Graveside services for Kenneth Fredrick Ketchum, 84, of
Caldwell, who died Saturday, Oct. 3, at the
Caldwell hospital of natural causes, will be held
at 2 p.m. Tuesday at Hillcrest
Rev. Raymond A. Thompson of the United Methodist
Church, Caldwell, will officiate under the direction
of Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Ketchum was born Oct. 20, 1902, at Onawa, Iowa,
to Charles F. and Alice M. Ketchum.
He came with his
family to Council as a young boy and later returned to Iowa where he was reared and educated in Whiting, Iowa.
He worked in road
construction in Oklahoma and later ranched and owned a garage in Oklahoma.
married Rita King Oct. 19, 1953, at
He came to Caldwell and worked for the J.R. Simplot
Company until his retirement in 1967. He had worked at various
farm related jobs in the
areas since that time.
is survived by his wife of Caldwell; a daughter, Cathi (Mrs.
Steve) Benoit of Caldwell; a son, Cecil F. Ketchum of Tulsa,
Okla.; two sisters, Anna Myers of Whiting and Lenna Brewer of
Boise; four grandchildren; and numerous nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by two brothers and two sisters.
Friends may call from 4 to 8 p.m. today and from 9 a.m. to 1
p.m. Tuesday at Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell.
Memorials may be made to the American Cancer Society.