EMT Brian Nathaniel Jennemann

Photo of EMT Brian Nathaniel Jennemann
Last Call: Fri, Jul 20th, 2001
Date of Incident: Mon, Jul 16th, 2001
Cause of Death: Duty Related Illness
Service Time: 5 years
Age: 27

Survivors

His mother Debbie Newton, father Tim Jennemann, step-father Bill Newton, step-mother Elaine Jennemann, step-brother Cliff Newton and step-sister Mary Newton.

Incident

EMT Jennemann contracted meningococcal meningitis while on-duty. He complained of an illness on Monday and died on Friday. He had worked for Jefferson County EMS for 5 1/2 months, but had worked in the EMS field for over 5 years.

"Brian's memory will live on in everyone he touched. We know he still lives, he lives in our hearts, he lives in the patients that he's treated. He will be along for the ride the next time the sirens sound and every time a life is saved. He was called a 'Gentle Giant' by his colleagues because he was a big guy with a big heart. You don't easily forget about that type of person." -- Ambulance Director Steve Wortham

Agency

Jefferson County E.M.S. Patch
Louisville Metro E.M.S. Patch
The Jefferson County E.M.S. has been disbanded and absorbed by the Louisville Metro E.M.S..
437 South 3rd Street
Louisville, Kentucky 40202

Tributes

There are 6 tributes for EMT Brian Nathaniel Jennemann.

EMT Brian Nathaniel Jennemann
Left by Sgt. Katie O'Reilly on Monday, September 18th, 2006

Brian and I started at Jefferson County EMS together. We were both so proud to be working there. Everytime I think of him I can still hear his laugh. He had almost made to to our probation period, which we were all looking forward to that day.

Brian, you are still missed!!!

Katie