Redlin Funeral Home

Keith Allan Kinnamon , Age 60

January 20, 1961 --February 16, 2021

Keith Allan Kinnamon, age 60, of Madison, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, February 16, 2021 at Agrace Hospice in Fitchburg. Keith, son of Jerry and Edith (Robinson) Kinnamon was born Jan. 20, 1961 in Baraboo, Wisconsin. He was a 1979 graduate of Baraboo High School. In 1983 Keith joined the US Navy. He was stationed on the USS Kittyhawk until his honorable discharged on Sept. 14, 1986. After discharge from active duty, he served three years in the Naval Reserves. After his time in the Navy, he worked for CUNA Credit Card Services and EQUIFAX. On September 9, 1989 he was united in marriage to Karen Arns at Sacred Heart Church in Fort Madison, Iowa. Once married, Keith and Karen settled in DeForest, Wisconsin. Keith furthered his studies at MATC Madison where he obtained a degree in computer programming. After graduating from MATC he was hired by TDS Telecom where he worked as a computer programmer until his health forced him into retirement. In May of 2020 he moved to Madison, Wisconsin. In his free time, Keith enjoyed ancestry research, reading, military history and spending time with his family.

Survivors include his loving wife of 31 years, Karen of Madison; children, Kyla (Kenny John Mccann) of Chicago, IL, Kelsey Kinnamon of Madison and Karl Kinnamon of LaCrosse. He is further survived by his father, Jerry Kinnamon of Baraboo; sisters, Sue (Nate) Dean of Augusta, GA, Carol Garreans of Orlando, FL as well as other relatives and friends.

He was preceded in death by his mother, Edith on July 3, 2018 and his brother-in-law, Kirk Garreans in January of 2019.

Visitation for Keith will be held on Monday, Feb. 22, 2021 at Redlin Funeral Home from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m. A memorial service will take place at 11 a.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 23, 2021 with Nate Dean officiating. Visitation will take place at 10 a.m. until the time of service on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will follow at Walnut Hill Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Baraboo Food Pantry in Keiths name, P.O. Box 233, Baraboo, WI 53913. For those wishing to view a live stream of the service, please call the funeral home at 608-356-6571 and provide your e-mail address to be added to the invitation.


Ann Clark February 19, 2021

friend Saint Petersburg , Florida

Karen, My heartfelt condolences to you and your family. I know the amazing and loving memories will give you comfort and peace. You are in my thoughts and prayers. Much love, Ann

Teresa Ward Witt February 19, 2021

Family friend North Freedom , Wisconsin

Carol, Jerry, Sue And yours and Keith's entire family they I do not know. I am sorry for your loss. God has welcomed Keith home. Until we see him again, God bless.

Jill Houston February 20, 2021

Friend West Point , Iowa

Karen, so glad we got to know Keith at our last class reunion, I know Tim enjoyed their talk. We are so sorry for your loss, prayers for you and your family.

Deb and Gene Weier February 22, 2021

DeForest neighbors Stevens Point , Wisconsin

Karen, We lived next door to you on West Mohawk Trail, many years ago. We were very sorry to read of Keith’s passing and are keeping you and your family in our prayers.

Jeanne Pagel February 22, 2021

Friend Jefferson , Wisconsin

Karen, You are a strong woman who enabled your husband to spend the past year at home and to follow his wishes. You are amazing. Please take time for yourself in the upcoming weeks to lean on friends. If you need anything I am here. Kindly, Jeanne

Mark and Tami Salzmann February 22, 2021

Neighbors De Forest , Wisconsin

Karen and family, We were saddened to learn of Keith's passing. Please accept our condolences and know that we are praying for you and your family.

Flo Gonzagowski February 23, 2021

2nd Cousin Baraboo , Wisconsin

Jerry, Sue, Carol, Karen and Family! Sympathies and hugs in your time of sorrow. May God Bless and Hold you all in his arms! Love, Flo & Family