WINTHROP – David Carl Ketchen, 78, passed away Dec. 13, 2013, at the USVA Togus Hospice Unit, Augusta. David was born Oct. 1, 1935, in Old Town, to Carl D. and Irene G.(McIninch) Ketchen. He graduated from Old Town High School, class of 1953.
David was predeceased by his parents; his brother, Alfred Ketchen; and sister-in-law, Joan of Trenton. David is survived by Denise, his loving wife of 55 years; three sons, Scott and wife, Agnes, Michael and wife, Miranda, and Brian and wife, Kellie, all of Winthrop; four grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. David is also survived by his brother, Donald Ketchen and wife, Lise, of Old Town, with whom he shared many joyous times at their brother, Alfred’s seaside home in Trenton.
Friends may call 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 18, at Knowlton Hewins Roberts Funeral Home, Bowdoin Street, Winthrop. A Mass of Christian burial will be held 11 a.m. Thursday, Dec. 19, at St. Francis Xavier Church, Route 133, Winthrop. Interment will follow at 2 p.m. Friday, Dec. 20, at Veterans Memorial Cemetary, Augusta. Please read the full obituary at www.khrfuneralhomes.com.