KETTLE, Karen - After a valiant battle with cancer Karen Kettle passed way at Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital. She is survived by her loving husband David Kettle, her son Jeffrey Kettle, her brother Robert (Rob) Backus and many other family members and friends. She is predeceased by her mother Betty Backus, her father Wray Backus and her brother Ronald (Ron) Backus. There will be two memorial services one to be held at the Steckley-Gooderham Funeral Home, 30 Worsley Street, Barrie, Ontario (705-721-9921). Visitation will be Thursday evening (10 January) 5-8 p.m. and the memorial service will be 1 p.m. Friday (11 January). The second memorial service will be held at Beechwood Cemetery and Funeral Services, 280 Beechwood Avenue, Ottawa, Ontario (866-990-9530). Visitation will be Saturday evening (12 January) 5-8 p.m. and the memorial service will be at 1 p.m. Sunday (13 January). Special thanks to the dedicated and highly professional staffs at the Ottawa General Hospital and the Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital. It was Karen's wish that donations be made to the
or the Elisabeth Bruyere Hospital in lieu of flowers.