Kellen Vedder Hodges, 8, of Pleasant Prairie, WI, passed away unexpectedly at his home on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.
Born in Pleasant Prairie, WI, on September 15, 2012, he was the son of Michael and Sarah (Fulmer) Hodges.
Kellen was a second-grade student at Prairie Lane Elementary School. He loved all sports, but especially enjoyed playing hockey for the Patriots at the RecPlex. He enjoyed reading, writing his own stories, drawing comic books, playing his guitar, Minecraft, and Among Us. Kellen was the best big brother. He cherished time spent with his siblings and his beloved dog, Leddie. His beautiful eyes and bright smile could light up any room.
He is survived by his loving parents, Michael and Sarah Hodges of Pleasant Prairie, WI; his three adoring siblings, Ada, Madden and Kane; paternal grandparents, Michael and Colleen Hodges; maternal grandfather, Riley Fulmer; two uncles, Ben Hodges and Andrew Fulmer; two aunts, Brianne (Marty) Smith and Laura Fulmer; and five cousins, Ashlyn, Camryn, Declan, Holden, and Story.
Kellen was preceded in death by his grandmother, Catherine Fulmer and his aunt, Bonnie Popielewski.
A memorial service will be held on Saturday, February 27, 2021, at Proko Funeral Home at 4:00 p.m. To live stream the service, please copy and paste https://www.facebook.com/ProkoFuneralHome/live_videos/ at that time. A visitation will be held at the funeral home from 1:00 p.m. until the time of service. Interment will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials to The Children’s Heart Foundation, https://www.heart.org/en/health-topics/congenital-heart-defects/congenital-heart-defects-tools-and-resources/the-american-heart-association-and-the-childrens-heart-foundation would be appreciated by the family.