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Kenneth Richard Kettwig

September 24, 1936 ~ March 1, 2022 (age 85)

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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.

In lieu of flowers, please donate to your favorite charity in Ken’s name.

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Memorial Rosary & Mass
March 30, 2022

10:00 AM
Christ the King Catholic Church
195A Brandon Rd @ Gregory Lane
Pleasant Hill, CA 94523

Reception to follow

Cobra Museum
777 Arnold Drive
Martinez, CA 94553

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