Ruth Thorn (nee Chalk), 94, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Wednesday, June 28, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. Ruth was a retired employee of the former Kentucky Enterprise and a member of St. Paul’s United Church of Christ, Alexandria, KY. Ruth is survived by her daughters, Eileen Embry and Debbie Moellman; 7 grandchildren, 22 great- grandchildren and 2 great-great-grandchildren. She was preceded in death by her husband, Harry M. Thorn Jr, daughter, Connie Hanson, parents, George and Hilda Chalk and a brother, Earl Chalk. Visitation Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral home from 1:00 PM until time of service at 3:00 PM. Interment will be in the Grand View Cemetery, Mentor, KY.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
Charlotte Jane Caster (nee Jourdan), 87, of Melbourne, KY, passed away Tuesday, June 27, 2017 at home. Charlotte was a homemaker and a member of Melbourne United Methodist Church. She is survived by her children, Barbara (Eugene) Fryman of Melbourne, Carol Caldwell of Alexandria, Sandra (Steve) Smith of Alexandria and William Caster of Melbourne; five grandchildren, Robert (Paula) Fryman of Alexandria, Elizabeth (Ken) Holstein of Cold Spring, Kelly Caldwell, Nicole Caldwell and Rachel Smith all of Alexandria; six great grandchildren; sister, Linda Jourdan of Cold Spring. Charlotte was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene “Roland” Caster; parents, Albert and Lucille Jourdan; siblings, Wilma Kincaid, Delores Shields, Don Jourdan, Jerry Jourdan, Doug Jourdan, Eddie Jourdan and Dianna Klette. Visitation 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Friday, June 30, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home. Funeral service 10:00 AM Saturday, July 1, 2017 at the funeral home. Interment will be in Mount Gilead Cemetery, Carthage, KY. Memorials are suggested to the Centennial Park Fund, C\O Melbourne United Methodist Church, P O Box 71, Melbourne, KY 41059.
Tuesday, June 27, 2017
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Monday, June 26, 2017
Lois Ann Wilson (Twehues) 78 of Taylor Mill, KY, passed away peacefully at home on Monday, June 26, 2017 after courageously fighting a 9 year battle with ALS. She was a retired book keeper with Noll & Noll Assoc. She was a member of St. Mary's Seniors, St. Philip's Seniors, Catholic Order of Foresters and enjoyed playing cards with her friends at Springhill Community and Pride Park. Lois is preceded in death by her husband, Douglas Wilson Sr., son, Marc Wilson DMD, parents, Frank and Anna Katherine Twehues and brother, Larry Twehues. She is survived by her children, Douglas (Susan) Wilson Jr., Kim (Ray) Holthaus, Lisa (Michael) Burden and daughter-in-law, Paige Wilson as well as 9 grandchildren, AJ, Sam and Sophie Wilson, Kathryn and Elyse Wilson, Carly and Lindsey Holthaus, Allie and Andria Burden. Also survived by her siblings, Leroy (Sandy) Twehues, Jerry (Margaret) Twehues, Rich (Barb) Twehues and Mary (Don) Twehues-Bishop. Visitation Friday June 30, 2017 9:00 am until time of Mass at 10:00 am at St. Mary Catholic Church Alexandria, KY. Lois will be laid to rest at Evergreen Mausoleum, Southgate, KY. In lieu of flowers we ask that memorials may be made to the ALS Foundation or St. Elizabeth Hospice. A special thanks to the caregiving angels that were truly "Heaven Sent" and her second family at Springhill Community.
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Friday, June 23, 2017
Sunday, June 11, 2017
Doug Hall, 70, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at St. Elizabeth Edgewood. Doug was a US Army Ranger and veteran of the Vietnam War and a retired truck driver for US Bulk. Doug is survived by his wife, Donna Hall (nee Droege); daughter, Jodi (Darin) O’Brien; son, Justin (Marla) Hall; two grandsons, DJ Rodriguez and Sean Davis Hall; great-granddaughter, Alaina Rodriguez. Services will be at the convenience of the family. Alexandria Funeral Home is serving the family. Memorials are suggested to Wounded Warrior Project, PO Box 758517,Topeka, Kansas 66675-8517 or https://support.woundedwarriorproject.org. Online condolences can be given at alexandriafh.com
Friday, June 9, 2017
Elizabeth “Liz” Noble (nee Combs), 85, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Thursday, June 8, 2017 at Coldspring Transitional Care. Liz was a retired supervisor for the Internal Revenue Service, Covington, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Delbert Noble; parents, Sewel and Maggie (Grigsby) Combs; one sister, Florence Combs; three brothers, Ova, Hiram and Walter Combs. Liz is survived by two sons, Ted (Barb) Noble and Dave (Deanna) Noble; two sisters, Helen Haddix and Ina Jones; three brothers, Logan Paul, Jacob and Ben Combs; four grandchildren, Mary Noble, Teddy Noble, Brian Noble and Jenny Bibbins; five great-grandchildren. Visitation 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at the Alexandria Funeral Home, Alexandria, KY. Funeral service 11:00 AM Wednesday at the funeral home. Interment will be in the Mother of God Cemetery, Latonia, KY.
Sunday, June 4, 2017
Rita “Toni” Schweitzer (nee Bezold), 95, of Alexandria, KY, passed away Saturday, June 3, 2017 at her home. Rita was owner of Roger Schweitzer & Sons Inc. and a member of Saint Mary Parish in Alexandria, KY. She was preceded in death by her husband, Roger Schweitzer in 2002. Rita is survived by four sons, Gerald Clement (Connie) Schweitzer, Stephen (Diane) Schweitzer, Roger Dale (Kathy) Schweitzer and Paul (Debbie) Schweitzer; four siblings, Juanita Massaron, Howard, Eugene and Ray Bezold; nine grandchildren and eleven great grandchildren. Visitation will be at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, from 12:30 PM - 2:15 PM Tuesday, June 6, 2017 with the funeral Mass following at 2:30 PM. Interment in the Saint Mary Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Saint Mary Church, 8246 E Main St, Alexandria, KY 41001 or Notre Dame Academy, 1699 Hilton Dr, Park Hills, KY 41011. Alexandria Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
Friday, June 2, 2017
Wilma Wessling of Alexandria, went home to be with the Lord on Thursday, Jun 1, 2017, at the age of 86. She is survived by her loving husband of 67 years, Jack Wessling, a son, Gary Allen (Anna) Wessling of Union, a daughter, Kathy Lynn (Johnny) Bolton of Nicholasville, and grandchildren, Gwenyth Wessling and Joshua Bolton, who have been the love of her life. She also leaves behind a brother, David (Janet) Lewis of Milan, Indiana, a sister, Delma LaRue (Guy) Langenbrunner of Cincinnati and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by a brother, Floyd (Jay) Lewis. Wilma graduated from Western Hills High School and then worked as an executive secretary for the Central Trust Bank. After marriage, she and her husband owned and operated the Reca Roller Rink in Alexandria, and later the Blue Jay Appraisal Service. For many years Wilma was a member Highland Avenue Baptist Tabernacle, 1080 Highland Avenue, Fort Thomas. Visitation will be at the church from 5-8 p.m. on Monday, June 5. Services will be held there at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, June 6, with Dr. Calvin Perry officiating. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate.