong and Lori Yonkers; her brother, Geoff Yonkers; and many other family members and friends.
Services for Rachael will be held on Saturday, September 19, 2020 at 3:00PM at Hessel-Cheslek Funeral Home with Rev. Bruce Wilson officiating. Family will meet visitors at the funeral home beginning at 12:00PM.
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