Wednesday, July 30, 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

Harry E. Bathalter

ALEXANDRIA - Harry E. Bathalter, 90, a retired union carpenter and member of St. Mary Catholic Church in Alexandria, died Monday at Northern Kentucky Care & Rehabilitation Center in Highland Heights.

Surviving are his wife, Veramae; three sons, Jerry of Villa Hills, Robert of Falmouth and William of Winchester, Ohio; a daughter, Susan Popovich of Ponte Vedra Beach, Fla.; nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 4:30-6:30 p.m. Thursday at Alexandria Funeral Home. Mass of Christian burial will be 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Mary Catholic Church. Burial will be in St. Mary Catholic Church Cemetery.

Marie A. Losey

NEWPORT - Marie Anna Losey, 92, a homemaker, died Monday at St. Luke Hospital East in Fort Thomas.

Her husband, Russell, died in 1987. Surviving are three sons, Lawrence of Independence, Robert of Bellevue and Ronald of Highland Heights; seven grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 9-10:30 a.m. Thursday at A.C. Dobbling & Son Funeral Home in Bellevue. Mass of Christian burial will be 11 a.m. Thursday at Divine Mercy Parish Church, 318 Division St., Bellevue. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

Memorials: Divine Mercy Parish Church, 318 Division St., Bellevue, KY 41073; or Baptist Convalescent Center, 120 Main St., Newport, KY 41071.

Grant County

James L. Webb

WILLIAMSTOWN - James L. Webb, 95, retired president of The Bank of Williamstown, where he was an employee for 50 years, died Sunday at Grant Manor Health Care Center in Williamstown.

He served as chairman of the board of directors for The Bank of Kentucky for many years until his retirement, and was a World War II Army veteran. He served as treasurer for Grant County for 40 years, and served one term as a board member for the Kentucky Bankers Association.

Surviving are two sisters, Juanita Cornelius of Williamstown and Virginia Points of Wilmington, N.C.; and nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. today at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown. Burial will be in Williamstown Cemetery.

Memorials: Williamstown Christian Church, 318 N. Main St., Williamstown, KY 41097.

Kenton County

Charles G. Ruehmeier

COVINGTON - Charles G. Ruehmeier, 78, of the Latonia neighborhood, a retired letter carrier and a World War II Army veteran, died Monday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center in Edgewood.

He was a member of Kelly Furnish Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 7099 in Covington, and St. Mark United Church of Christ in Latonia.

His wife, Norma Ruth Ruehmeier, died in 2002.

Surviving are several nieces and nephews.

Graveside service will be 10 a.m. Thursday in Highland Cemetery in Fort Mitchell. Connley Brothers Funeral Home in Latonia is handling arrangements.

Memorials may be made to any Veterans of Foreign Wars post.

Thomas M. Bagley

ERLANGER - Thomas Martin Bagley, 41, a mechanic for Firestone Tire & Service Center in Newport, died Saturday at St. Luke Hospital East in Fort Thomas.

Surviving are a daughter, Chelsea Bagley of Erlanger; a stepson, Brandon Sipple of Erlanger; and three sisters, Jeanne Grote of Edgewood, and Anne Adkins and Carol Eisner, both of Taylor Mill.

Visitation will be 9-10 a.m. and Catholic blessing 10 a.m. today at Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Erlanger. Burial of cremated remains will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Fort Mitchell.

Memorials can be made to Chelsea Bagley Memorial Fund at any Huntington Bank branch.

Clifford Daniels Jr.

ERLANGER - Clifford Daniels Jr., 54, died Sunday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South in Edgewood.

He was a member of the Northern Kentucky Bass Busters, a fishing group.

Surviving are his wife, Diane; a daughter, Jamie Daniels of Erlanger; a son, Jason of Erlanger; two sisters, Yvonne Brunner of Walton and Susan Hamilton of Florence; a brother, Glenn Daniels of Florence; and his mother, Euna Faye Daniels of Florence.

Visitation will be 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and service 1 p.m. today at Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home in Florence. Burial will be in Floral Hills Memorial Gardens in Taylor Mill.

Ernest H. Moore

LUDLOW - Ernest H. Moore, 73, retired owner of Ernie's Cafe in Ludlow and a member of the Ludlow Hobo Club, died Monday at his home.

He was preceded in death by two sons, David in 1992, and Donald in 1967.

Surviving are five sons, Ernest of Richmond, Va., Taylor of Westwood, Ohio, James of Virginia Beach, Va., Ronald of Atlanta and Marco of Fort Thomas; a daughter, Deborah Moore of Philadelphia, Tenn.; a brother, William Moore of Cincinnati; 16 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be 6-8 p.m. and service 8 p.m. today at Ronald B. Jones Funeral Home in Ludlow. His body was donated to the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine.

Harold Brown

MORNINGVIEW - Harold Brown, 76, a retired heavy equipment operator, died Saturday at his home.

Surviving are his wife, Louise; a son, Danny of Warsaw, Ky.; four grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be noon to 2 p.m. and service 2 p.m. today at Chambers & Grubbs Funeral Home in Independence. Burial will be in Wilmington Church Cemetery in Fiskburg, Ky.

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

Michael L. Blanchet

VILLA HILLS - Michael L. Blanchet, 44, a package handler for United Parcel Service, died Sunday at his home.

His wife, Patricia A. Kennedy Blanchet, died in 2001.

Surviving are a son, Steven of Villa Hills; five brothers, George H. of Florence, Daniel J. of Dayton, Ky., Andrew L. of Walton, Mark A. of Independence and Greg P. of Erlanger; and six sisters, Rose M. Blanchet and Patty S. Hughes, both of Covington, Bonnie A. Blanchet of Villa Hills, Joan M. Martin of Park Hills, Jean M. Clark of Erlanger and Betsy Lameier of Woodstock, Ga.

Visitation will be 5-6:50 p.m. and Mass of Christian burial will be 7 p.m. Thursday at St. Agnes Church, 1680 Dixie Highway, Fort Wright. Burial will be in St. Mary Cemetery in Fort Mitchell. Middendorf-Bullock Funeral Home in Covington is handling arrangements.

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

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