Our Angels

Pictured below are some of the beautiful angels that Kennedi's Kisses has helped.  Thank you all for making this possible.  The families of these angels are deeply touched by your generosity.

Oliver James Reeve

12/27/2016 to 12/27/2016

Oliver James Reeve, precious baby boy of Kyle and Jill (Wittkop) Reeve, Tipton, Iowa, was born into the arms of angels Dec. 27, 2016, at Mercy Hospital, Cedar Rapids. Stillborn at 35 weeks, he weighed 5 lbs. 15 oz. and was 20 inches long. Although Oliver never spent …

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Jude Kyle Lamb

12/6/2016 to 12/6/2016

Jude Kyle Lamb, infant son of Timothy “Kyle” Lamb and Staci Lynne Draughan was stillborn on December 6, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.  Surviving are his parents; paternal grandparents, Timothy and Paula Lamb; maternal grandparents, Carroll and Teresa Draughan; two aunts, Ashley …

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Chance Jett Lamb

12/9/2016 to 12/9/2016

Chance Jett Lamb, infant son of Timothy “Kyle” Lamb and Staci Lynne Draughan passed away on December 9, 2016 at OSF St. Francis Medical Center in Peoria, IL.  Surviving are his parents; paternal grandparents, Timothy and Paula Lamb; maternal grandparents, Carroll and Teresa Draughan; two aunts, Ashley …

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Julie Rachel Price

10/11/2016 to 10/11/2016

Julia Rachel Price, infant daughter of Joseph and Maria Price, passed away unexpectedly prior to her birth on Oct. 11, 2016, at Trinity Bettendorf. Although Julia was with us for only a short while and was born asleep, she brought much joy to her family and friends. We …

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Yalexa A. Lester

3/19/2016 to 8/1/2016

Yalexa A. Lester, 4-month-old daughter of Jordan Lester and Fernanda Morales, passed away Monday, Aug. 1, 2016, at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Moline.  Burial will be in St. Mary’s Cemetery, East Moline. Yalexa was born on March 19, 2016, at Genesis Medical Center, Silvis.  Survivors include her parents, Fernanda Morales and …

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Zayne and Xavier Postlewait

2/19/2015 to 2/19/2015

Zayne and Xavier Postlewait were identical twins born still to Amy and Jesse Postlewait of Charleston, IL.  At 29 weeks they were diagnosed as suffering from twin to twin transfusion. A week later at 30 weeks, they were told there were no heartbeats. They had both passed …

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Alexaiden Noah Cousins

7/30/2016 to 7/30/2016

Alexaiden Noah Cousins, passed away July 30, 2016, in Manchester, Iowa. He was born July 30, 2016. Survivors include his parents, Alex and Alyssa (Johnson) Cousins; brothers: Alexander Cousins Jr., Alexavier Cousins; grandparents, Regina and Mario Perez and Allison and James Johnson and many aunts and uncles.

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Adelyn Mae Cosgrove

6/15/2016 to 6/15/2016

Adelyn Mae Cosgrove was born on Wednesday, June 15, 2016, at 5:23 p.m. to parents Sean and Ashley Salzer Cosgrove at UnityPoint Health-Trinity Moline. She weighed 6 lbs., 14 oz. and was 19 inches long. Adelyn Mae passed 40 minutes later. She was laid to rest on Monday, …

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Te’Aeilah Mielle Kelly

12/18/2015 to 6/2/2016

Te’Aeilah Mielle Kelly, of Davenport, 5 months, passed away, June 2, 2016, at her home.  Te’Aeilah was born on Dec. 18, 2015, in Moline, the daughter of Tahir Kelly and Jasmine Shivers.  She was a very happy baby and was always smiling. She loved watching television, especially …

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Kaiyah Elizabeth Parker

3/20/2016 to 5/8/2016

Kaiyah Elizabeth Parker was born on March 20, 2016 in Davenport, Iowa, the daughter of Ronson Parker and Kierra Henning. Kaiyah departed this life on May 8, 2016 to be with her Lord and Savior. Kaiyah was also known as “Ladybug”, “Tete Baby” and last but not least, …

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Ronan Michael Lee Jackson

9/27/2015 to 1/13/2016

Ronan Michael Lee Jackson was born on September 27, 2015 to Amanda and Buddy Jackson. He lived for 3 months and 17 days before being welcomed into Heaven.
He touched the lives of his family and everyone who knew him.  He will be forever loved and missed by …

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Curtis Michael William Driscoll Jr.

4/8/2016 to 4/8/2016

Son of Jenna and Curtis Driscoll of Davenport, Iowa.  Curtis Jr. was born at 18 weeks due to an infection that the mother developed that unfortunately made its way into the uterus. The baby was healthy and growing fast, but at 18 weeks, there is not enough …

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Bralen Slugg

6/2/2014 to 2/25/2016

Bralen son of Jasmine Slugg passed away on February 25, 2016 after a short illness.

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Emma Roselynn Hicks

12/13/2015 to 2/17/2016

Emma Roselynn Hicks, 2-month-old daughter of Jessica Hartmann and Joseph Hicks, passed away unexpectedly Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2016, at her home in Davenport.  Emma Roselynn was born prematurely Dec. 13, 2015, at University Hospitals in Iowa City. Baby Emma brought much joy and love to her family. …

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Paxton Karter Dole

2/3/2016 to 2/5/2016

Baby Paxton Karter Dole, age 2 days, of Iowa Falls, passed away Friday, February 5, 2016 at Blank Children’s Hospital in Des Moines.  Paxton Karter Dole is survived by his parents, Kimberly Jobe and Jeff Dole of Iowa Falls, Iowa; two brothers, Hayden and Keegen and grandparents, …

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James L. Thornton Jr.

9/17/2015 to 2/7/2016

James L. Thornton Jr. passed away on February 7, 2016 due to heart failure.  He was the son of Chadai Armstrong Hunter and Derrick Mallinger of Davenport, IA.

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Kobe Anthony Riley

1/6/2016 to 1/6/2016

Kobe Anthony Riley was the son of Mykesha Priester and Kevin Riley of Davenport, Iowa.

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Carter Issiah Miller

12/28/2015 to 12/28/2015

Carter Isaiah Miller, newborn, arrived at his Heavenly home Dec. 28, 2015, at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport.  Carter was born Dec. 28, 2015, in Davenport, the son of Trevor Xaviar Miller and Jesika Lynn Merritt.  He is survived by his parents; brother, Cayden Merritt; grandparents, …

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Masiah Avianna McCray

12/17/2015 to 12/20/2015

Masia Avianna McCray passed away at University of Iowa hospital.  She was the daughter of Jamilette Rodriguez and Matthew McCray.

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Joshua Betts

09/06/2015 to 11/22/2015

Joshua Allen Betts, 2 months and 16 days old, died unexpectedly Sunday, Nov. 22, 2015, at home.  He was born Sept. 6, 2015, at the University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics to Sunshine Kelly and Austin Betts.  Joshua, your parents want you to know how much they …

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Jade Carter Miller

9/25/2015 to 9/25/2015

Jayde Carter Miller was born stillborn after being carried to full-term by her mother Cathy Essick.

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Briella Sophia Grove

9/17/2014 to 9/17/2014

Briella Sophia Grove daughter of Cassandra Coley  and Mathew Grove.  Briella was diagnosed at 15 weeks gestation with anencephaly.  They had an option to carry her even though they knew she would pass away after birth.  Mom carried her for 23 weeks total before going into labor. …

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Jonas Dwayne Wommack Jr.

3/24/2013 to 8/24/2014

Jonas Dwayne Wommack Jr., age 1½ years, of Bettendorf, died Monday, Nov. 24, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport. Services in celebration of his life will be 1:30 p.m. Monday, Dec. 1, at Cornerstone Baptist Church, 775 E. LeClaire Road, Eldridge, where his family will …

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Cody Guinn

7-27-2015 to 7-27-2015

Son of Courtney and Ronnie Guinn of Davenport, Iowa.

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Lincoln Isaac Rose

2-11-2015 to 3-11-2015

Son of Leeann Mclaury and Quinten Rose.  Lincoln was born at 25 weeks at St Luke’s hospital in Cedar Rapids Iowa on February 11th 2015. He developed E Coli due to an infection from my water being ruptured 3 days prior to his birth. He fought that …

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Angel S

The family wishes to remain anonymous. Angel S is our 40th angel.

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Acadia Rain De Bow

Acadia Rain De Bow born in the evening of Dec. 6, 2014, passed away shortly after, in the early hours of Sunday, Dec. 7, 2014. Survivors include her mother, Kimberly De Bow; sisters, Taja and Takoda; grandmother, Brenda De Bow; grandfather, Gary De Bow; aunt, Krystal De Bow; cousins, …

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Maria Brielle Hand

Infant Maria Brielle Hand was stillborn Monday, March 9, 2015, at Great River Medical Center in West Burlington.
She is the daughter of Jessy William Hand and Kathleen Rhum of Burlington.
Survivors include her parents; one brother, Josiah Hand at home; paternal grandparents, Tami Rogers of Danville and Darrin Hand of …

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Peyton Rae Wright

Peyton Rae Wright, the daughter of Ashley and Nicholas Wright flew away on angel’s wings the morning of Thursday, November 6, 2014. She was in the NICU at the University of Iowa Hospital. Peyton came into this world earlier than expected on July 5, 2014. She touched many lives …

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Liam Aurick Alexander Mahnke

Liam Aurick Alexander Mahnke was born sleeping into the heavens at 26 weeks gestation, on April 28, 2014 at 8:45am. He was only 1 lb, 12 oz, 14 in. He was the second son of Travis and Tasha Mahnke and the younger brother of, Brayden Mahnke and Riley Mahnke. …

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Juanita Mona Medrano

Juanita Mona Medrano, infant daughter of Virginia Medrano, received her angel’s wings Jan. 11, 2015.

She is survived by her mother, Virginia; grandparents, Geno and Tanya Medrano, and Cheryl Cervantes; great-grandfather, Genaro Medrano Sr.; and uncles, Eluterio Genaro III, Antonio Medrano and Tyler Overman. She was preceded in death by …

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Keyarha Lashell Williams

Keyarha Lashell Williams daughter of Cyrea Richmond and Keith Williams was born on August 7, 2014 and passed away at home on October 18, 2014.

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Montez Leon’Dre Lewis

Montez Leon’Dre Lewis son of Dilleyona Miller and Montez Lewis was born and passed away on October 15, 2014.

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Bently Lee Schau

Bentley Lee Schau was stillborn on Monday, October 6, 2014 at UnityPoint Trinity in Bettendorf.

Survivors include his parents, Kayla M. Schwerdtfeger and Andrew Lee Schau; sister, Makenlee Schau; paternal grandparents, Randy (Diana) Schau; maternal grandmother, Nicole McCormick; maternal grandfather, Joe Schwerdtfeger; aunts, Latayvia Williams, Natalie Schwerdtfeger, Summer Schwerdtfeger and …

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Thomas Elliot Reicher

Thomas Elliot Reicher, 28 days, passed away at the University of Iowa Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa, on September 10, 2014. He was born on August 13, 2014, in Dubuque Mercy Hospital the son of Matt and Nichole (Mormann) Reicher. Thomas was baptized on August 13th at Dubuque Mercy …

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Zoey Betts

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Makenzie Rhae Rutherford

Makenzie R. Rutherford, age 7, of Amboy, died Tuesday August 5, 2014 at Rockford Memorial Hospital. She was born September 28, 2006, in Dixon the daughter of Steven Rutherford and Cassandra Gray. She would have been a second grader at Amboy Central School. She was preceded in death by …

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Carter Ray Burrell

Carter Ray Burrell, 4 months, of Cedar Rapids, died July 8, 2014, at St. Luke’s Hospital.

Carter leaves behind his mother and father, Kimberly Salyars and Noah Burrell of Cedar Rapids; maternal grandparents, Julie and William Salyars of Cedar Rapids and Darlene and Frank McNally of Tennessee; paternal grandparents, Valerie …

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Ty’viare Heavon Williams

4/16/2014- 4/16/2014

Ty’viare Heavon Williams was stillborn April 16, 2014, at Trinity Bettendorf. Survivors include his mother, Saraunna Abbey; his father, Thomas Williams; three sisters; a brother; maternal grandmother, Anissa Quinn; and paternal grandmother, Shayna Williams.

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Aaliyah Evelyn Smith

Aaliyah Evelyn Smith
 February 10, 2014 – June 19, 2014

Daughter of Ashley Morton and Geiger Smith.  Our daughter was born at 28 weeks. She fought for life and finally came home 4/2/2014 and She passed away from SIDs 6/19/2014.She spent the last two days of her life staying awake without …

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Isaac Steven Overberg

Isaac Steven Overberg, the son of Casey and Kelli Overberg of Low Moor, Iowa, was born into the arms of Jesus and joined his grandpa Kurt Overberg and great grandma Teresa Sefcik in heaven, on Sunday, March 23, 2014.

He will be lovingly remembered and missed by his parents, brothers, …

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Tymerius Lee Henderson

Tymerius Lee Henderson, infant son of Tyraeus Henderson and Keyonna Lesure, passed away at birth on March 20, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport.

Survivors include his parents; two sisters, Tyraeiah Henderson and Amaranique Nance; and a brother, Tyraeus Henderson Jr.

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Shaniia Rene McDowell

December 30, 1998- March 12, 2014

Funeral services for Shaniia Rene McDowell, 15, of Davenport will be 11 a.m. Wednesday at Third Missionary Baptist Church. She departed this life on Wednesday at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport. Burial will be at Pine Hill Cemetery.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Wednesday …

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Matias Azay Stump

Matias Azay Stump
 October 6, 2013 – October 6, 2013

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Ashton Bassett

Ashton Marrion Bassett was born Jan. 3, 2013, in Davenport to Jamal Moore and Ashlyne Bassett. Ashton died unexpectedly Thursday, Jan. 23, 2014, at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport.

He will be lovingly remembered by his parents; grandparents, Jennifer Warner and Mario Bassett; great-grandparents, Cheryl Sullivan, Gary Nass, Jeffery …

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Johnathan Joseph “Baby J.” Mc Kim

Johnathan Joseph “Baby J.” Mc Kim, ten days old, died Thursday , January 9, 2014
at the University Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City.
He was born December 30, 2013, the son of Destiny Wallace and Chester Mc Kim IV.
He was preceded in death by several great grandparents.
Surviving are his parents …

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Kale Christopher Davis

Baby Kale was born on December 4, 2013.  His parents are Christian Bonine and Christopher Davis of Spencer, IA.  They sadly learned at 23 weeks into the pregnancy that the baby didn’t have a heartbeat.  A ceremony for Baby Kale was held in the hospital chapel.  The family expressed …

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Kaitlyn Mae Mumm

Kaitlyn Mae “Katybug” Mumm, age 4, of Williamsburg, died Friday, January 10, 2014 in a motor vehicle accident.
Kaitlyn is survived by her parents, Mathew and Brandi Mumm; paternal grandparents, Russell Mumm of Ladora and Nancy Lindenmayer (Jay) of Brooklyn; maternal grandparents, Ken and Colleen Langreck of Marengo; great-grandmother Ruth …

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Heaven Nevaeh Sharaina Adel Cayton

Heaven Nevaeh Sharaina Adel Cayton, 2-month-old daughter of Liberty Patterson of Davenport and Robert Nailing of Mattoon, Ill., received her angel wings on Nov. 17, 2013. She was born in Davenport on Sept. 4, 2013. A memorial service will be 11:30 a.m. Saturday at The Runge Mortuary, Davenport.

Those left …

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Jalen and Jacob Howard

January 11, 1995-January 12, 1995

Jalen and Jacob Howard were the twin sons of Angela Austin and Michael Howard.  Their sister, Jamika Howard, made us aware that they were without a memorial stone.  The family spent over an hour looking for their grave recently.  Jalen and Jacob will soon have …

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Kensley Nicole Nadene Scott

Kensley Nicole Nadene Scott, precious infant daughter of Amy and Jeffrey Scott of Bettendorf, passed gently into the arms of Jesus on Oct. 28, 2013, at Trinity Bettendorf.

A private service will be held Saturday at the Wheelan-Pressly Funeral Home, Rock Island. Private burial will be in the family cemetery. …

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Matias Azay Stump

October 6, 2013 – October 6, 2013

Son of Marcus and Amanda Stump Davenport, Iowa.

“love you…mommys angel baby…always in our hearts.”

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Vincent “Vinnie” Jon Bowers

CEDAR RAPIDS — Vincent “Vinnie” Jon Bowers, 17 months, became a saint in heaven Wednesday, Sept. 25, 2013, in his parent’s home at 2008 29th Street N.W.  Mass of Christian Burial will be 11 a.m. Monday at St. Patrick Catholic Church, 510 1st Ave N.W., Cedar Rapids, by the Rev. …

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Creighton Christopher Webb

Creighton Christopher Webb was born and passed away on August 30, 2013.  His father, Jake Fitszwater, lives in Rock Island, IL and his mother Ginger Webb is from Davenport, IA.  May baby Creighton rest in peace.

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Eli Eric Eugene Karstens

Eli Eric Eugene Karstens received his angel wings on March 30, 2013 at his home in Cedar Rapids, IA surrounded by friends and family. Eli was born in Iowa City, IA on September 30, 2011 to Adam Karstens and Emily Obert. He was baptized on March 18, 2012.

Eli was …

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Dorathie SueAnna Pilkington

Dorathie SueAnna Pilkington, was still born on January 8, 2013 at Ottumwa Regional Health Center.
 
Dorathie is survived by her parents: Willie Guy Pilkington and Kassie Lynn Nelson, grandparents: Jim Nelson of Fairfield, Sheila (Bryan) Pohren-Westphal of Lockridge, Steve Pilkington Sr. and Sueanna Pilkington of Fairfield, 2 siblings: Kaden Mark …

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Carolina Anne Steiner

On September 27, 2012 the beloved child, Carolina Anne Steiner passed to the gates of heaven leaving behind a loving father and mother Samuel May and Crystal Steiner. Memorials may be made to the family.

Carolina was born on January 18, 2012.

A private graveside service will be held. Memorials may …

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Ella Lynn Hoefelmeyer

Ella Lynn Hoefelmeyer, infant daughter of Tony and Kelly (Watters) Hoefelmeyer of Andrew, Iowa, died on Thursday, June 21, 2012 at Mercy Medical Center in Dubuque, Iowa. Private Family Graveside Services and Burial were held on Wednesday, June 27, 2012, from the Sacred Heart Cemetery, Maquoketa, Iowa. The Carson …

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Cael David Burmeister

Cael David Burmeister, 7 month old son of Greg and Elizabeth (Vens) Burmeister of New Liberty, IA, passed away Friday, December 16, 2011 at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus in Davenport.
Cael was born on May 9, 2011 in Davenport.
Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Wednesday, December 21, …

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Zoey Kaye Bestland

Zoey Kaye Bestland, 6-week-old daughter of Allen Bestland and Amanda Montross, died Friday, Oct. 7, 2011, at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics in Iowa City. Graveside services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 12, at Millersburg Cemetery. A procession will form at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Powell …

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Bently Matthew Hullinger

Bently M. Hullinger, 3 months, of Muscatine, passed away on Thursday, June 23, 2011 at Trinity Hospital of Muscatine. Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, June 28, 2011 at 2:00 P.M. at the Geo. M. Wittich-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services. Burial will be in Greenwood Cemetery. …

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Jack Joseph Pauly

Jack Joseph Pauly, 19 month old son of Patrick and Karen Pauly of DeWitt, Iowa, died Sunday, April 17, 2011 at University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City. Services in celebrating his life will be held at 10:30 A.M. Thursday, April 21st, at St. John’s United Methodist Church, …

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Kayden Lawrence Yoder

Kayden Lawrence Yoder, 3 months, died Sunday, Jan. 23, 2011. A graveside service will be at 1 p.m. Friday, Jan. 28, at Davenport Memorial Cemetery. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Thursday at Murdoch-Linwood Funeral Home & Cremation Service, Cedar Rapids.

Survivors include his parents, Justin and Jennifer …

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Jude Michael Reiss

Jude Michael Reiss, infant son of Kristin Reiss and Jason Green, passed away at birth on Friday, August 20, 2010, at Genesis Medical Center, East Campus, Davenport. Graveside services will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday, August 24, at Mt. Calvary Cemetery. He is survived by his parents and …

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Landon Allen Houk

Landon Allen Houk, son of Benjamin and Jessica (Shafer) Houk, was born into Eternal Life on Saturday, July 10, 2010, at Genesis Medical Center-East Rusholme Street, Davenport. A Funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. on Wednesday, July 14, 2010, at St. Peter’s Catholic Church in Buffalo. Burial …

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