Alice Rosetta Florence (Rosie), passed away Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood, KY. She was born June 16, 1921 to the late Henry and Mary Gosney Schwartz. Her brothers Sargent, Ted and John Schwartz and sister Alverna Westermeyer preceded her in death. She was married to the late William Sandford Florence. She is survived by three daughters, Marietta (Leroy) Randall, Marilynn Florence and Billie Florence; two grandsons, Lee (Elaine) Randall and Bill Randall; two great grandchildren, Alexander and Raegan Randall; two sisters, Christine Schmidt and Clementine Heringer and one brother, Harry (Bill) Schwartz; fifteen nephews and eleven nieces. She was a Charter Member of Fairlane Baptist Church and was retired from American Hardware Insurance Company. Visitation will be Sunday, August 3rd from 11:00 AM until 2:30 PM at Fairlane Baptist Church. The Funeral Service will be held at the Church at 2:30 PM. Interment will be in Oakland Cemetery. Memorials may be given to, Oakland Cemetery, 909 Kenton Station Rd, Alexandria, KY 41001.
Monday, July 28, 2014
Doris “Yvonne” Thompson, age 72, of California, KY passed away Monday, July 28, 2014 at River Valley Nursing Home, Butler, KY. Yvonne was a retired legal secretary for Dinsmore & Shohl in Cincinnati, OH. She loved spending time tending to the family farm and being an active member of Persimmon Grove Baptist Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, Gordon H. Thompson. She is survived by her four daughters, Karen Bell, Janet Rickels, Mary Class and Lou Ann Thompson; two sisters-in-law, Annabell Trapp and Mary Frances Johnson; granddaughter, Sarah Bell; four grandsons, Adam Bell, Jeff Rickels, Joshua Rickels and Tom Class; great-grandson, Austin Bell; also survived by several nieces, nephews and cousins. Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 30, 2014 from 4pm to 8pm at Persimmon Grove Baptist Church. Funeral Services will be held Thursday, July 31, 2014 at 10am at Persimmon Grove Baptist Church. Interment will be in the Persimmon Grove Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to: Persimmon Grove Baptist Church, PO Box 148, Alexandria, KY 41001. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family. Online condolences can be given at: www.alexandriafh.com
Ruth Dalton, 89, of Alexandria, KY, passed away July 27, 2014 at Carmel Manor Nursing Home, Fort Thomas, KY. Ruth was preceded in death by her husband, Taylor Dalton and a daughter Fanny Gillespie. She is survived by a son, Steve (Marcia) Dalton; 5 grandchildren, Stephanie Frith, Melissa Dalton, David, Scott and Clifford Gillespie and several great grandchildren. Memorials may be made to Carmel Manor, 100 Carmen Manor Drive, Ft. Thomas, KY 41075. Services will be Private. Interment will be in the Lennoxburg Cemetery, Lennoxburg, KY. Alexandria Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Irvin W. Schultz, 88, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014 at his home. Irvin was a WWII Army Veteran, he retired from Inter-Lake Steel, Newport, KY and enjoyed farming. He was preceded in death by his wife, Rosemary Schultz (nee Maschinot); a son, Tim Schultz; a granddaughter, Ambria Schultz; a brother, Alfred “Tiny” Schultz and a sister Betty Verst. Irvin is survived by two sons, Allan (Helen) Schultz and Ken (Rockie) Schultz; daughter in law, Beverly Schultz; brother, Earl Schultz; three sisters, Jane (Ervin) Enzweiler, Millie (Len) Bauman and Irma (Ralph) Drees; five grandchildren and fourteen great grandchildren. Visitation 3:00 PM – 6:15 PM Tuesday, July 29, 2014 at Saint Mary Church, Alexandria, KY, with Mass following at 6:30 PM. Interment will be in Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials can be made to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
Ruby Kohls, age 95, of Alexandria passed away Friday, July 18, 2014 at St. Elizabeth, Edgewood, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Lawrence Kohls. She is survived by four daughters, Faye Racke, Deanie Brown, Marilyn McGowan and Pam Issacs; two sons, Gary and Mike Kohls; sister, Grace Mitchell; brother, Phillip Spradling; eleven grandchildren and two great-grandchildren. Funeral Services will be at the convenience of the family. Alexandria Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences can be made at: www.alexandriafh.com
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Tuesday, July 8, 2014
Elden H. Siemer, 79, passed away on Sunday, July 6, 2014 at St. Elizabeth Hospital in Edgewood. He retired after 31 years with the City of Newport Water Works and worked at AJ Jolly Golf Course for the last 19 years (a job he loved). Beloved husband of 49 years to Judy (Bennett) Siemer. Devoted father of Sharon (Mark) Turner, Elden Siemer and the late John Paul Siemer. Loving brother of Birdie (John) Robinson and Joan (late Butch) Meiner and his late siblings, Bobby, Rosella, Jack, George, Norman, Roy and Bill. Cherished grandfather to Jimmy and Brandon Turner. Caring friend to many who will miss his humor, stories and loving nature. Elden was a member of the Newport Eagles and an auxiliary member of the American Legion. Visitation Thursday, July 10 from 10:00 am until time of service at 1:00 pm at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington Street, Alexandria, KY. Interment will be at the Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Family and friends will gather afterwards to celebrate Elden’s life at the Immanuel Baptist Church Fellowship Hall, 1237 Rocky View, Cold Spring, KY. Memorial donations may be made to the Campbell County Animal Shelter, 1989 Poplar Ridge Road, Melbourne, KY 41059, to help animals less fortunate than his own little love, Locket. Online condolences to www.alexandriafh.com.
Sunday, July 6, 2014
Alma Schnitzler, 89, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Friday, July 4, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Ed Schnitzler and a daughter, Bessie Carson. Alma is survived by two sons, John Edward (Gina) and Darrell (Brenda); three daughters, Linda Black, Carolyn (Gary) Stull and Ruby (John) Wagner; fifteen grandchildren, several great grandchildren and great- great grandchildren. Visitation Wednesday, July 9, 2014 from 10:00 AM until time of service at 12:00 PM at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Interment in the Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY.
Saturday, July 5, 2014
Kevin W. Dieckmann, 56, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014 at Providence Healthcare Center, Warsaw, KY. Kevin was preceded in death by his parents Raymond and Virginia (nee Heinrich) Dieckmann. He is survived by a brother, Raymond (Susan) Dieckmann and a niece, Ashley Dieckmann. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Interment will be in Saint Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas, KY. Memorials may be made to The Point Arc of Northern Kentucky, 104 Pike Street, Covington, KY 41011. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.
Thursday, July 3, 2014
Lucas C. Beckner, 5 day old son of Lester C. and Mandi (nee Isaacs) Beckner Jr., passed away 6:40 PM Tuesday, July 1, 2014 at Cincinnati Children’s Hospital. Lucas is also survived by a brother, Lester C. Beckner III. A Memorial Service will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Tuesday, July 8, 2014 at 7:00 PM.
M. Eileen Haigis, 79, of Cold Springs, KY, passed away Wednesday, July 2, 2014 at the Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport, KY. She was preceded in death by her parents, Dan and Mary Ries; her husband, Norbert Haigis; two sons, Stephen and Timothy Haigis; two brothers, Tom and Jim Ries and a sister, Shirley Krumpleman. She is survived by three sons, Jeffrey (Colleen) Haigis, Matthew (Beverly) Haigis and Thomas (Cindy) Haigis; a daughter, Noreen (Arthur) Muth; three brothers, Daniel, William and Lawrence Ries; two sisters, Jean Norris and Lou Ernst; nine grandchildren and one great grandchild. Visitation 10:00 AM until time of Service at 1:00 PM Monday, July 7, 2014 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Burial in St. Stephen Cemetery, Ft. Thomas, KY. Memorials to St. Elizabeth Foundation, 1 Medical Village Drive, Edgewood, KY 41017.