Virginia Leah Ketchum


Virginia Leah Ketchum, 85, of Greenwood, passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2016.

She was born Feb. 7, 1931, in Greencastle, to Fred and Ida Magendanz. Virginia graduated from Southport High School.

Survivors include her loving daughters, Elaine Marie Elliott and Julie Ann Osborne; grandchildren, Joshua Elliott, Dustin Elliott and Michelle Cravens; great-grandchildren, Kaden Elliott, Dylan Cravens, Shalynn Cravens, Brelynn Cravens and Kelsey Elliott; sister, Betty Steffey; brother-in-law, John Willis; sister-in-law, Barbara Magendanz; and many nieces, nephews and cousins.

Virginia was preceded in death by her parents; loving husband, Frank G. Ketchum Jr.; siblings, Anna Marie Johnson, Mary Willis, Fred Magendanz Jr. and Peggy Magendanz; and brothers-in-law, Howard Johnson and Harry Steffey.

Visitation will be held from 12:30 p.m. until the time of service at 2:30 p.m. Saturday at G.H. Herrmann Greenwood Funeral Home, 1605 S. State Road 135, with the funeral service immediately following.

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