Thursday, September 25, 2003

Kentucky obituaries



The Kentucky Enquirer publishes obituaries of residents of Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Pendleton counties as a free service. Information is accepted from funeral homes 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. each day. Call (859) 578-5555 Monday through Friday; (513) 768-8600 Saturdays and Sundays.

Boone County

Mildred Wall

FLORENCE - Mildred Wall, 80, a homemaker and member of Florence Christian Church, died Saturday at Woodcrest Manor in Elsmere.

Surviving are her husband, Noel; a daughter, Sharon Dameron of Burlington; a sister, Irene Herrin of Somerset; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be 1-3 p.m. and service 3 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Erlanger.

Memorials: Juvenile Diabetes Association, Type One, 1941 Bishop Lane, Suite 110, Louisville, KY 40218; or St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, 401 E. 20th St., Covington, KY 41014-9988.

Campbell County

Edward L. Kinstler

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - Edward L. Kinstler, 74, a career military retiree and a former cab driver in Washington, D.C., died Monday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

Surviving are nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. today at Alexandria Funeral Home. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Alexandria.

Kenton County

Thomas A. Steenken

COVINGTON - Thomas A. Steenken, 55, an employee of the Internal Revenue Service in the mail department, died Sunday at his home.

Surviving are his parents, Kathleen and John Steenken of Florence; three brothers, Jerry and Jack, both of Chicago, and Michael of Austin, Texas; and nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. today at St. Charles Care Center in Covington. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. today at St. Charles Care Center Chapel. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Fort Mitchell. Linnemann Funeral Homes is handling arrangements.

Memorials: St. Charles Care Center, 500 Farrell Drive, Covington, KY 41011.

Emma H. Wingbermuhlen

COVINGTON - Emma H. Wilke Wingbermuhlen, 88, a former customer service representative for Pogue's, died Sunday at the Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport.

Her husband, John, died in 1989.

Surviving are two nieces, Bev Peterson of Burlington and Pat Elster of Covington.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. today at St. John Church, 627 W. Pike St., Covington. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery in Fort Mitchell. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Homes is handling arrangements.

Memorials can be made to a charity of one's choice.

Paul LaBare Sr.

ERLANGER - Paul Dennis LaBare Sr., 70, an employee of the Erlanger Police Department from 1957-66 and a police court judge from 1970-77, died Saturday at his home.

Mr. LaBare was a Korean War veteran and a retired railroad engineer for CSX.

Surviving are his wife, Wilma Robinson LaBare; two sons, Paul Jr. of Union, and Jack of Dry Ridge; a daughter, Tonia Rhodes of Walton; two sisters, Norma Crosthwaite of Crescent Springs, and Mary Egan of Crittenden; a brother, Robert of Marion, Ind.; 10 grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

Service will be 11 a.m. today at Erlanger United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Erlanger. Linnemann Funeral Homes is handling arrangements.

Memorials: Erlanger United Methodist Church, 31 Commonwealth Ave., Erlanger, KY 41018; or St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, 401 E. 20th St., Covington, KY 41014-9988.

Doris Wallace

PARK HILLS - Doris Hunt Wallace, 74, a licensed practical nurse for the former Booth Hospital in Covington, and a volunteer for many years at Redwood School & Rehabilitation Center in Fort Mitchell, died Saturday at O'Fallon Health Care Center in O'Fallon, Ill.

Her husband, Calvin T. Wallace, died in 1996.

Surviving are five sons, John of Carmichael, Calif., Kent of Gorton, N.Y., Chris of Burlington, Wis., Brad of Florence, and Jim of Fort Wright; a daughter, Joy Zimmer of Fairview Heights, Ill.; and 13 grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. Friday at Allison & Rose Funeral Home in Taylor Mill. A second visitation will be at 8 a.m., followed by a service at 9 a.m., Saturday at Community of Faith Presbyterian Church in Covington. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

Memorials: Redwood School & Rehabilitation Center, 71 Orphanage Road, Fort Mitchell 41017; or Community of Faith Presbyterian Church, 1400 Highland Pike, Covington, KY 41011.

Richard Seeger

VILLA HILLS - Richard "Dick" Seeger, 81, formerly of Bellevue, a retired meat cutter who worked at Keller's IGA in Clifton for 35 years, died Monday at Carmel Manor in Fort Thomas.

Mr. Seeger was a World War II veteran who was a member of the D-Day invasion force. He was a member of Bellevue City Council from 1958-72, and was vice mayor of Bellevue for a two-year-term in the early 1970s. He was also on the board of directors for OKI, the region's main planning agency, during the 1960s and 1970s.

Surviving are his wife, Evelyn Frost Seeger; three daughters, Chris Haddad of Finneytown, Judy Benken of Cincinnati, and Fran Mando of Villa Hills; four sons, Ric of Newport, Tom of Alexandria, Dave of Union, and Jeff of Villa Hills; 14 grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10-11:30 a.m. and Mass of Christian burial 11:30 a.m. today at St. Joseph Church in Crescent Springs. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery in Fort Thomas. Linnemann Funeral Homes is handling arrangements.

Memorials: Campbell Lodge Home for Boys, 150 Skyline Drive, Cold Spring, KY 41076; or St. Joseph Church, 2470 Lorraine Court, Crescent Springs, KY 41017.




TOP STORIES
UC campus awakens
Concealed-carry ban upheld
Debate over concealed-carry likely will continue to rage
Expedition back in Ky.
Lewis and Clark trivia challenge
Noise makes neighbors speak up
Sound-dampening walls quietly doing their jobs

IN THE TRISTATE
Portune adapts to life on wheels
Before heading home, zoo's manatee learning to be free
N. College Hill defies odds
Regional Report

ENQUIRER COLUMNISTS
Pulfer: We all benefit: The Bengals are starting to get it
Howard: Good Things Happening

BUTLER, WARREN, CLERMONT
Ex-boyfriend arrested in shotgun double slaying
Decision awaited on blame in crash
Decision revives Butler political scandal
Fairfield Twp. trustees approve retail project
Police open house to show off renovations
Fox defiant as he opens campaign to keep seat
Monroe lops 3 positions in budget emergency
Community gathering places in works
Stricter zoning guides urged

OBITUARIES
Prison warden had respect for people
Winifred Motch, 79, backed Junior League
Kentucky obituaries

OHIO
Video slots urged again
Couple sentenced in faked cancer case
Ohio moments

KENTUCKY
Hoosiers might bet in L'ville shadow
Father in sex video case makes bail
High-tech center debuts
NKU professor, Fox News reach settlement
Ky. gets an 'F' in history teaching
N.Ky. repairs focus on side roads
Smoking ban opponents seek emergency order
Covington gets ideas on west riverfront
Community agenda
Kentucky News Briefs