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KYNDEN JOEL EUGENE GILLEN

Tuesday, August 24, 2010

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Kynden Joel Eugene Gillen, nine day old infant son of Kyleigh Harper and Dakota "Kodi" Gillen, died Friday, Aug. 20, 2010, at Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City.

He was born Aug. 11, 2010, in Fort Scott.

Survivors include his parents; paternal grandmother and step grandfather, Jeff and Jenni Kovacic, Stark, Kan.; paternal grandfather and step grandmother, Mike and Candy Gillen, Fort Scott; paternal great grandmother, Mary Ann Jamison, Fort Scott; paternal great grandparents, Dave and Debbie Gillen, Fort Scott.

Also surviving are maternal grandmother, Amanda Thron, Fort Scott; maternal grandfather, John Kastl, Fort Scott; maternal great grandfather, Phil Thron, Deerfield, Mo.; maternal great grandmother, Chris Johnson, Joplin, Mo.; and maternal great grandfather, Mike Kastl, Fort Scott, as well as great-great grandparents and several aunts, uncles, great aunts and great uncles.

Rev. Kevin Moyers will conduct funeral services for Kynden Gillen at 2 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 25, in the Cheney Witt Chapel. Burial will follow in the Memory Gardens Cemetery, Fort Scott.

The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 6 p.m. till 8 p.m. in the Cheney Witt Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to Children's Mercy Hospital, Kansas City, and may be left in care of Cheney Witt Chapel, P.O. Box 347, 201 S. Main, Fort Scott, Kansas 66701.

Words of remembrance may be submitted to the online guestbook at www.cheneywitt.com.