Thursday, November 20, 2003

Kentucky obituaries



The Kentucky Enquirer publishes free obituaries of residents in Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Pendleton counties. Funeral homes may call (859) 578-5555 Monday through Friday; (513) 768-8600 Saturdays and Sundays. Some information may be omitted to ensure that the most notices can be published.

Boone County

John E. Loze

CONSTANCE - John Edward Loze, 64, a retired computer technician and amateur radio operator, died Nov. 12 at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Memorial service will be held at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Hebron Church of Christ, 2966 Damascus Road. A reception will follow the memorial service at the church. No public burial information. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

Memorials: Cincinnati Zoo, 3400 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220.

Campbell County

James A. ILes Jr.

CALIFORNIA - James A. ILes Jr., 71, a produce dealer for the California Produce Co., died Monday at Carmel Manor in Fort Thomas.

Survivors include his wife, Ruth; four sons, James, Michael, Robert and Steve; four daughters, Ruth Fields, Mary Grissom, Ramona Nickerson and Donna Beyesdorfer; four sisters, Delores Butler, Janet Neace, Pat Abeling and Vanessa Pearson; and three brothers, Earl ILes, and Orville and Larry Cole.

Visitation will be from noon to 2 p.m. and the service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at the Northern Pendleton County Volunteer Fire Department, Ky. Highway 154, Peach Grove. Burial will be in Peach Grove Cemetery. Cooper Funeral Home in Grants Lick is handling arrangements.

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

Joan R. Daley

DAYTON - Joan R. Daley, 67, an employee for Saturday Knight Limited in Cincinnati and a member of St. Bernard Church in Dayton, Ky., died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Survivors include two daughters, Kate Crowder and Joan Murphy; two sons, Daniel and Richard Murphy; two brothers, Larry and Patrick, and a sister, Mary Patterson.Visitation will be from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Friday at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home in Bellevue. Mass of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. Friday at St. Bernard Church, 401 Berry St., Dayton, Ky. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate.

Ruth E. Clark

FORT THOMAS - Ruth E. Clark, 82, a retired medical secretary, died Wednesday at Northern Kentucky Care & Rehabilitation Center in Highland Heights.

She was a member of Christ Church United Church of Christ in Fort Thomas and was an information desk volunteer at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

Service will be 11 a.m. Friday at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home in Fort Thomas. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery.

Kenneth Lee Byrd

NEWPORT - Kenneth Lee Byrd, 45, a maintenance manager for American Diversified Development Inc. in Newport, and a Marine veteran, died Tuesday at Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Cincinnati.

Survivors include two daughters, Tracie Byrd and Nichole Byrd; his parents, Teddy and Shirley Byrd; two brothers, Michael and Jeff; a sister, Teresa Morris, and his fiancee, Jennifer Walker.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. today and the service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Fares J. Radel Funeral Home in Highland Heights. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate.

Memorials: VA Medical Center, 3200 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45220.

Dennis Kowolonek

NEWPORT - Dennis Ray Kowolonek, 55, an employee for Johnson H Moving Co. in Covington, and a Vietnam War Marine veteran, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington.

Survivors include his wife, Zella; a daughter, Lillie Ann Kowolonek; two sons, Randy Ray Kowolonek and Dennis E. Kowolonek; a sister, Dawn Sptizky; and three brothers, Woody, Arrand and Van Kowolonek.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. and the service will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Linnemann Funeral Home in Covington. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

Memorials may be made to the Dennis Kowolonek Memorial Fund care of any U.S. Bank.

Kenton County

Ronald Conway Sr.

COVINGTON - Ronald "Ron" Conway Sr., 68, a concrete truck driver for LN Concrete Materials in Erlanger for 25 years, died Nov. 13 at his home in Covington.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley Ann Conway; two sons, Ronald "Ronnie" Conway Jr. and Darrin Lee Conway; a daughter, Mary Lou Riggs; two stepdaughters, Deborah Lee Combs and Rhonda Ann Smith; two brothers, Carl Thomas Conway and George A. Conway, and a sister, Elsie Imfeld.

Visitation will be from 4 to 6:45 p.m. and the memorial service will be at 7 p.m. today at Allison & Rose Funeral Home in Covington. No public burial information.

Lanny W. Crittendon

COVINGTON - Lanny W. Crittendon, 58, of the Latonia neighborhood of Covington, a security guard for Valor Security Co., and a Navy veteran, died Saturday at his home in Latonia.

Mr. Crittendon was a member of American Legion Post 11 in Newport, and of the Henry Barnes Masonic F&AM Lodge in Dayton, Ky.

Survivors include a son, Jason Munninghoff; and a daughter, Tracey Head.

Graveside service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate. Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

Edward J. Hassert

COVINGTON - Edward John Hassert, 89, of the Latonia neighborhood of Covington, a truck driver for the Kroger Co. for 27 years, died Tuesday at Rosedale Manor in Covington.

His daughter, Barbara Ann Knobloch, died in 1995.

Survivors include his wife, Virginia Mary Schlief Hassert; two sons, Ronald and Walter; a daughter, Lee Gillespie; and a sister, Margaret Clift.

Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be at 9 a.m. Saturday at Holy Cross Church, 3617 Church St., Covington. Mr. Hassert's remains were donated to the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine. Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Covington is handling arrangements.

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

Jimmie W. Million

ERLANGER - Jimmie W. Million, 56, a receiving clerk for Square D for 20 years, died Sunday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington.

Surviving are three brothers, Jerry, Jeffrey and Joseph; and three sisters, Joyce Wingate, Janice VanCleve and Joan Simms.

No public services planned. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill. Allison & Rose Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

James P. Stallings Jr.

LUDLOW - James P. Stallings Jr., 80, a retired printer for Gibson Greeting Card Co., a World War II Army veteran and member of Kelly Furnish Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7099 in Covington, died Saturday at University Hospital Medical Center in Cincinnati.

His wife, Dorothy Freking Stallings, died in 1989.

Survivors include three sisters, Wilma Pennington, Carolyn Lipscomb and Dorothy Wetenkamp; and a brother, Earl.

Visitation will be from 9 to 10 a.m. Saturday at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Ludlow. Mass of Christian burial will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at SS. Boniface & James Church, 304 Oak St., Ludlow. Burial will be in St. John Cemetery in Fort Mitchell.

Bessie Cummins

TAYLOR MILL - Bessie "Bess" Cummins, 79, a business manager for Beneficial Finance in Covington who retired after 39 years in 1983, died Tuesday at Villaspring of Erlanger Health Care & Rehabilitation Center.

She was a member of First Church of God in Latonia for 40 years.

Survivors include her husband, Bill; and a sister, Stella Damon.

Visitation will be from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and the service will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Allison & Rose Funeral Home in Taylor Mill. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

Lyle Haggard

TAYLOR MILL - Lyle Haggard, 90, a retired math and physics teacher for Newport High School, Holmes High School in Covington and Highland High School in Fort Thomas, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington.

Mr. Haggard was a member, Sunday school teacher and deacon at Ashland Avenue Baptist Church in Covington. He served in the Navy 1937-41, and in the Army during World War II.

Survivors include his wife, Mildred Murphy Haggard; two daughters, Lyla Haggard and Denise Caswell; two brothers, Kenneth and Clinton, and two sisters, Wanda Stanton and Dorothy Haggard.

Visitation will be from 4 to 7:15 p.m. and the service will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday at Allison & Rose Funeral Home in Taylor Mill. Graveside service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell.

Memorials: Ashland Avenue Baptist Church, 2735 Ashland Ave., Covington, KY 41015.

Pendleton County

Herschel L. Mitchell

BERRY - Herschel L. Mitchell, 78, a self-employed bricklayer, a 32nd degree Mason, and member of Butler United Methodist Church, died Wednesday at his home in Berry.

Survivors include his wife, Nellie; and two sons, Keith and Joe.

Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at Peoples Funeral Home in Falmouth. A second visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. and the service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Butler United Methodist Church, 8417 U.S. 27, Butler. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Falmouth.

Memorials: Hospice of Hope, 909 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville, KY 41056.

Patsy L. Ramsey

BUTLER - Patsy Louise Ramsey, 66, a homemaker, and member of Butler Christian Church, died Monday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

Survivors include her husband, Glendon; three daughters, Deborah Faith Barnett, Glenna Hope Roseberry and Alisha Lynn Straub; her mother, Zola Blanch Hodge, and four sisters, Margaret Nix, Jean Bryan, Janet Delaney and Faye Rhomberg.

Visitation will be from 7 to 9 p.m. today and the service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Woodhead Funeral Home in Falmouth. Burial will be in Riverside Cemetery in Falmouth.

Memorials: River Valley Nursing Home, 305 Taylor St., Butler, KY 41006.




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