Calvary Cemetary

At Rest, At Last

Sgt. Rufus Ketchum Buried in Calvary Cemetery

Superior, WI- The bugle plays, mourning for this long overdue military funeral. Sergeant Rufus Lloyd Ketchum, being laid to rest 68 years after his death. Full military honors for this army veteran, surrounded by a crowd, who’s size is a testament to the sacrifice he made. ‘I’ve seen military funerals before, but never one of this magnitude,” said Sgt. Jeremy Walworth,…

Remains of Korean War Hero Coming Home to Superior

Sgt. Rufus Ketchum had been missing in active duty since December 1950.

SUPERIOR, Wis.- A U.S. serviceman who served in the Korean War and was reported missing more than 60 years ago is now accounted for. Army Sergeant First Class Rufus Ketchum’s remains are being returned to his family in Superior for a full military honors burial. Sgt. Ketchum will return home to Superior on August 14th he was reported missing in action…