Kenneth Richard Kettwig
Resident of Pleasant Hill
September 24, 1936 – March 1, 2022
Kenneth Richard Kettwig died of natural causes with wife, Sue and son, Darin present. He joined the US Naval Reserve, served in Washington, D.C. and was honorably discharged in 1962.
In 1963 he began his teaching career in the Orinda Union School District as an Industrial Arts & Mechanical Drawing teacher where he taught for 31 years.
Preceded in death by his oldest son Todd Kettwig (Karie), Ken is survived by his wife of 57 years, Sue; devoted son, Darin (Jennifer); granddaughters Mackenzie, Megan, Claire & Lauren; Richard Kettwig, nephew; Viki Sparks Forrester, niece.
Ken will be remembered as a wonderful, fun-loving husband, father & grandfather, a beloved teacher and mentor, a life-long friend to many.
A Rosary and Mass at Christ the King Church, 195A Brandon Road, Pleasant Hill, CA will be held on Wednesday, March 30 at 10:00 AM. Celebration of life luncheon afterwards at the Cobra Museum, 777 Arnold Dr., Martinez, CA. Private committal with military honors will be at Sacramento Valley National Cemetery, Dixon, CA.
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