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August P. “Augie” Kettner, Jr.

April 11, 1937 - January 2, 2022

August P. “Augie” Kettner, Jr., age 84 , of New Castle, DE, went home to be with the Lord, with his loving wife by his side, on Sunday, January 2, 2022.

Born in Wilmington, DE, on April 11, 1937, he was a son of the late August P. and Novella Kettner, Sr. Augie will be remembered as the most kindest man.

Augie is survived by his loving wife of 47 years, Wanda J. Kettner; 6 daughters; sister, Clara Zickgraf; and 19 grandchildren. 

A visitation for family and friends will be held from 10 am until 11 am on Monday, January 10, 2022 at Spicer-Mullikin Funeral Home, 1000 North DuPont Parkway, New Castle, DE, where a funeral service will be held at 11 am. Face coverings will be required for all those in attendance not immunized with the COVID-19 vaccine. Interment will be held in Gracelawn Memorial Park, 2220 North DuPont Highway, New Castle, DE.   

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12 Condolences for August P. “Augie” Kettner, Jr.

  • I am so sorry to hear about your loss of your husband..

  • I’m so sorry for your and families loss Auggie was one of the kindest men I’ve ever met 💜

  • Wanda, I’m so very sorry for your loss. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

  • Wanda We are so sorry for your family’s loss. Augie will be missed.❤

  • Im so sorry for ur loss.Auggie was the kindest man never a mean word .He is gone but not forgotten spread those wings n fly high my friend rip

  • Many memories of such a kind man who always had a smile. We are sending so much love and prayers covering you all. Mr K as I always called him was so kind 💜 Our family truly loved Mr K we all were so much better for having known you. A kind smile and great laugh 💜💜

  • I’m so very sorry for your loss. I never met your husband, but I have known you for many years and knew the love you shared. God Bless you and your family. Augie, speedy travels on your last journey.

  • Wanda,marie,Marie, so sorry for your loss
    May God’s perpetual light shine upon him and may he rest in peace.

  • To my dearest friend and family so sorry for your loss. He was a gentle and kind hearted man always could make you smile and laugh. My prayers go out to his loving wife and his family .

  • We are so sorry for your loss Wanda. We will keep you and your family in our prayers.

  • Love Muffin, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know how much you loved Augie. I give you so much credit for taking care of him like you did, for the length of time. You have definitely earned your wings with the great care & dignity you gave your husband. You did it your way & I am so proud of you. He loved his family so very much. In all the years of us being friends (over 33 years). I never ever heard him say one negative comment about anyone, & always had a kind word. You were very lucky to have a one of a kind manike Augie.

  • Dear Wanda and family,
    I’m so sorry to hear about Jerry! He sure will be missed and was one of a kind❤️ You are in my thoughts and prayers! Im sorry I couldn’t make it today, but maybe we can get together soon❤️……….
    Love always,
    Susie