On March 20th the Senate and House of Representatives joined in a memorial sentiment marking the death of Jody E. Vlodek Berren (Ken's daughter) on what would have been her fortieth birthday. The text of the memorial sentiment that was adopted on that morning follows, as well as a photo from that day:

Jody E. Vlodek Berren, of Sanford, selfless and devoted mother, wife, daughter and friend.  Mrs. Berren was born in Waterville on March 20, 1974, attended Waterville schools and earned a Bachelor of Science degree in home economics and nutrition in 1998 from Keene State College in Keene, New Hampshire.  She married Fred Berren on August 21, 1999 and they raised 2 children.  Mrs. Berren worked as a nutritionist for the Women, Infants, and Children Program in Exeter, New Hampshire, as an inpatient dietitian at Frisbie Memorial Hospital in Rochester, New Hampshire and Avis Goodwin Community Health Center in Dover, New Hampshire and as the dietitian for the Sanford-Springvale YMCA and Southern Maine Medical Center in Biddeford.  She was a registered dietitian for the HomeHealth Visiting Nurses diabetes education program.  She was an active member of the Curtis Lake Christian Church.  Mrs. Berren enjoyed cooking, gardening, going to the beach, running, working out and the yearly family vacation to Marco Island, Florida.  She will be remembered by her loving family, many friends and those whose lives she touched.