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Gary “GK” Robert Kennedy, age 75, of Wyoming, Michigan, passed away Sunday, March 19, 2023, and is now Living Good in Heaven. He was born March 14, 1948, in Grand Rapids, MI.  Gary married the love of his life, Trudy Mathews on October 19, 1974, in Wyoming, MI.

Survivors include his wife of 48 years, Trudy; sons, Beau (Robin) and Cole (Rachel); grandchildren, Bud, Liv, Taylor, Landen, and Ava; and brother, Ken Kennedy.

Per Gary’s wishes he donated what he could to Gift of Life.   He also requested to be cremated and a celebration of life is being planned for spring, 2023; details will be announced as soon as they become available.

A full obituary will be posted when it becomes available.

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Cremation arrangements are entrusted to Michigan Cremation & Funeral Care, Grand Rapids, 616-452-3006.


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  1. Sandy (DenBoer) Gillett on March 22, 2023 at 8:53 pm

    Trudy and family, I am sooo sorry for your loss.

  2. Denise Gilkey on March 23, 2023 at 8:28 am

    I’m so sorry to here about the passing of Gary. Gary was a good friend, and like a brother to me . I loved listening to him talking about his boys and Trudy. We worked side by side at Rowe. Lunch time, he would say you fly I’ll buy. My Prayers for the Family,.

  3. Gary Mol on March 23, 2023 at 9:45 am

    GK was Great! Great person, family man, athlete, coworker, and hilarious sense of humor! Just a super guy to be around.

  4. Nancy Coopet on March 25, 2023 at 6:59 am

    So sorry Trudy, you are in my thoughts and prayers
    Nancy Cooper

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