Friday, September 30, 2011

Elmer H. Rust

Elmer H. Rust, 85, of Alexandria, KY., died Thursday, September 29, 2011 at Saint Elizabeth Hospice, Fort Thomas, KY. After serving with the marines in the Pacific during WWII, he returned to a life long career in the building trade becoming a master finish carpenter. He was active in various social and civic organizations including Campbell County VFW Post #3205. Preceded in death by his wife, Alberta (nee Lauer) and sister Virginia Hildebrand. Survived by daughter, Mary Lynn (Brian) Cartmell of Harrison, OH; sons, Garry (Sally), Tom (Mary), and Greg (Bonnie) of Cold Spring, KY. and Doug (Cindy) of Alexandria, KY; 15 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. Also survived by sisters, Velma Barbian, Mary Hartman, Jeanette Franzen and Agnes Baumann; brother, Charles Rust. Visitation 4:00 – 8:00 PM Monday, October 3, 2011 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St., Alexandria, KY. Mass of Christian Burial 10:30 AM Tuesday, October 4, at Saint Mary Church Alexandria, KY. Interment Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorial contributions can be made to Saint Elizabeth Hospice, 438 S. Loop, Edgewood, KY 41017 or Saint Mary Church, 8246 E. Main St., Alexandria, KY 41001.

Thursday, September 29, 2011

Michael Steffen

Michael F. Steffen, 66, of Alexandria, KY., died Monday, September 26, 2011 at the V A Medical Center Cincinnati, OH. He was an Army Veteran & a retired electronic engineer for Escort Inc. He is survived by his wife, Marcia (nee Belser) Steffen; 3 daughters, Bobbie Jo (Blaine) Sims, Lorie Steffen & Tara (David) Bridgers; 5 sisters, Carol Jackson, Pat Quay, Sylvia Brown, Mary Hardin & Ima Ellis; 3 Brothers, Joseph, Jim & Tom Steffen; 6 grandchildren, Brittney & Nicolette Bridgers, Ellli Steffen, Austin, Hope & Evan Sims. Memorial Mass 10:30 AM Monday, October 3, 2011 at Saint Mary Catholic Church Alexandria, KY. No visitation. Memorials to American Brain Tumor Association 8550 W. Bryn Mawr Ave., Ste 550, Chicago, IL 60631. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

Monday, September 26, 2011

Weslee Scott Ashlock

Weslee Scott Ashlock, 6 weeks, of Alexandria Kentucky, passed away Sunday morning, September 25, 2011 at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. After this strong, happy baby boy fought for six long weeks and through five difficult surgeries, little Weslee decided it was time to be free from pain. He hopes to help others through the strength of his journey, research of his condition, and donation of his tissues and organs. Our little Angel Weslee will continue to watch over our family and all families experiencing similar journeys in their lives. He is preceded in death by his paternal great grandparents, Robert Heck, Mildred Ashlock, and Garland Ashlock; paternal aunt Mikal Ashlock; maternal great grandparents, Mary Jane Fender, Robert Rebholz, and Marilyn Rebholz. He is survived by his ever loving parents, Christina Rebholz and Thomas Ashlock; big brother Tristan Ashlock; maternal grandparents, Sharri and Nick Rebholz; maternal uncle, Nicholas Rebholz; paternal grandparents, Nita Heck and Tom Ashlock; paternal aunt, Jillian Ashlock; paternal great-grandmother, Faye Heck; maternal great-grandparents, Eileen Rebholz, James Fender, and Larry and Jan Rohling; as well as all extended family members. The funeral will be held at Alexandria Funeral Home on Wednesday. Burial will follow immediately after at St. John’s Cemetery in Melbourne, KY. Visitation will be from 12 to 4 p.m. on Wednesday September 28, 2011. We send our blessings and thanks to all the staff at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital, Independent Perinatal Associates of Cincinnati, Michael Draznik M.D. and all our supporting family and friends for helping us through this difficult time in our lives. Any and all donations can be sent to Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center, in care of RCNIC, 3333 Burnet Ave. Cincinnati, OH 45229.

Friday, September 23, 2011

Cynthia Moll

Cindy (nee Clark) Moll, age 59, of Western Hills, died Tuesday, September 20, 2011, at home. Cindy was an employee of Ohio Heart & Vascular Center & a member of the First Baptist Church of Cold Spring. She is survived by her husband; Paul Moll. 5 daughters, Terra Knierim, Marie (Wayne) Ross, Cathy Wood, Patti Gillespie & Nancy (Daniel) Benight; 2 sisters, Carolyn (Bill) Glahn & Jennifer (Larry) Taylor; 1 brother Garry (Rhonda) Clark; 13 grandchildren, Brandon, Amanda, Dylan, Jake, Wesley, Alexis, Carley, Haley, Jason, Megan, Brandon, Katie & Emily; 1 great granddaughter, Natalie. Visitation 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday, Sept. 23 at the First Baptist Church of Cold Spring, 4410 Alexandria Pike Cold Spring, KY. Funeral services 10:00 AM Saturday, Sept. 24 at the church. Interment: First Baptist Church of Cold Spring Cemetery. Memorials may be made to Susan G. Komen Breast Cancer Foundation 2880 Boudinot Avenue Cincinnati, OH 45238. Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. serving the family.

Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Norman Turpen

Norman Lytle Turpen , 89, of Melbourne, KY. Died Sunday, September 11, 2011 at Saint Elizabeth Edgewood. He was a WWII Army Veteran & a retired account for Griffin Industries. He was preceded in death by his wife Mary Elizabeth Turpen. He is survived by 2 sons; Stan & Bryan Turpen; 1 sister Mary Ann Littrel. Services were private. Burial was in Gardnersville Cemetery. Alexandria Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.

Lucille "Boots" Henegar

Lucille "Boots" Henegar , age 84, of Highland Heights died Wednesday, September 14, 2011, at her residence.
She was a loving and caring mother to 10 children. She was a loving and caring mother to 10 children.
She was preceded in death by her late husband John David Henegar Jr. and two sons, John David Henegar III and Edward "Butch" Henegar. She is survived by 5 daughters, Barbara, Diana, Kathleen, Jo and Tammy; 3 sons, Frank, Robert and Jay; brother, Leroy Tuttle Sr.; 27 grand children and 36 great grand children. Visitation will be from 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM, Friday, September 16, 2011 at the Saint Joseph Church, Cold Spring, with funeral services following. There will be a time of memorial in Las Vegas at the convenience of the family. Interment will be at Crown Hill Memorial Park in Cincinnati.
C/O JAMES HOEH, 3027 QUEENCITY AVE, Cincinnati, OH 45238. Alexandria Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences:

Thursday, September 8, 2011

Blaine "Butch" Ortlieb

Blaine "Butch" Ortlieb, age 80, of California, KY, died Wednesday, September 7, 2011, at Saint Elizabeth Hospice Fort Thomas. Mr. Ortlieb was born July 16, 1931 in Highland Heights, KY. He was the son of the late John & the late Maybelle (Boden) Ortlieb. His father John Ortlieb was a builder & developer & named Elbaine Drive in Highland Heights after his sons Elwood & Blaine. Blaine was a retired employee of Westinghouse Electric & a farmer. He was a member of Saint Mary Parish in Alexandria. He is survived by his wife of 58 years, Rita (Hellmann) Ortlieb. 4 Daughters: Cindy Schaiper, Patty (Dallas) Bray, Mary Jane (Randy) Schultz & Susan Ortlieb-Turner. Also survived by 6 grandchildren & 5 great grandchildren. Visitation 3:00 PM - 4:45 PM Monday, September 12 at Saint Mary Catholic Church Alexandria, KY., with Mass following at 5:00 PM at the church. Interment Saint Mary Cemetery Alexandria. Memorials can be made to Saint Vincent de Paul Society C/0 Saint Mary Church 8246 East Main Street Alexandria, KY 41001 or to Saint Elizabeth Hospice 483 S. Loop Edgewood, KY 41017. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family. Online condolences can be given

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Skylar Michelle Evans

Skylar Michelle Evans, five months, of Fort Thomas, KY, died Tuesday, September 6, 2011, at Children's Hospital in Cincinnati, OH. She is now God's Little Angel. She is survived by her parents: Tommy Evans and Desiree Shields; Brother, Zavier Evans;
Grandparents: Fred G. and Karren A. Shields, Janice "Mamma Sue" Thomas(2008) and Donald Evans; 11 Aunts and Uncles; 8 Cousins. Visitation at Alexandria Funeral Home from 12:00Pm - 1:00 PM, with the Funeral Service Following. Interment will be at Alexandria Cemetery.

Ernest Ray Hodge Sr.

Ernest Ray Hodge Sr., age 71, of Alexandria, KY, died Tuesday, September 6, 2011, at Saint Elizabeth Edgewood. Mr. Hodge was a retired employee of U P S. He was a veteran of the U.S. Coast Guard & a member of the American Legion. He was preceded in death by his wife Dorothy (McGovern) Hodge. he is survived by 1 daughter: Dawn Tieman; 1 son: Ernest Ray Hodge Jr.; 2 sisters: Darlene Glover & Scharlotte Wever; 2 brothers: Edgar Jack Hodge & Daniel Allen Hodge. Also survived by 7 grandchildren Visitation 8:30 AM - 10;00 AM Saturday, Sept. 10 with funeral services following at 10:00 AM at the Alexandria Funeral Home Alexandria, KY. Entombment will be at Alexandria Cemetery Mausoleum Alexandria, KY. Memorials may be made to Alexandria United Methodist Church 8286 West Main Street Alexandria, KY 41001 or to Campbell County Animal Shelter P.O. Box 97 Melbourne, KY 41059. Online condolences can be given at

Monday, September 5, 2011

Marilyn York

Marilyn Alice York, age 73, of Alexandria, KY, died Sunday, September 4, 2011, at her residence in Alexandria, KY. She Always put her family first in everything she did. She was also a member of the Rosie Reds. She is survived by her husband: Donald York; Daughter, Jill Ann Campbell; Sons: Jeffrey W. York and Jay A. York; Sisters: Joyce Vallandingham, and Ruth Kuessner; Six Grandchildren, One Great-Grandchild. Visitation at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Thursday, September 8th from 4PM-7PM. Funeral service at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Friday, September 9th at 10:00AM. Interment will be at Alexandria Cemetery. Online condolences to

Saturday, September 3, 2011

Raymond Earl Laycock Sr.

Raymond Earl Laycock Sr., age 79, of Dayton, KY, died Friday, September 2, 2011, at his residence in Dayton, KY.
He retired after 34 years at Ford Motor Co. He is preceded in death by his wife Carole. He is survived by Daughters:
Debbie Fultz, Kathy Scarbrough, Vicky Taylor, Lorie Wells; Son, Raymond Laycock Jr., Eight Grandchildren, eight Great-Grandchildren. Visitation from 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM, Tuesday, September 6th at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Funeral service will be at Alexandria Funeral Home at 10:00 AM, Wednesday, September 7th. Internment at the Alexandria Cemetery Online Condolences to

Friday, September 2, 2011

Dallas Haggard

Dallas Haggard, age 76, of Silver Grove, KY, died Wednesday, August 31, 2011, at Saint Elizabeth, Edgwood. He was a cabinet maker and member of Silver Grove Christian Church. He is survived by his wife Jenny Haggard; daughters, Becky and Deane Haggard; grandchildren A.J. and Amanda Foster; two great grandsons; sisters, Trucilla Vinson and Sylvia Elliott; brother, Arvil Haggard; also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. A Memorial Service will be held Saturday, Sept. 17th at Silver Grove Christian Church at 11:00AM. Memorials are suggested to: Silver Grove Christian Church, 122 W. 2nd St., Silver Grove, KY 41085. Alexandria Funeral Home is assisting the family.

James Widmeyer

James Thomas Widmeyer, age 75, of Alexandria, KY, died, August 31, 2011, at Saint Elizabeth in Edgewood, KY. James loved his family so much! He was very proud of his children and grandchildren. He is survived by his wife; Betty Widmeyer; Daughter, Vicky (Robert) Thomas; Sons: James G. (Michele) Widmeyer and Terry A. Widmeyer; Seven Grandchildren and one Great-Grandchild. Memorial service will be at the Alexandria Funeral Home at 10:00 AM, Saturday, September 3rd. Online condolences to