Jesse Ketchum, Memphis Mo Fire Department - LODD

It is with profound sadness that the City of Memphis, Missouri Fire Department announces the Line of Duty Death of Firefighter Jesse Ketchum. Firefighter Ketchum died Monday May 30th, 2017 as a result of an apparatus accident while responding to a call.

Firefighter Ketchum served the City of Memphis Fire Department for 4 years. He also served with the Scotland County Fire Association.

Firefighter Ketchum is survived by his wife Jenna, 2 daughters Zada and Cora, 2 sons Rhet and Kruz; his mother Kelley and his brother Jason & wife. He was proceeded in death by his father Thomas

Visitation will be held from 6P – 9P Thursday June 1st, 2017 at the Payne Funeral Chapel 202 E. Madison St., Memphis Mo. 63555

Casket Vigil Honors will be afforded by the members of the Memphis Missouri Fire Department.

A Uniformed Member walk through will be held at 8:30PM

Funeral Services will be held 2PM Friday June 2nd, 2017 at Scotland County High School, 606 Lovers Lane, Memphis MO. 63555. Burial will follow at Downing Cemetery, Downing Missouri.

Those wishing to send apparatus for the procession, please contact Mike Frederick at 660-626-3057

Honor Guards are being requested. Please contact Kern Swafford 636-262-3870

Pipes & Drums are being requested. Please contact Tim Kirchoff 314-941-4664.

Memorials can be made to the children education fund or the Memphis Fire Department.

Jeff Sanders, Mayview Mo LODD

Jeffery Mason Sanders, 55, of Mayview, Missouri passed away June 19, 2017 in Mayview, while answering a call as a firefighter with the Mayview Fire Protection District.
Funeral service will be at 10:00am, Monday, June 26, 2017 at the Odessa High School with visitation, also at the school on Sunday, June 25, 2017 from 2:00pm to 6:00pm.  At 6:00pm there will be a procession of firemen paying their respects to Jeff and his family.  Burial will be in Zion Cemetery, Mayview.  Memorials may be made to the Mayview Lions Club or the Mayview Fire Protection District .
Jeff was born March 31, 1962 in Lexington , Missouri to Samuel John and Ella Mae Mason Sanders.  He married Connie Joyce Howerton in Mayview on August 5, 1984.  Jeff and Connie were life-long farmers.  Jeff has been involved with the Mayview Lions Club, the Odessa FFA Advisory Board, the Mayview Special Road District, and the Mayview Fire Protection District.  Jeff was also treasurer of the Mayview Zion Cemetery Board.
Jeff is survived by his wife Connie, of the home; his daughter and son in law, Samantha JoAnn “Sammi” and David Burroughs of Odessa, Missouri; his son, Tyler RaeAllen Sanders, of Mayview; one brother, John Sanders and wife Nancy of Buckner, Missouri; one sister, Eleanor Lockhart and husband Bob of Springfield, Missouri; and one grandson, Samuel Mason Burroughs, of Odessa.  Also surviving are several nieces, nephews, great nieces and great nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents. 

Honor guards are requested to assist with visitation and funeral services (casket vigils). Interested honor guards should contact Mike Veit @ 816-547-3783.


Pipes & Drums interested in participating should contact Dan Zacher @ 417-619-9020


Apparatus are being requested for the service and should contact Randy Jones @ 816-365-2244