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Barbara Ketchum (#46866606)
 member for 8 years, 3 months, 2 days
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Please visit my Angels

My beloved husband
George Earl Ketchum ~~ 1954-2012

My beloved dog
Bear-Bear ~~ 1993-2012

My parents beloved dog
Bubba ~~ 2000-2014

My Dad
Timothy Dale "Pete" Martin

My Sister
Brenda Kay Martin

My Maternal Grampa
Jay Dean "J.D."Rickman

George's Parents
George Talmadge Ketchum
Violet Irene "Bobbie" Feathers

My cousins wife
Harriet Ann "Cissy" Puckett ~~ 1956-2014

All flowers & tokens left are deeply appreciated.

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The memories of all our yesterdays
live in the corners of my heart,
A time spent not so long ago,
where you will forever be a part.

I tell everyone I meet how very proud I am of you,
And how Hard it was to let you go
even though I knew you'd want me to.

But now somewhere, someone is smiling
because of the joy that you could bring,
And I know after listening more closely,
it's the song of unselfishness when I hear a bird sing.

And even though you can no longer be with me,
I still feel that you are there.
Perhaps, that's the bond that goes unbroken
when a love is truly shared.

So, I'll only say farewell because in good-byes I don't believe,
For I know that time will come again
when you'll be holding hands with me.

Lorrie Neal - 2003

My sweet George was even giving after death, he gave the gift of Life to others.
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Robert Bennett
Perry Martin link
Thomas Henry Martin 114057277 is wrong link for father
Added by Robert Bennett on Dec 22, 2014 4:05 PM
Kerry Moser
Thomas Anthony Himm
Thank you for the info it is posted.
Added by Kerry Moser on Dec 01, 2014 4:52 PM
rfb Jenkins
Herbert Jenkins
Hi Barbara,

Thank you for the transfer.

A friend,
Added by rfb Jenkins on Nov 29, 2014 5:47 PM
Thank You
Hello Barbara I just wanted to say Thank You for the lovely flowers that you have left on my families pages.



Added by Dawn on Nov 28, 2014 1:31 PM
Raymon S Kelly
I have updated the memorial. Thanks.
Added by osengineer3 on Nov 27, 2014 6:16 AM
Paul Hoyt
Barbara - are you connected to the Lipe/Hagler families? I can make a transfer - we are not related to them. In any case - thank you for the info about them.

Best wishes,
Paul Hoyt
Added by Paul Hoyt on Nov 24, 2014 8:42 PM
Vicki Bullard
Lillie Wright
Thank you for the additional info on Lillie Wright at Greenlawn. I have added it to her bio. Vicki
Added by Vicki Bullard on Nov 19, 2014 7:12 AM
Re: Lawrence Rickman
Hi Barbara,
I have linked Catherine Costello Nelson to Lawrence Rickman as you requested but after some research I am wondering if she is the correct Catherine Costello. There are two Catherine Costellos that were living in Washington State and born around the same time. The first Catherine Costello (the one you have) is the daughter of Joseph and Millicent Costello and I find two marriages for her. First to Ross F. Curtiss, m. 21 Sep 1932 in Thurston County, Washington. Second to Raymond A. Nelson, m. 6 Nov 1947 , Pierce County, Washington. Her signature on these two certificates are identical. The other Catherine Costello, (her name is spelled Katherine Kathleen Costello on the birth record) was born 29 Aug 1911, Klickitat County, Washington to Thomas and Eva Costello. I find a marriage for Catherine Costello and L. Rickman on 4 May 1936, Goldendale, Klickitat, Washington. Her signature is quite different from the other ones especially the "C's". I wondered about the spelling of her name on the birth record but all census, etc. are spelled Catherine.
I also have another marriage for Lawrence Rickman, which is to Katherine (Hansen) Kehrli, m. 27 Nov 1945, Vancouver, Clark, Washington. Witnesses: Erma L. Rann (his sister), Victor Hansen, Louise Hansen, Sylvia Hansen.
Please let me know what you think,
Added by Bonnie on Nov 07, 2014 2:42 PM
Re: Lawrence Rickman
Thank you for the information. It has been added to his memorial page.
Added by Bonnie on Nov 06, 2014 2:51 PM
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Little Claudie Westover
Thank you so much for finding this little sweetheart and reconnecting her with her parents and family. If you ever would like to manage her, please send let me know. I'm so grateful for your efforts to find little Claudie.
Added by MN Headstone Hunter on Nov 01, 2014 10:11 PM
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