Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Sandy Munninghoff

Sandy Daniel Munninghoff, 59, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Wednesday, July 31, 2013 at University of Kentucky Medical Center, Lexington, KY. Sandy retired from the Federal Reserve Bank. She is survived by her husband, Lance Munninghoff; two daughters, Jennifer Raleigh and Amanda (Rob) Davis; two sons, Keith (Miranda) Shelton and Kevin (Julie) Munninghoff; one brother, David Daniel; four grandchildren, Logan, Megan and Andrew Raleigh and Abby Shelton. Sandy was preceded in death by her sister, Linda Bryant. Visitation 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM Saturday, August 3, 2013 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Mass 1:00 PM Saturday at Holy Spirit Church Newport, KY. Memorials can be made to American Diabetes Association, 4555 Lake Forest Drive, Suite 396, Cincinnati, Ohio 45242.

Friday, July 19, 2013

Judith Kramer

Judith Morrison Kramer, 72, Alexandria, passed away Thursday evening at St. Elizabeth Hospice Center in Edgewood.  Judy was born in Covington on October 21, 1940, the daughter of Edward and Ruth Morrison.  After graduating from Notre Dame Academy, Judy married Leroy Kramer, her husband of 52 years, and was a life-long resident of Alexandria.  Along with Leroy, Judy is survived by five children, 19 grandchildren, and two great-grandchildren, all residents of Campbell County:  Michael and Billie (Cryer) Kramer, and their children Ben, Abigail, Matthew, and Sarah; Steve and Shelly (Koehler) Kramer, and their children Steven, Ashley, Kylie, and Bryce, and grand-children Kenley and Sydney;  James and Kathy (Ritter) Kramer, and their children Paige, Mitch, Molly, and Mason; Julie (Kramer) and Patrick Blair, and their children Max, Christian, and Gabi; and Scott and Beth (Kremer) Kramer and their children Lauren, Luke, Brady, and Gavin.  Judy is also survived by her sisters, Patricia Geller, Florence; and Barbara Tretter, Louisville; and her cousins, Mary Jo Amann and Paul Zint. Judy was active in St. Mary Church, the Red Hat Society, and a charter member of the “J-Club.”  She was among the Honorable Order of Kentucky Colonels, commissioned by Governor Collins in 1983.  Judy was passionate about her family, and a fixture at school and athletic events around the region cheering on her children and grandchildren.  Visitation for Judy Kramer will be Sunday from 4-8 p.m. at St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, 8246 East Main Street, Alexandria.  Mass of Christian Burial will be Monday at 10:00 a.m. at St. Mary.  Memorials requested to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and St. Mary Parish.

Wednesday, July 17, 2013

Naomi Jacobs

Naomi Jacobs, 90, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Tuesday, July 16, 2013 at Saint Elizabeth Edgewood. She was a homemaker. Naomi was preceded in death by her husband, Henry Jacobs and a son, William Gulley. She is survived by a daughter, Rae (Darrell) Moore; a son, Carroll (Joyce) Martin; 3 half sisters, Stella Steely, Minnie Clark and Eleanor Spurlock; a half brother, Dan Davidson; 4 grandchildren, Carroll Martin II, Chad Martin, Tracy Martin and Zachary Moore; 8 great grandchildren and 1 great-great grandchild. Visitation 11:00 AM – 1:00 PM Friday, July 19, 2013 with funeral service at 1:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Interment Saint Stephen Cemetery Fort Thomas, KY.  

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Sam Baker

Sam Baker, 80, of Alexandria, KY, passed away on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at Saint Elizabeth Edgewood. Sam  retired from Castellini Company and was former  co - owner of Trapp's Sunoco Alexandria, KY, Past President of Northern Kentucky Saddle Club and was the founder of Broom Polo. Sam was preceded in death by his parents, Bennett and Lillian Thornton Baker,  two brothers, Blaine and Leyman Baker and a sister, Bernice Prebble. He is survived by a daughter, Sandi (Donnie) Wilder of Alexandria, KY; two sons, Tim (Kathryn) Baker of Boulder, CO and Jeff (Laura) Baker of Alexandria, KY; two sisters, Grace Line of Alexandria, KY and Roberta Weckbach of Covington, KY; one brother, B K Baker of Alexandria, KY; also survived by seven grandchildren and seven great grandchildren. A celebration of Sam's life will be held at A J Jolly Park, Picnic Area # 1 on Friday, July 12, 2013 from 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM with a Memorial Service at 5:30 PM. Memorials may be made to Northern Kentucky Horse Network, 3500 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights, KY 41076 or to Campbell County VFW Post #3205, 8261 Alexandria Pike Alexandria, KY 41001.   Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

Stanley H. Cobb Jr.

Stanley H. Cobb Jr., 79, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away on July 10, 2013 at Saint Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood, KY. He was best known for playing "Santa Claus" for 30 years, and owning S&S Catering for 30 years. He was also a butcher and a manager of Thom McAn Shoes. Stanley was a member of Christian Tabernacle Church in Newport and active with the Alexandria Fair Board. He was preceded in death by his loving wife Shirley (Cline) Cobb (2012), and  parents Stanley and Claudia Cobb. He is survived by 3 daughters, Tina Cobb of Alexandria, KY, Connie Cobb of Pigeon Forge, TN and Cindy Cobb of Hillsboro, OH; one son, Tim Cobb of Kodak, TN; 4 grandchildren, Kristina  McQueen, Casey Fife, Michael Cobb and Ann Marie Cobb. Visitation will be held Saturday, July 13, 2013 11:00 am - 1:00 pm at Alexandria Funeral Home with the service following at the funeral home at 1:00pm. Memorials to: St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 S. Loop Rd. Edgewood, KY 41017.

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Ruth E. Smith

Ruth E. Smith, 93, of Grant's Lick, KY, went peacefully home on Friday, July 5, 2013. Ruth was a member of Grant's Lick Baptist Church, Happy 100's and a retired employee of K-Mart. She was preceded in death by her husband Verner C. "Bud" Smith and son Russ Smith. She is survived by two sons, Robert (Bonnie) Smith of Alexandria, KY and Rick (Kristi) Smith of New Whiteland, IN; two daughters, Carol (Joe) Rodriguez of Mesa, AZ and Patricia (Roland) Wright of Grant's Lick, KY; one sister Lucille Munyan of Jackson, OH; 11 grandchildren and 18 great grandchildren. Visitation 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM  Friday, July 12, 2013 with funeral service following at the Grant's Lick Baptist Church. Burial in the Oakland Cemetery, Grant's Lick, KY. Memorials may be made to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, TN 38105 or to charity of your choice.