Nicole Leann Kennedy (Nikki)

Nicole Leann Kennedy (Nikki), a beloved mother, daughter, granddaughter, niece, and friend, passed away on January 29, 2018 due to an automobile accident. 

Nikki was born in Billings, Montana on January 28, 1985 to her parents Dan and Mary. 

Her two children, Brody Quinn 8, and Tuff Mathews, 11 months, were the center of her world. 

She graduated from Forsyth High School with the class of 2003, attended one year of college at the U of M, and was working towards completion of a Medical Transcriptionist program. She worked at numerous jobs in the Forsyth area, and most recently with Yellowstone Environmental Contractors in Miles City. 

Nikki grew up in Forsyth but considered herself “Butte Irish” in addition to a Dogie, and she referred to herself as the “Little Irish Girl”. Nikki was very active in school and the community her whole life. She danced in the Nancy Nile Dance Class, member of Howard Ag 4-H, Club, piano lessons, an active member of her church, Forsyth Swim Team, High School Golf and Volleyball Teams, FCCLA, Band, and Cheerleader. She was also very involved in Forsyth Chamber activities and Forsyth Women’s Golf.

Nikki was always independent, free spirited, open hearted and happy go lucky, with the biggest smile you could find. She loved to share her talents, her ability to cook and bake for people and would take on the task for anyone at any time at the drop of a hat. Nikki was happy that she found the job that she really loved with YEC. 

She is survived by her two sons, Brody and Tuff; special friend, Casey; mother, Mary; father Dan; grandmother, Donna; aunts and uncles; Ray (Sarah) DuBois, Bernadette Hayes, Yvonne DuBois, Joe DuBois, Annette (Dan) Richter, John DuBois, Mike and Chris (Deb) Kennedy, Bunny (Charles) Aumell, Mike (Christy) McGrath; along many cousins and numerous extended Cousins. 

She is preceded in passing by her Aunts, Connie Jo, Margaret and Jana; special cousin, Devin Kennedy; grandparents, Ray and Mary DuBois; grandfather, Mike Kennedy; uncles, Charles McGrath, Joe and Jack Kennedy; aunts, Dodie and Millie.

A celebration of Nikki’s life a rosary will be from 4-6 pm Friday, February 9th at Stevenson’s and Sons in Forsyth and requiem mass will be celebrated beginning at 11:00 am Saturday, February 10th at the Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in Forsyth. 

Stevenson and Sons Funeral Home have been entrusted with the arrangements for the family. 

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