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Kenneth H. Knasel

August 17, 2018

Kenneth H. Knasel, 93, entered eternal life on Friday, August 17, 2018 at Florence Park Care Center. Son of the late Nicholas and Irma Knasel, Kenneth was a WWII veteran. His decorations include: the EAME Theatre Ribbon W/2 Bronze Stars; Good Conduct Medal and WWII Victory Medal. He took part in both the Northern France…

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Raymond A. “Mac” McPherson

August 14, 2018

Raymond A. “Mac” McPherson, 87, of Edgewood, KY passed away on Tuesday, August 14, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Edgewood, KY surrounded by his loving family. Raymond was retired with Dixie Wholesale in Covington, KY and continued to work as a Mutual Clerk for 53years with the Turfway Race Park. He was a member of…

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Aubrey Eugene Ledbetter “Gene”

August 13, 2018

Aubrey Eugene Ledbetter “Gene”, 67, passed away peacefully on Monday, August 13, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood. Gene was a truck driver for 46 years and enjoyed spending time with his family, especially his children and grandchildren. He was proceeded in death by his father, Burley Ledbetter; his mother, Joyce Davidson; and his…

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Zulla M. Clore

August 8, 2018

Zulla M. Clore, age 85, died August 8, 2018 at Madonna Manor. She was a retired clerical assistant with the Boone County School System. She was a long time resident of Boone County and a member of Burlington Baptist Church. Survivors include her two sons, Kerry L. Courtney of Kingston, TN and Timothy W. Courtney…

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Sr. Cecilia Daigle OSB

August 8, 2018

Sister Cecilia Daigle, OSB, died peacefully on Wednesday, August 8 at age 86. A Benedictine sister for over 66 years, Sr. Cecilia served as teacher at a number of elementary schools in Archdiocese of New Orleans; cook for the sisters at Villa Madonna Academy; clerical work at Madonna Manor and Thomas More College. She is…

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Thomas J. Finke

August 5, 2018

Thomas J. Finke of Erlanger, passed away on the 5th of August at St. Elizabeth Hospice of Edgewood. Born in 1958 to Jerome and Dorothy Finke, Tom grew up in the Northern Kentucky area and graduated from Lloyd Memorial High School. Tom was a loving man who enjoyed being with family and friends. He also…

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Florence A. Rulli

July 31, 2018

Florence A. “Flo” Rulli, 80, entered eternal life, surrounded by her loving family, at her residence in Burlington, KY on July 31, 2018. Born to Cornelius and Isabell Breen in Passaic, NJ, Flo adored her family and cherished her grandchildren. Her love for them was unparalleled. Her parents and brother Cornelius Breen, Jr. preceded her…

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David Walter Myers

July 31, 2018

David W. Myers “Myersie”, 66, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 31, 2018, surrounded by his loving family, at his Ft. Wright, KY residence.  Dave drove school bus # 157 for Kenton County Schools.  He loved to travel, watch UK Football, and golfing with his buddies. Dave is preceded in death by his father Robert…

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Virginia “Mickie” Sander

July 31, 2018

Virginia “Mickie” Schaller Sander, 87, passed away peacefully on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at Carmel Manor. Mickie graduated from Notre Dame Academy in 1949. She was a homemaker and a seamstress who taught teens throughout Northern Kentucky how to sew. She was a member of St. Henry School PTA, Homemakers and was a talented artist…

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Jared Ray Blood

July 31, 2018

The beloved son, brother and grandson, Jared Ray Blood left this world too soon on July 31st at the age of 37 after a long fought battle with drug addiction.  Jared was born on January 17, 1981 to Robin and Terry Blood. He grew up in the Northern Kentucky area and graduated, with honors, from NKU…

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Dr. Wiley Rufus Smith, Jr.

July 31, 2018

Dr. W. Rufus Smith, Jr., 91, loving husband, father and grandfather of Crestview Hills, KY passed away on Tuesday, July 31, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood with family at bedside. Rufus was an accomplished Child Psychiatrist, a member of Westwood First Presbyterian Church Cincinnati, OH, and member of the Crestview Hills Park Club.…

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Jerry Howell

July 29, 2018

Jerry Howell, 75, of Burlington, KY, passed away on Sunday, July 29, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Florence.  During his life Jerry worked as a Pressman for Gibson Greeting Cards and Sidney Printing.  He was preceded in death by his parents James and Jean Howell and his brother Danny Howell.  He is survived by…

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Paul M. Stiene

July 29, 2018

Paul M. Stiene, 90, passed away Sunday July 29, 2018 at Madonna Manor in Villa Hills KY. Paul worked for R.L. Polk in Cincinnati and was a member of St Henry parish in Elsmere. Korean War Army Veteran. Paul was an avid UK and golf fan. He was preceded in death by his parents Joseph…

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Dana Delores Brent

July 27, 2018

Dana Delores Brent passed away on Friday, July 27, 2018 surrounded by her family. She was 55. Dana was a Registered Nurse (RN). She touched many lives while practicing in several specialties during a 30+ year career. Dana was a seven-time IRONMAN finisher. Dana was preceded in death by her father Carroll L. Brent. Survivors…

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Barbara A. Bayer

July 26, 2018

Barbara A. Bayer, 83 of Crestview Hills died at St. Elizabeth of Edgewood on July 26th. Barbara was born to Roger and Doris Gill in January of 1935. She grew up in Northern Kentucky and graduated from St. Henry High School in 1952. Barbara married her husband, Robert Bayer in 1957. They spent a wonderful…

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Rodes Morgan Suter

July 25, 2018

Rodes Morgan Suter, age 77, died on July 25th, 2018. He was a retired Operations Coordinator with Delta Airlines after a 40 year career with the airline. Rodes was a resident of Burlington, KY and was born in Warsaw, KY. He was a proud member of the Gallatin County H.S., 1959, Regional Championship Basketball team,…

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Mildred M. Ramsey

July 22, 2018

Mildred “Millie” M. Ramsey, 96, of Florence, KY born January 11, 1922 in Constance, KY, passed away on July 22, 2018 at Villa Springs Care Center in Erlanger, KY. Millie was a machine operator for Dolly Madison Bakery for over 25 years. She enjoyed playing cards and board games, reading her bible, but most importantly…

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George Brady, Jr.

July 20, 2018

George Brady, Jr.,86, entered into eternal life on Friday, July 20, 2018, at Baptist Village Care Center in Erlanger, KY. George was an Army veteran and served his country through his deployment in South Korea from 1955 to 1957. He worked for the Kentucky Department of Transportation for 37 years as a highway construction engineer.…

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Amy Register Bales

July 20, 2018

Amy Register Bales, 48, entered eternal life on Friday, July 20, 2018, at her residence in Union, KY. A graduate of East Pennsboro High School and Miami University of Oxford, OH, Amy completed the Emerge Kentucky, women leaders for a democratic future program, and was a board member of the Boone Co. Democrats. Among many…

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Lynda Ralenkotter

July 18, 2018

Lynda Ralenkotter, 70, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, KY.  Lynda retired after working at Krogers for 28 years. She was an active mom for Monty’s Moving baseball team and was very supportive of her childrens’ musical talents. She was an avid reader, loved watching TV…

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Carole J. Dickey

July 16, 2018

Carole Ball Dickey, of Erlanger, KY, passed away peacefully on Monday, July 16, 2018 at her residence at the age of 86. Carole was a loving mother to her children and the co owner/operator of Erlanger Hardware Store with her husband for 27 years upon retiring. She was past Jr. Board member of Covington Children’s…

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Louis Edward Poole

July 15, 2018

Louis “Lou” Edward Poole, 86, of Erlanger, KY, passed away unexpectedly on July 15, 2018 at his residence. Lou had retired from IBM after 30 years of service as a Field Engineer. He was a longtime member of St. Henry Catholic Church, an avid golfer and bowler, and he enjoyed square dancing with his late…

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Marian Elizabeth Meagher nee VonGries

July 15, 2018

Marian Elizabeth Meagher nee VonGries, 93, of Erlanger, KY, passed away on July 15, 2018 at her residence. Marian was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her brother, Fred VonGries; her sister, Irma Meagher; her sons, Michael and Lawrence Meagher III; and her grandson, Daryl Beal. She is survived by her loving husband,…

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Sr. Marta Feder, OSB

July 14, 2018

Sister Martha Feder, OSB, died peacefully Saturday, July 14 at St. Walburg Monastery at age 94. A Benedictine sister for over 74 years, Sr. Martha most recently served in the Worship Office of the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Prior to that, she served as a teacher at numerous Catholic elementary and high schools and as principal…

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Dorothy Willis

July 12, 2018

Dorothy Dean Shellman-Willis, 89, of Erlanger, KY, passed away Thursday July 12, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Edgewood.  She is survived by her beloved husband of, 74 years 6 months and 12 days, James Willis, her children, Susan (Richard) Pryor of Erlanger, KY, and Rebecca (Dennis) Clark of Indianapolis, IN. She also leaves behind 5…

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Juanita Ruth Howard

July 11, 2018

Juanita Ruth Howard, 76, of Burlington, KY, passed away on Wednesday, July 11, 2018, at Atria Summit Hills.  During her life, Ruth worked as an executive assistant at several companies.  She was a member of Erlanger Baptist Church and attended Burlington Baptist Church.  Ruth was preceded in death by her parents Roy and Beulah Wallace…

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Brooke Nicole Justice

July 9, 2018

Brooke N. Justice, 35, of Florence passed away peacefully July 9th surrounded by her loving family. Brooke was preceded in death by her mother Catherine M. Justice. Survivors include her father Timothy R. (Marcia) Justice, sister Courtney M. (Clifford) Tipton, brother Timothy T. Justice, niece Carlie and nephew Chandler. Brooke was a dedicated Social Studies…

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Mary E. Peace-Nelson

July 8, 2018

Mary E. Peace-Nelson, 84, entered eternal life, surrounded by her family, on Sunday, July 8, 2018, at Florence Park Care Center in Florence KY. Mary was an avid Cincinnati Reds fan, she loved to cook and travel, she also enjoyed horse racing and slot machines. Most of all she loved her family. Mary was preceded…

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Betty “Boots” W. Pauly

July 7, 2018

Betty “Boots” W. Pauly, 91, of Edgewood, KY, passed away Saturday July 7, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospice Care in Edgewood. Betty was an Executive Secretary for Cindus Corporation for 10 years, a founding member of St. Pius X Church and current member of St. Barbara Catholic Church. She coached softball at St. Pius, and…

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James “Jim” A. Fredrick

July 4, 2018

James “Jim” A. Fredrick, 77, of Burlington, KY, passed away on Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at University of Cincinnati Medical Center. Jim was a longtime employee of the grocery business and was the co-owner of Food Mart. In retirement, Jim enjoyed golfing and spending time with his grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his…

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Jennie Ellen Tinnell

July 2, 2018

Jennie Ellen Tinnell, 80, of Crescent Park in Ft. Mitchell, KY, went to be with the Lord on Monday, July 2, 2018. Mrs. Tinnell was a homemaker and a member at Ashland Ave. Baptist Church in Latonia, KY. Survivors include her loving children, Vicki (Jeff) Kotz, Jerrie (Dan Collins) Tinnell and Clay (Dawn) Tinnell. She…

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Richard “Rick” Conrad

July 2, 2018

Richard “Rick” Conrad, 71 of Walton, KY, died unexpectedly on July 2nd at Jewish Hospital. He was always a fighter and bravely served our country.  Rick was a Vietnam Veteran serving in the United States Air Force and the United States Army as Special Forces.  His proud Native American heritage of the Cherokee Nation drove…

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Joe E. Chumbley

July 1, 2018

SFC (retired) Joe E. Chumbley left this world on July 1st at Rosewood Nursing Center in Killeen TX. He was born on March 28, 1933 to the late Luther and Sue Chumbley nee: Hainey in Engle, KY. Joe valiantly served his country in the U.S. Navy from 1951-1954 and again in the U.S. Army from…

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Doris Ann Stortz

June 30, 2018

Doris Ann Stortz, 81, passed away on Saturday, June 30, 2018 at her Erlanger, KY residence, surrounded by her loving family.  During her life, Doris worked as a manager for Freiberg Orthopedics.  She is survived by her children Steve Stortz (Peggy) and Ruthann Harris (the late Scott Harris), grandchildren: Jonathan Harris, Sarah Stortz, Katie Phirman…

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Maxine Stout

June 29, 2018

Maxine Stout, 85, died at St. Elizabeth Hospital of Edgewood, KY on June 29th. Maxine was born in August 1932 to Elbert and Myrtle Wood in Middletown, OH. She grew up to raise two daughters and worked in the field of senior care as an administrator. She will be dearly missed by those who survive…

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Patricia Ann “Pat” Murphy

June 29, 2018

Patricia Ann “Pat” Murphy, 81, passed away on Friday, June 29, 2018, at her Union, KY residence.  She was a member of St. Paul Church, in Florence.  During her life, Pat worked as a secretary for Chem Central and retried after many years of service.  She was preceded in death by her husband Thomas H.…

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Jo Ann Hancock

June 26, 2018

FLORENCE- Jo Ann Hancock (nee Murphy), 88, passed away peacefully on Tuesday June 26, 2018 at St Elizabeth in Ft Thomas KY. Jo Ann was a devout Catholic and a lifelong member of St Paul Parish, their prayer group and the prayer hotline. She spent her years devoting her time to the St Elizabeth behavioral…

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Thelma M. Foltz

June 25, 2018

Thelma Foltz, 97, of Villa Hills, KY went to be with the Lord on Monday, June 25, 2018. She was a resident of St. Charles Care Center. Thelma worked as a secretary with Union Central in Cincinnati, OH and later devoted herself to being a homemaker. She was a member of St. Joseph Church, liked…

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Betty L. Lally

June 20, 2018

“Betty L. (Holleman) Lally, widow of Edward J. Lally, passed away June 20, 2018 at home surrounded by her family. Born in St. Louis, Mo, she and Ed moved to Erlanger, KY in 1956 where she resided until moving to Akron, Ohio in 2015 with daughters Jan and Eileen.  Betty was known for her vivacious…

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Debbie “Dot” Gripshover

June 20, 2018

Deborah “Debbie” “Dot” Gripshover (nee: Dance) of Florence, died at the age of 65, surrounded by loved ones at St. Elizabeth Hospice of Edgewood on June 20th. She was born and raised in the Covington area by her late parents Carl and Dolores Dance along with her two older brothers Dave and Randy. Debbie graduated…

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Adelma “Del” Schoborg

June 19, 2018

It is with great sadness that the family of Adelma Timmerman Schoborg announces her passing at the age of 99 on June 19, 2018, at Carmel Manor Nursing Home.  She was preceded in death by her husband William Henry Schoborg, her daughter Barbara Crawford and her son Philip.  Adelma will be lovingly remembered by her…

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Barry Lee Bauer

June 19, 2018

Barry “Bosco” Lee Bauer, 68, of Florence, KY, passed away on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at his residence. Barry worked for Riegler Blacktop for over 40 years and was a 1968 graduate of Lloyd Memorial High School. He leaves behind his daughters, Karrie, Jennifer, and Lindsy, and 2 grandchildren. There are no formal services. Please…

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Tim Blaker

June 18, 2018

Tim Blaker, 58, of Burlington, KY passed away on Monday, June 18, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. He was a loving husband and father, Tim enjoyed shooting guns, building model cars and loved his dogs. Tim worked for Cincinnati Children’s Hospital on the grounds department. He is survived by his loving wife of 30…

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Verdie Joseph Bridges

June 16, 2018

Verdie Joseph Bridges, 98, passed away Saturday June 16, 2018 at St Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood. Born in Elk Valley, Tennessee on January 7, 1920, Verdie worked as a Licensed Pest Control Operator and was the sole proprietor of Kentucky Exterminators in Covington. He was also a WWII Veteran, serving in Europe with the 7th…

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Lynda Rager

June 16, 2018

Lynda Marie Rager, 77, passed away peacefully at her residence on June 16, 2018. Lynda is preceded in death by both her parents; Floyd and Edna Maxey; husband Bill Rager and daughter, Tracey Rager. She is survived by 4 nephews, 1 niece, 6 great-nephews and 2 great nieces as well as many dear friends. Lynda was born…

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Nannette B. Murphy

June 16, 2018

Nannette B. Murphy, 67, of Villa Hills, KY died Saturday, June 16, 2018 at University of Cincinnati Medical Center surrounded by her loving family. Nannette had a contagious personality, was extremely carefree and generous, but most import to Nannette was spending time with her family and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents,…

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Don Pohlman

June 16, 2018

Don Pohlman, of Crestview Hills, passed into eternal life at the age of 60. Don was born in Covington, KY to Eugene and Georgia Pohlman. He grew up to be a highly-skilled carpenter who could build anything (as long as he “had a picture” to reference.) Don enjoyed cooking and grilling out as often as…

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Mike Burton

June 14, 2018

Mike Burton (Larry Michael Burton), 64, entered eternal life on Thursday, June 14, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY. Mike was an avid golfer and passionate sports fan. Originally from Ashland, KY, Mike served in the United States Air Force in the Honor Guard and as a military police officer.  Following service to his…

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Thomas “Tom” Wayne Lyon

June 13, 2018

Thomas “Tom” Wayne Lyon, 64, of Elsmere, KY, passed away on Wednesday, June 13, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, in Edgewood.  Tom most recently worked for Gates Gourmet at the Greater Cincinnati Northern Kentucky Airport as a porter.  He was preceded in death by his parents Thomas C. Lyon and Katie Frances Brewer Lyon and…

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James Joseph Doering

June 11, 2018

James Joseph Doering, age 69 passed away peacefully after a lengthy illness at Pristine Senior Living in Cincinnati, Ohio on June 11, 2018. He was a retired contractor and a Navy veteran. Survivors include his children Cassie (Keith) Christophel, Lindsay Doering, Tyler Doering, Wesley (Nathalie) Doering, and; his sisters Judy Johnston, Margaret DeBoer and Sandy…

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William T. Bay

June 9, 2018

William Taylor Bay, 82, of Burlington, KY arrived at his ultimate destination on June 9, 2018, in Cincinnati, OH.  Born September 30, 1935 in Brooksville, KY, he was the only child of S. William Bay and Fay Taylor Bay and attended Bracken County High School until he realized that schooling was interfering with his education. …

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Edward Kaiser

June 6, 2018

Edward George Kaiser, 81, of Edgewood, KY, passed away on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at his home with his family by his side. Ed worked in real estate for 32 years and was a co-owner of Ask Realty. In his younger years, he rode hunter and jumping horses, trained race horses, enjoyed playing tennis and…

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Betty L. “Betty Boop” Reagan

June 5, 2018

Betty L. “Betty Boop” Reagan, 95, of Burlington, KY went to be with the Lord on Tuesday, June 5, 2018. Betty was a retired bartender with Walt’s Hitching Post in Ft. Wright, KY, member of St. Paul Church, life member of American Legion #203, member of Crescent Square Dancers and volunteer with Woodspoint Nursing Home…

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David E. Tappan

June 4, 2018

David Eugene Tappan, 76, of Hebron, KY, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 4, 2018 at his home. Dave worked as an accountant for Clark Equipment until his retirement. He was preceded in death by his parents, Manley and Caroline Tappan; and his sister, Ruth Parker. Dave leaves behind his loving wife of 55 years,…

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Reo David Casteel

June 1, 2018

Madison Rae Engels

May 31, 2018

Madison Rae Engels, entered into eternal life in the 24th week of pregnancy at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY.  She was preceded in passing by her sister Aubrey Engels. Madison will be dearly missed by her loving parents Adam and Tera (Clayton) Engels; sister Olivia Engels grandparents: Greg and Jerrie Clayton, Steve and Nancy…

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Eddie L. Tanner

May 31, 2018

Eddie Lou Tanner, 84, of Hebron, KY, passed away on Thursday, May 31, 2018, at University Hospital, in Cincinnati.  Eddie was a lawn mower distributor for JA Stevens Mower Company and a real estate developer.  He was a U.S. Navy Korean War Veteran and a member of the Boone County Businessmen and Hebron Lutheran Church. …

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Ron Staggs

May 29, 2018

Ron G. Staggs, 69, entered eternal life on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY. Ron was a US Army combat veteran of the Vietnam War. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife Susan Lynn Anderson; daughter Melissa Anderson (Jeremy Bucktooth) and son Chris Weir (Angela); grandchildren Christen and…

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Charles ” Charlie” Junda

May 29, 2018

Charles “Charlie” D. Junda, age 71, died at his Burlington residence on Tuesday May 29, 2018. Charlie worked for many years in customer service for Delta Airlines and was an Air Force veteran. His loving wife Brigitte Junda preceded him in death. Survivors include 2 sons, Ben (Traci) and Dustin Junda, and 2 grandchildren, Josh…

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Albert F. Rebold

May 28, 2018

Albert F. Rebold, 74, entered into eternal life on Monday, May 28, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY. Al loved airplanes, sailboats, and vacationing in Siesta Key, but most of all, spending time with his family and friends. His parents: Albert R. and Gertrude Rebold and his brother James Rebold preceded him in death.…

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Cynthia Louise Dempsey

May 28, 2018

Cynthia Louise Dempsey, 58, of Union, KY, passed away on Monday, May 28, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospital Florence.  During her life, Cynthia worked as a registered nurse and director of nursing.  She is survived by her husband Jerry Dempsey, children Megan Dempsey Carroll, Molley Dempsey (Matt Lovett), Brittany Dempsey Majszak (Ryan), and Jerry Dempsey…

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Pamela K. Smith

May 25, 2018

Pamela K. Smith, 78, loving wife, mother and grandmother of Crestview Hills, KY passed away on Friday, May 25, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood following a sudden illness. She was a Clearwater High School graduate and received her Bachelor of Music at U.C. College of Conservatory of Music. Pamela was an accomplished pianist…

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Mark Steven Christman

May 25, 2018

Mark Steven Christman, 61, passed away on Friday May 25, 2018 in Columbus, Ohio, surrounded by his family. Mark shared a love of nature, history, reading, music, and humor with all he came in contact with. He was a friend to all. He is survived by his mother Grace Christman, siblings Patricia Carpenter, Bob Christman,…

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Laura Ashley Ulliman

May 24, 2018

Laura Ashley Ulliman, 29, of Louisville, KY, formerly of Villa Hills, KY, passed away on Thursday, May 24, 2018 at her residence. Laura worked in Human Resource Management for Republic Conduit for 2 years. She was a kind soul that never stopped trying to help those that she loved. She was preceded in death by…

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Cindy Strong

May 23, 2018

Cynthia “Cindy” Carol Strong, 69, of Elsmere, died Wednesday May 23, 2018 at University Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. Cindy enjoyed crafting, sewing, reading, traveling and most importantly, spending time with her family. She was preceded in death by her parents, David and Bess Martin; and her son-in-law, Mark Barnes. Cindy is survived by her beloved…

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William “Bill” Edgar Graves

May 22, 2018

William “Bill” Edgar Graves, 97, entered eternal life on Tuesday, May 22, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY. Son of the late Edgar Surface and Grace Rebecca Bullock Graves. Bill was very involved in the life of his family and community. Among his many accomplishments: he was the oldest member of the Hebron…

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Shelley Ann Cook Gottis

May 21, 2018

Shelley Ann Cook Gottis died May 21, 2018, following a sudden illness. She was just short of her 64th birthday. She was the fourth child of Maynard and Priscilla Cook, who preceded her in death. A Lloyd High School graduate, she lived her entire life in northern Kentucky, yet traveled the world extensively to nearly…

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John Wayne Powell, Sr.

May 18, 2018

John Wayne Powell, 50 entered eternal life on Friday, May 18 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, KY. His father Byrd Powell and brothers David James Powell and Daryl Ray Powell preceded him in passing. John is survived by his two sons John Wayne Powell, Jr. and David Randall Powell, his ex-wife Dawn Powell; his…

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Margaret Anne Huff

May 12, 2018

Margaret Anne Huff, 64, passed away Saturday, May 12, 2018. She is survived by her husband and best friend Robin Huff, her son Timothy Huff (Ashley), her daughter Madeline Peterson, her grandsons Gabriel Huff and Nash Peterson, her granddaughter Addison Huff, her sister Mary Clark (Gordon), her brothers Marty Wirth (Nancy, Gary Wirth (Onie), Tom…

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Rose Pelgen

May 11, 2018

Rose Pelgen, 85, passed away Friday May 11, 2018 at Madonna Manor in Villa Hills. She worked with the Kenton County Clerks office for 32 years and was a member of St Joseph Parish in Crescent Springs. She is survived by her son Larry (Marita) Pelgen and grandson Tony Pelgen. A memorial visitation will be…

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Allison Claire Lindsey Brooks

May 11, 2018

Allison Claire Lindsey Brooks went home to Jesus May 11, 2018. She was the loving mother of Ruby Claire Brooks and Silas Adair Wolfinbarger. Beloved daughter of Timothy Lindsey and Jan ( Gene) Reis. Allison was a cherished sister to Kathryn Lindsey and adoring aunt to Ezra Ryan Farmer. She was a granddaughter to Charlie…

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Paul J. Ritter 111

May 11, 2018

Paul J. Ritter III, 77, of Burlington, KY went to be with the Lord on Friday, May 11, 2018 at his residence. Paul was a retired Repair Specialist for Western Electric for 36 years and later worked for St. Henry Church in Erlanger, KY for 15 years. He was a member of St. Henry Church,…

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Rosella J. Darpel nee: Feldmann

May 10, 2018

Rosella J. Darpel (nee Feldmann), 84, entered into eternal life on Thursday, May 10, 2018, on the Feast of the Lord’s Ascension, at her home in Edgewood, KY surrounded by her loving family and caregivers. She will be dearly missed by her husband of 62 years, Lawrence E. Darpel; their children: Deborah (Mark) Schaber, Matthew…

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Fernell “Fern” Thoss

May 10, 2018

Fernell “Fern” H. Thoss , age 85 died May 10, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood. A former banker, she was a spirited and adventurous woman and was loved by her family. Survivors include her daughter Connie and son Kenneth.; stepchildren Mary , Mark & David; and many grandchildren , great grandchildren and great-…

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William “Bill” E. Nordman

May 9, 2018

William “Bill” Edward Nordman, age 65, died May 9, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood, KY. He was retired from the Kroger Company and served in the United States Marine Corp. His father Robert and a sister Linda preceded him in death. Survivors include his wife Jennifer Nordman; daughters Tina (Donald) Krebs and Michele…

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Annabelle Kay Jones

May 8, 2018

Annabelle Kay Jones Annabelle Kay Jones, born April 24, 2018, spent 14 days being loved and held before being compassionately put to rest May 8, 2018. This sweet little girl is daughter to Rickey and Liz Jones, and “beebee” sister to big brother Theodore. Annabelle spent many of her hours being doted on by grandparents…

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Beverly Soper

May 8, 2018

Beverly Ann Soper, 88, of Erlanger, KY, passed away on Tuesday, May 8, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospital, in Florence, KY.  During her life, Beverly worked in payroll at Shillito’s before marrying and raising seven children. She had said, “ raising her children was the greatest time in her life”. After raising her family, Beverly…

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Karen Kruetzkamp

May 4, 2018

Kruetzkamp, Karen (Schomaker) died at St. Elizabeth Hospice Edgewood, KY on Friday, May 4, 2018 surrounded by family and friends.  She is survived by her daughter Casey Richardson (Bill) of Ft. Thomas, granddaughter Abbey Nicole Downs (Cooper) and Kelby Wagner grandson, her brother Paul Michael Schomaker of High Point, NC, sister Sharon Trauth (Jim), and…

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Janeen Marie Donoghue

May 4, 2018

Janeen Marie Donoghue (nee Dames), 62, passed away Friday May 4, 2018 at St Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood KY. She worked as a Pharmacy Technician with Walgreens Pharmacy in Ft Wright for 30 years and was a member of Mary Queen of Heaven Parish. Survivors include her husband Daniel Donoghue, daughter Danielle (Russell) Gartner, son…

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Jennifer Denise Vastine

May 4, 2018

Jennifer Denise Vastine, 55, passed away Friday May 4, 2018 at her residence in Crescent Springs. She worked as a sales rep with the Kentucky Lottery for 25 years. Preceded in death by her mother Diane Marie Gauspohl. Survivors include her brother Christopher Gauspohl of Chicago IL, uncle Daniel Braun of Edgewood KY, uncle David…

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Andrea L. Eary Kawahara

May 3, 2018

Andrea L. Eary Kawahara, 65, passed away Thursday May 3, 2018 at St Elizabeth Medical Center in Florence. Andrea worked for Richter and Phillips Jewelers in Cincinnati for many years. Survivors include her sister Christia Eary-Blaker of Ft Wright, niece Heather Blaker-Dern (Kevin) of Ft Wright, great niece Morgan Dern of Ft Wright, Aunt Nina…

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Betty Jean Holten

May 3, 2018

Betty Jean Holten, 86, died Thursday May 3, 2018 at Rosedale Green in Covington. Betty was a proud mother of “three boys”. She was a stay at home Mom until her children started school, then she pursued a career in banking, retiring from Fifth Third Bank. She was also a longtime member of Erlanger Christian…

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Elizabeth “Beth” Blackburn

May 2, 2018

Elizabeth I. Blackburn, 52, entered eternal life on Wednesday May 2, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, KY. She was a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism. Elizabeth will be dearly missed by her loving husband Wayne Blackburn; sons: Christopher and Sean Blackburn as well as many family members and friends. A memorial…

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Christina M. Crone

May 2, 2018

Christina M. Crone, age 34 died suddenly May 2, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Florence. She was a teacher at Redwood School and a resident of Florence. Her father Michael Edward Crone preceded her in death. Survivors include her son Aiden Crone; her mother Jan Crone; brother Justin (Jennifer) Crone; grandparents Warren & Theda Wilson;…

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Exer Rudelle L. Preston

April 30, 2018

Exer Rudelle Preston nee Lyon, 87, of Burlington, KY, died on April 30, 2018 at Villa Spring Care Center. Rudelle was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her parents, Ross and Jessie Lyon; her husband, Charles D. Preston; her son, Phillip L. Preston; and her son-in-law, Scott Perry. Rudelle is survived by her…

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Elizabeth “Betty” Jane Hablutzel

April 28, 2018

Elizabeth “Betty” Jane Hablutzel, 92, of Florence, KY, died on April 28, 2018 at her daughter Cindy’s residence surrounded by family. Betty worked for Ockerman Elementary as a cafeteria director for 20 years, was a longtime member of Erlanger Baptist Church, and she was an avid UK basketball fan. She was preceded in death by…

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Marcia Jean Griffin “The Hat Lady”

April 27, 2018

Marcia Jean Griffin “The Hat Lady”, 78, passed away on Friday, April 27, 2018, at Cold Spring Transitional Care.  Marcia was a homemaker and a member of the Red Hat Society, Marine Corp Auxiliary, Florence Fire Department Auxiliary, and Ludlow Ladies Social Club.  She was preceded in death by a child Angel Griffin, a grandson…

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Roma June Minton

April 27, 2018

Roma June Minton “RJ”, 93, of Fort Thomas died April 27 after a brave and defiant battle against cancer. She is survived by her son Brad (Becky) Loar of Lawrenceville, GA; daughter Deatra Loar (Joe) Neary of Dayton, KY; grandson Chris (Ari) Loar of St. Petersburg , FL; great-grandson Tyler Loar and great-granddaughter Logan Loar;…

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Lauretta V. Gettelfinger

April 26, 2018

Lauretta V. Gettelfinger, age 95, died Thursday April 26, 2018 at Baptist Village Care Center in Erlanger. She was a member of St. Joseph Parish in Crescent Springs. Lauretta was a tax clerk with the IRS for many years. Her husband James, son Michael, sisters Marjorie Toebbe, Elizabeth Nilles, Patricia Klosterman and her brother Blair…

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Robert “Bob” Lang

April 25, 2018

Robert “Bob” Joseph Lang, 82, entered into eternal life on Wednesday, April 25, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, KY. Bob was a veteran of the United States Army and with a BSBA from Xavier University he had a distinguished 40 year career in the health finance field beginning with William Booth Memorial Hospital of Covington.  He assisted…

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Ralph F. Hoffer

April 24, 2018

Ralph F. Hoffer, beloved husband of 68 years to Mary “Peggy” Hoffer, died peacefully at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Ft. Thomas, KY, on April 24, 2018, at the age of 92 surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his siblings, Sister Mary Felician SND, Rev. Francis Hoffer OFM, Rev. Robert Hoffer OFM,…

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Fred H. Way, Jr.

April 23, 2018

Fred Howard Way, Jr., 84, of Hebron, Kentucky passed away April 23 at St. Elizabeth Hospice.  He is survived by his devoted wife of 60 years, Joann (Barker) Way, three sons, Greg (Janice) Way of Hebron, Brian (Alison) Way of Villa Hills, and Barry (Debra) Way of Ft. Mitchell. He was a proud grandfather to…

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Lorraine L. VonHagel

April 22, 2018

Lorraine L. VonHagel, 96, of Erlanger, KY, died on April 22, 2018 at her residence surrounded by friends and family. Lorrain worked for Partridge Meats as a receptionist for 39 years, was a longtime member of St. Henry Catholic Church, a member of the St. Henry Ladies Society, and she was a frequent visitor of…

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Judith A. Schuler

April 22, 2018

Judith Alene Schuler, 76, of Erlanger, KY, passed away on Sunday, April 22, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospice, in Edgewood.  Judy was a homemaker and longtime EMT for Crescent Springs Fire Department.  She was preceded in death by her daughter Gera Lynne Schuler.  Judy is survived by her loving husband David Schuler, children Brian Schuler…

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Marjorie G. Chapman “Midge”

April 20, 2018

Marjorie G. Chapman “Midge”, 95, of Florence, KY, passed away on Friday, April 20, 2018, at Triple Creek Retirement Community.  Midge worked as a Librarian Assistant at Lawrenceburg High School.  She was a member of Immanuel United Methodist Church and was involved with Sarah Circle and UMW.  Midge was preceded in death by her husband…

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John Walker Woodward Sr.

April 20, 2018

John Walker Woodward Sr., 61 passed away Friday April 20, 2018 at St Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood. John was a school bus driver with Boone County Schools for 8 years. He is survived by his wife Marsha Woodward of Florence, son John Woodward Jr. of Florence, mother Sue-Kate (step-father Joe) Berkshire of Valley Station…

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Linda Byrne

April 19, 2018

Linda Lee Sittason Byrne, (nee, Pidgeon) 75, passed away on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at her residence. Linda was a retired teacher at Taylor Mill Elementary, a longtime member of Gloria Dei Lutheran Church and a proud graduate of Norwood High School and Northern Kentucky University. She was preceded in death by her parents, Tom…

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Lillian Marie Keuper Warndorf

April 18, 2018

Lillian Marie Keuper Warndorf, 83, died at her daughter’s residence on Wednesday, April 18. She retired from the Cincinnati Reds in corporate sales. Lillian was a lifelong member of Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Burlington Kentucky.  Her husband Gerald, a son Christopher and a grandson Christopher Tyler Warndorf preceded her in death. Survivors include daughters Lori…

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Robert J. Battle

April 18, 2018

Robert J. Battle, 87, formerly of Northern Kentucky, died Wednesday April 18, 2018 in Cincinnati, OH. He was a former manufacturing executive and an adjunct professor at Northern Kentucky University and Lynn University. He is survived by his wife of 68 years, Elsie; son Michael (Ashley)of Cincinnati, OH; daughters Diana of Cincinnati, OH, Debbie of San…

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David S. Perkins

April 15, 2018

David S. Perkins, 80, of Lakeside Park, KY died at home on Sunday, April 15, 2018 after a long illness. To everyone that had the pleasure to work with or know David, he personified the adage, “It’s better to give than receive.” He was extremely committed and passionate to the things he most loved –…

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