Monday, September 19, 2016

Alphonse "Whitey" Studer

Alphonse “Whitey” Studer, 88, of Wilder, KY, passed away Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Saint Elizabeth Edgewood. Whitey was a retired union carpenter for Local #698 and a member of St. John the Baptist Catholic Church, Wilder, KY. Whitey was the last surviving of ten children born to the late, William and Elizabeth Studer. He was known for being able to fix anything and often spent time helping church, family and friends. He will be remembered for his quick wit and wonderful sense of humor. He is survived by his wife of 66 yrs, Mary Ann Meiman Studer; four children, Jim (Elizabeth) Studer, Carol (Bryan) Becker, Dave (Janis) Studer and Doug (Shirley) Studer; 10 grandchildren and 6 great-grandchildren. Visitation Friday September 23, 2016 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Saturday at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY. Interment will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Ft. Thomas, KY. Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer's Association Greater Cincinnati, 644 Linn Street, Suite 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203.

Thursday, September 15, 2016

Michael R. Augsback

Michael R. Augsback, 58, of Grant’s Lick, KY, passed away at home on Wednesday, September 14, 2016. Mike was the Director of Engineering for FFR-DSI of Florence, KY. He inspired his family and community with his deep faith in the Lord and unconditional love.  Mike was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Ballou Augsback. Mike is survived by his wife, Donna Watkins Augsback; two sons, Jeffrey (Krishna) Augsback and Justin (Michele) Augsback; Papa's well-loved grandchildren, Jayden and Kendall Augsback; father, Don Augsback; sister, Donna (Tom) Carlisle; brother, John (Kirsten) Augsback. A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Plum Creek Christian Church, 961 Nagel Road, Butler, KY 41006. Family and friends are invited to visit from 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm. A memorial service will follow at 2:00 pm.  A reception will be held after the service.  Memorials are suggested to Plum Creek Christian Church. Alexandria Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Franklin Roach

Franklin Thomas Roach, 53, of Covington, KY, passed away Tuesday, September 6, 2016 at Saint Elizabeth Hospital Fort Thomas. He was a chemical analyst for JABCO & Associates of Amelia, OH. Frank loved music spent many hours playing music on his guitar, mandolin and harmonica with family and friends. He also loved the outdoors, fishing and hunting. He was preceded in death by his parents, Theodore H. Roach Jr and Frances Roach (nee Santini). Frank is survived by his siblings, Patrick Roach, Ted (Karen) Roach III and Rose (Sean) Redman; nephews, Nathan, Matthew, Teddy and Evan Roach; aunts and uncles, Pasquale Santini Jr, Frank (Kathy)  Santini, John Santini Theresa Santini, Joyce Mardis, Angela (Jack) Menninger, Antoinette (George) Howard, Jorheta (the late James) Roach, Delores (the late Hank) Mahaney, Shirley (the late Ralph) Dedman and Betty (the late Earl) Roach; also survived by numerous cousins. Visitation Friday, September 9, 2016 from 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM with funeral service immediately following at 6:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Interment will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Ft. Thomas, KY.

Rosella Rief

Rosella Marie Rief (nee Franzen), age 82, of Alexandria, KY passed away on Monday, September, 5, 2016 at her residence. Rosella was a member of St. Mary Parish, Alexandria, KY. She was formerly active with St. Joseph Women’s Society and previously served as the organist for St. Joseph Church, Camp Springs. Rosella loved to sew for her children and grandchildren and she made many beautiful bridesmaid dresses for everyone.  She is survived by her loving husband of 60 years, Howard Rief Jr.; two sons, Tom (Debbie nee Kremer) Rief and Jerry (Judy nee Steffen) Rief; daughter, Brenda (Jeff) Weckbach; three brothers, Norbert, Leo (Jan), and Nicholas (Jean) Franzen; two sisters, Mary Ann (Richard) Verst and Irene (Conley) Ashcraft; also survived by ten grandchildren and ten great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her sister, Rita Sacksteder and her brother, Anthony Franzen. Visitation will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am at St. Mary Parish, Alexandria, KY with Mass of Christian Burial immediately following at 11:00 am. Interment will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to: St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 S. Loop Rd, Edgewood, KY 41017 or St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105. Funeral arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com.

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Donald E. Pangburn

Donald E. Pangburn, age 77, of Highland Heights, KY passed away Wednesday, August 31, 2016. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Chester and Donna (nee West) Pangburn. He leaves behind his loving wife of 52 years, Pamela (nee Rachford) Pangburn; son, Dan (Jayne) Pangburn; daughter, Denise (Clint) Henson; brother, Lee Pangburn; sister, Gayle (nee Pangburn) Krummen; mother-in-law, Thelma Rachford; and his four grandchildren, Kara, Kristin and Ryan Pangburn and Nick Henson. After attending Newport High School, Don served in the United States Army and was stationed in Korea. He was very patriotic and loved his country. Don was a funeral director and an embalmer. He served the Northern Kentucky area for 50 years and had recently retired from Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Ershell Funeral Home. Don was a loyal fan of the University of Kentucky. He carried a picture of Adolph Rupp and Joe B. Hall in his wallet. He would watch the games with the sound turned down so he could listen to his beloved Cawood Ledford. Don was a funny and compassionate Christian man who was loved by many. His grandchildren were the light of his life. He was a member of the Summit Church of Christ, Northern Kentucky Funeral Directors Association, and the Lawler Hanlon VFW in Newport, KY.  A visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria KY on Monday, September 5th from 3PM – 7PM. Funeral Service will be conducted on Tuesday, September 6th at the Alexandria Funeral Home at 10:00 a.m. Burial with Military Honors will follow at the Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to: Summit Church of Christ, 6015 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076.

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Georgiann Marie Dischar

Georgiann Marie Dischar (nee Braun) 82, of Alexandria, KY, passed away August 29, 2016 at home. Georgiann was preceded in death by her parents, George and Marie Braun, and two siblings, Margaret Braun and Thomas Braun. She is survived by her husband, Frank Dischar; children, David Dischar, Nancy Pollitt, Kathy Dischar, Kelly (Alfred) Polley; two brothers James and Gerald (Linda) Braun. Also survived by 3 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM Thursday, September 1, 2016 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY. No visitation. Interment will be in Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria.  Memorials are suggested to the National Right to Life Foundation. Alexandria Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. 

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Jacob Dean Baumann

Jacob Dean Baumann, 20, entered into eternal life on Friday August 19, 2016 at his residence in Del Ray Beach, Florida.  Jacob moved to Florida to start a new life.  A new Sober Life.  Jacob was an avid lover of sports.  Jacob was able to brighten any room with his contagious smile.  Our feelings are summarized from this quote from one of Jacob’s high school football coaches: “I watched you try. I witnessed your failures, but you never gave up.  You kept fighting back, trying to get better. You did the best you could… I just wish I could tell you great job one more time.” He was preceded in death by his cousin Dean Sapsford, grandfather John Edward “Jack” Stieringer, and Uncle Roy “LeMaur” Roberts.  Jacob will be dearly missed by his parents Mark and Terri Baumann; his sisters Erin and Rebecca; Grandparents: Don and Judy Baumann, and Grandmother Carol Stieringer; numerous loving aunts and uncles (17); cousins (27), and countless friends in Northern Kentucky and Del Ray Beach, Florida.  A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, August 26, 2016 from 4:00 PM to 8:00 PM at Alexandria Funeral Home 325 Washington Street, Alexandria Ky. With a mass of Christian Burial at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish 8246 E Main Street in Alexandria Ky on Saturday morning at 10:00 a.m. Following the mass, he will be buried at St. Mary Cemetery. Reception to follow in the Undercroft at St. Mary Parish following prayers at grave site. Memorials to Bishop Brossart High School and NKY Hates Heroin.

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