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Obituary: Alice M. Ketelaar

October 15, 1933 – August 30, 2023

Alice M. KetelaarAlice M. Ketelaar, nee Dekker, age 89, of Lynwood, IL, passed away on Wednesday, August 30, 2023. Beloved wife of the late Jacob Ketelaar. Loving mother of Cheryl (Joe) Kozak, Karyn Ketelaar, and Steven (Kameswari Pattisapu) Ketelaar. Cherished grandmother of Christin (James Varholdt) Radtke, Matthew (Gabrielle) Werkema, Adam (Caitlin) Werkema, and Eric Alvarado. Great-grandmother of Andrew, Lucas, and Camryn Radtke, Ethan, Henry, Leo, and Allie Joy Werkema. Dear sister of John “Butch” (Henrietta) Dekker, Corneil (late Renetta) Dekker, and Linda Schultz. Aunt to many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by her parents Richard and Lucille Dekker.

Memorial visitation Saturday, September 9, 2023, from 2 p.m. until the time of the memorial service at 4 p.m. at Smits Funeral Home, 2121 Pleasant Springs Lane Dyer, IN.

Memorial contributions may be given to Elim Christian Services. For further information, please call 219-322-7300.

Smits Funeral Homes
Smits Funeral Homes
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