Friday, July 21, 2017

Lucian "Lou" Carl Placke Sr.

Lucian “Lou” Carl Placke Sr., 91, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. Lou was founder of Alexandria Tire of Alexandria, KY. He was a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Church and a WWII Navy Veteran. Lou was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth B. Placke (nee Wesdorp). He is survived by his children, Janice (Late Ed) Brown, Deborah Sinclair, Rebecca (Jeff) Baron, Lisa (Larry) Snyder and Lucian Carl Placke Jr.; 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Visitation 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday, July 24, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St, Alexandria, KY 41001. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Saint Mary Church, Alexandria, KY. Interment with Military Honors at St. Stephen Cemetery, Ft. Thomas. Memorials are suggested to Abbey of Gethsemani, 3642 Monk Rd, Trappist, KY 40051. 

Monday, July 17, 2017

Jean Smith

Jean Smith (nee Sebastian), age 76, of Cold Spring, KY passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Jean was a former cafeteria worker for the DAV and a member of Summit Church of Christ, Cold Spring, KY.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah Lynn Smith and siblings, Wilson Sebastian, Edith Arkenau, and Dorothy McIntosh. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Nelson Smith; three sons, David (Debbie), Doug (Rachel), and Darrell (Michelle) Smith; six brothers, Daniel, Oscar, Truman, Freedis, Herman, and Robert Sebastian; two sisters, Juanita Sargent and Geneva Herald; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 5pm to 8pm.  Funeral Service will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Thursday, July 20th at 11am. Interment will follow at the Alexandria Cemetery.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Eugene Partin

Eugene Partin, age 87, of Erlanger, KY passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Edgewood, KY.  Eugene enjoyed woodcarving, fishing, and hunting. He was preceded in death by his wife, June Ann Partin in 2006. He is survived by his sons, Jeff (Regina) Partin, Mark Partin, Richard Partin, Andrew (Rhonda) Partin, and Bryan (Becky) Rouse; daughters, Kathy Applegate, Robin Goins, and Brenda (David) Netto; sister, Clara Sulfridge; 15 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 8:30am to 10:00am with the Funeral Service immediately following at 10:00am at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St., Alexandria, KY 41001. Interment will follow in the Highland Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell, KY.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Jerry Reis

Jerry Reis, age 51, of Alexandria, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at St. Elizabeth, Ft. Thomas.  Jerry was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church, Falmouth, KY.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo “Tip” and Margaret Reis. Jerry is survived by his son, Dylan (Amanda) Reis; daughter, Isabella Reis; siblings, Ruth Carolyn (Donald) Baker, Susan (Sam) Murrell, Barbara (Buck) Woods, Frances (the late Randy) Reitman, James (Donna) Reis, and Nancy (Tim) Voss; grandchildren, Layton and Jolene Reis; also survived by several nieces and nephews.  A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Francis Xavier Church on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM.  Memorial Donations are suggested to St. Francis Xavier Church, 202 2nd St, Falmouth, KY 41040.  Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

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Glen Miller

Glen Alan Miller, 55, of Fort Smith, Arkansas (formerly Erlanger, KY) passed away on July 3, 2017. Glen led Northern Kentucky schools not just in the classroom where he inspired students to learn and succeed but also at the helm of school districts where he placed students first by enabling school districts to have modern facilities and provide exceptional learning opportunities for students. Glen spent 27 years at Beechwood Independent School District as a technology coordinator, teacher, principal, and superintendent; and he recently retired as superintendent from Campbell County Schools. Glen led Beechwood Independent School District to become a nationally recognized school with top educational merits while being instrumental in revitalizing and modernizing Beechwood’s facilities. While at Campbell County Schools, Glen continued to provide leadership in enhancing learning opportunities for students with the opening of a new state-of-the-art technology center. Glen will be well-remembered for his great sense of humor and ability to make others laugh. He is survived by his daughter, Alicia Miller, and four brothers. Visitation will begin at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, July 14 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, followed by a Celebration of Life Service at 7:00 p.m. Memorials can be made to Oneida Baptist Institute, PO Box 67, Oneida, KY 40972-0067.

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Thursday, June 29, 2017

Ruth Thorn

Ruth Thorn (nee Chalk), 94, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. Ruth was a retired employee of the former Kentucky Enterprise and a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Alexandria, KY. Ruth is survived by her daughters, Eileen Embry and Debbie Moellman; 7 grandchildren, 22 great- grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry M. Thorn Jr, daughter, Connie Hanson, parents, George and Hilda Chalk and a brother, Earl Chalk. Visitation Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral home from 1:00 PM until time of service at 3:00 PM. Interment will be in the Grand View Cemetery, Mentor, KY.   

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Charlotte Caster

Charlotte Jane Caster (nee Jourdan), 87, of Melbourne, KY, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at home. Charlotte was a homemaker and a member of Melbourne United Methodist Church. She is survived by her children, Barbara (Eugene) Fryman of Melbourne, Carol Caldwell of Alexandria, Sandra (Steve) Smith of Alexandria and William Caster of Melbourne; five grandchildren, Robert (Paula) Fryman of Alexandria, Elizabeth (Ken) Holstein of Cold Spring, Kelly Caldwell, Nicole Caldwell and Rachel Smith all of Alexandria; six great grandchildren; sister, Linda Jourdan of Cold Spring. Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene “Roland” Caster; parents, Albert and Lucille Jourdan; siblings, Wilma Kincaid, Delores Shields, Don Jourdan, Jerry Jourdan, Doug Jourdan, Eddie Jourdan and Dianna Klette. Visitation 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Funeral service 10:00 AM Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mount Gilead Cemetery, Carthage, KY. Memorials are suggested to the Centennial Park Fund, C\O Melbourne United Methodist Church, P O Box 71, Melbourne, KY 41059.