Kendra Lynn Gookin, age 39 passed away Saturday, October 2, 2021, Littleton Colorado. She was born March 2, 1982, in Englewood Colorado to Richard and Belinda Gookin. Kendra received her GED and went on to Heritage College where she acquired her Associates of Occupational Studies Degree in Therapeutic Massage January 30, 2004. Kendra built a large clientele many who praised her healing hands.
Kendra enjoyed travelling and visited Las Vegas, Texas, North Carolina and Florida, the last two where she fell in love with the oceans and beaches. She had dreams of trips to the Caribbean and Fiji.
Kendra never strayed far from childhood Littleton home for very long. Her hobbies included Ceramics, painting, coloring and making beautiful flower arrangements, Kendra was very artistic. She also dabbled in interior design, wanting to help remodel her parents’ home. She also enjoyed shopping, spending time with family and friends or talking to them on the phone, her lifeline…
Kendra was preceded in death by her grandparents, Buck and Phyllis Nichols, Edwin and Suzanne Gookin and Nancy Buckner. Her beloved dog Griz. She is survived by her parents, Rick and Belinda; her brother and his wife Kurtis and Valerie Gookin and cherished nephew Kurtis Gookin II. Stepbrother Alex and his partner Julia. Aunts and Uncles: Cristen and Jeff Sieh, Debra Bock, Randy and Nadine Gookin, Ronn and Karin Gookin; as well as numerous beloved cousins and their families, lastly her dog Tuxedo.
The compassionate sprit Kendra was she and her family ask in lieu of flower please donate to causes against Domestic Violence or Mental Health Awareness.
Kendra’s wishes will be honored with scattering her ashes at sea by her family.