Willis Isaac Ketterson Jr.(1931 - 2012)

Will went to his eternal rest on Dec. 10, 2012 in Boca Raton, Florida, as a result of diabetes complications.

He had two long careers: First in broadcasting in upstate N.Y. and Illinois and locally at KRDO, then at the U.S. Air Force Academy, re- tiring as Chief of Media Relations in 1995. Following retirement Will served on the Executive Committee and as Vice President for The Friends of the United States Air Force Academy Library. Will loved camping and traveling. He was preceded in death by his beloved son, Paul, in 2006, survived by his wife Betty, grandson Jeffrey Ketterson (Springfield, MO), daughter-in-law Paula Ketterson, nephew Ronald Weeks and niece Carol Weeks (St. Cloud, FL), and William and Darlene Cassidy family (Ballston Spa, N.Y.)

The memorial service will be at Faith Presbyterian Church, 1529 N. Circle Dr., on Sat., Jan. 12, at 10:00 a.m., with reception to follow. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to Hospice, Friends of the Air Force Academy Library (P.O. Box 188, USAF Academy, CO 80840-0188) or any charity.

Published in The Gazette on Jan. 9, 2013