RV/MH Hall of Fame News
John R."Johnnie" Ketelsen of Ketelsen RVs, an RV retailer from Marion, Iowa, and Wheat Ridge, Colorado. Johnnie's orientation to RVing began in 1938 when, as a teenager, he traveled throughout the western states in a home-made RV. A 38 year RV dealer, he is a founding member and past Secretary of the national RV Dealers Association, and is a 28 year member and officer. He is the founder and a Past Chairman of the Iowa RV Dealers Association. He is recognized as a prime example of impeccable business values and ethics, and as a mentor for RV retailers nation wide. He and his western swing band hold a national record of over 6,500 appearances on live radio.