---- — Sean E. Kettler, age 41, of Mt. Vernon, passed away at 8:38 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 2, 2014, at his home in Mt. Vernon.
Sean was born in St. Louis County, Mo., on July 16, 1972, the son of Arthur William “Bill” and Sheila (Crow) Kettler. He married Jenny (Mendoza) on May 14, 1994, in Mt. Vernon; and she survives in Mt. Vernon.
Sean was a graduate of Woodlawn high school Class of 1991. He loved music and played in various bands thought the area. He was a member of Grow. He is survived by his wife, Jenny Kettler of Mt. Vernon; mother, Sheila Kettler of Woodlawn; four children, Elizabeth Jones and husband Wesley, Jovana Pinto and husband Emilio, Jennifer Hernandez and James Michael Harris and wife Crystal; four brothers, Rick Harris, Randy Harris, Kenny Harris and Wren Hutcherson and wife Mary; two sisters, Vicki Harris and Kelley Kettler- Crowder; and also eight grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his father.
A gathering of family and friends will be held from 5 to 7 p.m. on Saturday at Newell Funeral Home in Mt. Vernon.
For those wishing, memorials may be made to the family and will be accepted at the funeral home.
For more information call Newell Funeral Home at 246-0100 or visit online at www.newellfuneralhome.com for online obituary and online condolences.