Friday, April 4, 2003

Kentucky obituaries



The Kentucky Enquirer publishes obituaries of residents in Boone, Campbell, Gallatin, Grant, Kenton and Pendleton counties as a free service. Obituaries are published based on available space each day and may be held until space is available. 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.

Campbell County

Oscar M. Ruschell

SILVER GROVE - Oscar M. Ruschell, 71, a welder and a Korean War Army veteran, died Monday at Drake Center in Cincinnati.

He was a member of Silver Grove Christian Church.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Lois, in 2000 and a son Gary in 1989.

Surviving are a daughter, Shari Biltz of Silver Grove; a sister, Estill "Boots" Sanson of West Fork, Ark.; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. today at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home, Fort Thomas. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas.

Memorials: Silver Grove Christian Church, 122 W. Second St., Silver Grove, KY 41085; or Drake Center, 151 W. Galbraith Road, Cincinnati, OH 45216.

Gallatin County

Ollie Kimberlin

WARSAW - Ollie Kimberlin, 79, a self-employed apartment manager, died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Florence.

Surviving is her husband, General "Rick" Kimberlin.

Service will be 2 p.m. today at Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home, Verona. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery in Verona.

Memorials: Paint Lick Baptist Church Building Fund, 55 Ky. 1992, Warsaw, KY 41095.

Grant County

James G. Fulks

CRITTENDEN - James Glen Fulks, 82, a retired machinist who worked for Formica Corp. in Cincinnati for 39 years, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Williamstown.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Elizabeth Inez Nickell Fulks.

Surviving are a son John of Dry Ridge; two daughters, Sandra Gibbins and Donna Blackburn, both of Dry Ridge; nine grandchildren; 16 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today and service 11 a.m. Saturday at Hamilton-Stanley Funeral Home, Verona. Burial will be in New Bethel Cemetery, Verona.

Memorials: Gideons International, P.O. Box 222, Williamstown, KY 41097.

Kenton County

Jacqueline Hanselman

COVINGTON - Jacqueline Crook Hanselman, 75, of Latonia, died Monday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington. She was a retired secretary with more than 37 years of service for the former Western Electric Co. in Cincinnati.

She was the organist and choir director at St. Stephen Episcopal Church in Latonia for 45 years.

Her first husband, Paul Crook, died in 1971.

Surviving are her husband, J. Douglas Hanselman; a son, Richard Crook of Edgewood; and one grandchild.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. Saturday at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, Latonia. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger.

Margaret LaBoiteaux

COVINGTON - Margaret LaBoiteaux, 87, a retired assembler for RCA Corp. in Cincinnati, died Monday at Garrard Convalescent Home in Covington. She was a member of First Baptist Church of Bellevue.

Surviving are her husband, Charles; and a sister, Genevieve Crabbe of Columbus, Ohio.

Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. and service 10:30 a.m. Saturday at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home in Bellevue. Burial will be in Alexandria Cemetery.

Edgar W. Young

COVINGTON - Edgar W. Young, 82, of Latonia, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Hospice in Covington. He was a pressman for U.S. Playing Card Co. in Norwood for 42 years, and a World War II Army veteran.

He was a member of Kelly Furnish VFW Post 7099 in Covington.

Surviving are his wife, Charlotte T. Pohlman Young, of Latonia; two daughters, Mary Evelyn Rodriguez of Elsmere and Beverly D. Schild of Latonia; three sons, Michael of Fort Wright, William of Independence and Robert of Latonia; 13 grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 9:30-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. today at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, Latonia. Burial with an honor guard service will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

Memorials: St. Elizabeth Hospice Program, 401 E. 20th St., Covington, KY 41014-9988.

Robert D. Adams

CRESTVIEW HILLS - Robert D. Adams, 79, a retired vice president for National Underwriters in Cincinnati, died Saturday at Wesley Hall in Cincinnati. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of Mother of God Church in Covington.

He was the former president of the American chapter of "Rhine et Danube," a French cultural organization.

Surviving are his wife, Billie Dorothy Barker Adams; a son, David of Erlanger; a daughter, Meg Adams of Fort Mitchell; two sisters, Marian Claire Gordon of Frankfort and June Broaddus of Lexington; two brothers, Kenneth of St. Augustine, Fla., and Richard of McCaysville, Ga.; and two grandchildren.

Memorial Mass of Christian burial will be 12:05 p.m. Saturday at Mother of God Church in Covington. Burial will be in Mother of God Cemetery, Fort Wright. Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia is handling arrangements.

Memorials: Wesley Hall, 315 Lilienthal, Cincinnati, OH 45204.

Luther Case

ERLANGER - Luther Pat Case, 75, a retired printing press operator, died Tuesday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas. He was a member of Florence First Church of God, and was a World War II Army veteran.

His wife, Helma Gross Case, died in 1999.

Surviving are two daughters, Paula Case of Latonia and Cynthia Mickelson of Newport; two brothers, Russell of Union and James Lee of Alexandria; three sisters, Thelma Marshall of Muncie, Ind., Gay Adams of Kentucky, and Aggie Fahlbush of Newport; six grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and service 1 p.m. today at Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home, Florence. Burial will be in Alexandria Cemetery.

Memorials: Redwood School & Rehabilitation Center, 71 Orphanage Road, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017.

Ruth H. Ashcraft

INDEPENDENCE - Ruth H. Ashcraft, 86, a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church of Walton, died Monday at Florence Park Care Center.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Wootson, and two sons, Kenneth and John.

Surviving are two daughters, Esther Webb of Independence and Myra Day of Highland Heights; a brother, Harry R. Koenig of Fort Thomas; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10 a.m. to noon and service noon today at Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home, Independence. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger.

Memorials: First Baptist Church, 47 S. Main St., Walton, KY 41094.




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