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“Connor, without you my heart will never be the same, but I do have alot of good memories to share. I love you with all my heart, and I know I will...Read More »
1 of 100+ | Posted by: Brittany York - Fort Wayne, IN

“Ohh Connor i just wanted to say that the day i had heard on the news my friend had died it just broke my heart i broke down crying.But i wanted to...Read More »
2 of 100+ | Posted by: Carmen Woolsey - fort wayne, IN

“Dear Kyle & Robin Kitchen & Family,I am sooooo sorry to hear of Connor's tragic passing. Even though I didn't know Connor personally, he seemed to...Read More »
3 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg Schafbuch - Ft. Wayne, IN

“Dear Kyle, Robin & FamilyI am soooo sorry to hear of Connor's tragic passing. My heart is aching for you during this very difficult time. Even...Read More »
4 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg Schafbuch - Ft. Wayne, IN

“Robin, Kyle and FamilyIt seems like only yesterday that you were stopping in to say HI as you brought Connor to preschool. There are no adequate...Read More »
5 of 100+ | Posted by: Kathy Dougherty - Fort Wayne, IN

“Kyle, Robin and family, it is with a heavy heart that I write this. There are no words to ease your suffering at the loss of your beloved son. You...Read More »
6 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerry Reynolds - Minneapolis, MN

“May God embrace you in His arms and lay His hands upon the Hearts that will cry with your Loss... ”
7 of 100+ | Posted by: Gary and Layne Nichter - Syracuse, IN

“Kitchen Family - all of us at FWCC send you our deepest sympathy and prayers. Connor was a special member of the club's family and his bright smile...Read More »
8 of 100+ | Posted by: Staff at the Fort Wayne Country Club - IN

“Kyle, my friend, words cannot describe the sorrow I feel for you and your family over the loss of Connor. Sorry I could not be there to tell you this...Read More »
9 of 100+ | Posted by: Nick Cacciola - Cloverdale, IN

“Connor was a GREAT friend he was very funny , and he was also fun to be around. He would always playing around making people laugh. He was such a...Read More »
10 of 100+ | Posted by: Michael Green - Fort Wayne, IN

“Kyle and Family, I'm Jennifer Penrod sister Jewel i know what you are going through in know the pain cry as hard as you can through this time the...Read More »
11 of 100+ | Posted by: Jewel Bagan - las Vegas, NV

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you Kyle and family. May peace be with all of you. Love, Chad Dillinger & Family ”
12 of 100+ | Posted by: Chad Dillinger - Phoenix, AZ

“i will always remember that smile when he first stepped into the classroom and his laugh and his down times he had in class but he was a great kid we...Read More »
13 of 100+ | Posted by: Noah Pelton-Stott - Fort Wayne, IN

“i will always remember that smile i saw once he stepped into the classroom ”
14 of 100+ | Posted by: Noah Pelton-Stott - Fort Wayne, IN

“I was the room Mom in your room for 4 years. You always had a smile and always thanked me for bringing food and games. You made the world a...Read More »
15 of 100+ | Posted by: Melissa Hughes - fort wayne, IN

“Helga I wish you and your family all the comfort and peace our Lord is there to give. What a precious gift He took Home to be with Him. May you have...Read More »
16 of 100+ | Posted by: Roseanna Freeman - Fort Wayne, IN

“To the family of Connor, We want to extend our deepest, Christian sympathy to your entire family. Many of the students from Concordia Lutheran Grade...Read More »
17 of 100+ | Posted by: Amy

“Kyle and Family,Roger Learey told me the sad news of Connors passing. There are no words to adequitly express enough sympathy for your loss. I will...Read More »
18 of 100+ | Posted by: Carolyn Venceslau - Marlborough, CT

“Know that I am praying for you and your family. ”
19 of 100+ | Posted by: Penny Dillinger - Fort Wayne, IN

“Kyle, Robin and Sam, my heart goes out to you on your loss. Words do not serve me at this time to express my sorrow. ”
20 of 100+ | Posted by: Tracey Lerch - Fort Wayne, IN

“Connor i hope the best for you in heven and for your familey you will be VERY missed. ”
21 of 100+ | Posted by: Carmen - fort wayne, IN - friends

“Kyle,I am very sorry for Your loss ,and have been Praying for You and Your Family. ”
22 of 100+ | Posted by: Butch Sterner - South Whitley, IN

“I want to say that he was a good kid. I'm sorry for your loss. ”
23 of 100+ | Posted by: Madigaen Allen - Fort Wayne, IN

“Kyle and Family, We are so very sorry for your loss. May God Bless you and your family during this difficult time. Deepest Sympathies, Rick & Gina...Read More »
24 of 100+ | Posted by: Gina Elliott - Greenwood, IN

“Dear Kyle, Robin, and family, We are so saddened for your loss. Our hearts and prayers go out to you. May you find strength and peace in the days...Read More »
25 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike and Beth Dillinger - IN

“Dear Kitchen Family, We are so sorry for your lose, we met you and your family through Nicole and Chad Marchand! Us as parents dont understand...Read More »
26 of 100+ | Posted by: Rachel Putman - fort wayne, IN

“Kyle, Robin and family,Sending our love and prayers for comfort and peace during this very difficult time. Kyle, I have always been impressed with...Read More »
27 of 100+ | Posted by: Angie Rondinelli - Granger, IN

“Robin and family,Please know that my thoughts and prayers have been with you since this weekend. My time at Lane was all to short to have the...Read More »
28 of 100+ | Posted by: Nanette Lawler - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. May god help you in this difficult time!!!! We are parents and can't even imagine what you all...Read More »
29 of 100+ | Posted by: Steve and Alison Meadors - IN

“I didn't really know him that much but kitchen family you're in my prayers and thoughts.I am a seventh grader at lane. Good bye Conner forever ”
30 of 100+ | Posted by: Caden Nelson - Fort Wayne, IN

“i didnt really know connor at all but i wish i had the oppurtunity to know him him now. kitchen family my thoughts and prayers are with you during...Read More »
31 of 100+ | Posted by: heidi andrus - fort wayne, IN

“Connor you were a really good friend ”
32 of 100+ | Posted by: Andrew Hattaway - Fort Wayne, IN

“We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. Our Deepest Sympathy, Ken Plummer & Family ”
33 of 100+ | Posted by: Ken Plummer - Anderson, IN

“Robin, I still remember Connor and Todd's first day of Kindergarten. Todd gave Connor a hug and Connor didn't know what to think about that:) But...Read More »
34 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer Schlegel - IN

“My heart is saddened by the loss of your precious Connor. He would always make us smile with his orneriness and sly grin as we greeted him at the...Read More »
35 of 100+ | Posted by: Michele Slone - Warsaw, IN

“Perhaps they are not the stars, but rather openings in Heaven where the love of our lost ones pours through and shines down upon us to let us know...Read More »
36 of 100+ | Posted by: James Crocker - Prague - friend

“I am sorry for your loss, prayers will go out to all of you in this time of need. He was a very handsome young man. ”
37 of 100+ | Posted by: Kim rodeman - Vermontville, MI

“To the Kitchen family, Our deepest sympathy to you and your family. Our thoughts and prayers goes out to you and your family as well. God bless. ”
38 of 100+ | Posted by: Jas, Mayw Lan, Sylvia and Sydnie Singh - IN

“Our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you all. ”
39 of 100+ | Posted by: Mike Litchfield and Family - NC

“I'm so sorry for your loss. The Kitchen family will be in my thoughts and prayers. ”
40 of 100+ | Posted by: Kinaya Brown

“My heart goes out to the Kitchen Family. Connor was a great person and always had a smile on his face. You are in my thoughts and prayers as you go...Read More »
41 of 100+ | Posted by: Aaron Harrell - Louisville, KY

“I am so sorry for Connor's passing. Kyle, you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers. ”
42 of 100+ | Posted by: Harold E. Connell - Fort Wayne, IN

“It is so sad that a beloving child dies! I'm so sad for the family ! ”
43 of 100+ | Posted by: jaquana underwood - FortWayne, IN

“Kyle and family, my heart goes out to you all for your loss. Love, prayers, and my deepest condolences. Cathy ”
44 of 100+ | Posted by: Cathy Campbell-Garrison - Warsaw, IN

“My deepest sympathies on Connor's tragic thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time. ”
45 of 100+ | Posted by: Kent Miller - Fort Wayne, IN

“I didn't know Conner personally, but I wish I had the opportunity to. I want you to know that I'll miss you. the Kitchen family is in all my thoughts...Read More »
46 of 100+ | Posted by: Faith JoAn Dickerson - Fort Wayne, IN

“even throw i didn't know Conner still have him and his family in my prayers.RIP Conner ”
47 of 100+ | Posted by: DaNiyah Foster - Fort Wayen, IN

“Connor was a quite and awesome child. I am sorry that he is gone and he will be in mine and all of lane middle school hearts! ”
48 of 100+ | Posted by: Mary Roose - Fort Wayne, IN

“There is no greater pain than the loss of a child. It does help to talk to other parents who have lost their children. I lost my son 9/17/2010 in a...Read More »
49 of 100+ | Posted by: Amanda Stocker - Ft Recovery, OH

“Dear Kyle & Robin Kitchen & Family, I am soooooooo sorry to hear of Connor's tragic passing. My heart is aching for you during this very difficult...Read More »
50 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg Schafbuch - Ft. Wayne, IN

“Dear Kitchen family, We were so saddened by the news of Connor's passing. He was such a fun loving, active boy. You couldn't help but smile when he...Read More »
51 of 100+ | Posted by: Jim, Mike and Annette Peckham - OH

“Dear Kyle, Robin and family, I don´t have words to express my sorrow, may God help you cope with such tragedy.Love you all, Livia ”
52 of 100+ | Posted by: Livia Berney - Millburn, NJ

“Dear Kyle and Robin,My heart aches from the tragic news of your youngest son, Connor. I pray for you and your family that you will receive the...Read More »
53 of 100+ | Posted by: Brenda 'Dillinger' Santa - MN

“- * " even doe i did not Connor , i still want to send my prayer's from me && my fmily to his family. Know that we are here for you guys && now his...Read More »
54 of 100+ | Posted by: Dulce - fort wayne, IN - Friend

“I Remember When Me And Conner Always Used To Share Lunch Or Throw Good At Eachother.. I Miss You Friend. ”
55 of 100+ | Posted by: Kesha Porter - Fort Wayne, IN

“My prayer's are to the Kitchen family for a tragic loss. Having a loved one gone, especially so young, is a tough pill to swallow. I hope everyone...Read More »
56 of 100+ | Posted by: Jailon Parrish - Fort Wayne, IN

“Dear Kitchen Family, Words can not express my condolences for your entire family during this time of sorrow. My dad, R Michael Glasper, worked for...Read More »
57 of 100+ | Posted by: Rob Glasper - Fort Wayne, IN

“I have been deeply blessed to have known Connor. His silly smiles at me when I would address him as "Mr. Kitchen" when he would come in for his...Read More »
58 of 100+ | Posted by: Danell Miller - Leo, IN

“Dear Kyle & Robin Kitchen & Family, I am so sorry to hear of Connor's passing, My heart is aching for you during this difficult time. May God give...Read More »
59 of 100+ | Posted by: Greg Schafbuch

“Kyle and Robin, So very sorry to hear about the accident. My heart aches for you. Praying for healing and peace for your family. Deb ”
60 of 100+ | Posted by: Deb Glasper - Fort Wayne, IN

“Our hearts are so very heavy. Your family is in our thoughts and prayers.Todd, Chris, Kayla, Ryan & Nick Pezley ”
61 of 100+ | Posted by: A friend

“Kyle and family. My heart skipped a beat when I heard the news. I have no words to say that would help you today with your grieving. I am praying...Read More »
62 of 100+ | Posted by: Doug Sauer

“The Kitchen family,Our deepest sympathy for your loss. ”
63 of 100+ | Posted by: Scott & Donna Oswalt - Fort Wayne, IN

“My family is praying for your family. Our hearts are saddened, but our faith in the Lord remains strong. ”
64 of 100+ | Posted by: Jerry Lee - Fishers, IN

“Our prayers are with your family and Connor. Our sincere condolences, Emily Mondok & Family ”
65 of 100+ | Posted by: Emily Mondok - Fort Wayne, IN

“Kyle and Family My thoughts and prayers are with you all at this very difficult time. I could not imagine the pain you are going through but know...Read More »
66 of 100+ | Posted by: Dean A Reskevich - Carmel, IN

“Kyle and Robin, I am so very, very sad for you and your family. I am sure that you have many memories of Connor and while I am sure that the...Read More »
67 of 100+ | Posted by: Mark Didion - Dallas, TX

“Prayers to the family, I didn't really know Connor but friends with Sam. My heart goes out to the Family. God Bless you all. ”
68 of 100+ | Posted by: KeShawn Moore - Fort Wayne, IN

“Robin, Kyle, and Family, We were so sorry to hear about Connor. We pray that God will comfort you and grant you peace in the days to come. Thinking...Read More »
69 of 100+ | Posted by: Kim, Kathy, and Laken Lefever

“I did not know Conner but my sister-in-law Brittany York did. I am keep Conner's family and all his friends and classmates. God bless you all and R...Read More »
70 of 100+ | Posted by: Jessica Hormann - FORT WAYNE, IN

“i didnt know you that well but you were very nice and kind to everybody yuo were sweet and meories of you qill live on and on rest in peace ”
71 of 100+ | Posted by: jessica - fortwayne, IN

“Dear Connor,Rest in peace buddy You were to young to go, only the good die young.Your family and all your friends are going to miss you.I only talked...Read More »
72 of 100+ | Posted by: Jordyn fitzgerald - Fort wayne, IN

“You will be missed by so many people, you were a great person and made this world a wonderful place. You will always be in our hearts! ”
73 of 100+ | Posted by: Brittney - Fort Wayne, IN

“ill miss u i didnt no u that well but i no i new u a little and my brother was jacobs best friend u where a good kid ill miss u and i no alot of u...Read More »
74 of 100+ | Posted by: alondra - ft, IN

“I Really Didn't Know You At All But , Its Very Sad That We The Staff And Students Have To Hear That We Lost One Of Our Classmates One Of There...Read More »
75 of 100+ | Posted by: Shatyra Nelson - Fort Wayne IN, IN

“Connor you will be truly missed.... I remember when i started Harris school, you were in Mrs.White class. You was the quiet kid and never got into...Read More »
76 of 100+ | Posted by: Mrs.Hamilton - Fort wayne, IN

“Kyle, Robin and Family,I never had the honor of knowing Your Angel Connor. I know he had your beauty and strength Robin and Kyles playfulness and...Read More »
77 of 100+ | Posted by: Terri Didion - Fort Wayne, IN

“A good memory is Connor always losing his green aero jacket. and another one is when he always puts his knees on the table MR. Vance always says to...Read More »
78 of 100+ | Posted by: Jessica Walda - IN

“I didnt really know you but i miss you alot and i know elijah alondra and raymond really miss you ”
79 of 100+ | Posted by: danielle - fort wayne, IN

“I barely knew you, I wish I knew you better, you were a great kid, and will forever be missed and loved ”
80 of 100+ | Posted by: Jon Plank

“I wish i could have talked to you more and get to now you . I hope you have a great time being in heaven with the angels you are going to be truly...Read More »
81 of 100+ | Posted by: Annalyssia wilson - fort wayne, IN

“I barley talked to him the only thing i had to say to him was about the computer i wish i could change that and have a real conversation i have a...Read More »
82 of 100+ | Posted by: Jessica Walda - IN

“Kyle and family, I am so sorry to hear of the tragic loss of your son and brother. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. I pray that...Read More »
83 of 100+ | Posted by: Judy Prince (Hines) - Fort Wayne, IN

“I Have Only Talked To You A Few Times And I Wish I Could Change That But You Will Allways Be In My Meomories ”
84 of 100+ | Posted by: Destiny Rhodes - Fort Wayne, IN

“Rest.In.Heaven(^= ”
85 of 100+ | Posted by: Shampre' - fortwayne, IN

“i will never forget you ”
86 of 100+ | Posted by: Ruben - fort wayne, IN

“I didn't know connor, but my friend is friends with his sister, and I know what it's like to lose someone so close to you. People are going to be...Read More »
87 of 100+ | Posted by: alexis hughes

“As members of the Spiece Wolfpac Basketball my family is sorry for your loss and will pray for you during these most difficult times. Most...Read More »
88 of 100+ | Posted by: The Hiteshew Family - Auburn, IN

“My heart is breaking for all of you. You will remain in our prayers. ”
89 of 100+ | Posted by: Becky Lombardo - Fort Wayne, IN

“Kyle, Robin and family-- We are so sorry for the loss of your son, Connor. You have our deepest sympathy and are in our thoughts. Take care of each...Read More »
90 of 100+ | Posted by: Cindy & John Ewing - Fort Wayne, IN

“May Conner Rest in peace and stay in the hearts of all who know him. I didn't really know him but i still feel like I was a part of his family....Read More »
91 of 100+ | Posted by: Justin Lorenz - Fort Wayne, IN

“Kitchen Family,Words cannot express the sorrow that we feel for all of you at this time. Our prayers and thoughts are with you during this...Read More »
92 of 100+ | Posted by: Matt and Sue Mattiello - IN

“Kitchen Family, Please know that our thoughts and prays go out to you and your family in this very sad time. We will continue to pray for your...Read More »
93 of 100+ | Posted by: Kelly Sue Cumberland - Fort Wayne, IN

“My heart hurts so deeply for you and your family. I think of you often and looking at Connor's picture I remember when he was just a little guy...Read More »
94 of 100+ | Posted by: Jenny Behrns - Fort Wayne, IN

“Kitch, Words can not express my feelings for you and especially your son and family. My son and wife lost a stillbirth son about 25 years ago and I...Read More »
95 of 100+ | Posted by: Paul A. Rush - Syracuse, IN

“connor will truly be missed. We loved his peppy personality whenever he would come into his orthodontic appointments, he could always brighten your...Read More »
96 of 100+ | Posted by: Jennifer Huizing - Fort Wayne, IN

“To the Kitchen family: My heart bleeds for you all. I pray that God will comfort your hearts and minds in the days to come. ”
97 of 100+ | Posted by: Dawn O'Rourke - Fort Wayne, IN

“I don't know you, but my heart feels like it is breaking. i'm so sorry and you have my sympanty. I lost my grandson last April113th here in...Read More »
98 of 100+ | Posted by: Mrs. Sharon Taylor - Decatur, IN

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Love, Connie ”
99 of 100+ | Posted by: connie holley - Grand Haven, MI

“I am so sorry to hear of your loss. You love all your grandchildren so much. Love, Connie ”
100 of 100+ | Posted by: connie holley - MI

Connor Robert Kitchen , 12, joined the angels in Heaven Saturday, January 21, 2012. Born in Fort Wayne, Connor was in the 6th grade at Lane Middle School where he played the saxophone in the band. He enjoyed bowling, golfing, camping and fishing. Surviving are his parents Kyle and Robin Kitchen, brothers, Chase Kitchen, Jacob Kitchen and Sam Kitchen, sister, Carly Kitchen all of Fort Wayne, grandparents, Judy and Richard Gillman of Huntertown, Helga and Charles Kitchen of Syracuse and Darlene Jackson of Fort Wayne. Service is 10 a.m. Friday at Brookside Community Church, 6102 Evard Road, with calling 1 hour prior. Calling also 2 to 5 and 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday at D.O. McComb and Sons Maplewood Park Funeral Home, 4017 Maplecrest Road. Memorials may be made to the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation. To sign the online guest book, go to