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George H. Ketner, 84, of Farmersburg, passed away at 6:25 p.m. Wednesday, March 15, 2017, in Springhill Village. He was born in Vigo County, on Nov. 2, 1932, to John S. Ketner and Mary D. Utterback Ketner.
George was a U.S. Navy veteran and member of Sullivan American Legion Post 139 and enjoyed woodworking.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty L. Rooney Ketner; a son, Kevin Ketner; two brothers, William Ketner and John Ketner; and three sisters, Marjorie Long, Helen Wyatt, and Martha Switzer.
He is survived by one son, Randy Ketner (and wife Kim); a granddaughter, Kimberly Ann Hollingsworth; and three sisters-in-law, Wilma Newport, Norma Keller, and Elsie Rooney; as well as several nieces and nephews.
Memorial services will be held at DeBaun Springhill Chapel on Monday, March 20, 2017, at 4 p.m. with the Rev. Tim Keller officiating. Burial will follow at a later date in Highland Lawn Cemetery. In keeping with his wishes, cremation was chosen. Online condolences can be left at: www.debaunfuneralhomes.com
Published on March 16, 2017
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