Sunday, April 30, 2006

Obituary: Leslie W. Ketchum - Class of 1913

MADISON - Leslie W. Ketchum, age 91, of 014 Tumalo Trail, died on Friday, April 15, 1985 in Orange, California. He was born on February 16, 1894, in Kearney, Nebraska. He was the president of the Wisconsin Blueprint Company, Inc.; a long time member of the Downtown Optimist Club; and a member of various Masonic Organizations. Survivors include his wife, the former Myrtle Nash, whom he married on September 6, 1971; a daughter, Mrs. Joyce Jansen of Villa Park, California; a son, James W. of Madison; five grandchildren; and a great-grandchild. Memorial serives will be held at a later date. The JOYCE FUNERAL HOME, 540 W. Washington Ave., is in charge of arrangements.

Originally published in the Wisconsin State Journal on April 7, 1985. Note: The obituary has been entered as it originally appeared in print. The street number is probably a typographical error. Mr. Ketchum's class year is based on information in the 1912 Tychoberahn, which lists him as a member of the Junior class.

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