Obituary and Service Information for David A. Ketchum, Sr.

Ketchum, Sr., David A.

Date: Monday, January 3, 2011
Time: 5:00 to 8:00 pm

Visitation Location:
Mahn Funeral Home DeSoto

Date: Tuesday, January 4, 2011
Time: 10:00 am

Service Location:
Mahn Funeral Home DeSoto

Peaceful Ridge Cemetery, DeSoto

Donations may be made to the American Kidney Foundation,10803 Olive Blvd, #200, St Louis, MO 63141

David A. Ketchum, Sr, 69, entered into rest Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at his DeSoto residence. He was born on August 3, 1941, in Frumet, Missouri, to the late David F. and Sadie (Sansoucie) Ketchum. He married his sweetheart, Shirley (Gordon) Ketchum, who is also deceased.

He is survived by sons: David "Allen" (Laura) Ketchum Jr. of DeSoto, Jim (Sandy) Bickerton of Pevely; daughter, Debbie (Ben) Sanchez of DeSoto; sister, Linda Boyer of DeSoto; girlfriend, Pam Yeager of DeSoto; 5 grandchildren; and 4 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents; David & Sadie, wife; Shirley and sister; Juanita DeClue.

David was employed at Gerstner Electric as an electrician for 43 years until his retirement. He was a longtime member of the DeSoto Elks and enjoyed hunting and fishing.


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