Saturday, September 27, 2003

Kentucky obituaries

Boone County

Linda D. Sullivan

FLORENCE - Linda D. Sullivan, 54, died Sept. 20 at Woodspoint Geriatric Health Care Center in Florence.

Surviving are a son, Joey Jameson of San Diego; a daughter, Rachael Sullivan of Florence; a brother, Bill Slomer of Blanchester, Ohio, and a sister, Lisa Gauntt of Amelia.

No public services planned. Burial was in Burlington Cemetery. Stith Funeral Home in Florence handled arrangements.

Campbell County

Herbert J. Wagner

NEWPORT - Herbert J. Wagner, 77, of Milford, Ohio, formerly of Newport, a retired butcher for Trix's Meats in Newport, died Sept. 21 at Clermont Nursing Home in Milford.

Surviving are a sister, Helen Hornikel of Wilder, and nieces and nephews.

No public services planned. Burial was in St. Stephen Cemetery in Fort Thomas. Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Homes handled arrangements.

Memorials: Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, 10901 Reed Hartman Hwy., Suite 200 Cincinnati, OH 45242.

Gallatin County

Harold Lykins

GLENCOE - Harold Lykins, 56, a farmer, died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Surviving are his father, Orvel Lykins of Verona; three brothers, Edgar of Owingsville, Ky., Ray of Verona, and Darrell of Ghent, Ky.; two sisters, Juanita Patrick of Salyersville, Ky., and Carol Hanson of Verona.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today at Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home in Verona. No public service or burial planned.

D. Blaine Blackburn

DRY RIDGE - D. Blaine Blackburn, 83, a former maintenance supervisor for Clow Corp. in Richwood, and World War II Army veteran, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Covington.

Surviving are his wife, Eva; a son, Ron of Harrison County; a daughter, Hope Gaines of Harrison County; a sister, Rosella Scroggins of Williamstown; eight grandchildren; and 13 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. today and service 2 p.m. Sunday at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home in Dry Ridge. Burial will be in New Vine Run Cemetery in Dry Ridge.

Memorials: Alzheimer's Association, 644 Linn Street, Suite 1026, Cincinnati, OH 45203; or Shriners Hospital Lexington Unit, 1900 Richmond Road, Lexington, KY 40502.

Kenton County

Russell D. Cooke

COVINGTON - Russell D. Cooke, 83, of Owenton, formerly of Covington, a librarian for the Public Library of Cincinnati & Hamilton County for 33 years, died Thursday at Owenton Manor Health Care Center.

Surviving are three brothers, Orville of Williamstown, Rassie of Owenton, and Harold of Snow Camp, N.C.; four sisters, Mayme Arnold of Sherman, Ky., Mary Honshull of Trenton, Ohio, Alice Glacking of Demossville, and Pet Dennler of Independence.

Visitation was Friday. Service will be 2 p.m. today at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery in Verona.

Janice Sinclair

COVINGTON - Janice Sinclair, 59, a former nurse's aide, died Thursday at Northern Kentucky Care & Rehabilitation Center in Highland Heights.

Surviving are three sons, Steven Duncan of Covington, Michael Sinclair of Erlanger, and Gregory Spence of Duluth, Ga.; four sisters, Norma Faye Campagnari and Vickie Treschner, both of Cincinnati, Charlene Miller of Elsmere, and Sue Hawkins of Fort Wright; three brothers, Larry, Timothy, and Ricky Duncan, all of Cincinnati; and eight grandchildren.

Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. and service 10:30 a.m. today at Allison & Rose Funeral Home in Taylor Mill. Burial will be in Arlington Memorial Gardens in Springfield Township, Ohio.

Marjorie G. Lee

CRESTVIEW HILLS - Marjorie G. Lee, 78, a teacher for Covington Independent Schools for 30 years, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Her husband, Stephen N. Lee Jr., preceded her in death in 1981.

Surviving are a daughter, Susan Lee Hirschi of Walton; two sons, Gary of Park Hills, and Christopher of Crestview Hills; and three grandchildren.

No public services planned. Burial was in Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell. Connley Brothers Funeral Homes handled arrangements.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, Northern Kentucky Unit, Nicholas Center, Suite A-2, 6612 Dixie Hwy., Florence, KY 41042.

Marie Ann Kraft

FORT MITCHELL - Marie Ann Kraft, 94, a former office worker for the Marydale Catholic Center for 30 years, and member of the senior citizen's club at Blessed Sacrament Church in Fort Mitchell, died Monday at her home.

Her husband, Raymond, died in 1977.

Surviving are five sons, Raymond of Taylor Mill, Charles of Dayton, Ohio, James of Florence, and Thomas and Gary, both of Burlington; a daughter, Mary Jean Schroder of Fort Mitchell; 20 grandchildren; and 20 great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Friday. Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. today at Blessed Sacrament Church, 2415 Dixie Hwy., Fort Mitchell. Linnemann Funeral Homes are handling arrangements. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery in Fort Mitchell.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, Northern Kentucky Unit, Nicholas Center, Suite A-2, 6612 Dixie Hwy., Florence, KY 41042; or American Heart Association, Ohio Valley Affiliate, P.O. Box 182039, Dept. 013, Columbus, OH 43218-2039.

Robert W. Hawkins

TAYLOR MILL - Robert W. Hawkins, 34, owner and operator or Brown Bottoms Tanning Salon in Taylor Mill, and a wrestling coach for Scott High School in Kenton County and Ryle High School in Boone County, died Wednesday at his home.

Surviving are his parents, William B. Hawkins Jr., and Jenetta F. Rice Hawkins of Taylor Mill; a sister, Christie Holder of Cincinnati, and paternal grandmother, Juanita Campbell of Florence.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. today at Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

Pendleton County

Richard Fries

BUTLER - Richard David Fries, 52, a construction manager in charge of joint trench operations for Cinergy for 34 years, died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

Surviving are his wife, Ruth; two daughters, Katie Baker of Elsmere, and Jamie Fries of Frankfort; his mother, Shirley Fries of Alexandria; a brother, Robert of California, Ky.; two sisters, Marianne Scharfenberger of Butler, and Patricia Short of Alexandria, and one grandchild.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. today at St. Mary Catholic Church, 121 W. Main St., Alexandria. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Alexandria. Alexandria Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

Memorials: Bishop Brossart High School, 4 Grove St., Alexandria, KY 41001; or Southern Campbell Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 322, Alexandria, KY 41001.

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