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April 14, 1957 - April 20, 2013 MUSTANG Jennifer Ann (Ketchum) Yates, age 56, died Saturday, April 20, 2013, after a two and a half year battle with cancer. She was born April 14, 1957, in Oklahoma City, OK to James and Sue (Lachenmayr) Ketchum. She was a graduate of Mustang High School. She worked for Dayton Tire before returning to OU to finish her teaching degree. Jenny taught Math at Mustang High School for 25 years, retiring this year. She received the Mustang High School Teacher of the Year Award for the 2011-2012 school year. She loved to teach, but her family was her true passion -- "Family Comes First!" She was preceded in death by her sister, Janet Jones; and grandparents, Floyd and Ethel Lachenmayr. She is survived by her husband of 35 years, Greg; their daughter, Jillian; her parents, James and Sue Ketchum; brother, Steve Ketchum and wife Diana; and sister, Jamie Hinshaw and husband Rick. A Memorial Service will be held at 12 p.m. Saturday, April 27, 2013, in the Mustang High School Commons Area, Mustang, Oklahoma.

Published in The Oklahoman on Apr. 24, 2013
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