Sunday, September 14, 2003

Kentucky obituaries

Boone County

William Rich Moore

FLORENCE - William Rich Moore of Florence died Tuesday at his residence. The retired machinist for Lunkenheimer Valve Manufacturing was 61.

His son, William Terry Moore, died in 1994.

Surviving are his wife, Charlene Davis Moore of Florence; two daughters, Sherry Ann Jones of Florence, and Tracy Moore of Latonia; a brother, Robert Moore of Covington, and nine grandchildren.

The body will be cremated.

Chambers & Grubbs, Florence, is serving the family.

Lucille Stevens

FLORENCE - Lucille Stevens of Florence died Thursday at her residence. The homemaker and member of Belleview Church of Christ was 84.

She was preceded in death by her husband, John Thomas Stevens, in 2000.

Surviving are two daughters, Wilma Paukovitz of Frisco, Texas, and Sylvia Morrical of Portland, Ind.; a son, Howard Stevens of Brandon, Fla.; two sisters, Pauline Henson, and Pern Nead, both of Florence; a brother, Paul Nead of Loveland; eight grandchildren, and six great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 2-5 p.m. today at Stith Funeral Home, Florence.

Service will be at noon Monday at the funeral home.

Burial will be in Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Erlanger.

Memorials: Belleview Church of Christ, 6247 Main Street, Belleview, 41005

Campbell County

Marian O. Blazer

HIGHLAND HEIGHTS - Marian O. Blazer of Highland Heights died Thursday at Highland Heights Care and Rehabilitation Center. The dietetic worker at V.A. Hospital in Fort Thomas was 78.

Her husband, Harlin Blazer, died in 1988.

Surviving are two daughters, Kathryn L. Bickers of Dayton, Ky., and Mildred Sue Blazer of Highland Heights, and a son, Jerry Blazer of Cincinnati.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m.-noon Monday at Fares J. Radel Funeral Home, Highland Heights. Service will follow. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate.

Kenton County

Norbert "Matt" Mersch

COVINGTON - Norbert "Matt" Mersch of Covington died Thursday at St. Elizabeth South Medical Center in Edgewood. The sheet metal worker with Kirk & Blum in Cincinnati was 78.

He was a World War II veteran who served in the Merchant Marines, the U.S. Navy and the U.S. Army.

He was also a member of the Sheet Metal Union Local 24.

Surviving are his wife, Barbara Mersch of Covington; three daughters, Nancy Bloemer of Camp Springs, Ky., Lorraine Bloemer of Bethel, Ohio, and Barbara Smith of Covington; a son, William Bloemer of Springfield, Ill.; two sisters, Esther Clark of Rising Sun, Ind., and Marian Nienaber of Florence; seven grandchildren, and seven great-grandchildren.

Visitation will be from 6-8 p.m. today at Don Catchen & Sons Funeral Home, Covington.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Augustine Church, Covington.

Burial will be in Mother of God Cemetery, Fort Wright.

Memorials: St. Augustine Church, 1839 Euclid Ave., Covington, 41014.

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