Thursday, July 10, 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

Robert E. Peck

FLORENCE - Robert Earl Peck, 70, a self-employed accountant and Korean War Air Force veteran, died Saturday at his home.

Surviving are two daughters, Marielle Peck of Lexington and Susan Peck of Nashville, Tenn.

No public services are planned; Mr. Peck's body is being cremated. Stith Funeral Home in Florence is handling arrangements.

Campbell County

William E. Hungler

COLD SPRING - William E. Hungler, 75, a retired crane operator for the former Ortner Freight Car Co. in Covington, died Monday at St. Luke Hospital East in Fort Thomas.

Surviving are his wife, Carole; a son, Christopher of Wilder; a daughter, Heidi L. Hungler of Las Vegas; and two grandchildren.

No public services are planned; Mr. Hungler's body is being cremated.

Memorials: Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center, Development Office, 3333 Burnet Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229-3039.

Robert W. Newbold

FORT THOMAS - Robert W. Newbold, 83, of Live Oak, Fla., formerly of Cincinnati and a business agent for the International Millwright Union, died Sunday at Lake City Medical Center in Lake City, Fla.

He was a World War II Army veteran and member of the Carpenters Union of Ohio.

Surviving are his wife, Virginia, and a nephew, Arthur S. Rayhle of Burlington.

Graveside service will be 2 p.m. today at St. Stephen Cemetery in Fort Thomas. A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home in Fort Thomas is handling arrangements.

Mary E. Tillman

FORT THOMAS - Mary Elizabeth Tillman, 94, a homemaker and member of First Baptist Church of Fort Thomas, died June 19 at Baptist Convalescent Center in Newport.

She was a member of the Fort Thomas Women's Club and a former president of the Highlands High School Parent Teacher Association.

Her husband, Wilbur, died in 1990.

Surviving are a daughter, Elizabeth A. McSwain of Fort Thomas; two sons, Ted of Fullerton, Calif., and Fred of Rome, N.Y.; a sister, Marjorie O'Conner of St. Petersburg, Fla.; a brother, Claude Brown of Frankfort; eight grandchildren; and 12 great-grandchildren.

No visitation. Memorial service will be 10 a.m. Saturday at First Baptist Church. Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Homes is handling arrangements.

Memorials: First Baptist Church, 600 N. Fort Thomas Ave., Fort Thomas, KY 41075; or Baptist Convalescent Center, 120 Main St., Newport, KY 41071.

Henry A. Seeber

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - Henry A. "Hank" Seeber, 91, a retired engineer for Southern Railway who worked out of Ludlow, died Sunday at the Highlands of Fort Thomas.

He was a member of St. Joseph Church in Cold Spring and former member of the Dayton Eagles.

He was preceded in death by his first wife, Alma Brown Seeber, in 1977; his second wife, Henrietta Wentworth Seeber, in 1989; a son, Raymond Seeber; and a daughter, Evelyn Rieger.

Surviving are two daughters, Mary Lou Capek of Erlanger and Marilyn Martin of Bellevue; two sons, William Rieger of Bellevue and Thomas Seeber of Fairfield; 18 grandchildren; and 34 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10:30 a.m. to noon Friday at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home in Bellevue. Mass of Christian burial will be 1 p.m. Friday at St. Joseph Church. Burial will be in St. Stephen Cemetery in Fort Thomas.

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

Fred W. Schwartz

SOUTHGATE - Fred William Schwartz, 83, a retired employee of Cincinnati Bell Telephone Co., died Monday at his home.

He was a member of First Baptist Church of Fort Thomas and of the Romeo Club at the church. He was a World War II Army veteran and a member of the John R. Little Post of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Southgate.

Surviving are his wife, Ada Banfield Schwartz; a daughter, Glenda Williams, of Lexington; and two grandchildren.

Visitation will be 5-8 p.m. today and service 9 a.m. Friday at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home in Fort Thomas. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery in Southgate.

Memorials: Hospice of Northern Kentucky, 1403 Alexandria Pike, Fort Thomas, KY 41075.

Carl Lee Peters Jr.

NEWPORT - Carl Lee Peters Jr., 22, died Saturday at his father's home in Florence.

Surviving are his mother, Marilyn Peters of Newport; his father and stepmother, Carl Lee Peters Sr. and Connie Peters of Florence; a brother, James Peters of Newport; his stepbrother, Tony Centers of Elsmere; a stepsister, Kelli Centers of Elsmere; and his grandmother, Grace Case of Newport.

Visitation will be 4-9 p.m. Friday and service 9:30 a.m. Saturday at Fares J. Radel Funeral Home in Newport.

Burial will be in Alexandria Cemetery.

Kenton County

Alice V. Franxman

COVINGTON - Alice Viola Franxman, 97, a homemaker, died Monday at Rosedale Manor in Covington.

She was a member of St. Benedict Church in Covington and of the Covington Civic Club and the Tripoli Club.

Her husband, Norbert, died in 1974. A son, Richard, died in 1995, and another son, Norbert, died in 2002.

Surviving are a daughter, Pat Harney of Independence; three sons, Robert of Covington, Jack of Florence and Larry of Orlando, Fla.; 23 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren; and 12 great-great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 10-11 a.m. and Mass of Christian burial 11 a.m. Friday at St. Benedict Church in Covington. Burial will be in Mother of God Cemetery, Fort Wright. Linnemann Funeral Homes is handling arrangements.

Memorials: St. Benedict Church, 338 E. 17th St., Covington, KY 41011.

William Hollen

COVINGTON - William Hollen, 42, of Latonia, died Saturday at his home.

Surviving are his mother, Claudia Spangler of Latonia; two brothers, Larry Ashcraft and Carl Hollen Jr., both of Latonia; a sister, Tammy Hollen of Latonia; and his stepmother, Mary E. Hollen of Highland Heights.

Visitation will be 10 a.m.-noon and service noon today at Alexandria Funeral Home. Burial will be in Alexandria Cemetery.

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