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Gilliland Howe Funeral Home

110 East North Street, Greensburg, IN

OBITUARY

Donna Louise Ketchum

February 10, 1932December 13, 2019
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Donna Louise Ketchum, 87 of Adams, passed away on Friday, December 13, 2019 at her residence. Donna was born in Adams on February 10, 1932, the daughter of Elmer and Margaret (Swango) McDermott. On August 31, 1956 she married Charles H. Ketchum at the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church and he preceded her in death on October 13, 2009. Donna worked as an LPN and also at Federal Mogul/ NTN-BCA before she and her husband purchased the Ketchum Shell Gas Station they owned and operated for many years. She was a member of the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Survivors include her daughters – Lorie (Mark) Young and Kathryn (Tom) Phillips of Greensburg; her sons – Charles D. Ketchum, John (Kim Holbrook) Ketchum and Maurice Ketchum of Greensburg; her grandchildren – Mary (Conner Armstrong) Young, Morgan Young, Deanna Phillips, Alexis (Ian) Robertson, Felicia (Chad) Templeton, Wesley Quinton, Johnathon (Kaylyn) Ketchum and Jared Ketchum; 8 great grandchildren; and one sister – Ruth Harold. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband; three sisters – Evelyn June Dodd, Betty Marie McDermott and Pauline Holtkamp; and one granddaughter Kayla Young. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 16 from 4pm – 7pm at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home. Funeral services will be on Tuesday, December 17 at 10:30 am also at the funeral home, with Rev. Bill Cordes officiating. Burial will follow at the Rossburg Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to the Mt. Moriah Baptist Church. Online condolences may be made to the family at www.gilliland-howe.com.

  • FAMILY

  • Elmer McDermott, Father (deceased)
  • Margaret McDermott, Mother (deceased)
  • Charles H. Ketchum, Husband (deceased)
  • Lorie (Mark) Young, Daughter
  • Kathryn (Tom) Phillips, Daughter
  • Charles D. Ketchum, Son
  • John (Kim Holbrook) Ketchum, Son
  • Maurice Ketchum, Son
  • Ruth Harold, Sister
  • Pauline Holtkamp, Sister (deceased)
  • Evelyn June Dodd, Sister (deceased)
  • Betty Marie McDermott, Sister (deceased)
  • Mrs. Ketchum also leaves behind eight grandchildren and eight great grandchildren.
  • PALLBEARERS

  • Charles Ketchum
  • John Ketchum
  • Maurice Ketchum
  • Tom Phillips
  • Mark Young
  • Wesley Quinton
  • Johnathon Ketchum
  • Jared Ketchum
  • DONATIONS

  • Mt. Moriah Baptist Church

Services

  • Visitation Monday, December 16, 2019
  • Funeral Service Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Memories

Donna Louise Ketchum

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Rachel Carroll

January 4, 2020

Donna and Charles were like grandparents to my brothers sister and I they took us to king's island every year we had the best family with them than our own they will be greatly missed

Janice Hoover

December 13, 2019

Maury and family. Sorry to hear about your Mom. She was a sweet lady. Prayers for comfort.

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