|Birth: ||Aug. 19, 1923|
|Death: ||Mar. 23, 2009|
Allen Harold Kettler, 85, died March 23, 2009, at Rice Lake Convalescent Center.
He was born on Aug. 19, 1923, in Paola, Kan., to Fred and Minnie (Montha) Kettler. He grew up and lived in Block, Kan., most of his life, where he farmed, raising registered Duroc hogs and registered Holstein cows. Allen met and married Martha Elizabeth Crotchett on Dec. 28, 1948. They shared 60 years together. The couple moved to Stanley in 1991. Allen served for several years on the City Council. They moved to Dresser in 2001.
Allen is survived by two daughters, Lillian Kettler of Allen, Texas, and Rita Barrom of Topeka, Kan.; one son, David (Ruth) Kettler, of Cameron; six grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and two brothers, Damon Kettler of St. Louis, Mo., and Raymond Kettler of Paola, Kan.
He is preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Martha, in 2008.
A memorial service was held on Sunday, March 29, 2009, at Shepherd of the Valley Lutheran Church in Dresser.
Plombon Funeral Home, Stanley, assisted the family with arrangements.
Created by: James Seidelman
Record added: Apr 04, 2009
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