Thursday, October 2, 2003

Kentucky obituaries



The Kentucky Enquirer publishes obituaries of residents in 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. Some information may be omitted from obituaries to ensure that the most notices can be published.

Grant County

Sarah Cooper

DRY RIDGE - Sarah Corinne Wallace Cooper, 86, a homemaker, and member of Unity Baptist Church in Demossville, died Saturday at her home.

Visitation was Wednesday Service will be 11 a.m. today at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home in Dry Ridge. Burial will be in Pleasant Ridge Cemetery in Demossville.

Boone County

William A. Eschenbach

BURLINGTON - William A. Eschenbach, 74, a retired manager at Ilsco Corp. in Madisonville, and member of Belleview Baptist Church, died Monday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

No visitation. Service will be 2 p.m. today at Belleview Baptist Church. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

Memorials: Belleview Baptist Church, 6658 5th St., Belleview, KY 41005.

Gene B. Kidd

UNION - Gene B. Kidd, 74, a meter reader for Cinergy, Korean War Army veteran, and member of Union Baptist Church, died Monday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Visitation will be noon to 2:30 p.m. and service 2:30 p.m. Friday at Stith Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will be in Hopeful Lutheran Cemetery in Florence.

Memorials: National Kidney Foundation of Kentucky, 250 E. Liberty St., Suite 710, Louisville 40202-1537

Gene E. Kreke

VERONA - Gene E. Kreke, 81, of Warsaw, a wood finisher for Baldwin Piano Co. in Cincinnati, died Monday at St. Luke Hospital in Florence.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to noon and service noon today at Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home in Verona. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park in Erlanger.

Wanda Stephens

WALTON - Wanda Butler Stephens, 89, of San Antonio, formerly of Walton, a former nurse's aide at St. Charles Care Center in Covington, died Friday at Methodist Specialty and Transplant Hospital in San Antonio.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. today at Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home in Independence. Burial will be in Independence Cemetery.

Memorials: St. John's United Methodist Church, 2002 Bandera Road, San Antonio, TX 78228.

Campbell County

Elizabeth Day

BELLEVUE - Elizabeth "Shine" Strahm Day, 90, a binder for the American Book Co. in Cincinnati, died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

Visitation will be 1-1:30 p.m. and service 1:30 p.m. today at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home in Bellevue. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery in Fort Thomas.

Marita R. Spiller

BELLEVUE - Marita R. Spiller, 80, a homemaker, died Sunday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and service 1 p.m. today at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home in Newport. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate.

Seldon Noble Jr.

CALIFORNIA - Seldon Noble Jr., 69, died Monday at Mary Rose Mission in Covington.

Visitation will be 4-8 p.m. and service 8 p.m. today at Cooper Funeral Home in Grants Lick. Graveside service will be 11 a.m. Friday at the Lee-Noble Cemetery in Athol, Ky.

Virginia Lee Duckworth

FORT THOMAS - Virginia Lee Duckworth, 85, a retired secretary for the board of directors at Kentucky Enterprise Savings & Loan in Newport, died Tuesday at the Highlands of Fort Thomas.

Visitation will be 1-2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. today at St. John's United Church of Christ in Newport. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate. Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home in Fort Thomas is handling arrangements.

Memorials: St. John's United Church of Christ, 415 Park Ave., Newport, KY 41071.

George Landwehr

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - George William Landwehr, 85, owner and operator of Landwehr Tool Distributing Co. in Highland Heights since 1958, and former owner of Landwehr's Grocery in Covington, died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

Mr. Landwehr was a World War II Army Air Corps veteran, and member of St. Joseph Church in Cold Spring.

Visitation will be 10:30-11:30 a.m. and Mass of Christian burial 11:30 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church, 4011 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill. Linnemann Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

Memorials: Mary Rose Mission, 1543 Russell St., Covington, KY 41011.

Kenton County

F. Neal Grady

CRESCENT SPRINGS - F. Neal Grady, 86, a retired credit manager for Jewish Hospital in Kenwood, and a World War II veteran who served in both the Army and Navy, died Tuesday at St. Charles Care Center in Covington.

Mr. Grady was a former city council member, and the former acting mayor of Crescent Springs.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and Mass of Christian burial 11 a.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church in Crescent Springs. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Fort Mitchell. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Homes are handling arrangements. Memorials: St. Joseph School Education Tuition Fund, 2470 Lorraine Ct., Crescent Springs, KY 41017.

Sherd W. Barnett Sr.

ELSMERE - Sherd W. Barnett Sr., 76, a self-employed mechanic and World War II Army veteran, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. Friday and service 10 a.m. Saturday at Stith Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will be in Big Bone Baptist Cemetery in Union.

Memorials: American Heart Association, 333 Guthrie St., Suite 207, Louisville, KY 40202.

Donald Lee Edmonds

VILLA HILLS - Donald Lee Edmonds, 44, an electrician for the Covington Board of Education, died Monday at his home.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. today at Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Covington. Burial will be in Mother of God Cemetery in Fort Wright.

Memorials: University Hospital Liver Transplant Department, 234 Goodman Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45267.




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