James Edward Ketchem

James Ketchem

Funeral service for James Edward Ketchem, 68, of Hawk Point, will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, March 7, 2013, at the Pitman Funeral Home, Warrenton. Burial service will be private. Visitation will be held from 4-8 p.m. March 6 at the funeral home.

Mr. Ketchem passed away March 1, at his residence.

He was born Nov.21, 1944 in Highland Park, Mich., the son of George Samuel and Margaret Ketchem.

Survivors include his wife, Diane Ketchem, of Hawk Point; son, Martin Raymond Ketchem, Wright City; daughter, Teresa Lynn and husband, Robert Higgins, of Maryville, Mich.; daughter, Jami Suzanne Polston, of Wright City; brother, Rudolf Ketchem, of LaFountaine, Ind.; sister, Bessie Worden, of Milwaukee, Wis.; grandson, Bradley Cloutier and wife, Laura; granddaughter, Samantha Higgins; granddaughter, Sarah Higgins; granddaughter, Marti Rae Crull; grandson, Alexander Polston; granddaughter, Mari Kate Polston; great-grandsons, Lucas and Evan and great-granddaughter, Catarina Diane;

Ketchem worked as a tool and die maker for General Motors. He attended Zion United Methodist Church at Truxton.

Memorials to the family for final expenses in care of Pitman Funeral Home, P.O. Box 126, Warrenton, MO 63383.

Madalyn Agnes Klump, 89, St. Peters, passed away March 4, 2013 at her residence in St. Peters.

Funeral service will be at 10 am Thursday, March 7, 2013, Pitman Funeral Home, Wentzville. Burial in Calvary Cemetery in St. Louis. Visitation will  be held from 5-7 p.m. Wednesday, March 6 at the funeral home.

She was a homemaker.


Posted on Wednesday, March 6, 2013 at 7:35 am