Obituary of Hank Ketcham

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Hank Ketcham

Henry King Ketcham (born March 14, 1920 in Seattle, Washington) was a cartoonist and writer who was best known for being the creator of the Dennis the Menace comic strip by writing and drawing it from 1951 to 1994. Hank died on June 1, 2001 and his death was because of cancer and heart disease. He died at age 81.

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Hank Ketcham Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Ketcham, Hank
    • Common Name: Hank Ketcham
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Seattle, Washington, United States
    • Birth Date: March 14, 1920
    • Age: 81 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Active Years: 1951-1994
    • Net Worth: $5 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Campbell's Tomato Soup
    • Favorite Color: Aqua (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Hank's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Henry King Ketcham
    • Father: Weaver Vinson Ketcham (1894-1962)
    • Mother: Virginia King
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Alice Louise Mahar (married 1944-1959, her death)
      • Jo Anne Stevens (married 1959-divorced 1968)
      • Rolande Praepost (married 1969-2001, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Dennis Ketcham
      • Scott Ketcham
    • Daughter(s):
      • Dania Ketcham

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 01 2001 at age 81
  • Place: Carmel, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Cancer (and heart disease)

Category Tags:

CartoonistWriter American Born on March 14th Born in 1920 Born in Washington Died in 2001 Died at age 81 Died from Cancer

Hank's Notable Roles:

  • Dennis the Menace

Quotable Quotes:

"Hank Ketcham lived a life filled with creativity, humor, and joy, leaving a lasting impact on generations through his beloved comic strip "Dennis the Menace." (V)"

Is Mr. Hank Ketcham still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Hank Ketcham on Wikipedia.org
Hank Ketcham at IMDB

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Wiki Page Updated: 2024-04-01 08:43:06
Author: Stan
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