Sunday, December 31, 2017

Paul C. Sipple

Paul C. Sipple, age 97, of Visalia, KY passed away on Friday, December 29, 2017 at Highland Spring of Ft. Thomas.  Paul was a WWII Army Veteran. He was a retired maintenance man and electrician for R.A. Jones Company, Crescent Springs, KY and was a member of Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, Alexandria, KY. Paul was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Rose Sipple in 1992.  He is survived by his two sons, Ray (Carol) Sipple of Alexandria, KY and Tom (Mary) Sipple of Bellbrook, OH; 4 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.  Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Thursday, January 4, 2018 from 11am to 1pm with the Funeral Service immediately following at the funeral home at 1pm. Memorial donations are suggested to Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church, 11212 Lees Rd, Alexandria, KY 41001 or The Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St. #1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203.

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Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Lenora Krift

Lenora Krift (nee Bezold), 90, of Alexandria, died on December 23, 2017, at her home surrounded by her family. She was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Franklin T. Krift, in 1992 and by granddaughter, Amy Krift in 1986.  She was a homemaker and raised eight children in the family home where she lived for 70 years.  She was a member of St. Mary Seniors, the VFW Ladies Auxiliary, and the Catholic Order of Foresters. She loved to crochet and made lasting memories for her grandchildren. She also loved to play games with the kids, visit with family, and always to hold the newest grand babies. She is survived by her children John (Barb), Ed (Sue), Larry (Sheila -deceased), Frank (Rhonda), Jim (Terry), Millie (Greg Rawe), Katie (Jeff Miller), Janet (Mike Schack), 28 grandchildren, 53 great-grandchildren (3 more on the way), and 4 great-great grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Friday, December 29th from 4 – 8 pm at Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial on Saturday, December 30th at St. Mary Church, Alexandria at 10:00 am.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to: Bishop Brossart High School, 4 Grove Street, Alexandria, KY 41001 or St. Mary Parish, 8246 E. Main Street, Alexandria, KY 41001. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family.

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Friday, December 22, 2017

Judith Ann McDaniel

Judith Ann McDaniel (nee Wilson), 74, of Independence, KY, passed away Monday, December 18, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. Judith was retired and previously worked at International Paper and Fidelity Investments. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eddie McDaniel. Judith is survived by two sons and their wives, Randy (Shelly) McDaniel and Allen (Peggy) McDaniel; four grandchildren, Erynn, Jordan, Chloe and Willow; three siblings, Barbara Gay, Douglas and Dennis Wilson. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family.

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Carol L. Schneider

Carol L. Schneider (nee Lampe), 76, formerly of Alexandria, KY, passed away Tuesday, December 12, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospice Edgewood. The devoted mother of Theresa (Gary) Bedinghaus, Kim (Kevin) Carmack, Vernon (Tammy) Schneider, Linda (Aaron) Schneider-Houghton & Carla (Kevin) Kramer. Loving grandmother of Branson & Josie Bedinghaus, Konner, Kole & Karyssa Carmack, Madison & Brooke Schneider, Carson Houghton, Hannah, Kaitlyn, Evan & Alexis Kramer. She was Delighted at the recent birth of her three great grandchildren, Augustus Weickert Schneider, Addisynn & Emmasynn Carmack. Dear sister of Thea Lampe, Peggy Barrett and Cletus Lampe. She was preceded in death by her beloved husband, Vernon J. Schneider; a grandson, Carter Houghton; siblings, Denise Albert, Rose Burns and Guy Lampe. She loved art, traveling, teaching (especially at the National Historical Society), games and being social. She showed love to all and will be missed dearly. Visitation 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday, December 15, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial 11:00 AM Saturday, December 16, 2017 at Saint Mary Church, Alexandria. Interment will be in Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY.

Friday, December 8, 2017

Daisy "Pearl" Hamons

Daisy "Pearl" (nee Glover) Hamons, age 85, of Highland Heights passed away on December 8, 2017. Pearl was employed as a stenographer and retired from Fechheimer Brothers in Blue Ash, OH in 1997. She was an active member of the First Baptist Church of Cold Spring, KY. Pearl was preceded in death by her parents, Perry and Ina Pearl (nee Thompson) Glover and her brother, Clyde Glover. She is survived by her husband, William Hamons; step-daughter, Melanie Buckler; step-son, Clark Hamons; two sisters, Jeanette Smith and Josephine Bowman; also survived by nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at the First Baptist Church of Cold Spring, KY on Monday, December 11, 2017 from 10am to 12pm with the Funeral Service immediately following at 12pm. Interment will follow at the First Baptist Church Cemetery, Cold Spring, KY.  Memorials Donations are suggested to: First Baptist Church of Cold Spring, KY, 4410 E. Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring, KY 41076. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Inez Ange Padgett

Inez Ange Padgett, 86, a resident of the Angetown Community, Jamesville. N.C., died after losing her battle with lung cancer on Saturday, December 2, 2017 at her residence in the Northern Kentucky, Greater Cincinnati area where she has resided with family the past 10 years.  Born November 11, 1931 in Martin County she was the daughter of the late Bonnie Lee Ange and Addie Bell Modlin Ange and was preceded in death by her husband, Archie Hertford Padgett.  Inez retired from Belk Tyler in Williamston and was a member of the Mt. Olive Free Will Baptist Church. Her family includes her daughters, Cerese Padgett Manning and husband Carroll of Roper, Lynette Padgett Pugh and husband Ben of Kentucky and Sheila Padgett of Kentucky; sister, Helen Ange Dunlow and husband Ronald of Askewville; brother, Larry Ange and wife Betty Jo of Angetown; sister-in-law, Marie Padgett Ange of Angetown; grandchildren, Andrew Niebuhr and Sara Niebuhr of Cincinnati, Kelly Flerlage and husband Leo of Cincinnati; Ben Pugh and wife Jennifer of Kentucky and Tom Pugh of Cincinnati; great grandchildren, Erianna Niebuhr, Eli Flerlage, Kate Flerlage of Cincinnati; Todd Pugh, Shawn Pugh and Reagan Pugh of Kentucky; many beloved nieces, nephews and lifelong family and friends. Family will receive friends on Friday, December 8,2017at the Maitland Funeral Home from 12:30 PM - 1:30 PM followed by a funeral service officiated by Mr. Robert Travis.  Graveside services will immediately follow at the Angetown Family Cemetery.  In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Mt. Olive Free Will Baptist Church, 5548 Long Ridge Road, Plymouth, N.C. 27962.

Norbert Franzen

Norbert Leo Franzen, 87, of Alexandria, KY passed away peacefully on December 3, 2017.  He was a member of St. Mary Catholic Church, Alexandria, KY.  He was also a member of St. Joseph Camp Springs Catholic Order of Foresters 1725, St. Mary’s and Sts. Peter and Paul Senior Citizens, American Legion, and Knights of Columbus.  He was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Jeanette Sophie (Rust), his daughter Lois Ann Lauer, two grandsons Matthew and David Reis, his parents Nicholas and Marie Franzen, sisters Rita Sacksteder and Rosella Rief, brother Tony Franzen. Norbert is survived by his sons Ron Franzen (Judy) and Ted Franzen, his daughter Mary Lee Reis (Chris), Son-in-law Ken Lauer (Brenda), 18 grandchildren and 12-great-grandchildren. His enjoyment in life was being married to Jeanette, raising his family, and spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.  His love for farming, gardening and hunting also brought out the outdoorsman part of his life.  He was previously employed by the Railroad and retired from Cincinnati Gas and Electric Company after 38 years of service. Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 7 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. at Alexandria Funeral Home.  Mass of Christian Burial will be held on Friday, December 8 at 10:30 a.m.at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Alexandria with internment at St. Joseph Cemetery, Camp Springs, Ky. following Mass.  Donations are requested in the form of masses.  Online condolences can be given at Alexandriafh.com.

Allen Ward Gray

Allen Ward Gray, 73, of Newport, KY, passed away on Sunday, December 3, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. He was a recreational director in Sharonville & Cincinnati, OH and owner\operator of Home Town Graphics. He was a member of Holy Spirit Church, Newport, KY. Allen is survived by his siblings, Dorothy (David) Seiter, Linda (Greg) Uthe and William (Marilyn) Gray. Was preceded in death by his parents, Loren and Lemoise (nee Hisle) Gray and a brother, John Gray. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Saturday, December 9, 2017 at Holy Spirit Church, 825 Washington Ave, Newport, KY 41071. Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 438 S Loop Road, Edgewood, KY 41017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Thelma Henry

Thelma Jane (nee Bihl) Henry, age 91, of California, KY passed away on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at Cold Spring Transitional Care Center. She was a member of the International World Wide Church of God. Preceded in death by her husband, Robert "Bob" Henry in 2016. Thelma is survived by her children, Roni (Don) Seitz, Robert (Mary Stacy) Henry Jr, Teri (Chuck) Carson, Marcus (Joyce Spencer) Henry, Karen Thompson, and Kevin (Lisa) Henry; brothers, Jerry and Roger Bihl; fourteen grandchildren and eighteen great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held on Monday, December 4th at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 4PM to 7PM with the Funeral Service immediately following at the funeral home at 7PM. Memorial Donations are suggested to: Dementia Society of America, PO Box 600, Doylestown, PA 18901.

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Donald S. Lloyd

Donald S. Lloyd, 77, of California, KY, passed away Tuesday, November 28, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Ft. Thomas. Don retired from Cincinnati Plasterers’ Union, Local #1-132 after 40 years. He was a Kentucky Colonel, member of St. Mary of the Assumption Parish, St. Mary Seniors, Farm Bureau Cattle Association, a volunteer for HONK and a farmer who loved his animals, especially his dog, Smokey. Don is survived by his loving wife of 55 years, Shirley Kaye Lloyd (nee Weckbach); children, Sondra (Roger) Sebastian, Gary (Sheila) Lloyd and Stephanie (Teddy) Geiman; grandchildren, Chelsea (Ben) Bezold, Carissa and Catrina Lloyd, Lauren and Joel Sebastian, Kendall, Kaylee and Klaire Geiman. Don was preceded in death by his parents, Earl and Anna Simon Lloyd and his brother, William Lloyd. Visitation 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday, December 1, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Saturday, December 2, 2017 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY. Interment in the Peach Grove Cemetery, Peach Grove, KY. Memorials are suggested to Saint Mary Church, 8246 E Main Street, Alexandria, KY 41001 or to The Alzheimer’s Association of Greater Cincinnati, 644 Linn St # 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203

Monday, November 27, 2017

Roger M. Cain

Roger M. Cain, 65, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away November 24, 2017 at his home. Roger was a retired from Martin Lockheed Company and Sprint Corporation. He is survived by his wife, Barbara A. Cain (nee Frederick); his children Jason Cain and Christine Cuti; mother, Mamie (the late Joe) Cain (nee Orr); two brothers, Jeff and Bruce Cain; four grandchildren, Rebecca Cuti, Catherine Cuti, Jaden Cain and Victoria Cuti. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until time of Memorial Funeral Service at 12:00 PM.

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Saturday, November 25, 2017

Magdalena Holz

Magdalena Holz (nee Keller), 81, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas. She was a homemaker and a retired employee of Binder Construction of Cincinnati, OH. Magdalena is a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY. She is survived by her husband Josef Holz; daughter, Brigitte (John) Humpert; granddaughter, Elena Humpert; two nieces, Anita Bachmann of Heidelberg, Germany and Linda Knox; two nephews, John and Nick Lenhardt and her grand nieces and nephews. Visitation will be held at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY on Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 9:00 AM until time of Mass at 10:30 AM. Interment will be in Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family. 

Friday, November 24, 2017

Jeffrey R. Roderick

Jeffrey R. Roderick, 57, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospice Edgewood, KY. Jeff worked for KOI Auto Parts and the former Neltner Oil. He is survived by his mother, Eileen Rebholz (nee Dreyer); siblings, Terri (Jimmy) Combs, Gary (Lynn) Roderick, Timothy (Shawna) Roderick, Robert Rebholz, James (Gina) Rebholz, Nick (Sherri) Rebholz, Maria Lynee (Tom Harmon) Rebholz. He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence Roderick and two brothers, Richard Rebholz and Robbie Roderick. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Thursday, November, 30, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until time of Memorial Service at 12:00 PM.  

Todd Allen McCormick

Todd Allen McCormick, 32, of California, KY, passed away Thursday, November 23, 2017 at his home surrounded by his family. He was preceded in death by his great-grandparents, Orville & Elsie McCormick and his grandparents, William & Judith McCormick. Todd is survived by his guardian parents, John & Violet Haynes; siblings, Shamra Haynes, Stacey Haynes and Shayne McCormick; mother, Ardena Buckler; uncles & aunts, Richard & Sandra McCormick & Kelly & Thela McCormick; also many cousins & friends. Visitation 2:00 – 6:00 PM Sunday, November 26, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 10:00 AM Monday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Persimmon Grove Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to Wounded Warrior Project at supportwoundedwarriorproject.org. 

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Casey Jones

Casey Lee Jones, age 31, of Taylor Mill, KY passed away on November 17, 2017. Preceded in death by his father, Thomas M. Jones; grandparents, Thomas P. Jones, Roy and Mary Jane Maggard. Survived by his mother and step-father, Terri and Tim Scott; grandmother, Claire Jones; sister, Tamara Jones; brother, Adam Scott; fiance, Tiera Bennett; three children, Aiden Jones, Cason Jones, and Gabriel Bennett; nephew, Noah Jones; Also survived by his aunts, uncles, and cousins. Casey enjoyed spending time camping and fishing. He will be missed dearly by his family and friends. A Celebration of Life will be held on Friday, December 15th from 7PM to 9PM at the First Baptist Church of Highland Heights, 2315 Alexandria Pike, Highland Heights, KY 41076. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family.

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Monday, November 20, 2017

Marietta Ruschman

Marietta Kay Ruschman (nee Adams), age 61, of Ft.Thomas passed away on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at Highlandspring of Ft. Thomas. Preceded in death by her parents, Chester and Margaret Adams and Bill and Betty Ruschman. Survived by her two children, Jessica and Kevin Ruschman; eight siblings; three brother-in-laws and three sister-in-laws; also survived by several nieces and nephews. A Prayer Service will be held at 10:00 AM on Saturday, November 25th at St. Stephen Cemetery Chapel, 1523 Alexandria Pike, Ft. Thomas, KY 41075. Memorial Donations are suggested to American Cancer Society. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

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Sunday, November 19, 2017

Urban Beckerich

Urban Nicholas Beckerich, 84, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Thursday, November 16, 2017 at Saint Elizabeth Fort Thomas. Urban was an Army veteran, a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Parish of Alexandria, KY, and Catholic Order of Forester #1492. He retired from Durkee Foods of Sharonville, OH after 30 years of service and Walmart of Alexandria, KY after 18 years. Urban is survived by his wife of 54 years, Eleanor Beckerich (nee Miller); two daughters, Caroline Gross and Dolores (Paul) Riedeman; siblings, Joseph, Ambrose, Frank, Louis Beckerich, Agnes Perry and Sister Mary Michelyn SND; three grandchildren, Joe Gross, Dan Gross and Sgt. Erica Riedeman US Army. He was preceded in death by his parents, Andrew and Elizabeth (Schack) Beckerich; siblings, Leonard Beckerich, John Beckerich and Gertrude Gausepohl. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 25, 2017 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church from 10:00 AM until time of Memorial Mass at 11:00 AM. A celebration of life will follow in the Undercroft after the Mass. Memorials are suggested to Saint Mary Church, 8246 Main Street, Alexandria, KY 41001 or Saint Mary School, 9 South Jefferson Street Alexandria, KY 41001.

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Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Michael Thomas Moermond Sr., 70, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at his home surrounded by family. Mike was a retired automotive master tech and former owner of Mike’s Garage of Ft. Thomas, KY. He was a member of Immanuel Baptist Church of Cold Spring, KY. Mike enjoyed spending time with his family. He had many hobbies, camping being one of his favorites, but also enjoyed fishing, hunting, woodworking, drawing\painting and his love for music, there wasn’t an instrument that he couldn’t pick up and play. Mike is survived by his loving wife of 51 years, Barbara Jean Moermond (nee Becker); six children, Michael T. (Tammy) Moermond Jr., Michelle (Darrell) Smith, Brad Moermond, Greg (Lisa) Moermond, Sara (Zach) Friedly and Amanda (Casey) Woodyard; four siblings, Peggy (Chris) Ebert, Kathy Horton, Jan Moermond, Jeff (Vicki) Moermond; six grandchildren and one great-grandchild. A celebration of Mike’s life will begin with a memorial visitation on Saturday, November 18, 2017 at the Immanuel Baptist Church, 1237 Rocky View Drive, Cold Spring, KY, from 11:00 AM until time of memorial service at 1:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St, Alexandria, KY 41001.

Gloria Mae Davis

Gloria Mae Davis (nee Arnold), 88, formerly of Camp Springs, KY, passed away Tuesday, November 14, 2017 in Florence, KY. Gloria was a homemaker. She was preceded in death by her husband, Dempsey Davis, a son, John William Davis, her parents, John and Sylvia Arnold. Gloria is survived by her daughter, Jeanette (Bill) Dailey; grandchildren, Krista (Will) Hubbard, Scott and Steven Strange; great-granddaughter, Kylie Hubbard. Visitation 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM Friday, November 17, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral Service 10:00 Saturday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY

Monday, November 13, 2017

Tom Jones

Tom Jones, 81 years old, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Sunday, November 12, 2017 at his home. He suffered with severe COPD & congestive heart failure. Tom was a veteran of the United States Army. Tom married his high school sweetheart, Claire Hendrick. He loved his family, dogs and home and on sunny days Tom could be found on his porch throwing the ball to his dog, Zoe. He was a lifetime member of the Campbell County Game & Fish Club. Some of his favorite times were spent with his family camping in the Smoky Mountains. He was an avid hunter with both gun and bow. Tom enjoyed wildlife and photography. He graduated from Bellevue High School. Retired from Upjohn Co. after working 32 years there. He is survived by his wife, Claire Hendrick Jones; daughter, Lori Rizzo; 2 brothers, John & Robert Jones; sister, Dorothy “Dottie” Farrell; grandchildren, Tamara Jones, Casey Jones, Mandy Rizzo & Luke Rizzo; great grandchildren, Jada Arrowood, Aiden Jones & Cason Jones. Tom was preceded in death by his son, Tommy Jones; sister, Ruth Ann Schwartz and his son-in-law, Richard Rizzo. Visitation 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM Thursday, November 16, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Friday at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to Campbell County Animal Shelter, 1989 Poplar Ridge Rd, Melbourne, KY 41059.

Wednesday, November 8, 2017

Andrew “Andy” Steffen, 32, of California, KY, passed away Monday, November 6, 2017 at home. Andy was a construction worker. He is survived by two daughters, Madison and Makenna Steffen; his mother, Pamela Rering; siblings, Jared Rering, Samantha (TJ) Estepp, Randi Rering and Gabby Boschert; grandparents, Herbert and Patricia Steffen; aunts and uncle, Vicky (Rick) Harrison, Vanessa Stadelmann and Janie Steffen. Also survived by many cousins and friends. A visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Friday, November 10, 2017 from 5:00 PM until time of Funeral Service at 8:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to  Alcoholics Anonymous, 1545 Scott Street, Covington, KY 41011

Wednesday, November 1, 2017

Samuel H. Parker, Jr.

Samuel H. Parker, Jr., age 97, of Alexandria, KY passed away on Wednesday, November 1, 2017. Sam was a WWII Air Force Veteran and retired supervisor for AT&T. After retirement he worked as a realtor for over 30 years.  He was a member of St. Paul's United Church of Christ, Pendleton Country Club, American Legion, and the Alexandria Masonic Lodge. Sam was also a 2010 Campbell County High School Athletic Hall of Fame inductee. Sam was preceded in death by his wife of 63 years, Evelyn (nee Lickert) Parker in 2005. Sam is survived by his children, Gloria Neal, Dennis Parker (Diana), Thelma Parker, and Rita Parker; 7 grandchildren, Tammy, Heather, Megan, Holly, Marla, Maggie, and Annabella; 10 great grandchildren, Joshua, Dillon, Katy, Ally, Evan, Courtney, Emily, Parker, Ava, and Sean; 1 great-great grandson, Gabriel.  Visitation will be held on Friday, November 3, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 4pm to 8pm. Funeral Service will be held on Saturday, November 4th at the Alexandria Funeral Home at 9 AM.  Interment with Military Honors will follow in the Alexandria Cemetery. Memorial Donations are suggested to: St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

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Tuesday, October 31, 2017

Jan Denise Seibert

Jan Denise Seibert (nee Loos), 54, of Melbourne, KY passed away Monday, October 30, 2017.  She was born on July 31, 1963 to Linda L. Loos and the late Ervin M. Loos.  Jan was the beloved wife of the late Edward G. Seibert.  She is preceded in death by her nephew, Jack Fessler.  She is survived by her mother, Linda Loos; son, Jayden Seibert; brother, Eric Loos (Barbara); sisters, Joy Wood (Ron) and Jill Fessler (John); nephews, Logan Wood (Nora), Derek Wood, Michael Fessler, and Caleb Loos; niece, Jessica Loos Seitz (Joshua); also survived by four great-nieces and nephews. Jan was a graduate of Silver Grove High School, Northern Kentucky Health Occupations Center, and Beckfield College of Nursing.  She was formerly employed at River Valley Nursing Home and Health South Rehabilitation Center. Jan will be remembered for her love of animals, especially her black labs Roxie and Rex, as well as her generous heart to anyone in need. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017 at St. John Lutheran Church, 5977 Lower Tug Fork Road, Melbourne, KY beginning at 10 a.m., followed by a Memorial Service at 11 a.m. Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass Northern Kentucky, 7388 Turfway Road, Florence, KY  41042. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

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Monday, October 30, 2017

Harold J. Ziegler, Jr.

Harold J. Ziegler, Jr., 88, of Alexandria, KY, passed away at his home on Monday, October 23, 2017. Harold was a graduate of Highlands High School in Fort Thomas, KY. He was active on the football team, in track and field, and he held several school and greater Cincinnati records for pole vaulting. He was the Kentucky State Pole Vault Champion in 1946 and 1947. His devotion to UK basketball and Highlands football was legendary and lifelong. Harold was a salesman, farmer, and retired bus driver for Campbell County Schools. He operated one of the first commercial vineyards in Northern Kentucky, and his farm was the site of many family celebrations and spirited Wiffle Ball tournaments. Harold was preceded in death by his wife of 59 years, Ruth (Combs) Ziegler, in 2010. Harold is survived by three daughters: Valarie Hope Ziegler (Bill Nunn, Jr.), Carole Anne Ziegler (Rachael Winters), and Susan Lea LeCates; and five grandchildren: Teddy and Evan Roach, Iris, Ian, and Aiden LeCates. The family especially thanks those friends who brightened Harold’s later years: loyal neighbors Don and Trinett Kuper as well as Jim Shearer and all the gang at Harold’s beloved Sand Trap. Memorial Visitation will be held on Saturday, November 4, 2017, at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 12:00-1:00 pm, followed by a memorial service. In lieu of flowers, donations are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass, 7388 Turfway Road, Florence, KY 41042.

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Tuesday, October 24, 2017

Carol Jean Davies

Carol Jean Davies, age 75, of Dayton, KY passed away on Sunday, October 22, 2017. Carol was a former waitress at J.K.’s Chili in Maderia, Ohio. She was preceded in death by her parents, James and Doris McDaniel; son, Timothy Scott Dennler; brother, Thomas McDaniel. She is survived by her daughters, Rhonda Baarlaer and Robin Barnes; brothers, Jim, Dick, Dan, Dave, and Gary McDaniel; sister, Cheryl Parker; grandchildren, Amanda Barnhardt, Joshua and Cody Baarlaer, Craig Herndon Jr., Hailey Caperton, and Chelsea, Courtney, Ashley, and Brittany Dennler; great-granddaughter, Levi Herndon; also survived by many nieces, nephews, and a host of family and friends.  Funeral Services will be at the convenience of the family.  Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

Monday, October 23, 2017

Evelyn (Schack) Wolfzorn

Evelyn (Schack) Wolfzorn, Our devoted wife and mother went to heaven on October 23rd after a brave fight with congestive heart failure.  She is survived by her husband, Robert, her children, John (Ginger), Tim (Linda) and Lisa (Bill) Mell; her grandchildren, Christine (Keith) Bezold, Brent, Jamie, Troy, and Blake Wolfzorn.  Also survived by her loving siblings, Melva Rohe and brother, Clarence (Gaye) Schack; and sister’s-in-law, Jeanette Kremer and Mary Jane Schack.  Preceded in death by her parents, John and Theresa Schack and siblings Cletus, Esther and Linus Schack, Irma Schadler and Lorraine Witschger. Evelyn was a retired bus monitor for special needs students at Campbell County Schools.  Her children have fond memories of camping trips and annual family vacations. She enjoyed gardening and canning and shared son John’s garden bounty with the family.  She loved attending her grandchildren’s school and social events.  Evelyn never drank more than half a beer and her children will continue to celebrate her with that tradition.  One of her favorite holidays was Halloween and her family is comforted knowing she will get to celebrate in heaven this year. Visitation 4:00 PM – 8:00 PM Thursday, October 26 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Friday October 27 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY. Interment will be Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria. In lieu of flowers, Evelyn suggested supporting Bluegrass Hospice Care who allowed her to pass in the comfort of her home with the care of her family.  Alternatively, donations suggested to St. Mary Church in Alexandria.

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Edna Mae Works Hale

Edna Mae Works Hale, of Independence, KY, formerly of Alexandria, KY, passed into Heaven on October 13, 2017. She was loved by her husband of 55 years, Doyle R. Hale, daughters, Lisa Marie Duty (Ron) of Alexandria and Lori Ann Hale of Independence. She was adored by her 3 grandchildren, Zakariah Scott Duty, Alyson Marie Duty and Elijah Clay Duty; siblings, Margaret Baker, Norma Maynard, Sonny Works and Johnny Works. She was preceded in death by her older brother Charlie Works. She has many nieces and nephews as well as great – nieces and nephews. She was an employee of Overhead Door and a faithful member of HighPoint Baptist Church for 66 years. Her favorite pastime was spending time with her family and her dog Grady. Visitation 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at HighPoint Baptist Church, 6 Washington St, Alexandria, KY 41001. Funeral Service will be at 11:00 AM Wednesday at the Church. Interment in the Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to HighPoint Baptist Church. 

Albert Bernard Ploeger

Albert Bernard Ploeger, Formerly of Alexandria, KY, Baptist Convalescent Center and Carmel Manor, passed into eternal rest on October 14, 2017, one day before his 82nd birthday. He leaves behind his wife of 56 years, JoAnn (Casagrande), 6 children: Mary Bjelland, Jeanie (Wayne) Hodges, Charlie (Becky) Joe (Sharon), Mike and John (Rhonda). He also leaves 15 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Albert was a pressman with Diamond International and other area printing shops. He loved family, farming and animals, especially dogs. Visitation will be Wednesday, October 18 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Alexandria from 9:00 AM until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 AM. Burial at the privacy of the family. Memorials are suggested to, Glenmary Home Missioners, Marianist Mission, St. Rita School for the Deaf or St. Mary’s Parish in Alexandria.

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Bill Gregg

Edgar William “Bill” Gregg, age 76, of California, KY, passed away on Tuesday, October 10, 2017. Bill was an Air Force Veteran and a union iron worker for Iron Worker Local 44. He was also a former facility maintenance man for the University of Cincinnati. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Suzanne Marie Conroy.  He is survived by his wife, Nancy Marie (nee Findley) Gregg; children, William Gregg (Renee), Linda Gregg (Randy), Tanya Schwing (Fredrick), Amy Kallenberger (John), and Christy Schwing; brother, Timothy Gregg (Laurie); sister, Cheryl Honican (the Late Gary); twelve grandchildren, Christopher Gregg (Christy), Tabitha Gregg (James), Brittany Barhorst (Carter), Jacob Barhorst (Abby), Katie Hoffmann (Johnny), Danyel Massong, Brandon Massong (Sarah), Chyna Shelton (Nathaniel), Christian Kallenberger, Gabriel Kallenberger, Isaac Kallenberger, and Mason Schwing; also survived by nine great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Friday, October 13, 2017 from 5:00 PM- until time of Funeral Service at 8:00 PM. Graveside Service will be held at Miami Cemetery, 6389 Hamilton Cleves Pike Rd. Cleves (Rte. 128), Cleves, OH 45002, on Saturday, October 14th at 11:00 AM. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com. Memorials are suggested to, Down Syndrome Association of Greater Cincinnati, 4623 Wesley Avenue Suite A, Cincinnati, OH 45212 or www.dsagc.com

Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Robert J. Blaut

Robert J. Blaut, 97, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Monday, October 9, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood, KY. Robert was a WW II Army Veteran and received the Bronze Star Medal and a Purple Heart for heroic or meritorious achievement of service. He was a machinist and retired from American Tool. Robert was preceded in death by his wife, Blanche Velma Lee Blaut (nee Clift) and a son, Robert “Bobby” Blaut, who was killed in action in the Viet Nam War. Robert is survived by many nieces and nephews. A Graveside Service with Military Honors will be held at the Alexandria Cemetery, 7 Spillman Drive, Alexandria, KY, on Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at 11:30 AM. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society or Wounded Warriors. 

Tuesday, October 3, 2017

Gary R. Leap, 73, of California, KY, passed away Sunday, October 1, 2017 at Saint Elizabeth Edgewood. Gary was an Army Veteran and retired from the United States Post Office, Cincinnati, OH after 33 years of service. He loved fishing and sitting on his porch drinking sweet tea. He is survived by his wife, Ruth Ann (his Rock and Angel on earth) Boekley Leap; his daughter, Darla Uhey; grandchildren, Airman Chris Uhey USAF, Katie Uhey, Connor Uhey and Kimberly Uhey; brothers, Larry (Diane) Leap, Terry (Nadine) Leap and Greg Leap; Aunts, Elizabeth Leap and Ruth Beck; also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and friends. Visitation Sunday, October 8, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 4:00 PM until time of service at 7:00 PM. 

Minnie Harrison

Minnie A. Harrison (nee Arkenau) 103, Alexandria, KY, passed away Tuesday, October 3, 2017, at the Baptist Convalescent Center, Newport, KY. Minnie was preceded in death by her husband, Frank Harrison and her daughter, Donna Briley. She is survived by her children, Robert Harrison, Norma Poe, Patsy Russling, Melva Brocker and Vicki Grow; 18 grandchildren, 41 great-grandchildren, 20 great-great-grandchildren and 2 great-great-great-grandchildren. Visitation Thursday, October 5, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until time of service at 12:00 PM. Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials to charity of donor’s choice.

Gary Race

Gary Dale Race, 64, of Alexandria, KY passed away Saturday at home. He was a former employee of Tri-State Auto Body. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Sue Race (nee Combs); daughter, Mary (David) Beiting; mother, Wanda Bryant; loving grandfather of Amy Drew, Amanda Beiting, Hailie Beiting, Anthony Drew II, Tyler Beiting, Brett Beiting and great granddaughter, Layla Clair. Visitation Friday, October 6, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home form 11:00 AM until time of service at 1:00 PM. Interment will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill, KY.   

Alvin Stamper

Alvin Stamper, age 63, of Cold Spring, passed away on October 3, 2017 at his residence. He was a retired steel worker from Steelcraft Manufacturing and a member of the United Steel Workers. Alvin was an avid classic car enthusiast. He is survived by his loving spouse of 44 years, Linda Stamper; daughter, Jennifer Lynn Stamper; son, Alvin (Tiffanie) Stamper, Jr.; three brothers, Orlando, Johnny, and R.J. Stamper; sister, Norma Combs; three grandchildren, Chloe, Wyatt, and Wesley; also survived by a host of nieces and nephews, relatives, and friends. Preceded in death by his parents, Wick and Mary Stamper and two siblings, Dorothy Ward and Garland Stamper. Visitation will be held Friday, October 6, 2017, 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm at Alexandria Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Saturday, October 7, 2017 at 10:00 am at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Interment will follow in the Alexandria Cemetery. Memorial Donations are suggested to St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 S. Loop Rd, Edgewood, KY 41017.


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Sunday, October 1, 2017

Roger Ortlieb

Roger Ortlieb, 76, of Camp Springs, KY, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at his residence. Roger was a Veteran of the Viet Nam War. He was a member of Iron Workers Local #44 of Cincinnati, OH for 51 years, Northern Kentucky Saddle Club, Camp Springs Coyote Club, Bellevue Social Club, League of Kentucky Sportsman, Campbell County VFW Post # 3205 and the National Rifle Association. Roger was preceded in death by his parents, Francis and Melva Ortlieb. He is survived by his daughter, Christi (Steve) Tolson; siblings, Carol Thompson Harlow, Dennis (Sharon) Ortlieb, Gary (Betty) Ortlieb and Mike Ortlieb; grandsons, Andrew and Tyler. A Memorial Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Saturday, October 7, 2017 from 1:00 PM – 3:00 PM with a celebration of Roger’s life immediately following at the Northern Kentucky Saddle Club. Memorials are suggested to Camp Springs Coyote Club (for sending children to Camp Webb), C\O Ed Stubbs, 9347 Flagg Springs Pike, California, KY 41007. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family.   

Saturday, September 30, 2017

Laverne Laura Rooney

Laverne Laura Rooney (nee Kremer) 86, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at Carmel Manor Nursing Home, Fort Thomas, KY. She was a tax examiner for the Internal Revenue Service. Laverne was a member of Saint Joseph Church, Cold Spring, Saint Mary’s Ladies Society and Saint Mary’s Senior. She was preceded in death by her parents, Bernard and Josephine (Eisen) Kremer; her husband, John Rooney; sister, Rosemary Dierig. She is survived by her children, Mary Jo (Tim) O’Hara and Daniel (Joan) Rooney; siblings, Robert Kremer and JoAnn Sheanshang; 6 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at Saint Joseph Church, Cold Spring from 10:00 AM until time of Mass at 11:00 AM. Interment will be in Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family.

Margaret "Peggy" McCarter-Ohmer

Margaret (Peggy) McCarter-Ohmer (nee Gosney), age 77, passed away at St. Elizabeth Hospital Edgewood on Friday September 29, 2017.  She was preceded in death by her mother and father, Katherine & Charles Gosney.  She leaves behind her children, Tami (Bob) Beatty, Todd (Sheri) Bitter and Scott (Tonya) McCarter.  5 grandchildren and 4 great grandchildren. Visitation Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 12:30 PM until time of service at 2:30 PM. Interment will be in the Grand View Cemetery, Mentor, KY.

Benjamin F "Benny" Harris

Benjamin F. “Benny” Harris, 57 of Highland Heights, KY, passed away Thursday, September 28, 2017 at his home. He was a member of IBEW Local 212 of Cincinnati, OH. He served in the Army. Benny is survived by his wife, Nancy Ann Harris (nee Kuddes); three sons, Ryan (Darcie) Harris, Jared Harris and Zachary Harris; mother, Phyllis (Late Benjamin) Harris (nee Faulkner); four siblings, Dave (Tina) Harris, Danny (Late Tena) Harris, Sherry (Howard) Cooper and Sandy (Tom) Whiles; two grandsons, Rydar and Maddox. Visitation will be Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 5:00 PM until time of Funeral Service at 7:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 2808 Reading Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45206.

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Nancy Gannon

Nancy Isabelle Gannon "Erwin", 84, of Fort Thomas, KY, went to be with the LORD on Tuesday, September 26, 2017. Nancy was born January 2, 1933 in Macomb, IL to George Washington and Mary Gertrude "Parks" Erwin. She was preceded in death by her husband of 59 years, Robert Emmet Gannon, a daughter, Gail Gannon, her parents, and a brother, Jim Erwin. Nancy formerly lived in Peoria, IL and was an active member at El Vista Baptist Church in children ministries, sang in a trio and church choir. She was a homemaker, with a love for animals, birds, flowers, and had a gift for home decorating. In her younger years she worked as a Telephone Operator and in Market Research. Nancy is survived by three children, Gary (Cathey) Gannon, Greg (Tammy) Gannon and Gracia (Greg) Zink; she was a loving grandmother of eight grandchildren and twelve great-grandchildren. A visitation will be held at the Wilton Mortuary, 2101 N. Knoxville Avenue, Peoria, IL 61603 on Saturday, September 30, 2017 from 10:00 AM CST until time of funeral service at 11:00 AM CST. Interment will be at Swan Lake Memory Gardens, 4601 W. War Memorial Dr., Peoria, IL. If so desired memorials can be made to the Campbell County Animal Shelter, 1989 Poplar Ridge Rd, Melbourne, KY 41059.

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Thursday, September 21, 2017

Tina Lynn Tarhouni

Tina (Barker) Tarhouni, 41, of Cynthiana, Ky. passed away on Thursday, September 21, 2017 from complications of Diabetes and COPD. Tina was proceeded in death by her maternal grandparents John C. and Edna Eckert of Melbourne, Ky and her both parents, Donald Barker and Donna (Eckert) Barker. Tina was the youngest child of Donald Barker and the only child of Donna Barker. Tina was also proceeded in death by two uncles, Steve Eckert and Charles Daniel and her aunt, Sharon Daniel. Tina leaves behind her uncle, John (Earlene) Eckert and her aunt, Robin (Mark)McCann. Cousins, Cheryl (Ernest) Zornes, Holly McCann and Edward McCann and numerous 2nd cousins. Arrangements are being taken care of by Alexandria Funeral Home and services will be at the convenience of the family.

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Richard Paynter

Richard D. Paynter, age 74, of Cold Spring, KY passed away on Monday, September 18, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood, KY.  Richard was a retired Union Carpenter and an avid sports fan.  He was preceded in death by his brother, Tim Paynter. He is survived by his loving wife of 54 years, Rosalee Paynter (nee Gall) of Cold Spring, KY; three sisters, Judy Moore (Wayne) of Latonia, KY, Cathy “Toddy” Plybon (late Ivan) of Redding, CA, and Jill Carreon (Victor) of Ft. Thomas, KY; brother, Alan “Buddy” Paynter (Joy) of Alexandria, KY. Services are at the convenience of the family. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

Friday, September 15, 2017

Ruth Marie Dawn

Ruth Marie Dawn, born June 4, 1922, 95 years old of California, KY, died at St. Elizabeth Hospice on
Friday, September 15, 2017. Proceeded in death by her parents, Howard & Fannie Daniels, husband, William Eugene Dawn, brother, Wilbur Daniels, sister, Wilma Lee Lloyd. Survivors include, sons, Harold, James (Kathy) , Larry (Patricia), and Steve (Tillie), 12 grandchildren, 19 great grandchildren, and 7 great great grandchildren. She was a lifelong member of Flagg Springs Baptist Church, California, KY. She retired from Campbell County High School as a cafeteria worker. Ruth was loved by many. Services Sunday, September 17, 2017 @ Flagg Springs Fellowship Hall, California, KY, visitation 1pm-4pm, church service following visitation.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

Lois Johnting

Lois Johnting (nee Biddle), 88, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Wednesday, September 13, 2017 at her home. Lois was a retired cafeteria worker for Campbell County High School. She was preceded in death by her parents, Chesley and Anna Mary (nee Tillett) Biddle, sister, Wilma Thurman and a niece, Rhonda Archibald. Lois is survived by two daughters, Pam (Joe) Foltz and Karen Lang; three grandchildren, Brandon (Jennifer) Lang, Caitlin (Andrew) Scharstein and Megan Foltz; one great grandchild, Josie Scharstein; brother, Russell (June) Biddle; two sisters, Linda (Bill) Courtney and Carol (Steve) Record; brother-in-law, Bill Thurman and many nieces and nephews. Memorial visitation Sunday, September 17, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 2:00 PM until time of Memorial Service at 3:30 PM. Memorials are suggested to Paddling For Cancer (P4CA), PO Box 76213, Highland Heights, KY 41076.  

Friday, September 8, 2017

Leonard Brummett

Leonard Brummett, 66, of Taylor Mill, formerly of Alexandria, died Thursday September 7, 2017 at St Elizabeth Hospice in Edgewood. He is survived by his wife of 41 years Barbara; son, Daniel (Emily) and daughter, Alicia; sister, Trish Tharp (Darrell); two beloved grandchildren, Alexander and Reagan. Leonard was a faithful member of High Point Baptist Church in Alexandria for 50 years. Visitation will be from 5pm to 8pm on Monday, September 11th at High Point Baptist Church, 6 Washington St, Alexandria, KY 41001. Funeral Service will be at the church on Tuesday, September 12th at 11am. Burial will follow at the Alexandria Cemetery. Memorials may be directed to High Point Baptist Church. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

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Thursday, September 7, 2017

Lawrence Eldon Diesel

Lawrence Eldon Diesel, 68, of Dayton, KY, passed away Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at his home. Larry was an Army Veteran of the Vietnam War and a retired performance tech at East Bend Power Plant. He was preceded in death by his father, Eldon Paul Diesel and an infant brother, Edward Paul Diesel. Larry is survived by his wife, Ana Diesel; two children, Eldon and Angelene Zara Diesel; his mother, Virginia Miller (nee Tarvin); sister, Kay Diesel.  Visitation Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY from 10:00 AM until time of service 12:00 PM. Interment in the Mount Gilead Cemetery, Carthage, KY. 

Tuesday, September 5, 2017

Larry "Dave" Fillhardt

Larry “David” Fillhardt, age 62, of Melbourne, KY, passed away Friday, September 1, 2017 at the VA Hospital Cincinnati, OH. Dave proudly served in the United States Army, Special Forces and worked 30 years as a conductor for CSX Railroad. Dave will always be remembered for his adventurous spirit, his love of hunting, fishing and his closeness with family and friends.  He will be deeply missed.  Dave is survived by his wife, Jeanie Fillhardt (nee Fielders); three children, Davey (Amber) Fillhardt, Danny (Christie) Fillhardt and Amy Lambdin; his mother, Dolores Fillhardt; four siblings, Kathy (Daryl) Moore, Cherie (Ron) Black, Laurie (Tim) Flaherty and Kirt Fillhardt; four grandchildren, Daren, Sydney, Luke and Hunter. A Memorial Visitation will be held on Sunday, September 10, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 1:00 PM until time of the Memorial Service at 4:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to the Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8617. 

Saturday, September 2, 2017

Charles Seldon Rowe

Charles Selden Rowe, age 88, of Cold Spring, Kentucky, passed away peacefully at his home on September 1, 2017, surrounded by his loving wife of 65 years, Joan, and his family.  He was a member of St. Mary’s Parish in Alexandria, Kentucky. In his 50-year career, he worked for several jewelers in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, designing and hand-making custom jewelry for many clients and friends.  He was a veteran who served during 1950-52 as a reconnaissance tank driver during the Korean War, and often talked about his friends and his time in the military.  A sports lover, Charles began coaching basketball and baseball in 1967 with the Knights of Columbus Squires youth group and continued to coach well into his 70s with his softball team, “Charlie’s Gems.”  He remained friends with many of his former players throughout his lifetime. He was a graduate of Newport Catholic High School, was a Kentucky Colonel, and mostly an avid UK fan. 
Charles was preceded in death by his parents, Mae and Selden Rowe.  Charles is survived by his beloved wife, Joan (Scheibly) Rowe; his children Tom (Julie) Rowe; Terry (Jim) Roessler; Judy See (fiancĂ© Mike Caldwell); Jim (Sally) Rowe; Bob (Angie) Rowe; 14 grandchildren; and 19 great-grandchildren.    
Visitation is Wednesday, September 6, from 4 to 8 p.m. at Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington Street, Alexandria, Kentucky. Mass of Christian Burial is Thursday, September 7, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary Parish, 8246 East Main Street, Alexandria, Kentucky. Burial to follow at St. Stephen Cemetery, 1523 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, Kentucky. 

Memorial donations may be made to St. Mary Parish, 8246 East Main Street, Alexandria, KY 41001, or The Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758516, Topeka, KS 66675. 

Thursday, August 31, 2017

Gregory Allen Johnson

Gregory Allen Johnson, 54, of Alexandria, KY, passed away suddenly Tuesday, August 29, 2017 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Greg was an employee of the U. S. Postal Service in Cincinnati, OH. He is survived by his parents, Donald and Marian (Short) Johnson; fiancĂ©e, Bernice “Bunny” Schmitt, daughter, Aimee Suzanne Johnson; three brothers, Jeff, Keith and Kevin Johnson and two grandchildren, Kayla and Jaydan. Visitation will be at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Saturday, September 2, 2017 from 9am until time of Funeral Service at 11am. Interment will be in the Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to American Heart Association, 5211 Madison Rd, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45227.

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Wednesday, August 23, 2017

Margaret "Marge" E. See

Margaret “Marge” E. See (nee Rust), 79, of Melbourne, KY, passed away on August 22, 2017 with her loving family by her side. Marge was born in California, KY on November 21, 1937. She attended Sts. Peter and Paul grade school and St. Mary’s High School where she graduated in 1955. She went on to work as a telephone operator at Villa Madonna College, as a legal secretary for her brother Harry J. Rust, then on to the law firm of Taft, Stettinius and Hollister from which she retired. She enjoyed many years on this career path and made lifelong friends along the way. Marge was a member of St. Joseph Parish of Camp Springs and the Camp Springs Fire Department Ladies Auxiliary. Over the years she enjoyed traveling the world, volunteering, community outreach, and spending time with her family, all of which she met with great compassion and enthusiasm. Marge was preceded in death by her parents, Henry and Marie Rust, her brother Adrian “Bud” Rust and sister, Dolores See. She will be forever remembered by her loving children, Mark (Kyung) See, Lisa (Tom) Butt, Ron (Alice) See, cherished by her seven grandchildren Jessica (Justin), Evan, Monica, Gabrielle, Ben, Mitchell and Nathan; two great granddaughters, Carolina and Penelope.  She is survived by her sister Elaine (the late Henry) Nehus and her brother Harry (Nancy) Rust. Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Saturday, August 26, 2017 from 9:30 to 11:30am. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 12:00pm at St. Joseph Church, Camp Springs. Burial will follow at St. Joseph Camp Springs Cemetery. Memorial donations are suggested to Bishop Brossart High School Music Department. The family wishes to extend their deep gratitude to family and friends for their love and support during Marge’s illness. You gave us strength, hope, and comfort, which has brought us much peace as a family. Here’s to unsung angels such as you.

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Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Carmen Castle

Carmen Lee Castle, age 81, of Highland Heights, KY passed away on Saturday, August 12, 2017 at Highland Spring of Ft. Thomas. Carmen was a member of Christ Baptist Church in Cold Spring, KY.  She was preceded in death by her husband of 39yrs, Donald Castle in 1998. She is survived by her two sons, Jeff (Kristina) Castle of Tacoma, WA and Gerald Castle of Highland Heights, KY; two brothers, Thomas (Gerri) Baxter of Alaska and Robert (Michelle) Baxter of Arizona; two grandsons, Mitchell and Joseph Castle both of Tacoma, WA.  A Memorial Visitation will be held on Friday, August 25, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 5pm to 7pm. A Memorial Service will immediately follow at the funeral home at 7pm.  Interment will be in the Graceland Memorial Gardens, Milford, OH.

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Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Richard Albert Seibert

Richard Albert Seibert, age 90, of Alexandria, KY passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, August 8, 2017 after a long battle with Alzheimer’s.  He was a retired clothing presser, secretary of the AFL-CIO Amalgamated Clothing Union, WWII Army Veteran, and a member of St. Mary Parish.  He was preceded in death by his grandson, Clay M. Bowman and three brothers, Henry Jr., Jack, and Joe Seibert. Richard is survived by his wife of 58 years, Pamela Seibert (nee Haubner); two daughters, Margaret (Rick) Boesch and Dorothy (Mike) Bowman; two brothers, Gene and Donald Seibert; sister, Gertrude Smith; four grandchildren, Jamie (Mark) Daugherty,  Jessica (Chris) Boesch, Chad Bowman, and Holly Bowman; two great-grandchildren, Harper and Hayden Daugherty. Visitation will be held at Alexandria Funeral Home on Sunday, August 13, 2017 from 3pm to 6pm. Mass of Christian Burial will be held at St. Mary Parish on Monday, August 14th at 10am. Interment will follow in St. Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY.  Memorial Donations: St. Mary Parish, 8246 E. Main St, Alexandria, KY 41001 or Alzheimer’s Association, 644 Linn St # 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203  or  St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 S. Loop Rd, Edgewood, KY 41017. Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

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Monday, August 7, 2017

Myra Fern Nelson

Myra Fern Nelson (nee Cropenbaker), 81, of Melbourne, KY, passed away Sunday, August 6, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Fort Thomas. Myra is survived by her husband of over 60 years, Richard Taylor Nelson; two sons, Rick (Regina) Nelson and Bruce (Pam) Nelson; sister, Adrienne Graves; six grandchildren and five great grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her parents, Edward and Zelda (Rader) Cropenbaker; siblings, Edwin Paul Cropenbaker Sr. and Vivian Gerding. A graveside service will be held on Thursday, August 10, 2017 at 11:00 AM at the Grandview Cemetery, Mentor, KY. A celebration of her life will follow at the Campbell County VFW Post, Alexandria, KY.  Arrangements entrusted to the Alexandria Funeral Home.

Friday, July 28, 2017

Octavia “Octa” Stone Jenkins (nee Cann) , 91, of Highland Heights, KY, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospice Edgewood. Octa was loved by her family, her friends, and her church family.  She was admired for her wit, wisdom, and enduring strength. Octa was a former cook at A.J. Jolly School, California, KY, and retired from the D.A.V. in Cold Spring, KY. She was a member of Mentor Baptist Church. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Axel Stone and Ottis Jenkins; son, Jerry Stone; grandson, Eric Stone; parents, Warren and Anna (Hutchison) Cann; siblings, Mildred Norris, Gladys Cummins,  Mabel Jones, Lillian Rittinger, Bill, Gerald, Gene and Ralph Cann. Octa is survived by three children, Karen (the late George Schock) Houston, Anita (Craig) Magnarini and Allen Stone; eight grandchildren, Jennifer Houston, Julie Houston, Jeri Houston, Ian (Mallory) Magnarini, Tyler Magnarini, Craig Stone, Jeremy Stone and Michelle Stone; three great-grandchildren, Brendan Houston, Bailey Houston and Hailie Stone; one sister, Norma Jolly. Visitation Tuesday, August 1, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home from 10:00 AM until time of funeral service at 1:00 PM. Interment will be in the Grandview Cemetery, Mentor, KY. Memorials are suggested to the Mentor Baptist Church, 3724 Smith Rd, California, KY 41007

Sandra L. Wright

Sandra L. Wright (nee Gulick), 67, of Silver Grove, KY, passed away Friday, July 28, 2017 at Indianspring of Oakley. Sandy was a homemaker. She is survived by her husband of 47 years,  Rickey J. Wright; three children, Aimee Fathergill, Shaun Wright and Jamie Wright; nine grandchildren, Katelyn, Joshua, Alexis, Latem, Raelynn, Britini, Abagail and Robbie; two great-grandchildren, Easton and Kenasyn; an uncle, Robert Gulick. A visitation and celebration of Sandy’s life will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Wednesday, August 2, 2017 from 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM. Memorials are suggested to Alzheimer’s Association,  644 Linn St # 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203. 
Elsie Marie Arkenau (nee Walter), 97, of California, KY, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. Elsie was a homemaker and a former employee of Auveco during World War II.   She was a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Parish, Victory Club, Silver Belles & Beaus, Kings & Queens, The Limburger Bunch and Saint Mary Seniors. Elsie was preceded in death by her husband of 49 ½ years, Dorse Lee “Scout” Arkenau, grandson, Todd Geiger, sister, Viola Kool and a brother, Irvin Walter. She is survived by five children, Wanda (Harry Case) Nelson, Anita (Stanley) Geiger, Wayne (Lee) Arkenau, Elaine (David) Frank and Marcia (David) Ampfer, six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild and 2 step grandsons.  Visitation Monday, July 31, 2017 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY from 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM with Mass of Christian Burial following at 11:30 AM. Interment will be in Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, 8246 E Main St, Alexandria, KY 41001, Hospice of the Bluegrass Northern Kentucky, 7388 Turfway Rd, Florence, KY 41042 or Redwood Rehabilitation Center, 71 Orphanage Rd, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.

Thursday, July 27, 2017

Thelma M. Stokes

Thelma M. Stokes, age 95, of Ft. Thomas, KY passed away on Thursday, July 27, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Hospice, Edgewood, KY.  Thelma was a former interior decorator for Mill End Gallery, Cincinnati, OH and a member of Highland United Methodist Church, Ft. Thomas, KY.  She was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Stokes in 1981.  She is survived by five daughters, Joy Powers, Jenetta Anderson, Denise Richards, Deborah (Gary) Grill, and Robyn (Tom) Endres; son, Kevin (Amy) Stokes; 10 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Monday, July 31, 2017 from 11am to 12pm with the Funeral Service immediately following at the funeral home at 12pm.  Interment will follow in the Mt. Gilead Cemetery, Carthage, KY.  In lieu of flowers please consider donating to: St. Elizabeth Hospice, 483 S. Loop Rd, Edgewood, KY 41017.

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Friday, July 21, 2017

Lucian "Lou" Carl Placke Sr.

Lucian “Lou” Carl Placke Sr., 91, of Cold Spring, KY, passed away Wednesday, July 19, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. Lou was founder of Alexandria Tire of Alexandria, KY. He was a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Church and a WWII Navy Veteran. Lou was preceded in death by his wife, Ruth B. Placke (nee Wesdorp). He is survived by his children, Janice (Late Ed) Brown, Deborah Sinclair, Rebecca (Jeff) Baron, Lisa (Larry) Snyder and Lucian Carl Placke Jr.; 8 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Visitation 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Monday, July 24, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St, Alexandria, KY 41001. Mass of Christian Burial 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 25, 2017 at Saint Mary Church, Alexandria, KY. Interment with Military Honors at St. Stephen Cemetery, Ft. Thomas. Memorials are suggested to Abbey of Gethsemani, 3642 Monk Rd, Trappist, KY 40051. 

Monday, July 17, 2017

Jean Smith

Jean Smith (nee Sebastian), age 76, of Cold Spring, KY passed away peacefully surrounded by family on Sunday, July 16, 2017. Jean was a former cafeteria worker for the DAV and a member of Summit Church of Christ, Cold Spring, KY.  She was preceded in death by her daughter, Deborah Lynn Smith and siblings, Wilson Sebastian, Edith Arkenau, and Dorothy McIntosh. She is survived by her husband of 60 years, Nelson Smith; three sons, David (Debbie), Doug (Rachel), and Darrell (Michelle) Smith; six brothers, Daniel, Oscar, Truman, Freedis, Herman, and Robert Sebastian; two sisters, Juanita Sargent and Geneva Herald; eight grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren. Visitation will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Wednesday, July 19, 2017 from 5pm to 8pm.  Funeral Service will be held at the Alexandria Funeral Home on Thursday, July 20th at 11am. Interment will follow at the Alexandria Cemetery.

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Eugene Partin

Eugene Partin, age 87, of Erlanger, KY passed away on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Healthcare, Edgewood, KY.  Eugene enjoyed woodcarving, fishing, and hunting. He was preceded in death by his wife, June Ann Partin in 2006. He is survived by his sons, Jeff (Regina) Partin, Mark Partin, Richard Partin, Andrew (Rhonda) Partin, and Bryan (Becky) Rouse; daughters, Kathy Applegate, Robin Goins, and Brenda (David) Netto; sister, Clara Sulfridge; 15 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren.  Visitation will be held on Saturday, July 15, 2017 from 8:30am to 10:00am with the Funeral Service immediately following at 10:00am at the Alexandria Funeral Home, 325 Washington St., Alexandria, KY 41001. Interment will follow in the Highland Cemetery, Ft. Mitchell, KY.

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Tuesday, July 11, 2017

Jerry Reis

Jerry Reis, age 51, of Alexandria, Kentucky passed away on Sunday, July 9, 2017 at St. Elizabeth, Ft. Thomas.  Jerry was a member of St. Francis Xavier Church, Falmouth, KY.  He was preceded in death by his parents, Leo “Tip” and Margaret Reis. Jerry is survived by his son, Dylan (Amanda) Reis; daughter, Isabella Reis; siblings, Ruth Carolyn (Donald) Baker, Susan (Sam) Murrell, Barbara (Buck) Woods, Frances (the late Randy) Reitman, James (Donna) Reis, and Nancy (Tim) Voss; grandchildren, Layton and Jolene Reis; also survived by several nieces and nephews.  A Memorial Mass will be held at St. Francis Xavier Church on Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 6:00 PM.  Memorial Donations are suggested to St. Francis Xavier Church, 202 2nd St, Falmouth, KY 41040.  Arrangements entrusted to Alexandria Funeral Home.

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