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Mathew Joseph Kennen

- December 29, 2017

35, of Pine, Colorado, passed away at home December 29.  

He is survived by his wife Robin; daughter Gemma; parents Michael and Karen Kennen; sister Kelli Kennen & brother-in-law Sean Smith; in-laws Glenn Fried and Bonnie Fried; sister-in-law Erica Fried.  He was preceded in death by his brother Benjamin Kennen.

The “Support Baby Gemma” Fund has been established to help fund Gemma’s future. Donations may be made at www.youcaring.com


22 Responses

  1. Ayden King says:

    My cosin Mathew was a great
    Person I only had the honor of meeting
    Him once but that one time left a mark
    He will always be remembered in my heart
    And I will always miss him.

  2. Tommy and Patsy Turner says:

    Robin, Gemma and Family

    We are so sorry to hear of your loss and extend our deepest sympathy. Robin you have been like one of our daughters since Pre-K and want you to know our thoughts are with you. You are loved and hold a special place in our hearts. Special hugs sent to you & Gemma.

    Tommy & Patsy Turner
    Gainesville, GA

  3. Cindy Hall says:

    Mike, Karen and family,
    We are so heartbroken to hear about Mat’s passing. I don’t even know what to say except we will keep you and your family in our thoughts and prayers. Our deepest sympathies.

    Raymond and Cindy Hall

  4. Ray hall says:

    Rest easy Ray I’ll always remember your smile

  5. Kristie Winter says:

    My thoughts & prayers for Mat’s family, wife, & daughter Rest In Peace my friend

  6. Adam Moore says:

    I have nothing but positive memories from the time I was able to spend with him. Just one of the happiest people you meet. When you hear the phrase, “good people”, that was Mat. You will be missed old friend.

  7. Erica (Hall) Tredenick says:

    I remember playing with Mat in our neighbor growing up and driving home from high school together. He was such a kind and caring guy. I can see his glowing smile and hear his great laugh. Sending loving thoughts and prayers to your family, Mat. Rest In Peace “Ol’ Neighbor!”

  8. Jane Utz says:

    May was one of my favorite ornery students at Brooke. He always greeted me and his classmates with a beautiful smile and friendly laughing and bantering. I’m so sad to hear of his passing and of the beautiful family he leaves behind. May you find peace and comfort during this difficult time. You all will be in my prayers. ❤️🙏❤️

  9. Wes & Stacey Moore says:

    Mat was someone very special to Wes & I. We both have great memories of him & he holds a spot in both of our hearts. We loved him very much had such good memories growing with him. We are extremely sad that we didn’t get to see him become a father or a husband because I’m sure he was an amazing father & husband. He was the sweetest person ever & he will be missed in our hearts. Our prayers are with his family

  10. Jess Haught says:

    Matthew was a beautiful soul, he was a wonderful friend to all. It’s been years since I’ve seen or spoke to him, I’m sad to hear of his passing. Prayers to his family, and wife and daughter.
    Love and light to you all.

  11. Jen DiCiccio-Fuller says:

    My thoughts & prayers to the entire family during this sad time. My heart breaks to see such a spirited soul taken so suddenly. God Bless & Rest Easy, Mat.

  12. Amanda Bateman says:

    So sorry to hear this awful news! Both brothers so funny and kind! Many prayers to his ever so young family! He was a unique character in school !

  13. Anthony and Lorraine Paesano says:

    Our deepest sympathy and prayers are with you. Hold onto the beautiful your memories of Mat. He was a good young man.

  14. Toni Shute (Erik & Kirk Eastham’s Mom) says:

    I pray you receive peace to bring you comfort, courage
    to face the days ahead, and loving memories to forever
    hold in your hearts. Mat had the ability to light up a
    room when he entered it with just a smile. He brought
    all who knew him such joy and friendship. Please take
    comfort in knowing that he will be remembered with
    with much love. I am so sorry for your loss.

  15. Jason van beveren “chief” says:

    My condolences for matt. A friend,a classmate. A swim team buddy. You will be missed. Karen n mark god be with you.
    And robin.

  16. Brian McVay says:

    Mike, Karen, Kelli, Robin,

    Its hard to find words to express my sadness for you at this time. I have some great memories with Mat through our younger years. He was a wodnerful person, and always made me laugh. I can’t remember the last time i saw him, but we were friends from the first day we met. I’m so very sorry for your loss, and you all are in my thoughts and prayers.

    Brian McVay

  17. Rob McGuffie says:

    We had lot of good times together. Most definitely one of the nicest guys I have known. Gone but will never be forgotten. Rest easy brother. My condolences to the family

  18. Gary and Betty Kruger says:

    We had known Matt all his life. He kept in touch and was always a joy to be around. It is so hard to imagine that he is gone. We are so sorry for your loss. He will be greatly missed.

  19. Kasey Marino says:

    Mathew was one of kind. He was a funny sweet soul. My prayers are with you all during this time. May is memory be eternal.

  20. Erik Eastham says:

    Mike, Karen, and Robin

    My deepest sympathies to you. Mat brought joy to everyone he met. His smile and kindness will never be forgotten. He was a beautiful soul. I know he is in good hands with his big brother now. I drove past a church today and there was a sign that read “The end is only the beginning”. I will always remember your smile and big laugh. May you Rest In Peace.

    • Marge Meriwether says:

      I haven’t seen the Kennan kids for years. But the memories of all three of these blonde students from Jefferson will always be in my heart. So sorry for you loss. Peace in your hearts. Thinking of you. Mrs. Meriwether

    • Mary and Ken McVay says:

      Dear Kennen Family,
      We are so sorry to hear this sad news.
      Please God give you all His Grace of Comfort and Peace
      to know the Mat is in his glorious home.
      Mat was a delightful child, it was always a
      a pleasure to have him with us.
      He grew up to be a good man with a beautiful family.
      Be proud of him, I’m sure you are!
      His all to brief life touched us and we will remember him
      You are in our thoughts and prayers.
      Mary and Ken McVay

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