Thursday, February 24, 2011

Captain George H. DeMarrero Jr.

Captain George H. DeMarrero Jr., 74, of Camp Springs, KY., died Feb. 18, 2011 at St. Elizabeth Hospice Edgewood. He was a retired river captain. He worked as Commodore, Master and Pilot for the Delta Queen Steamboat Company. Captain was the 5th generation Master-Pilot on steamboats. He also served as master or pilot on 80 different vessels up to 10, 500 H.P.. Captain retired as a Lt. Commander in the U.S. Coast Guard Reserve. The river and his family were his life. Survivors include his wife, Connie DeMarrero, of 32 years; his son Keith DeMarrero of Vero Beach, FL. And daughter Kim DeMarrero of Byhalia, MS. and preceded in death by his son Mark DeMarrero. Captain had one sister, Senator Beverly Marrero of Memphis, TN; many nieces and nephews; great nieces and great nephews and one granddaughter, Heather (DeMarrero) Willoughby of Murfreesboro, TN. Visitation 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Saturday, Feb. 26, 2011 with funeral services following at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Donations are suggested to The Grateful Life Center, 305 Pleasure Isle Drive Erlanger, KY 41017

Monday, February 21, 2011

Juanita Gaupel

Juanita Gaupel, age 74, of Alexandria, KY, died Friday, February 18, 2011, at her Residence.

She is survived by her daughters, Rhonda Wells, Flo-Ann Wilson, Lori Fookes and Charlotte Harris her son, John Gaupel. She is also survived by 10 Grand Children, 19 Great-Grand Children.

Visitaton at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Wednesday, February 23, 2011 with the service following. Interment will be at Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY

Sunday, February 20, 2011

Arlen June Boden

Arlene June Boden (nee Steelman), 72, died Thursday, Feb. 17, 2011 at her home in California, KY. She was a wife, mother, grandmother & homemaker. She was a life long member of First Twelve Mile Baptist Church, she attended college at Eastern Kentucky University & traveled with the university choral group, she was a teacher at Dale Elementary, and she also worked for American Optical & Patient First. She loved singing, interior decorating & working in her rose garden. She was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Jessica Ellen Mitchell, a sister, Loretta Steelman, & a brother, Carl Steelman. She is survived by her husband of 50 yrs, Robert Lee Boden, and two daughters, Kimberly Ann Christen & Lori Boden Mitchell. Loving grandmother of Leo Alexander Christen, Hannah Rae Christen & Robert Tyler Mitchell. Dear sister of Robert Steelman & Lowell Steelman. Visitation 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM Thursday, Feb. 24, 2011 with funeral service following at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Entombment Evergreen Cemetery Mausoleum Southgate, KY.

Saturday, February 19, 2011

Luella Grissom

Luella J Grisson , age 91, of Falmouth, KY, died Friday, February 18, 2011.She is survived by her daughter, Glenda (Dennis)Conner. She loved her family and Saint John’s Lutheran Church where she was a member for many years. She worked for the department of defense during WWII and was a retired cosmetologist. She is preceded in death by her parents John and Emma Schmidt, her brother, John Allen Schmidt, three sisters Virginia Wagner, Wilma Ronnebaum and Norma Williams.

Visitation at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM, Tuesday, February 22, 2011, with the funeral service following. Interment will be at Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY


Saint John Lutheran Church

5977 Lower Tug Fork Road

Melbourne, KY 41059

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Thursday, February 17, 2011

Edna C. (nee Futscher) Heiert

Edna C. Heiert (nee Futscher) 91, of Alexandria, KY,, died Tuesday, February 15, 2011 Saint Elizabeth Hospice Edgewood. She was a homemaker, life long acitve member of Saint Joseph Parish Camp Springs, KY., Charter Member of the Ladies Auxiliary of the Camp Springs Fire Department & the Ladies Auxiliary of the Simon Gosney American Legion Post #219, also a member of Silver Belles & Beaus Seniors Club of Silver Grove & Saint Philip's Seniors & Friends of Melbourne, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband Clifford Heiert "March 31, 2001", also preceded in death by two brothers Carl & Jerome Futscher. She is survived by two sons, Ronnie (Linda) Heiert & Roger "Hop" (Marlene) Heiert, one daughter, Rhonda (Frank) Krift, eight grandchildren Nicole (Greg) Reis, Jennifer (Brian) Callahan, Rob (Julie) Krift, Ryan (Meagan) Krift, Bret (Allison) Krift,Jodi (Chad Bertke Fiance) Krift, Kim (Rock) Collins & Lacey Heiert, Nine great grandchildren Alexis & Evie Reis, Lia, Brennen & Larah Callahan, Hank Krift, Madison Krift, Bridgette & Rock Collins. one sister, Stella Franzen, two brothers, Maynard & Alex Futscher. Visitation 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM Friday, February 18, 2011 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Saturday, February 19, 2011 at Saint Joseph Church Camp Springs. KY. Interment Saint Joseph Cemetery Camp Springs. Memorials to Bishop Brossart High School 4 Grove Street Alexandria, KY 41001 or to the Ladies Auxiliary Camp Springs Fire Department 6844 Four Mile Pike Camp Springs, KY 41059.

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

Eugene Riley

Eugene Riley, age 74, of Alexandria, KY, died Monday, February 14, 2011, at Saint Elizabeth in Fort Thomas, KY. He was the devoted husband of Bonnie Riley and loving father of three daughters, Brenda Thomas, Lynda Longshore and Carol Combs, two sons, Gary Riley, Mark Riley. Also survived by two brothers, three sisters seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.Visitation 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM, Thursday, February 17 , 2011 with the funeral service following at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment will be at Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Mary Turpen

Mary Elizabeth Turpen, age 85, of Melbourne, KY died Sunday, Feb. 13th at St. Elizabeth Edgewood.She is survived by her husband Norman Turpen, sons Stan and Bryan Turpen all of Melbourne, KY; and one brother Larry Dunn of Murfreesboro, TN. Services will be held at the convenience of the family.

Saturday, February 12, 2011

Dorothy Schneider

Dorothy Marie Schneider, age 87, of Newport, KY, died Friday, February 11, 2011, at Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport, KY. Dorothy was a retired receptionist. She was preceded in death by her husband Donald Harry Schneider "1973". She is survived by one son, Donald Schneider, Florence, KY., one daughter Debbie Worley, Georgetown, OH., two sisters, Lillian Lueders of Dallas, TX & Shirley O'Mera of Edgewood, KY., two brothers: Ronnie Reuter of Rancho Cucamonga, CA & Thomas Reuter of Hamilton, OH. Four grandchildren Andrea Leggett, Allison Schneider, Elizabeth & Michael Worley. One great grandson Richard Leggett. Visitation 9:00 - 11:00 AM Friday, February 18, 2011 with funeral services following at Dobbling, Muehlenkamp & Erschell Funeral Home Bellevue, KY. Interment will be at Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate, KY.

Connie (Thorn) Hanson

Connie (Thorn) Hanson, 66, of Cold Spring, KY., died Friday, Feb. 11, 2011 at St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas. She was a Registered Nurse & worked in the operating room at St. Luke Hospital for 30yrs. Connie was a member of Carthage United Methodist Church Carthage, KY. She is survived by her husband Glen Hanson, daughter Karen Hanson, two sons Kevin & Kris Hanson, her parents Harry & Ruth Thorn, 2 sisters Eileen Embry & Debbie Moellman & 7 grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2011 with funeral services following at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment Grand View Cemetery Mentor, KY. Memorial may be made to Holly Hill Children's Home 9599 Summer Hill Road. California, KY 41007.

Thursday, February 10, 2011

Louis Collins

Louis Collins, age 77, of Alexandria, KY, died Thursday, February 10, 2011, at St. Elizabeth Hospice Ft. Thomas.
He was the son of the late Carson and Elizabeth Collins. He is survived by his long time companion, Carolyn Estes and her sons Carroll and Wayne. Also survived by his brother, James Collins; and sisters, Ruth Caudill and Bonnie Ashcraft. Visitation will be held Wed., Feb 16th, from 11:00AM to 1:00PM with Funeral Services following at 1:00PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Interment will be at the Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to: Saint Elizabeth Hospice, 483 S. Loop, Edgewood, KY 41017.

Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Dorothy "Dolly" Brown

Dorothy Henrietta Huppert Brown, age 98, died February 8, 2011 at Rosedale Manor Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband Orville E. Brown. She was known as "Dolly" to her family and friends. Her siblings included her older brother Jack, her younger brothers Dale and Ray, and little sister Mary Anna. They lived in Melbourne, KY where Pop built their house. They survived the great Ohio River flood. She is survived by nieces, Harriet Huppert Gosney, Diane Huppert Rockerhousen, Pam Huppert Owen, Tammie Huppert Brooks, Dottie Bowen Barkac, Faye Brown Garver. Nephews, Donald Huppert and Jay Bowen. Dolly continued to be involved in many church activities, committees, volunteering at the hospital, and other worthwhile organizations. She supported Holly Hill Children's Home as well as others. Even in her later years she crocheted lap throws and gave them to the nursing homes and hospitals. Dolly has left us with many good memories and an example of how to live a rich full life that leaves a smile on the face of those who knew her. She touched us all with her love, her faith, and her integrity. As one of her nieces, Diane, wrote: "God is pleased today to receive our gift - Aunt Dolly. We should all be smiling for the good memories of her humor, kindness and charity, a dear soul that enriched our lives. We have truly been blessed." Visitation will be held from 10am to 12pm Friday, February 11th at the Alexandria Funeral Home with services following. Donations To: Holly Hill Children's Home, 9599 Summer Hill Rd., California, KY 41007. or Melbourne United Methodist Church, 1011 Mary Ingles Hwy, Melbourne, KY 41059.

Friday, February 4, 2011

Patrick Simminger

Simminger, Patrick Earl Age 30. Beloved son of Jill (Jake)Thornton and Bob (Beth) Simminger. Adoring brother to Jim (aka: Shamus) Simminger and Kelly Thornton. Loving nephew of countless Aunts, Uncles and cousin to many. Pat passed away peacefully Thursday, February 3rd, 2011 fighting auto immune hepatitis and complications that surrounded his disease for the past 16 years. Patrick was a lover of sports, music, history, politics and anything Irish. Friends are invited to visit with family Monday evening from 5:00 to 8:00PM at Alexandria Funeral Home 325 Washington Street Alexandria, KY 41001. Memorials may be made to Hospice at

Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Howard Schwalbach II

Howard Schwalbach II, died Saturday, January 29, 2011. He is survived by his wife of 46 years, Sheila Nichols Schwalbach and a son Howard J. Schwalbach III, nephews Jeffrey Gibson of Texas, Chris Gibson of Alexandria, KY., Ken Elliott of Ohio and nieces Margaret Huber, Tammy Popp and Kathy DeBruler all of Alexandria, KY. Howard was a lifetime member & past president Of Can-Tuc's Primitive Weapons Club, life member of the Kentuckiana Arms Collector's Association, former member of the Ohio Gun Collector's Association, member of the Campbell County Bowhunters, life member and benefactor of the NRA, was voted Sportsman of the Year, Conservationist of the Year, and was a charter meber of the prestigious Over the Hill Gang of Alexandria, KY. Howard retired from Stevenson Photocolor of Norwood, OH. in 1996, where he was an offset pressman for 30 years. Visitatiion 4:00 - 8:00 PM Thursday, February 3, 2011 Alexandria Funeral Home 325 Washington St. Alexandria, KY. Memorials can be made to Wounded Warrior Project PO BOX 758516 Topeka, KS. 66675.

George Mosley

George Mosley, 48 of California, KY., died Sunday, January 30, 2011 at Saint Elizabeth Healthcare Edgewood. He was a minister of music. George was preceded in death by his father & mother George & Minnie Taylor, 2 sisters Judy Kennish & Bonnie Welch, also 2 brothers Duane & Steven Mosley. He is survived by his wife Maryann (Eichmann) Mosley, 2 daughters Emily & Heather Mosley,1 son Robert (Tami) Uecker Jr., 2 sisters Phyllis (Steve) Rooney, Minnie (Chuck) Styer, 1 brother Bill (Mary) Mosley. 4 grandchildren, Zac, Rachel, & Sarah Uecker, and Taylor Sageser. Also survived by many nieces & nephews, his Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church family, loving friends & Campbell County Marching "Band of Pride" young men & women. Visitation 4:00PM - 8:00 Pm Friday, Feb. 4, 2011 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Funeral services 10:00 AM Saturday, Feb. 5, 2011 at the First Baptist Church of Cold Spring, KY. Interment Alexandria Cemetery Alexandria, KY. Memorials to George Mosley Fund at any Fifth Third Bank.