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1921 - 2019
ROBERT KETTERER Robert "Bob" Ketterer, of Pahrump, passed away on Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at the age of 98. Bob was born to parents, Peter and Elsie Ketterer, on April 30, 1921 in Salt Lake City. He grew up as the middle child of three boys and attended South High School. In 1942, he married his sweetheart, Clara Leamaster. He was drafted into the Army during WWII and spent time in the Aleutian Islands. After the war, he followed in his father's footsteps as a commercial painter and retired from First Security Bank in Salt Lake City. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife, Clara Leamaster Ketterer; daughter, Sandie Knutson; son, Michael Scot Ketterer; great - great grandsons, Zachary and Elliott Broadhead; and his brothers, Fred and Ted Ketterer. Bob is survived by his sons, Robert Lee (Jill) of Duchesne, Utah and Dennis Lynn (Sandy) of Kearns, Utah; son-in-law, Dennis Knutson of Pahrump; grandchildren, Kim, Andy, Kristy, Justin, Michelle, SinDee, Trudi, Shannon and Travis; 31 great-grandchildren; 21 great-great-grandchildren and 1.7 great-great-great grandchildren. Bob will be missed by his family and friends. He had a very active life, even up to his final weeks. He loved traveling and had many adventures. A graveside service for Bob will be held at Mount Olivet Cemetery, 1342 E. 500 S., Salt Lake City, Utah on June 29, 2019 at 10:00 am. In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Nathan Adelson Hospice in Pahrump.
Published in Pahrump Valley Times on June 12, 2019
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