Charles L. Ketchum, 74, Tonganoxie, KS, died Tuesday July 31, 2012, at his home.
Funeral services will be at 10 a.m. Saturday August 4, 2012, at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. Burial will be 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.