Pam's Memorial at Boyce Thompson

Pam Ketelaar preferred to be that "behind the scenes" person that is indispensable, living with joy and looking for ways to serve and care for others.  She was taken from us on June 15, after a short and intense battle with ovarian cancer. 

Boyce Thompson Arboretum State Park was Pam's "happy place." In her memory, her family is raising funds to create a lasting memorial there, such as a bench or fountain, to give visitors respite and to allow Pam to continue to minister to others indefinitely. Any funds above the cost of the memorial will be donated to the park for other improvements. 

We have been so blessed by the outpouring of love from family and friends! Many have asked how they can help. In lieu of flowers or other gifts, please consider a contribution  for a lasting memorial which honors this beautiful and caring woman. Thank you so much!


  • Carolyn Bahr 
    • $25 
    • 47 mos
  • Jacob Ketelaar Family 
    • $150 
    • 47 mos
  • Jose Herrera 
    • $75 
    • 48 mos
  • Warren Brown 
    • $25 
    • 48 mos
  • Kim Cloete 
    • $30 
    • 48 mos
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Vicki Ketelaar Johnson 
Buckeye, AZ
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