Kevin Chinnock, age 56, of Isanti died unexpectedly November 23, 2017 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital. A memorial service will be held at 11:00 A.M. Thursday, November 30th at Long Lake Lutheran Church, 3921 277th Ave NW, Isanti. A visitation will be held one hour prior to the service at the church.
Kevin William Chinnock was born August 1, 1961 in Robbinsdale, Minnesota to Henry and Eileen (Schleif) Chinnock. He graduated from Cambridge High School in 1979 and attended Lake Superior Community College in Duluth. Kevin married Michelle Martin September 28, 1991 and they made their home in Isanti. Kevin worked with the Isanti County Highway Department and was employed by Isanti County since he was 18 years old. He enjoyed his job and his friendships with his coworkers. Kevin was an artistic person and enjoyed drawing and photography. Kevin also enjoyed sports and was a big MN Twins fan. He also loved bowling, fishing and most of all hanging out with his daughter, Katie.
Kevin died unexpectedly November 23, 2017 at Abbott Northwestern Hospital at the age of 56 years, 3 months and 22 days. He was preceded in death by his parents and by his mother-in-law, Francine Martin.
Kevin will be lovingly remembered by his wife, Michelle; daughter, Katie; sister, Nancy Nold; sister-in-law, Jennifer (Joe) Widell; nephew and nieces, Jonathan, Melissa, Samantha and Megan; father-in-law, Gerald Martin; and by many other relatives and friends.
Steve Erickson says
So sad to hear , way to young !
Kevin was a good friend through out high School
My condolences to his family and friends
Laura Smith says
I have such wonderful memories of Kevin. We attended school together and I so enjoyed reconnecting with him through Facebook. My thoughts, prayers and sympathy go to Kevin’s family and friends.
Pam Mau Kuchera says
So sorry for your loss. Kevin was a class mate, neighbor and friend. Will be greatly missed.
So sorry to read this, Kevin will be missed so much, what a sad day.
Tom Schoenecker says
I am saddened for Kevin’s family and friends, having to endure such a loss. He truly was a great person and a dear friend to all that know him. I always admired the kindness and love he showed his daughter.
David Johnson says
Our thoughts and prayers are with Kevin’s family during these difficult days. Enjoyed the talks with Kevin at work.
So sorry to hear this news. Prayers to all family and friends.
Troy Koth says
Kevin and I became great friends after high school. He was such a trustworthy, kind hearted, and decent person along with an incredibly loyal friend. We just recently connected over Facebook after 20 years and had attended a Twins game together this past summer. I am so happy we were able to do this and so sad we will never be able to see each other again. I am 55 years old and to this day have never met a better human being. I will miss him greatly.
Sandy Witkowski says
I worked with Kevin for over 12 yrs at the County Hwy Dept. He was a nice man. Always took the time to come and say “good morning” and ask if my coworker and I had a good weekend. I know one of the things Kevin seemed to really love doing was cooking. He often talked about his BBQ and smoking meat in his smoker. He would sometimes bring in some goodies he had made or talk about recipes he had tried. More then anything though he always talked about his daughter Katie and all the things they did together. He was such a proud father. I will miss him and always running into him in the stores. My prayers are with you both Michelle and Katie. May God take care of you both during this hard time and always remember how much Kevin loved you both.
Tony Buttacavoli says
I got to know Kevin through work the past 10 years. That fact that I work in Public Health and he worked in Highway shows how he transcended his positive attitude and friendliness. It’s funny to see other people post about running into Kevin in the community/stores, I think it was because he took the time to say hi and have a conversation with everyone. I too observed how proud Kevin was of his daughter and got to see him at some events as I have a daughter the same age. Kevin created and presented what is now Isanti County’s logo which we will remember him by when we see it. I’m sorry for his family’s loss and he will be missed.
Amy (Olson) Boettcher says
Deepest sympathies to you and your daughter. So sorry for your loss.
Peggy (Strehlo) Murphy says
So very sorry for your loss Michelle. May God’s loving arms embrace you and Katie during this most difficult time. Cherish your memories….
Kim (Dahl) Schmidt says
So sorry to hear this news. Thoughts and prayers for Kevin’s family!
JOHN PEARSON says
I was so sad to hear about Kevin. He had such a great attitude even while carrying his heart pump. We we’re both late bloomers in the parenting department and often shared a laugh about how much fun it is to be a dad. If it’s any consolation to you,he always talked about how much he loved his wife and daughter. My heart goes out to you. I will miss our visits.