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Jayke Todd Ellingson

05/18/2004 - 06/12/2020
Service Date: 06/20/2020
Service Time: 10:30 AM
Service Location: Gilbert Memorial Park, 2100 E. Queen Creek Rd., Gilbert, Arizona
Visitation Date: 06/19/2020
Visitation Time: 6:00 - 8:00 PM
Visitation Location: Bunker's University Chapel, 3529 E. University Dr., Mesa, Arizona
Interment: City of Mesa Cemetery, 1212 N. Center St., Mesa, Arizona

*Those attending services to honor Jayke will be required to wear a facemask and adhere to physical distancing guidelines at the mandate of the Governor and Mayor.

For those who are uncomfortable attending, the services can be viewed at the following link: Live Stream

Jayke Todd Ellingson, age 16, passed away peacefully on June 12th, 2020. Jayke was born on May 18th, 2004 in Mesa, Arizona to his parents Jayson and Kara Ellingson.

Jayke had a true talent and passion for skateboarding and living life to the fullest.  He continually encouraged others to get outside their comfort zones and not sweat the small stuff.  His fun personality was contagious and helped make him so many friends everywhere he went.  Jayke leaves so many lasting memories with all his family, cousins and friends.

Jayke is survived by his parents, his brother Tommy, his sisters Graci and Olivia.  His grandparents Jay and Melody Ellingson.  His grandma Brenda Ethington and so many Aunts, Uncles and adoring cousins Jayke was so close with and will be truly missed by.

The family finds comfort knowing he was welcomed home in the arms of his deceased grandpa Daryle Len Ethington who passed away on the same day just last year.

Viewing to be held at Bunker Mortuary, 3529 E. University, Mesa 85213, Friday June 19th from 6-8 pm.

Funeral Service Saturday, June 20th at 10:30 am with a private family viewing starting at 9:30am. Bunker’s Gilbert Memorial Park Mortuary, 2100 E Queen Creek Rd, Gilbert 85297.

Final resting place at the Mesa Cemetery, 1212 N Center St. following the funeral service.

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  • Steve and DeeAnn Schenk

    Dear Jayson and Kara,
    Our hearts are heavy as you celebrate the life of your sweet boy Jayke. We love you so dearly and will pray for you as you try and navigate your way through this unknown journey. Much love from our family to yours. xoxo

  • Dear Jayson and Kara,
    I’m saddened by your loss. How wonderful to know he’s in the care of your dad. You have many people who are praying for your family and that love you!

  • Jeff and Linda Pickles

    Dear Jason and Kara,
    We were so saddened to hear about your son’s passing. Our hearts go out to you and your family, and pray for comfort for you, and for all who knew and loved him. You will be in our thoughts and prayers! Hugs to you both! ♥♥

  • Karen Andersen

    I’m so very sorry to hear of the passing of your sweet son. Praying for peace for your family ❤

  • Kellie and Lindsay Woller

    Dear Kara, Jayson & Family,
    This is a horribly difficult time. We know that we can not fully understand it all. But we want you to know that we are here for your family, always. I wish we had the right words to ease your pain. It’s been so heartwarming to see all of Jayke’s friends & family skating for him. It’s such a beautiful testament to how special and important Jayke is to so many people. We are thinking of you all and praying for your family daily. We are right here whenever you need us. Sending all of our condolences, all of our love and support to your beautiful family. ❤️🙏🏼

  • Bill and Judy Barney

    Dear Jayson and Kara, Tommy, Graci and Olivia.
    Our hearts and love and hugs go out to you as you deal with the loss of your darling Jayke. We pray for comfort and peace for your sweet family. Our love and thoughts.

  • Hi,
    I don’t know you guys personally but I heard about Jayke on tiktok and I just wanted to say I’m so sorry. He really seemed like such a great guy, I’ve only seen videos and pictures of him but I could see how happy he made others and what a nice person he was. My condolences <3

  • Jayson, Kara, and family I am so saddened to hear of the loss of your sweet boy, Jayke. What an honor to get to know him, and all of you. Jayke’s influence and zest for life will be felt and remembered long after his passing. What a blessing that you have a strong, loving family to help and support you all during this difficult time.

  • John & Rita Phillips

    Our thoughts and prayers are with your family at this difficult time. May your family be blessed with peace and the sure knowledge of being together with all our family members on the other side of the veil.

  • Dan and Sue Shreeve

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We pray that you find comfort and peace in the knowledge that your family is forever. Love you💕

  • Diane and Bill Woolf

    I was Jayke’s Primary teachers five years ago. I remember him with a smile of affection. I found him “spicy” and loved watching and listening to him. Bill and I send our love. I am grateful for Jayke and for that Primary class.

  • Christi Decarvalho

    Kara and Jayson you have been in my thoughts all week. Ethan loved skating with Jayke. Your little family is amazing and I pray you will have the same love and comfort that you have shown to so many other including myself.

  • Jeff and Angela Judd

    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We love you and are praying for you at this difficult time. Grateful for temples and eternal families. We are so glad he has your Dad there too. Love you ❤️

  • Amy and Matthew Storment

    Kara and Jayson,
    Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. We cannot begin to understand the pain you are experiencing but hope you find comfort in the plan our Father in Heaven has laid out for us and our families. God be with all of you. ❤

  • Shauna Gleason

    I am so very sad to hear this. I am heartbroken for you and your sweet family.
    You are in my thoughts and prayers❤️

  • Dear Kara and Jayson.
    I was so sad to learn of Jayke’s untimely passing. I will pray for all of the members of your sweet family as you meander this heartbreaking journey. No parent should be in your shoes. One thing I know for sure Jayke was loved and had incredible parents by his side.

  • Callie & Greg Morris

    We are so saddened to hear this news. You and our family are in our thoughts and prayers. ❤

  • Dear Jayson and Kara,
    I was so saddened by the news of the loss of your son. I know how the heart feels to be broken and missing loved ones. Please know my heart goes out to you and your family. Your family and friends will comfort you and Jayke will be giving you the strength you need everyday. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family.
    Love, Angie

  • Bill and Carolee Bonham

    Jayson and Kara, We are very sad to learn about Jayke. We love you and pray for your Family. Heavenly Father has provided a wonderful plan for your family to be an eternal family forever, because of the great love for each and everyone of His children. He loves Jayke! May the Lord bless your family through this difficult time in your life. We will always love you.

  • Uncle Dean & Lorraine

    Kara and Jayson,
    We are so so sorry for your loss. We love you and our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. We wish we could be there at Jayke’s funeral but with this Cova-19 numbers growing so fast and Deans heart condition we thought it better to stay home, but we are watching.

  • James and Christy Jarvis

    Jason and Kara-
    Your sweet Jayke and your whole family have been in our thoughts and our prayers. We pray that the comforting and enabling power of the atonement of the Savior Jesus Christ will be felt in your home and in your hearts. We know that the great influence of Jayke’s life and his death on so many others, will bring about the divine plan of our Heavenly Father. We love you.
    James and Christy Jarvis and Family

  • Jason & Kara Lehr

    What a beautiful service to honor your sweet lover-of-life Jayke. He was a dear friend of our Levi and his physical absence is deeply felt. However, his soul truly lives on in the hearts of his friends and loved ones. Thank you for sharing your son with us all. So much continuous love coming your way❤️

  • Barbara Kempton

    The words spoken by your family members in celebration of Jayke was beautiful. Thank you for sharing those memories. We love you! And you remain in our thoughts and prayers.

  • I just heard and my heart is so sadden I remember him little and he is same age is Porter I can only imagine, so young and happy I’m so sorry Kara and Jayson for your loss he will always be in your hearts and he will be remembered always …he was very loved by his family and friends, he will never be forgotten remember good thoughts, memories and always keep him in your hearts forever..I’m so sorry really am for your loss….he was really loved by so many….great family and friends…

  • Jayson and Kara and family thinking and praying for your family and what a tribute to jayke and his life I know it’s not easy to talk at his funeral but he would be proud and he feels the love you all have for him he seemed like a really fun guy who had so much love for life and his family and friends I hope you continually feel Gods love peace and comfort and Jaykes love and presence throughout your life I love you Jill Hickey

  • kara and jayson, i’m sorry i didn’t write sooner. i’m a teenager from scotland and i found out about jayke through condolences on tiktok, he seemed like a fun guy to be around. i’m sorry for your loss. skate4jayke always and forever in our hearts ❤️🕊

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