Doris Mae Kettring

Doris Mae Kettring, 88, of La Porte, IN, passed away Tuesday, May 5, 2020, at La Porte Hospital. 


She was born August 15, 1931 in Michigan City, IN, the daughter of Rudolph and Bertha Irene Volstorf. Doris was a homemaker, was a member of the Maple Grove United Methodist Church in New Carlisle. Doris truly loved her family, grandkids, and babies. She was an excellent house cleaner and loved to paint in her home. Doris also loved to cook and travel, especially camping in their motor home across the states. Additionally, she loved playing games such as cards, dice, and pinochle. Doris never knew a stranger.

Survived by her husband Dale, two sons, Dale (Judy) Kettring of Union Dale, IN, Darrel (Kathi) Kettring of Three Oaks, MI; three daughters, Diana Stovall of La Porte, Donna (Michael) Ziegler of Woodburn, IN, Darlene (Danny) Lowe of New Carlisle; eleven Grandchildren, Kristy (Titus) Lloyd, Nathanael (Julia) Kettring, Bree (Todd) Steffen, Aaron (Maggie) Stovall, Chad (Diane) Ziegler, Derek Ziegler, Jacob (Amber) Kettring, Eryka Kettring, Aimee (Todd) Nguyen, Rachael Lowe, and Wyatt Lowe; 14 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren.

Doris was preceded in death by her brother, Richard Volstorf, and sister, Ruth Benson.

Arrangements are being entrusted to Haverstock Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 602 Maple Ave., La Porte, IN.  A private life celebration will be held on Friday, May 8 at 1 pm (CST), at the Maple Grove United Methodist Church in New Carlisle, IN with Pastor Kalvin Morrison, officiating. Interment will follow at the Maple Grove Cemetery, New Carlisle, IN. A memorial celebration for extended family and friends will be held at a later date.  


Memorial contributions may be made to Maple Grove United Methodist Church in care of Haverstock Funeral Home. Online condolences may be made at

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