Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Officer Kenyon Marc Youngstrom

California Highway Patrol, California

End of Watch Wednesday, September 5, 2012

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Reflections for Officer Kenyon Marc Youngstrom

My prayers and deepest respects to Officer Youngstrom and his family and to the officers of the CHP who work to keep our highways safer. You are all to be honored and Officer Youngstrom depicts all the true qualities of a HERO with his years of service to his country and community as well as continuing to serve even in death by donating his organs! Officer Youngstrom's youngest son's memorial words evidence what a wonderful father he was. He will be missed but never forgotten and he lives on not only through his family, but through his giving of himself in so many ways serving mankind.

Kathleen Adams, Citizen

September 15, 2012

I hope Kenyon's family, co workers and friends find peace in their memories of him. What a wonderful officer, husband, father, brother, and son he was...Rest easy, Kenyon...

Sr. Tpr. Peggy Bishop
Oregon State Police-Salem

September 14, 2012

Rest in peace Youngstrom and may GOD look over your family and the CHP.

TFC Archie Forsyth
Louisiana State Police (Troop A)

September 14, 2012

Rest in peace. I will think of you every time I watch a St. Louis Rams game. Go Rams!

Lt. John Hohmann
Scotts Valley Police Department

September 14, 2012

Rest in peace Brother....we have the watch.

They shall grow not old, as we that are left grow old:
Age shall not weary them, nor the years condemn.
At the going down of the sun and in the morning
We will remember them.

Deputy Joseph Abercromby
Los Angeles Sheriffs' Department

September 14, 2012

All Troopers in this USA are brothers, May the good Lord bless and stay with his family.

Sgt. Randolph Lambert Ret:

September 13, 2012

Thank you for your service brother. My aunt lives in Alamo and told me the tragedy that occurred blocks away from her house. I pray that you rest in peace knowing what you did on earth will never be forgotten.

Officer De La Torre
San Diego Police Department

September 13, 2012

Heaven just got sweeter....Thank you Kenyon for your many unselfish years of service. My deepest condolences to Karen and the kids, other family, friends and other fellow officers.

In Christian love,

Marilyn P.S. Neufeld
(Sister-in-Christ) Romans 8:38,39

September 13, 2012

Why is such a good person taken from us when they still should have a long life ahead of them with so much to give and enjoy. Having lost a brother at age 19 in Vietnam 1968, almost 50 years later I still ask that question. Why?
My heart goes out to the family of Kenyon. Rest in Peace Kenyon, you are at peace now and I am sure will serve as a Guardian Angel to many.

Barbara Dillon Reilly

September 13, 2012

Thank you, Sir. Your job is done. They are having a beautiful memorial service for you right now.

The family allowed the media to live feed your service so we could watch at work or home to honor you. We are blessed to be able to participate although we could not attend.

Rest in Peace, CHP Officer Youngstrom.
You and your family will never be Forgotten.

Cynthia Law
Police Wife, East Bay CA

September 13, 2012

His Judgment Day:
The officer stood and faced his God, Which must always come to pass. He hoped his shoes were shinning, Just as brightly as his brass.
"Step forward now, Officer, How shall I deal with you? Have you always turned the other cheek To my church have you been true?"
The officer squared his shoulder and said, "No, Lord, I guess I aint, Because those of us who carry badges can't always be a saint.
I've had to work most Sundays, And at times my talk was rough, And sometimes I've been violent Because the streets are tough.
But I never took a penny That wasn't mine to keep.. Though I worked a lot of overtime, when the bills got too steep.
And I never passed a cry for help Though at times I shook with fear. And sometimes, God forgive me, I've wept an unmanly tear.
I know I don't deserve a place among the people here. They never wanted me around except to calm their fear.
If you've a place for me here, Lord, it needn't be so grand. I never expected or had too much, But if you don't...I'll understand.
There was silence all around the throne, where the saints often trod. As the officer waited quietly for the judgment of his God.
"Step forward now, Officer. You've borne your burdens well. Come walk a beat on heaven's streets, You've done your time in hell"

Author unknown

May God be with everyone

Motor Officer Terry Pauley
Plano PD Plano, TX

September 13, 2012

Rest in Peace young Trooper Youngstrom. You have done your duty with honor and will be remembered as a true hero to the citizens of California that you served and protected. You touched several lives as a dedicated CHP officer on patrol and continued to save lives through your generous tissue donations. Truly a "Cop's Cop"!

Jay P. Homan / Deputy Sheriff (retired)
Monterey County Sheriff's Department

September 13, 2012

Sheepdog...The Shepard knows all that you've done...Rest now.

Another Sheepdog.
California Law Enforcement

September 13, 2012

Our condolences to the officer Kenyon Youngstrom family and the fellow officers.May he R.I.P. and may god bless the family Youngstrom in this hard times.
Our Sincere Sympathy.
Glenn and Marie Johnson.

Marie Johnson

September 13, 2012

Thank you for your 7 years in CHP. Let hope We do not lose any more of your fellow brothers and sisters.

no relation

September 12, 2012

My condolences to Kenyon's friends, family and fellow officers. I work near the 680 freeway and could hear numerous sirens responding from Walnut Creek PD, my worst fears were confirmed. I worked five shifrs with a LASD deputy that was killed on duty, I think of him often, now Kenyon will live on with me.

Res. Deputy - Ret

September 12, 2012

God bless this family as they remember their braved loved one. Comfort their minds and hearts and help them during their difficult task of enduring this terrible tragedy.

Patrolman Tim Ashley
Lawrenceville (GA) Police Department

September 12, 2012

My heart breaks for this family, such a senseless loss! I to have a son who is a CHP Officer, he has even worked with Officer Youngstrom in Contra Costa County so I feel the pain of the mother of this fallen officer. I pray that God heals your sorrow and gives you peace beyond understanding.

Roxanna Buck
Mother of CHP Officer

September 12, 2012

I just read in the news where Office Youngstrom has given the gift of life to 4 others through organ donation. Something good from such a sad tragedy. Heroes do live forever.

Laure May
Mom to Police Officer

September 12, 2012

Officer Youngstrom, I can not get you off of my mind. I thank you for your service, and all that you did before you left this world. May God comfort your family, friends, and co-workers in this most difficult time. We got it from here, brother.

Deputy Probation Officer
Stanislaus County

September 12, 2012

Kenyon I had the honor and pleasure of meeting you in 2010, as we attended the Instructors Course together at the Academy. I will always remember how pleasant you were and your sense of humor. I am deeply saddened that God has called one of his angels home. My condolences to your family, friends, and loved ones. Rest in peace brother. We'll never forget!

Officer T. Garrett #16062
California Highway Patrol

September 12, 2012

Rest In Peace Officer Youngstrom. You are truly an American hero, serving your country, both locally and abroad. I send my condolences out to the Youngstrom family. Once a soldier always a soldier. Hoah brother.

PFC Joseph Zalec
US Army 101st Airborne Division/1BCT/1-327 Infantry Regiment

September 11, 2012

Your bravery and service to duty will be rewarded in Heaven by Our Holy Father in Heaven. God Bless you Sir for serving, not only your fellow man but by doing so you also serve Our Lord who will reward you in Heaven...May your family, friends and Fellow Officers know that you are now protected and are one of God's chosen ones in His Holy Contentment.

Sergeant John J. Hartman, retired
Pennsylvania State Police

September 11, 2012

Rest in the arms of the Lord, Brother


September 11, 2012

God Bless you and thank you for your service. Rest in Peace, Brother.

Ptl. Jim Leahy, Jr.
Harvard University Police Dept.

September 11, 2012

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