Carla Kettell passed away on Wednesday, December 23, 2015 in Paradise, CA at the age of 80. A Funeral Service will be held at Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 10:30 a.m.
Published in the Chico Enterprise-Record
Carla Juanita Kettell passed away December 23, 2015. She was born December 27, 1934 in Richfield, Tehama County, California. She graduated from Corning High School in 1952, attended Shasta College for a year and then married Keith Kenyon Kettell on October 3, 1953 at the Corning First Christian Church. They were happily married for 54 years before Keith passed away on June 7, 2008.
Carla had worked at the Exchange at Mare Island where Keith was stationed with the Navy. She also worked for State Farm agent Dave Guthrie, the Butte County Postal Employees Credit Union, and the Durham Unified School District where she had worked for 20 years and was the Financial Officer for the district when she retired.
Carla was a member of the Paradise Alliance Church. She was a member of Chico Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution, having served 2 years as regent and a number of years as Registrar. She enjoyed doing genealogy, not only for her and Keith’s family, but in helping others with theirs. Carla greatly enjoyed just being with her family and friends.
She and Keith enjoyed spending time at their cabin at Lake Almanor, CA; traveling in their RV, camping, and trapshooting, having met many wonderful friends. Although in declining health, Carla loved bingo and outings at Sunshine Cottage these last two years, and enjoyed friends and employees there. She is survived by sons Klint of Chico, Clay of Paradise and several grandchildren, nieces, nephews and cousins.
A Funeral Service will be held at Newton-Bracewell Chico Funeral Home on Friday, January 8, 2016 at 10:30 a.m. Burial will follow at Sunset Hill Cemetery, 4470 Oren Avenue, Corning, CA 96021.
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