JoAnn Kettering

JoAnn Kettering, 64, of Keokuk, IA, died Friday, August 30, 2019 at her home.

She was born on May 27, 1955 in Keokuk, IA, the daughter of Laverne and Mary Catherine Doyle Pezley. She graduated from Central Lee High School in Donnellson with the Class of 1973.

On September 20, 1975, JoAnn was united in marriage to James Kettering in Montrose, IA. He survives.

Other survivors include one son, Matthew (Crystal) Kettering of Parker, CO, one daughter Michele (Justin) Neally of Donnellson, IA, four grandchildren, Jackson and Layla Kettering of Parker, CO and Gavin and Garrett Neally of Donnellson, her mother, Mary Catherine Pezley of Argyle, IA, brothers and sisters, Jim (Jayne) Pezley of Argyle, Jan (Joe) Tweedy of Montrose, John (Debbie) Pezley of Keokuk, Jean (Allen) Wells of Argyle, Jerry Pezley of Pella, IA, Jacob (Machelle) Pezley of Argyle, Jill (Kent) Gray of Argyle and Julie (Michael) Petty of Argyle, many nieces, nephews and cousins.

She was preceded in death by her father Laverne “Toad” Pezley.

JoAnn had been employed at Henniges Automotive in Keokuk for forty-two years, retiring in 2018 as a Supervisor.

She was a member of the First Christian Church in Keokuk.

She enjoyed working in her yard and her flowers were always beautiful. JoAnn was a loving wife, mother and grandmother and her greatest joy was spending time with her family.

Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m., Wednesday at the First Christian Church in Keokuk with Pastor David Turner officiating. Burial will be in the String Prairie Cemetery in Argyle, IA.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday at the church from 12 noon until time of service with family meeting with friends at that time.

In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the University of Iowa Holden Comprehensive Cancer Center.