Ruben Vallejo Jr.

July 7, 1966 ~ July 5, 2021 (age 54)


Ruben Vallejo Jr., age 54 of Defiance, passed away on Monday, July 5, 2021 at St. Vincent Mercy Medical Center inToledo, Ohio.   
He was born on July 7, 1966 to Ruben and Esther (Fuentes) Ramos in Wauseon, Ohio. Ruben worked at Pizza Hut for four years, and also at Quadco Rehabilitation Center. He enjoyed watching Jimmy Swaggart on television, and listening to Christian music. Ruben will be missed by his family and friends, and will be remembered for his giant personality and gentle soul. 
Ruben is survived by his mother, Esther Ramos of Defiance, OH, his father, Ruben Vallejo Sr. of Brownsville, TX, his brother, Bernie Vallejo of Detroit, MI, and several cousins, aunts and uncles. 
Visitation will be held from 2:00 to 8:00 pm on Monday, July 12, 2021 at Schaffer Funeral Home in Defiance. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am on  Tuesday, July 13, 2021 at the funeral home, with Pastor Rosie Perez and Pastor Ben Esouivel officiating. Due to CDC guidelines, if you are not fully vaccinated, a mask is required to enter the funeral home. Burial will follow the service at Riverview Memory Gardens.
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July 12, 2021

2:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaffer Funeral Home, Inc.
529 Jefferson Avenue
Defiance, OH 43512

Funeral Service
July 13, 2021

11:00 AM
Schaffer Funeral Home, Inc.
529 Jefferson Avenue
Defiance, OH 43512

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