Mari Roxanne “Roxy” Kennon passed away in the loving care of The Vineyards Memory Care on May 29, 2023 in Grand Junction. Roxanne was born in St. Paul, Minnesota on November 29, 1963. As a child, she grew up in Minnesota, Colorado and Oregon, returning to Colorado for junior high and high school, where she last attended Rangely High School. Roxanne had a long career in food service, where she was well-known as an excellent waitress, a career she loved, especially telling her customers silly jokes. She loved horses, rodeos, dancing, country music, Sprite and M&M’s.
Roxanne is survived by her sons, Derek (Meisha) Ahrens and Edward “Kade” Kennon; granddaughter, Kenna Ahrens; siblings Brett King, Charisse Evans, Cyndee Sanchez, Micki Blume, Jayda Matekovic, Reva Dann Haskin and Koni Dent, many nieces and nephews and numerous aunts, uncles and cousins. Roxanne was preceded in death by her beloved mother, Reva Anne (Hatch) Duran.
Family and friends are welcome to come by Fruita Community Center, 324 N. Coulson St., Fruita, CO on June 17, 2023 between 11 am and 1 pm as we remember Roxanne. Light refreshments will be provided.