Elijah Manuel Justus, 24, of Sheboygan passed away as the result of a car accident on Friday, January 28, 2022. He was born March 8, 1997, to Javier and Tanya (Justus) Hernandez. Elijah graduated from Central High School with the Class of 2015.
Elijah worked at Sargento for the past 5 years. He loved to listen to music, enjoyed fishing and ice fishing, playing darts, pool and had a passion for guns and spending time at the shooting range. He could toke it up with the best of them. He was a loving father, amazing son and brother who would do anything for his family. He had a zest for life which was proven in his never give up attitude to everything. If he put his mind to it, he wouldn’t quit until he accomplished it. He had an infectious laugh and a heart of gold. He truly knew how to live life to the fullest and was able to bring out the best in people. He will be missed by all who knew and loved him.
Elijah is survived by his parents Tanya (Andy Leist) Hernandez, Cesar Hernandez Sr. and Javier Hernandez, son Jeremiah Kingston Justus, fiancée Jasmine Herzog his soulmate, brothers, Cesar R. Hernandez Jr. and Xavier J. Hernandez, sister Liliana M. Hernandez, TiTi Shantell Randall, best friend Angel, and the remaining of the three amigos Dakota and Avery. He is further survived by aunts, uncles, cousins, other relatives and friends and his two faithful companions Capone and Mac. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Robert and Connie Justus, and Uncle Robbie Justus.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, February 4, 2022, at 4:00 PM at Zimmer Westview Funeral & Cremation Care Center, W2132 Garton Rd. Sheboygan, with Pastor John Niles officiating. Relatives and friends may visit with the family on Friday, February 4, 2022, from 1:00 PM until the time of service. If you are unable to join us for the service, it will be livestreamed on Elijah’s obituary page on the funeral home’s website.
In lieu of flowers a memorial fund will be established in Elijah’s name.