Thursday, May 15, 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.

Boone County

Mary A. Clifford

HEBRON - Mary A. Clifford, 80, a homemaker, died Wednesday at Northern Kentucky Care & Rehabilitation Center in Highland Heights.

Her husband, James, died in 1999.

Surviving are a nephew, Charles Coleman of Alexandria; and her niece and caretaker, Marian Vanderpool of Fort Thomas.

Visitation will be 9-11 a.m. Friday at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Hebron. Mass of Christian burial will be 11:30 a.m. Friday at Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, Burlington. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas.

Memorials: Immaculate Heart of Mary Church, 5876 Veterans Way, Burlington, KY 41005.

Campbell County

Chester M. Witte

MELBOURNE - Chester M. Witte, 75, a farmer and caretaker at St. Ann's Convent in Melbourne, died Tuesday at his home.

He was an Army veteran, and a member of St. John's Lutheran Church in Camp Springs.

Surviving are his wife, Doris; a daughter, Sue Lackey of Melbourne; three sons, John and Kevin, both of Melbourne, and Ted of Crestview; 11 grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Service will be 10:30 a.m. Friday at St. John's Lutheran Church, Lower Tug Fork Road, Camp Springs. Burial will be in Alexandria Cemetery. A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home in Fort Thomas is handling arrangements.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, Northern Kentucky Unit, Nicholas Center, Suite A-2, 6612 Dixie Hwy., Florence, KY 41042; or Hospice of Northern Kentucky, 1403 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, KY 41075.

Richard J. Steffen

WILDER - Richard J. Steffen, 70, died Tuesday at his home.

Surviving are a sister, Audrey Racke of Wilder; and a brother, Kenneth of Wilder.

Visitation will be noon to 1 p.m. today at Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will be 1:30 p.m. today at St. Joseph Church, 4011 Alexandria Pike, Cold Spring. Burial will be in St. Mary Church Cemetery in Alexandria.

Memorials: Bishop Brossart Building Fund, Jefferson and Grove streets, Alexandria, KY 41001.

Grant County

Dakota Coffey

WILLIAMSTOWN - Dakota Price Coffey died shortly after birth Monday at University Hospital in Cincinnati.

Surviving are parents, Robert Michael Coffey and Kathleen Jewell Coffey of Williamstown; four brothers, Shawn Coffey of Florence, and Josh, Justin and Jacob Wright, all of Hebron; paternal grandmother, Jean Boehm of Cincinnati; maternal grandparents, Danny and Mary Trimble of Burlington; and maternal great-grandfather, Tom Moore of Florence.

Memorial service with burial to follow will be 11 a.m. Friday at Floral Hills Memorial Gardens Chapel, Taylor Mill. Stith Funeral Home in Florence is handling arrangements.

Kenton County

Louis Elliott

INDEPENDENCE - Louis "Joe" Rich Elliott, 74, of Guilford, Ind., a retired locomotive engineer for Conrail, died Monday at Margaret Mary Community Hospital in Batesville, Ind.

Surviving are his wife, Mary Hope Chipman Elliott; and sisters, Rose Marie Baldwin of Florence, and Lou Ann Elliott of Lima, Ohio.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today and service 11 a.m. Friday at Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home, Independence. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery in Dry Ridge.

Pendleton County

Pauline Shaw

FALMOUTH - Pauline Shaw, 58, a homemaker, died Monday at her home.

She was preceded in death by a daughter, Darlene Pressley.

Surviving are three sons, Keith of Ludlow, Bill of Cincinnati and David of Falmouth; three daughters, Sue Bays of Falmouth, and Jennifer Vaught and Anna Vaught, both of Cincinnati; four brothers, A.D. Collins and Johnny Collins, both of Newport, Daniel Collins of Louisville, and Charles Collins of Cincinnati; a sister, Eileen Keller of Bellevue; 16 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today and service 11 a.m. Friday at the Church of God at 401 Keturah St., Newport. Burial will be in Battle Grove Cemetery in Cynthiana, Ky.

Cooper Funeral Home in Grants Lick is handling arrangements.

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