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 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

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