Suzanne M. Ketcham, age 55, of 513 North 11th Street, Gladstone, died unexpectedly early Thursday morning May 29, 2008, at the St. Francis Hospital following complications of an abdominal aneurysm.Sue was born January 25, 1953, in Escanaba, the daughter of Lawrence and Barbara (Garvey) Johnson. Sue was raised, the majority of her adolescent years, in Gladstone where she attended the Gladstone school system. Following school, Sue married Ron Ketcham Sr. and together the couple relocated to Chicago, for a short period of time, before returning to Gladstone to make their home and continue to raise their family. Sue was employed for the Pine Haven Rest Home in Gladstone. She enjoyed relaxing with her cats, Clair, Francis and Noah (whom Sue would fondly refer to as “Mischief”) and spending quality time with her family and friends. She will be sadly missed.
1 Son: Ron Ketcham Jr. of Gladstone
1 Daughter: Lisa Ketcham of Gladstone
2 Brothers: Raymond (Martha) Johnson of Illinois; Michael Johnson of California
1 Sister: Mary Jo Johnson of Escanaba
Nephew: Dean (Sarah) Godfrey of Gladstone
Former Husband and father to Sue