Charles Ketchum
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Charles Ketchum

Charles L. Ketchum, 74, Tonganoxie, KS, died Tuesday July 31, 2012 at his home.

Funeral services were at 10 a.m. Saturday August 4, 2012 at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial was in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie.

Charles was born November 23, 1937 in Lawrence, KS, the son of Charles E. and Neva Davenport Ketchum. He served in the US Army Reserves. He was united in marriage to Mary M. Smith on February 14, 1958 in Tonganoxie, KS. He worked as a Lithographer, retiring in 1992 and later as a builder and contractor in Tonganoxie.

Survivors include his wife, Mary M. Ketchum, of the home; son, Kenneth Ketchum and wife, Jennifer, Tonganoxie; daughter, Karen Erath and husband, Udo, Zusmarshausen, Germany; sister, Neva Forester, Callahan, FL; and four grandchildren, Haley, Sean, Christoph and Lydia.

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Published in Lawrence Journal-World from Aug. 3 to Aug. 8, 2012.