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Frances Kettler

March 24, 1931 — January 16, 2017

Frances Illene Kettler, age 85, of Paola, Kansas passed away on Monday, January 16, 2017 at the Olathe Medical Center. She was born on March 24, 1931 at Jingo, Kansas the daughter of Harold LeRoy and Ruby Frances Driskell Mendenhall. She graduated from La Cygne High School in the Class of 1949. Illene married Norman Kettler on March 11, 1951. He preceded her in death on March 9, 2016. She worked on their dairy farm until becoming a beautician in mid 1980''s. She was a member of the New Lancaster United Methodist Church and the United Methodist Women, EHU and enjoyed attending the La Cygne Alumni. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Maxine Maris. Illene is survived by two sons, Randy Kettler and wife Treva, and Kevin Kettler and wife Connie, a brother Eugene Mendenhall and wife Loree, thirteen grand and three great grandchildren. Funeral service will be held at 10:30 am Friday, January 20, 2017 at the New Lancaster United Methodist Church. Burial in the New Lancaster Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 5 to 7 pm Thursday at the Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel. The family suggests contributions to La Cygne Alumni, New Lancaster Methodist Church or Prairie View FFA. On line condolences for the family can be left at Arrangements: Schneider Funeral Home and Crematory, La Cygne Chapel.

Visitation Details

Thursday, January 19th, 2017 5:00pm - 7:00pm, Schneider Funeral Homes & Crematory, LaCygne Chapel

Service Information

Friday, January 20th, 2017 10:30am, New Lancaster United Methodist

Interment Details

New Lancaster Cemetery

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