Obituary and Service Information for Janet Ketcherside

Ketcherside, Janet

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Peaceful Ridge Cemetery

First Freewill Baptist Church of DeSoto

Janet Ketcherside, 73, of Desoto, Missouri passed away Thursday, April 9, 2020 at her home. She was born on September 22, 1946 in Kimmswick, Missouri the daughter of the late Clyde F. and Edith E. (Evans) Oglesby. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her beloved husband Homer Ketcherside, Sr., son Homer Ketcherside, Jr., daughter Carrie Valdez, brother Owen Oglesby, four sisters, Alice Zimmerly, Mary Ann Ader, Rosella Wood, and Irma Bartlett, and her beloved fur baby “Augie”.

Janet worked several years in the cafeteria at the Vineland School in DeSoto but was primarily a devoted homemaker, spending her years caring for her husband and children. She was a faithful member of the First Freewill Baptist Church of DeSoto where she enjoyed fellowshipping in praise and worship. She enjoyed playing card games and cooking for her family. She enjoyed socializing with friends, neighbors and especially her family. She will be remembered for her generosity, forgiving nature, and her deep and devout faith in Jesus.

She is survived by her daughter Angela Ketcherside of DeSoto, Missouri a brother Mark Ogelsby of Fenton, Missouri, her best friend Sharon Skaggs of St. Clair, Missouri, and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and many dear friends.

Private funeral services were officiated by Brother Bob Thebeau and conducted under the direction of the Mahn Funeral Home of DeSoto, Missouri with Interment in Peaceful Ridge Cemetery in DeSoto. Memorials, if desired, may be made to the First Freewill Baptist Church of DeSoto. Share your memories and leave condolences online at


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