Paul Henry Kettering

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Paul Henry Kettering

Death: December 29, 2013 (96)
Place of Burial: Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States
Immediate Family:

Husband of Elsie M Kettering

Managed by: Jim Wile
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About Paul Henry Kettering

Paul Henry Kettering, 96, formerly of Annville died Sunday December 29, 2013 in Cornwall Manor. He was the husband of the late Elsie Gahres Kettering who he married April 18, 1954 and died in 1989.

Born at 815 Lehman Street in Lebanon, PA on June 6, 1917, was baptized in the Church of the United Brethren in Lebanon and was the son of the late Simon S. and Hannah E. Brandt Kettering of 401 North 8th Street, Lebanon. 
Paul was an Icon on Main Street in Annville as proprietor of Kettering Sporting Goods retiring in May 2004 after almost 60 years of serving customers and schools in the area. 
He served in the US Army Air Force as an Airplane Armorer from January 23, 1943 until February 18, 1946 and was awarded the WW II Victory Medal. 
Paul was a graduate of Lebanon High School Class of 1935, with a nickname of "Ketty" and was a member of the camera, nature, and algebra clubs. He also graduated from Lebanon Business College. 
He was a long time member of Christ Church United Church of Christ, Annville, the Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks Lodge, a Mason, Annville American Legion, Contrary Club, and is the last surviving charter member of the Annville-Cleona Kiwanis Club. He was a former Boy Scout, a member of the Order of the Arrow, and an instructor for the Boy Scouts of America. 
Current surviving relatives in the Kettering relationship are Nephews Scott, Craig, and Brian Kettering, Nephews Thomas and Gary Embich, and Nephew Jim Zorn, and Niece Barbara C. Zearfoss. He was preceded in death by brothers, J. Herman, Russell Luke, and by sisters Grace Zorn, M. June Kettering, and Ruth Embich. 

Kreamer Funeral Home, Lebanon

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Paul Henry Kettering's Timeline

June 6, 1917
December 29, 2013
Age 96
Lebanon, Lebanon County, Pennsylvania, United States