Saturday, May 31, 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.

Boone County

Wyetta Langenbrunner

FLORENCE - Wyetta Langenbrunner, 86, a retired employee in the accounts receivable department for DuBois Chemical Co. in Cincinnati, died Wednesday at Florence Park Care Center in Florence.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Harold, in 1969.

Surviving are a sister, Freida Poynter of Elsmere, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be 5-6 p.m. and service 6 p.m. today at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home, Dry Ridge. Burial will be in New Vine Run Cemetery, Dry Ridge.

Campbell County

Charles Pickelman

COLD SPRING - Charles "Pick" Pickelman, 75, a retired mechanical engineer for Apple Computers Inc. in Cupertino, Calif., died Thursday at St. Luke Hospital in Fort Thomas.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Charlotte, in 1995, and a son Bruce in 2001.

Surviving are a son, Steven of Alamo, Calif.; a daughter, Sheryl Robitaille of Olympia, Wash.; a sister, Shirley Abraham of Bellevue; and three grandchildren.

Memorial service will be 11 a.m. today at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home, Bellevue. His body will be cremated.

William J. O'Connor

FORT THOMAS - William J. O'Connor, of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla., formerly of Cincinnati, died Sunday at St. Luke Hospital in Jacksonville, Fla.

He was the retired director of national accounts for Johnson & Johnson at locations in Cincinnati and New Jersey, and was a World War II Navy veteran.

Surviving are his wife, Edna Mae O'Connor; three daughters, Peggy Kirk of Boston, Susan McKay of Stamford, Conn., and Karen Newman of McLean, Va.; two sons, Timothy of Branchburg, N.J., and William II of Billings, Mont.; and 12 grandchildren.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. today at St. Therese Church, Southgate. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery, Fort Thomas.

Memorials: The Franciscan Mission Association, 322 West St., Carey, OH 43316-1415; or Elder High School, 3900 Vincent Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45205.

Howard W. Bonhajo

NEWPORT - Howard W. Bonhajo, 98, a retired clerk for the New York Central Railroad, died Thursday at the Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport.

He was a member of the board of directors of Kentucky Enterprise Savings & Loan and a member of St. John's United Church of Christ in Newport.

Surviving are several cousins.

Visitation will be 8:30-9:30 a.m. and service 9:30 a.m. today at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home, Fort Thomas. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate.

Memorials: St. John's United Church of Christ, Park Avenue and Nelson Place, Newport, KY 41071.

Grant County

Harriet Sue Younger

CRITTENDEN - Harriet Sue Moore Younger, 82, a former buffet coordinator for the Flying J Travel Plaza in Walton and member of Sherman Baptist Church in Dry Ridge, died Thursday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Don, in 1990.

Surviving are two sons, Buddy Rice of Burlington, and Thomas Rice of Taylor Mill; two daughters, Barbara Twehues of Verona and Patricia Coldiron of Crittenden; 10 grandchildren; 12 great-grandchildren; and three great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation was Friday. Service will be 10 a.m. today at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home, Dry Ridge. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens, Taylor Mill.

Ralph Deitz

DRY RIDGE - Ralph Deitz, 61, a professional engineer and land surveyor who was the chief district engineer for the Kentucky Department of Highways District 7, died Wednesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Williamstown.

He was the owner of Deitz County Line Liquors in Crittenden and of North Keefer Apartments in Crittenden. He was a former employee for the Federal Emergency Management Agency for four years.

Surviving are his wife, Marie Thomas Deitz; two sons, Jason and Joshua, both of Crittenden; three brothers, Ronnie of Sanders, Ky., and Ricky and Randy, both of Corinth, Ky.; and one grandchild.

Visitation will be 5-9 p.m. today and service 2 p.m. Sunday at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown. Burial will be in Hillcrest Cemetery, Dry Ridge.

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

Kenton County

Harry G. Campbell

COVINGTON - Harry G. Campbell, 80, of Hamilton, formerly of Covington, died Wednesday at Fort Hamilton Hospital in Hamilton.

He was an employee for the Kroger Co. for 25 years, and a World War II Army veteran.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Cleo, in 1983.

Surviving are three sons, Harry of Erlanger, Bobby Ray of Hamilton and Terry of Covington; seven grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and service 11 a.m. today at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, Latonia. Entombment with an honor guard ceremony will immediately follow the funeral services at Highland Cemetery Mausoleum, Fort Mitchell.

Ella L. Hock

ERLANGER - Ella Louise Hock, 79, an employee for R.L. Polk & Co. in Cincinnati for 35 years, died Tuesday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

She was a member of St. Henry Church in Elsmere and was a volunteer at the Elsmere Senior Center.

Surviving are a sister, Edna Edmondson, of Erlanger.

Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. and Mass of Christian burial 10 a.m. today at St. Henry Church, Elsmere. Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger. Linnemann Funeral Homes are handling arrangements.

Memorials: American Cancer Society, Northern Kentucky Unit, Nicholas Center, Suite A-2, 6612 Dixie Highway, Florence, KY 41042; or St. Henry Church, 3813 Dixie Highway, Elsmere, KY 41018.

Danh Van Nguyen

PARK HILLS - Danh Van Nguyen, 65, a mechanic for Robke Ford in Covington and member of St. Agnes Church in Fort Wright, died Sunday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

Surviving are his wife, Sue; two daughters, Mary Aregoni of Chicago and Theresa Nguyen of Brooklyn, N.Y.; a son, Joe of Laurel, Md.; a brother, Hoang of Florence; and seven sisters, Chau Nguyen, Lam Nguyen, Phung Nguyen and Quy Nguyen, all of Paris, France, and Hue Nguyen of St. Paul, Minn., Phi Nguyen of Florence and Phuong Nguyen of Philadelphia.

Mass of Christian burial will be 10 a.m. today at St. Agnes Church, 1680 Dixie Highway, Fort Wright. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery, Fort Mitchell. Stith Funeral Home in Florence is handling arrangements.




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