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Josiah Kilman’s Family in Need of Love and Support

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Dear family and friends,

Update: Josiah’s murderer has been apprehended!

In troubled times we turn to each other for love and support, this particular day our dear family is suffering a terrible loss. Joe and Jessica Kilman received the news this morning that their beloved son Josiah Malachi Kilman has left this earthly world and has gone to be with the Lord our Father in Heaven.

There are no words strong enough to mend the broken hearts of this family right now. We are all truly in shock at the abrupt and unexpected loss of Josiah and we are asking for an abundance of prayers for them as they grapple with this devastating tragedy.

As the family prepares for the next steps in this process we ask that you find it in your hearts to help our family raise some funds to aid with the financial burdens of losing such a beautiful young man. The cost of transporting Josiah from Kentucky back to his home state of Montana alone will be over $10,000. That doesn’t include the burial expenses and travel expenses to pick up their son’s belongings from the college dorm. 

News article about the Incident:

”The Lord is near to the brokenhearted and saves the crushed in spirit.“
‭‭Psalm‬ ‭34‬:‭18‬ ‭ESV‬‬
”He heals the brokenhearted and binds up their wounds.“
‭‭Psalm‬ ‭147‬:‭3‬ ‭ESV‬‬

At this time, the family is asking for privacy and respect until they can get more information and prepare to travel to Kentucky where Josiah was a student at Campbellsville University in Campbellsville, Kentucky.

Our family will be eternally grateful for any assistance that you may be able to provide.
Thank you for helping them in their time of need.
If it is easier to contribute via Venmo please use:
 @jolly-lime to send your donation. 

*Please note that this information will be updated at the discretion of the Kilman family. Until further notice, If you have any questions please contact Sarah Cook (Kilman).

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    • $50 
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  • Julie Hamilton
    • $500 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $30 
    • 3 mos
  • Anonymous
    • $100 
    • 3 mos
  • Connor Harris
    • $200 
    • 3 mos

Organizer and beneficiary

Sarah Cook
Columbia Falls, MT
Josiah Kilman

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