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Rory Allen Ketchem, 60

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Rory Allen Ketchem, 60

Rory Allen Ketchem, age 60 of Chesterton, IN passed away on Thursday, December 31, 2020. He was born on January 16, 1960 in Gary, IN to Curtiss and Delphine (Stewart) Ketchem.

Rory is survived by his wife, Donna (McCoy) Ketchem; mother, Delphine Ketchem; mother-in-law, Betty (Carl) Aderhold: son, Gage Ketchem; daughters, Alicia (Kevin Briskey) Ketchem and Montana (Jacob) Johns; sister, Pam Caldwell; brother-in-laws, Russell (Pauline) Mccoy and Doug McCoy; grandson, Talen Ettel; granddaughter, Charlie Briskey. He was preceded in death by his father, Curtiss Leroy Ketchem; sister-in-law, Kathy (Terry) Nelson.

Rory, also known as "Moose", worked for the Indiana Toll Road for almost 40 years. He was everyone's personal Geek Squad and loved technology. Rory was a loving and considerate husband and his wife's best friend. Rory was a proud father and grandfather. Family was his everything, including all their pets who he spoiled and treated as his kids. He was so kind, caring, hardworking, and selfless. He could fix anything.was everyone's personal mechanic and kept everything running. Rory is so loved appreciated and dearly missed.

Due to the COVID pandemic all services will be private. Memorials may be made to the donor's choice. Arrangements are entrusted to Edmonds & Evans Funeral Home and Cremation Services. Online condolences may be made to the family at


Posted 1/8/2021




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