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Marjorie Kettwich

October 1, 1924 — February 3, 2016

Minonk-Marjorie A. Kettwich, 91, of Minonk passed away at 5:08 am on Wednesday, February 3, 2016 at OSF St. James John W. Albrecht Medical Center in Pontiac, IL.

She was born on October 1, 1924 in Minonk, IL a daughter of Noble and Louise Funk Cunningham. She married Wayne F. Kettwich on January 28, 1948 in Sterling, IL. He passed away on October 29, 1991.

Surviving are her children, John (Marcia) Kettwich of Minonk, IL; Paul (Myrna) Kettwich of O'Fallon, IL; one daughter, Janet (Shawn) Hall of Bloomington, IL; six grandchildren, Leisha (Josh) Owens; DesaRae (Aaron) Fowler; Dane (John) Burkhardt-Kettwich; Kellen (Nicole) Kettwich; Stephanie Hatten (Josh Otto); Jamie (Tim) Clark; one brother, William (Ruth) Cunningham of Lexington, IL; one aunt, Zelda Garrett of Springfield, IL; and nine great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her daughter-in-law Marna Kettwich and four brothers, Kenneth, Duane, Delmar, and Gene Cunningham.

Marjorie had worked for the City of Minonk, MDR High School and Minonk Grade School as a cook and custodian. Her house was the neighborhood gathering place for her children's friends. She enjoyed family vacations of going camping and fishing. She also enjoyed playing cards, cooking, baking, and spending time with her friends.

She was a member of the First Baptist Church of Minonk.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 A.M. on Saturday, February 6, 2016 at the Ruestman-Harris Funeral Home in Minonk. Rev. Eric Holtrop will officiate. Visitation will be held one hour prior to the service. Burial will be in Minonk Township Cemetery.

Memorials may be made to the First Baptist Church of Minonk. Online condolences may be sent to the family at


FEB 6. 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760

Funeral Service

FEB 6. 11:00 AM (CST)

Ruestman-Harris - Minonk
775 North Chestnut Street
Minonk, IL 61760

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