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Margaret Lillian Ketterman

June 29, 1939 ~ September 24, 2021 (age 82)


Our loving, funny, extroverted mother, Margaret Lillian Ketterman, earned her wings, Friday, September 24, 2021 at the age of 82. She was born on June 29, 1939 in Grand Rapids, Michigan to Orlie James Stocking and Nancy Lillian “ White” Stocking. She was widowed to the Late Robert Wade Ketterman.

Margaret is survived by her children; Theresa Gliatti Dinvalds, Veronica Ann Gliatti (James E. Bronold) and Charles Camden, 12 Grandchildren and 12 Great- Grandchildren and many cousins, nieces, nephews, etc.

She was proceeded in death by her husband, Robert Wade Ketterman, her sweet son, Ronald James Gliatti (Heather), her parents Orlie and Lillian (White) Stocking, brothers: Cloise, Jim, Floyd and Bobby, and sisters: Brenda and Nancy. 

Margaret had a light-hearted, happy personality.  She loved gardening, fresh air, horses, and country life.  Margaret was never more content and peaceful than when she was living on a farm.  She loved country music and could identify any song and it’s singer within a few bars of the melody.  She was a ‘make-it from-scratch’ cook, never using box mixes.  Her love and devotion to her family was unsurpassed.  She had a fun, quick-witted sense of humor that always surprised you.  She will be missed and loved forever.

A memorial service for Margaret will be at the American Legion Post 123, 14111 Ball Creek Rd, Kent City, MI 49330 on Saturday, November 6, 2021 at 4:00pm.  In lieu of flowers her children request donations to the Heartland Hospice, Portage, Michigan in the name of Margaret Ketterman. 


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Memorial Service
November 6, 2021

4:00 PM
American Legion Post 123
14111 Ball Creek Rd
Kent City, MI 49330
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