Rylee William Alfonso Szkopiec

November 2, 2005 ~ December 11, 2022 (age 17) 17 Years Old

Rylee Alfonso Szkopiec Obituary

Rylee William Alfonso Szkopiec, 17, of Brook, Indiana, passed away Sunday December 11, 2022. Rylee was born in Crown Point, Indiana on November 2nd, 2005.

He is survived by mother, Charlene Stewart of Remington, father, Brandon Szkopiec of Brook, sisters Kassidy and Shelby Szkopiec, grandmother, Shelley Szkopiec, grandparents, Succeso Szkopiec and Antoinette DeCastro, uncles, Jon Stewart and Casey Egan, aunts,  Lindsey Egan and Nicci Abdo, cousins, Theodore Egan, Morgan Stewart, Kailee Stewart, Paiten Eaton, Brayden Abdo, Bailey Curley, his dog Coe as well as a host of extended family and friends.

He is preceded in death by grandmother, Cindy Abdo, grandfather, John E. Stewart and great-grandma, Helen Kiley.

Rylee enjoyed/loved hunting, hanging out with family and close friends, muddin’ in his truck, being outdoors, going to races, kayaking, crescent rolls & candy, plants, making the best banana bread, wood working and welding as well as sports.

He had such a huge heart and a sense of humor that brought out those handsome dimples with that unforgettable smile. In his short 17 years he learned quickly how to help anyone with anything when possible.  He had a soft and kind heart and was loved by all that knew him.  This is a painful loss for his family and friends but he will never be forgotten.

The family will receive friends at Brook United Methodist Church, Brook, IN from 3pm-6pm (CST) with a celebration of life service to follow at 6pm (CST), Tuesday, December 20, 2022 with Pastor Matt Baughman officiating. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made in his honor to American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, or the Jasper Newton Foundation ( Arrangements entrusted to Gerts, Winder & Keller Funeral Homes ~ Brook Chapel, 129 E. Main St., Brook, IN  47922.  (219) 275-6161.


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December 20, 2022

3:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Brook United Methodist Church (Brook)

Celebration of Life Service
December 20, 2022

6:00 PM
Brook United Methodist Church (Brook)


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