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Hazel J. (Comstock) Ketchum

Hazel J. (Comstock) Ketchum

November 17, 1924 to March 5, 2021


Hazel J. (Comstock) Ketchum, 96, of Queen City, Missouri, passed away on Friday, March 5, 2021, at the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri.

The daughter of Walter Raymond and Ozetta F. (Foglesong) Comstock, she was born in rural Downing, Missouri, on November 17, 1924. On December 27, 1944, she was united in marriage to Boyd Ketchum.

Hazel J. (Comstock) Ketchum is survived by one nephew, Tracy Comstock of Phoenix, Arizona, and one niece, Terry Luer of Star Valley Ranch, Wyoming.

She is preceded in death by her parents; husband, Boyd Ketchum; two brothers, Irvin Comstock and Wendell Comstock and his wife, Joan; one sister-in-law, Orta Lee Comstock; nephew, Tony Comstock; and one step nephew, Dennis Huls.

Hazel worked at Hollister’s, as a line worker in Kirksville, Missouri, for a number of years.

Graveside services were held on Tuesday, March 9, 2021, at 1:30 p.m. at the Downing City Cemetery in Downing, Missouri, with Larry Smith, Pastor of the Downing Christian Church in Downing, Missouri, officiating. Memorials have been established for the Schuyler County Nursing Home in Queen City, Missouri. Online condolences may be expressed to the family, by logging on to Burial was in the Downing City Cemetery in Downing, Missouri. Arrangements are under the direction of the Norman Funeral Home of Lancaster, Missouri.

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