Mary O. Ketcham Denlinger

July 30, 1947November 18, 2021

Mary O. Ketcham Denlinger, 74, passed away on November 18, 2021. She was born on July 30, 1947 to Lester Lee and Mary Marie Ginder in Anderson, Indiana. She was a 1965 graduate of Spiceland High School and a 1995 graduate of Indiana Business College. Mary was the former department manager for Walmart and K-Mart and former ACRA Automotive Office Assistant. She also worked in healthcare and previously retired from Hill-Rom. She was a member of the Shelbyville Moose, The American Legion, The Eagles, and an Honorary Job’s Daughter. Mary had many hobbies, including Russian embroidery and quilting, reading, collecting angels and penguins, teaching dance lessons, and taking trips to Myrtle Beach. She loved sitting outside and listening to the birds and she loved spending time with her family most of all. She is survived by her husband, Edwin Denlinger; children, Stephanie (Bill) Ryle, Stacey (Ronnie) Tuley, Randy (Ashley) Ketcham, Kerry Dean Ketcham, and Jeffery (Teresa) Ketcham; 11 grandchildren, several great grandchildren; siblings, Vivian Rosenberry Ginder and Mark (Pam) Ginder; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, Lester and Mary Ginder; husband, Keith Ketcham; and her sons, Brian, Robin, and Ronald Ketcham. A visitation for family and friends will be held on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at the Gilliland-Howe Funeral Home from 10:00 am until the time of the funeral at 1:00 pm. Reverend Jon Porter will be officiating. Burial will follow at the South Park Cemetery. Memorial contributions can be made to the American Heart Association. Online condolences can be made to the family at


  • Lester Lee Ginder, Father (deceased)
  • Mary Marie Ginder, Mother (deceased)
  • Edwin Denlinger, Husband
  • Stephanie (Bill) Ryle, Daughter
  • Stacey (Ronnie) Tuley, Daughter
  • Randy (Ashley) Ketcham, Son
  • Kerry Dean Ketcham, Son
  • Jeffery (Teresa) Ketcham, Son
  • Brian Ketcham, Son (deceased)
  • Robin Ketcham, Son (deceased)
  • Ronald Ketcham, Son (deceased)
  • Vivian Rosenberry Ginder, Sibling
  • Mark (Pam) Ginder, Sibling
  • Keith Ketcham, Husband (deceased)
  • Mary is also survived by 11 grandchildren, several great grandchildren and nieces and nephews.

  • Randy Ketcham
  • Ronnie Tuley
  • Dean Ketcham
  • Phillip Bush
  • Bryant Tuley
  • Eric Ginder
  • Aaron Rosenberry
  • Bill Rylie


  • Visitation

    Tuesday, November 30, 2021

  • Funeral

    Tuesday, November 30, 2021

  • Burial

    Tuesday, November 30, 2021


Mary O. Ketcham Denlinger

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Lorna Hall

November 23, 2021

I remember when you were born and how happy we all were . You were a bubbly ,happy and always on the go baby. As I kept up with your many accomplishments and hobbies you were always a bright and talented star. Gods blessing to all your family . Our memories will keep us going until we meet again. Much love to your family.
"your 1st cousin,Lorna:McKinney Hall"

Candy Kuhn- Killian

November 22, 2021

Mary O., I will always treasure the fun times we had when we were young. The crazy things we did while our parents played euchre. The big Sunday dinners were always a treat. As a child, I always thought you were just a little bit bossy but realize now that you were just organized, not bossy. Lol. I will miss you, Cuz. Love you always!!!

Chelsey Ryle

November 21, 2021

"Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words, and missed beyond measure." We will all miss you each and every day, grandma. We love you so incredibly much <3

Vivian A Ginder

November 20, 2021

My heart goes out to her Family, children, grand children and her great grandchildren..I will cherish the memories that I had with my sister, Mosey .am missing you and I look forward to seeing you again ! Love your baby sister ! ( alias Brat )