Rose Ketchum, 67, of Caldwell, died Sunday, December 3, 1995, at
home. Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. Wednesday,
Decem-ber 6, 1995, at Dakan Funeral Chapel, Caldwell. Don
Hard-enbrook, Associate Pastor of Oregon Trail Church of God,
Caldwell, will officiate. Burial will follow at Hillcrest Memorial
Rita was born November 7, 1928, at Formosa,
Arkansas, to Frank and Ader King.
She grew up in various
areas of Arkansas,
She later married
Kenneth F. Ketchum and they farmed at
Checotah, Oklahoma. In
1964, due to ill health they moved to Caldwell, Idaho.
They went to work for
the J.R. Simplot Co. in 1965 and Rita retired after 26 years
due to health problems. Kenneth
passed away in 1987.
She is survived by her daughter and son-in-law, Cathi
and Steve Benoit; a grandson, Shane Benoit and his wife
Michelle; a granddaughter, Shawna Benoit; 2 great
grand-daughters, Myranda Dawn and Caitlyn LeAnn Benoit; a
sister, Thelma Frazier of Checotah, Oklahoma; a brother,
Earnest King of Teutopolis, Illinois; and numerous nieces and
Rita also leaves behind many dear friends who meant a
great deal to her and made her life special through the years.
The family would like to thank all the special Hospice nurses
and volunteers who made it possible for Rita to stay in her
home to battle the cancer and be with those who loved her so
The family suggests that memorials be made to the
Hospice Program, 1717 Arlington, Caldwell, Idaho