MEADE – Shawn Edward Bilodeau, age 27, died Saturday afternoon, August 27, 2011, at St. Catherine Hospital, Garden City, Kansas.
He was born February 14, 1984, at Gillette, Wyoming, the son of Carol Bilodeau. In 1991, the family moved to Meade, where he attended the Meade school system. After his schooling he began his career in the oil field industry working for several drilling companies. He later moved to Garden City where he worked as a welder.
He enjoyed spending time with his family, friends, and most of all, his children. He attended the Nazarene Church in Meade and Garden City
On June 13, 2005, he married Jessica Boyer at Meade, Kansas. She survives.
Other survivors include: Two sons, Kien Lee Bilodeau of Garden City, Kansas Dezmond Roberts of Garden City, Kansas
Three sisters, Bobbi Day of Fowler, Kansas Misty Reed of Meade, Kansas Cristal Kruger of Minneola, Kansas
His mother, Carol Reed of Meade, Kansas
Several nieces and nephews
He is preceded in death by a brother, Jonathan Reed on May 24, 1987.
Funeral services will be held at 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at Fidler-Orme-Bachman Mortuary Chapel, Meade, with the Reverend Ron Willard presiding. Friends may call from 9:00 a.m. until service at the funeral home. Private family inurnment will take place at a later date.
The family would welcome memorials to the Shawn Bilodeau Children’s fund in care of the funeral home.