Jaden was born on January 4, 2000, to Jason and Johnetta Heltz in Salt Lake City, Utah. He proved from day one he had the fighting spirit of a warrior. Over the years he had the battle wounds from many surgeries to prove it.
Jaden was a sweet soul. He loved everyone he met. He was well known and loved by so many in Bridger Valley. He had many friends.
He participated in the Special Olympics where he won medals from track and bowling competitions. His summers he loved to spend at Taponi animal therapy. He loved being outdoors. He learned to love horses and even got to ride with a special saddle made for him.
After graduating Mountain View High School in 2021 he started attending KKares where he spent his time with friends. Jaden loved swimming, music, going for side-by-side rides, especially loved riding in his 1973 mustang. He was dads’ partner in crime cruising the streets. They also attended many car shows together.
Jaden was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints.
He is preceded in death by his great grandparents Wayne and Evon Shelton, Leonard and Phyllis Cruth Melvin and Betty Heltz. His grandfather’s John Gabriel and Ronald Robbins.
He is survived by his parents Jason and Johnetta Heltz of Mountain View, Wyoming. His grandmother Darlene Gabriel of Fort Bridger, Wyoming. His grandparents Alan and Karen Jones of Lyman, Wyoming. John and Sarah Heltz of Layton, Utah. He has lots of aunts, uncles, and cousins.
Funeral service will be on Wednesday, January 25, 2022 at 11:00 a.m. in the Mountain View L.D.S. Ward Chapel. Viewing will be from 9:30 to 10:45 a.m. at the church on Wednesday.
Interment will follow in the Fort Bridger Cemetery.