Sean Kettl

April 15, 1966, January 29, 2019

Sean Kettl

Sean Kettl, 52, of Beaumont, died Tuesday, January 29, 2019. He was born on April 15, 1966, to Lila Bea Garrett and Henry Gustav Kettl, in Beaumont. Sean loved tropical fish and kept several aquariums. His favorite place was Crystal Beach from childhood, to his teenage years, adulthood, and fatherhood. He enjoyed playing basketball when he was younger and liked to play poker with his buddies. Sean was the ultimate Dallas Cowboys fan.

Survivors include his daughters, Erin Kettl, of Atlanta, Georgia; Heather Kettl, of Lubbock; sister, Stena Kettl, of Beaumont; brother, Lonnie Kettl, of Zachary, Louisiana; sister, Celeste Kendrick, of Greeley, Colorado; aunt, Joyce Ann Norsworthy, and her husband, Joel Brian, of Beaumont; uncle, Rhitt Garrett and his wife, Janet, of Hockessin, Delaware; and many other family members.

He is preceded in death by his parents and brother, James.

A gathering of Mr. Kettl’s family and friends will be from 12:00 p.m. until 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 6, 2019, at Broussard’s, 2000 McFaddin Avenue, Beaumont. A family committal will be held at Broussard’s Crematorium, Beaumont.

Video

Gathering of Family and Friends
Broussard's Mortuary - McFaddin Ave.
2000 Mcfaddin Street Beaumont, TX 77701
Wednesday, February 06, 2019
12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Comments (4)

  • Clayton Brown

    07 February 2019 at 23:27 | #

    Me and Sean met in HS, we were next door neighbors for a year. I remember the basketball team Capt. telling me not to hang out with him(I was a good kid...well, I never got caught!) We became friends immediately. Mom and Pop Kettl were absolutely the best in giving our bunch a safe place to be as wild as we were! Sean wrote a corny teen angst poem that he loved to read: "Life is a Circle". It was so awful! Hahaha! He loved it. I loved that. Oh well. Maybe life is a circle in some way. It is kind of a nice thought.

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  • Jim Brocato

    07 February 2019 at 02:46 | #

    Celeste,
    I am sorry about your brother’s passing. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers . May God bless and comfort you.

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  • Patricia H Furby

    05 February 2019 at 02:36 | #

    Stena, please know how sorry I am about your brother passing. Youre in my prayers & Im praying for your family.

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  • Craig Boland

    03 February 2019 at 19:43 | #

    Sean and I were best friends from about 3rd grade onward into adulthood. So many good memories, especially at the beach. Sean was always one to live life on his own terms and stood for justice and equality for all people. Sean was a good man and he will be missed.

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