Aliya G. Acuña

May 1, 2005 – Jan. 4, 2021


Aliya Giselle Acuña, of Seward, formerly of Norfolk, daughter of Kelly Schipper and Israel Acuña Martinez, was born May 1, 2005, in Des Moines, Iowa. Aliya passed away Monday, Jan. 4, 2021, at her residence in Seward.

She attended Grant Elementary School, Norfolk Middle School and Norfolk Junior High School.
Aliya enjoyed her pet cats, riding horses, adventures and exploring in nature, dressing up, studying psychology and personality types, drawing, and joking around with friends and family.
She was a member of the Norfolk Church of Christ.

Survivors include her parents, Scott and Kelly (Schipper) DeCamp of Seward; her father, Israel Acuña Martinez of Mexico; a sister, Felicity Acuña of Norfolk; and her grandparents, Minister Jeff and Deborah Schipper of Norfolk, Lorenzo Acuña and Eva Acuña Martinez of Mexico. She was preceded in death by her stillborn brother, Michael DeCamp.

A funeral service was Jan. 9 at the Norfolk Church of Christ in Norfolk with interment at the Hillcrest Memorial Park Cemetery in Norfolk. Condolences may be left for the family at


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