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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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Thomas Allen Mallery , Sr.

April 15, 2018

Thomas Allen Mallery, Sr. age 88 died April 15, 2018 at St. Elizabeth in Ft. Thomas. He was a retired truck driver. Tom was a member of St. Paul Church, The Holy Name Society, Florence Lion’s Club and the Knights of Columbus. He was a veteran of the United States Navy. His daughter Marilyn Mallery,…

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Jeanetta “Jan” Dabney

April 13, 2018

Jeanetta, “Jan” Iris Dabney, (nee, Maynard) 83, long-time resident of Burlington, KY, passed away on Friday April 13, 2018, surrounded by family and friends at Florence Park Care Center.  Jan leaves behind her most loving husband of 25 years, Ronald C. Dabney, her son Mikel Lustenberg, a brother John (Sheryl) Maynard, 2 step-daughters, Michelle Smith…

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Gregg F. Pittman

April 13, 2018

Gregory “Gregg” F. Pittman, 65, of Ft Wright, KY, passed away on Friday, April 13, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY surrounded by his loving family. Mr. Pittman was a landscaper upon retiring. Gregg is survived by Deborah Pittman and their children, Tyler (Erin) Pittman and Garrett Pittman. He also leaves behind his…

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Clinton L. Allen

April 12, 2018

Clinton L. Allen, 82, of Florence, KY, passed away peacefully on Thursday, April 12, 2018 surround by his loving family. Clinton was a retired security guard for Marco Manufacturing for 20yrs. Survivors include his sister, Dorothy Allen and brother, Norman Farley. He also leaves behind several nieces and nephews. A celebration of life will be…

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Joseph Edward Merten

April 12, 2018

Joseph Edward Merten, beloved husband of 57 years to the late Maureen (nee Glenn) Merten, died peacefully at his home of 50 years on April 12, 2018, at the age of 90. Joe is survived by his children, Mary Anne (John) Walcutt, Catherine Clabough, Elizabeth (David) Wilmhoff, Joseph G. Merten, and Molly (Michael) Lippert, and…

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Jeffry Alan Kelly

April 11, 2018

    Jeffry Alan Kelly, age 62, lost his battle with cancer on April 11, 2018 at St. Elizabeth’s Healthcare Hospice in Edgewood, Kentucky. Cheri Corken, his faithful sister, was by his side. A memorial visitation will be held April 27, 2018 9-10am at Bayliff & Eley Funeral Home,in Wapakoneta , Ohio. A memorial mass…

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Mary Jo McDonald

April 11, 2018

Mary Jo McDonald (nee Garton), 99, passed away on Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at her Florence, KY residence.  During her life, Jo worked as a waitress for Jerry’s restaurant, which later became Finn’s.  She was preceded in death by her husband Eugene McDonald, daughter Patricia Bunting, son Gerald McDonald, father Elmer Garton, mother Grace Ferrell,…

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Austin Gilce Perkins

April 11, 2018

Austin Gilce Perkins, 24, of Erlanger, KY, passed away unexpectedly on Wednesday, April 11, 2018 at his residence. He was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, David Idleman Sr. Austin is survived by his parents, Dan and Meegan Perkins; his maternal grandmother, Melly Idleman; his paternal grandparents, Lawrence and Kathleen Perkins; his brother, Garrett…

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Clemens “Clem” J. Nienaber

April 10, 2018

Clemens “Clem” J. Nienaber, 88, of Erlanger, KY, passed away on Tuesday, April 10, 2018 at his residence surrounded by his family. Clem was a tool and die maker for OPW Civacon for over 35 years and he was a longtime and founding member of St. Barbara Catholic Church. He was preceded in death by…

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Beverly A. Arko

April 10, 2018

Beverly A. Arko (nee Kimes) age 64 died April 10, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare Hospice in Edgewood. She was a resident of Burlington and worked as customer service representative in food service. Beverly was a member of Immaculate Heart of Mary where she sang in the choir. Her brother Clifton Kimes preceded her in…

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Conley D. Egger

April 10, 2018

  Morning View Conley D. Egger, 84 passed away Tuesday April 10, 2018 at Brookdale Senior Living in Edgewood KY. Conley was a self-employed contractor and proud owner of Egger Siding and Home Improvement for many years. He was a past member of the Erlanger Lions Club and an Army Veteran. After retirement he enjoyed…

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Donald Joseph “Don” McGrath

April 9, 2018

Donald Joseph McGrath, 76, of Edgewood, KY died unexpectedly on Monday, April 9, 2018. He passed away 14 years to the day from his first of many surgeries for head and neck cancer. Loving husband, father and grandfather, he was a graduate of Thomas More College & Xavier University. He taught for 40 years at…

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Sr. Margaret Mary Dressman

April 8, 2018

Sister Margaret Mary Dressman, OSB, died peacefully on Sunday, April 8 at St. Elizabeth Hospital at age 94. A Benedictine sister for over 74 years, Sr. Margaret Mary served as teacher at Holy Cross, St. Benedict, St. Henry, St. Anthony, St. Paul’s and as librarian at Holy Cross High School and St. Walburg Monastery. She…

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Michael T. Reckers

April 8, 2018

Michael T. Reckers, 68, passed away Sunday April 8, 2018 at St Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood. He worked as an Engineer with the Kentucky Department of Transportation for over 35 years. Survivors include his wife Pat Reckers of Erlanger, son Dennis (Molly) Reckers of Edgewood, son Ted (Rebecca) Reckers of Erlanger, brother Ed (Ginny)…

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Sy “Snooks” Bolte

April 8, 2018

Sy, “Snooks” Bolte age 93 died peacefully at his residence on Sunday evening. He was a retired Tool & Die Maker with Kratz Wilde Machine Company. Sy was a longtime member of St. Paul’s Church and the Knight’s of Columbus. He was preceded in death by his wife Evelyn, and 2 daughters, Linda Bolte and…

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Mary Patricia “Patty” Budde

April 7, 2018

Mary Patricia “Patty” Budde, 63, of Villa Hills, KY, passed away on Saturday, April 7, 2018 at her sister’s residence. She worked at BAWAC for 42 years, she attended Riverside Good Counsel School, and she was a former resident at Atria Summit Hills. Patty enjoyed life. Her smiles and hugs will be missed. She was…

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Roy Norman Whitaker

April 6, 2018

“Things may come to those who wait, but only the things left by those who hustle.” Roy Norman Whitaker, 78, entered into eternal life accompanied by “angels and Jesus” on Friday, April 6, 2018, 2:16 PM at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY, surrounded by his loving family. Roy was a member of Immaculate Heart…

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Virginia Lee “Ginny” Arnett

April 6, 2018

Virginia Lee “Ginny” Arnett, age 76, passed away Friday April 6, 2018 with family at her side. Ginny will be remembered as a devoted wife, mother and grandmother. Survivors include her husband Forrest “Woody”; her 2 sons Mark (Kim) and Brad (Mercedes) Arnett; a daughter Stephanie (Patrick) Rose; and a brother Steve (Sophie) Lightner. Ginny…

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Eleanor E. Buring

April 6, 2018

Eleanor Elizabeth Buring nee: Gronauer, 102, of Erlanger, died Friday, April 6, 2018 at Rosedale Green Nursing Home. She was the first female baby born at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Covington in 1915. She was a past member of the Erlanger Lioness Club, American Legion and St. Henry Church. She was preceded in death by…

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Lowell “Whitey” Paul Armbruster

April 5, 2018

Lowell “Whitey” Paul Armbruster, 90, of Erlanger, KY, passed away on Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Baptist Village of Northern Kentucky. He was an Army veteran and he was a paper carrier for over 35 years. Whitey enjoyed dancing, playing cards, golfing, and spending time with his family. He was preceded in death by his…

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Robert C. Boehm

April 4, 2018

Robert Craig Boehm, 76, passed away on Wednesday, April 4, 2018, at his Union, KY residence.  Robert was an Elder High School graduate, a U.S. Army veteran, and retired from Cincinnati Bell.  After retirement, Robert kept busy working on his home and yard and taking a job at the Syndicate in Newport, where he worked…

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Betty J. Hurst

April 3, 2018

Betty J. Hurst, 88, passed away unexpectedly at her residence in Florence,KY. She was born in Covington, KY to Fern Angel Blanke and Howard Rust, both deceased.  Betty graduated from Ludlow High School in 1948 with a wonderful group of friends who have remained steadfast throughout the years.  She is predeceased by her loving husband…

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Donald Charles Yost

April 3, 2018

Donald Charles Yost, 87, raised in Ludlow and a life long resident of Villa Hills, KY passed away on Tuesday, April 3, 2018 surrounded by his loving family. Don was a loving husband, father, and grandfather, who proudly served our country in the United States Army during the Korean War. Mr. Yost was a retired…

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Joseph “Joe” Roy Chalk

April 2, 2018

Joseph “Joe” Roy Chalk of Hebron passed away April 2, 2018. Joe was born in his Newport Kentucky home January 16, 1932 to the late William and Charlotte (nee Stoeckle) Chalk. As a child of The Great Depression he held several jobs in his youth including selling newspapers on the street corner, delivering groceries after…

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Virginia M. Garrison

April 2, 2018

Virginia M. Garrison, 94, died on Monday April 2, 2018 at Carmel Manor Nursing Home in Ft. Thomas, KY. She was a past member of Kenwood Country Club and long term member of St. Gertrude Church in Maderia, OH. She was preceded in death by her daughter Mary Beth Hoffman and husbands Richard Tapke M.D.…

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Raymond Joseph Bechtold

April 1, 2018

Raymond Joseph Bechtold, 93, of Crescent Springs, KY, passed away on Sunday, April 1, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospital Edgewood.  During his life Raymond served in the Army Air Corp during WWII in which he flew 30 missions.  He received the WWII Air Medal, 4 Clove Battle Stars, WWII Victory Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal,…

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Bertine Riley Bradley

March 31, 2018

Bertine Riley Bradley September 9, 1922 – March 31, 2018 Bertine Riley Bradley was born in 1922 in Southern Georgia.  She settled in Northern Kentucky and became an influential figure in many lives.  Bertine trained as a registered nurse in a diploma program and began teaching LPN nursing classes.  While teaching she completed her Bachelor’s…

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Jerry Wurtz

March 30, 2018

Jerry Wurtz, 67, entered into eternal life on Friday, March 30, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Florence, KY. Jerry was a member of Mary Queen of Heaven Parish in Erlanger, KY and a 4thDegree Knight with the Knights of Columbus Council #14993. He will be dearly missed by his loving wife of 47 years,…

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Patricia A. Hagedorn

March 29, 2018

Patricia A. Hagedorn, 83, entered into eternal life on Thursday, March 29, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood, KY. She was a loving mother and grandmother. Patricia will be dearly missed by her daughter Melissa and Steve McVey; her son Tim Fessler; granddaughter Melissa Rae Frederick; her sister Gayle Pope; as well as many…

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Harriet “Jane” Lahm

March 26, 2018

Harriet “Jane” Lahm, 76 of Ft. Mitchell, KY, passed away peacefully on Monday, March 26, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Hospital, Edgewood, KY surrounded by her loving family. Jane was a retired Office Manager for West Shell Reality. She is survived by her loving children; Laura (Brian) Hicks of Erlanger, KY and Matt Lahm of Louisville,…

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William “Woodie” Insko Woodward

March 25, 2018

William “Woodie” Insko Woodward, age 77, died March 25, 2018 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare in Edgewood. He was a retired mechanic and a resident of Burlington, KY. Woodie is a veteran, having served proudly in the United States Army and former volunteer and Colonel with the Erlanger Life Squad. He was a member of American…

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Steven Joseph Haven

March 24, 2018

Steven Joseph Haven, 56, passed away on Saturday, March 24, 2018, at his Burlington, KY residence.  Steven was involved with The Point Arc of NKY (1991 – present), Bawac 1987 – present) and Special Olympics.  He is survived by his parents Jerry and Carol Haven, brother Doug Haven (Mary Shiley), sister Debra Streck (Richard Elliott),…

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James Robert Ehlman

March 24, 2018

James Robert (Jim) Ehlman of Edgewood, passed away on March 24th,  at the age of 86. Jim is survived by his wife, Joanne Ehlman nee Feltel; daughter Kathy (Bernie) Lubbers; son, Tom Ehlman; grandsons, Brad (Paige) Lubbers and Nathan (Anna) Lubbers; great-grandaughters, Finley and Josie, as well as siblings, Peg Kordenbrock and Joe (Dolores) Ehlman.…

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Norman Francis Hasty Jr.

March 23, 2018

Norman Francis Hasty Jr., 84, of Erlanger, KY, passed away on Friday, March 23, 2018 at Good Samaritan Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. He was a dental technician for a number of years, a Navy veteran of the Korean War, but most notably he was an avid reader and enjoyed helping people. A graveside service will…

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Bruce D. Heider

March 22, 2018

Bruce D. Heider, 65, passed away Thursday March 22, 2018 at St Elizabeth Medical Center in Covington KY. Bruce worked as the Director of Human Resources at J.M. Huber Corporation for several years. He enjoyed traveling the world and spending time with his family. He is preceded in death by his parents Louis and Sara…

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Patricia Ann “Pat” Cahill

March 21, 2018

Patricia Ann “Pat” Cahill, 81, of Crescent Springs, KY, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, March 21, 2018, at St. Elizabeth Hospice, in Edgewood, KY.  She was born in Cincinnati, OH to Edward and Edith McGinnis.  During her life, Pat served the community working as a nurse and volunteering at St. Elizabeth Hospice, where she also…

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Elizabeth Kling

March 20, 2018

Elizabeth “Betty” Kling, 88, passed away Tuesday March 20, 2018 at the UC Medical Center in Cincinnati OH. She retired from the Newport Board of Education after 15 years of employment. Betty was a member of the CG&E Retirees and the Fort Mitchell Seniors and was involved in many volunteer activities included working as an…

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Robert “Bob” G. Moehlman, DMD

March 20, 2018

Robert G. Moehlman, DMD, 60, of Erlanger, KY, went to be with the Lord on March 20, 2017 surrounded by his loving family and friends. He was born on Aug. 31, 1957 in Covington, KY. Bob was a 1983 graduate of University of Louisville School of Dentistry and as a member of the ADA served…

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Henry Stanley Mazul,Jr.

March 19, 2018

Henry Stanley Mazul, Jr., age 87, passed away on March 19, 2018 at his residence after a long battle with cancer. He worked in manufacturing for 47 years as a maintenance supervisor with Union Carbide. Henry was a veteran of the United States Navy. His wife of 67 years, children and grandchildren survive him. Visitation…

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