Kenneth C. Kettelkamp, 79, of Nokomis, passed away on Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 1:24 p.m. at Taylorville Memorial Hospital in Taylorville. He was born on October 19, 1932 in Nokomis, IL the Son of Edgar and Freida (Schneider) Kettelkamp. He married Aleta L. Beaty on March 4, 1962 at South Fork United Methodist Church in rural Nokomis. He was a retired prison Guard at Hillsboro Correctional center and a farmer.
He is survived by his Wife: Aleta Kettelkamp of Nokomis, Son: Carl (Lori) Kettelkamp of Nokomis, IL; Alan (Lori) Kettelkamp of Norman, OK; David (Kiana) Kettelkamp of Springfield, IL; Grandchildren Leanne (Kyle) Gehrs, Amanda Kettelkamp, Britton Kettelkamp, Erica Kettelkamp, Destiny Kettelkamp, Chris Kettelkamp, Clayton Kettelkamp, Jay Kettelkamp, Oscar Kettelkamp, Sophia Kettelkamp, Marco and Susu; Great-grandchildren: Keegan and Brayson. Sisters: Frances Pray of Coffeen, IL and Marilyn Bauman of Nokomis, IL Several Nieces and Nephews. He was preceded in death by his Parents, Daughter: Donna Kettelkamp, Granddaughter Jessica Kettelkamp, Sister Georgia Janssen, Brother-in-Laws: Dale Janssen, Paul Bauman and Dwight Pray.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 6, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at South Fork United Methodist Church in Rural Nokomis. Burial will be in Kettelkamp Cemetery in Rural Nokomis, IL with military graveside honors. Visitation will be held Tuesday, July 5, 2016 from 5:00-8:00 pm at Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis.
Sutton Funeral Home in Nokomis is assisting the family with arrangements.