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Vicki Jo Ketter

August 29, 2015

Topeka—Vicki Jo Ketter, 69, passed away Saturday, August 29, 2015 at a Brookdale of Topeka.


She was born October 9, 1945 in Topeka, the daughter of Jess and Maxine Marney Fryman.


Vicki graduated from Rossville High School in 1964.  She graduated from the Stormont Vail School of Nursing in Topeka. She worked as a RN at Stormont Vail Hospital for over 35 years.  Vicki received her BSN from Ottawa University.  She was a member of St. Matthews Catholic Church in Topeka and had been a member of ASPAN.


On February 4, 1967 she was united in marriage to Louis Joseph Ketter at Immaculate Conception Catholic Church in St. Marys.  He preceded her in death on December 28, 2011.  She was also preceded in death by her parents.


Survivors include her son, Joseph Jay (Cindy) Ketter and their children, Jacelyn and Ian, Topeka; her daughter, Darcy Anna (Jeff) Bluma, and their children, Brett, Brady and Bryce, Wichita; a brother, Dudley (Pansey) Fryman, Garden City.

Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10:00 A.M. Tuesday, September 1, 2015 at St. Matthews Catholic Church in Topeka.  Interment will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, St. Marys.  Mrs. Ketter will lie in state after 6:00 P.M. Monday, August 31, 2015 at Piper Funeral Home in St. Marys, where the family will receive friends until the Rosary at 7:00 P.M.


Memorial contributions may be made to the Central and Western Kansas Alzheimer’s Association and sent in care of Piper Funeral Home, 714 Maple St., St. Marys, Kansas 66536.


The family would like to give a special thank you to St. Jude Hospice for the loving care they gave to Vicki.

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6 thoughts on “Vicki Jo Ketter

  1. So sorry to hear of Vicki passing. Our thoughts are with the family. May she rest in peace. Dan & Linda Perry

    So sorry to hear of Vicki passing. Our thoughts are with the family. May she rest in peace. Dan & Linda Perry

  2. Darcy and Jay,
    Your mother was one of the sweetest persons I ever knew. My condolences to all the family. She and Louis are together again and resting in the arms of our loving God. My prayers are with you.

  3. Dear Darcy and family, we are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Wishing you the passing of the painful times and the ability to find happiness in the good times.

    Thinking of you,

    Annie, Jeff, Rachel and Jeffrey Wake

  4. I was blessed to know Vicki many years at Stormont Vail Hospital. She had such a caring heart and was willing to make our department a great place to work. May joyful memories bring you peace

  5. Dear Darcy, Jeff, & boys,
    We are so sorry to hear of the passing of your Mother, Darcy. You are in our hearts & prayers.
    Laura, Ron, Jennifer & Austin Barnes

  6. My condolences to the family for the loss of your dear mother, grandmother and sister. Death is an enemy and it brings so much pain and emptiness in our hearts. (1 Cor. 15:26) Our heavenly Father has promised to soon bring an end to pain, suffering, and death forever, and the hope of welcoming back those asleep in the memorial tombs will be a reality. (Rev. 21:4; John 5:28,29)

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