Our Obituaries

Frances J. Huettig

September 15, 1951 - November 5, 2013

HUETTIG, Frances, 62 of Louisville, passed away Tuesday, November 5, 2013. She was born September 15, 1952, daughter of the late Karl and Frances Lang Marshall and worked for the Fund for the Arts. Fran was a devoted wife, mother and grandmother and will be deeply missed. She is survived by her loving husband, Edwin J. Huettig; children, Christian Ayers (Sue) and Andrea Ayers (Sean);...
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George Michael O'Bryan

July 5, 1942 - November 3, 2013

George Michael O'Bryan, 71 of Louisville, went to see the Lord peacefully from the V.A. Medical Hospital. He was a retired plant operator for D.D. Williamson, a veteran of the United States Air Force during the Vietnam War, a member of South East Christian Church and member of a group with therapy dogs called WAGS (Wonderful Animals Giving Support). He is preceded in death by his parents;...
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Dorothy "Dot" P. Masterson

March 27, 1925 - October 31, 2013

MASTERSON, Dorothy "Dot" P. 88, of Louisville, passed away peacefully Thursday, October 31, 2013. Dorothy was born on March 27, 1925 in Louisville, daughter of the late Henry and Rose Bott Ernst. She was the owner of Masterson Moving & Storage and a member at St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Richard C. Masterson Sr.; a son, Stephen ...
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Mary Margaret "Gil" Ott

December 15, 1922 - October 28, 2013

OTT, Mary M. "Gil", 90, of Louisville, passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Monday, October 28, 2013. She was born December 15, 1922 in Paducah, KY the daughter of the late Edward H. Gilbert and Emma Grace (Niehoff) Gilbert and was a Registered Nurse, having graduated from the Army Nursing Cadet program at Nazareth College. Mary was a loving wife, devoted mother and...
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Mary Elizabeth "Betty" Martin

November 5, 1919 - October 23, 2013

MARTIN, Mary Elizabeth "Betty", 93 of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013 in Lancaster, Kentucky surrounded by her family. Betty was born in Louisville, on November 5, 1919 to the late Elmer and Rose Loeser Doninger. She was retired from the Louisville Water Company and the Kentucky State Unemployment Office. She was a member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church. She is...
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Mark Dylan Kapfhammer

October 24, 1980 - October 23, 2013

KAPFHAMMER, Mark Dylan, 32 of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, October 23, 2013. Mark was a graduate of Trinity High School, Class of 99, University of Kentucky, and received a Masters Degree in Equine Management from the University of Louisville. He was the owner of Dr. Tile and a co-founder of Chop Shop Salads, an avid sports fan, especially the U.L. Cards and the Kansas City Chiefs. ...
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Kenneth James Ulmer

October 19, 1923 - October 22, 2013

ULMER, Kenneth James, 90, Louisville passed away Tuesday, October 22, 2013. He was born in Louisville on October 19, 1923 to the late Christine and Roy Ulmer. He was a retired Designer Draftsman for General Electric, served in the Marine Corps during World War II in the Pacific Theater, was a member of the R.C.R.C. Club, Co- Founder of the 1st Radio Controlled Airplane Club in Louisville,...
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Dorothy Ann Warner

May 9, 1913 - October 21, 2013

WARNER, Dorothy Ann, 82, of Louisville passed away peacefully in the early morning hours of Monday, October 21, 2013. She was born May 9, 1931 in Lebanon, KY, the daughter of the late Joseph Robert Downs and Hallie Mae Lucas Downs and was a homemaker, having raised four children. Dorothy was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and it's Eucharisitc Ministry, Queens Daughters and was a...
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Henry William Downing, Jr.

June 10, 1926 - October 18, 2013

Downing Jr, Henry William (Bill), 87 of Louisville, passed away Friday October 18th 2013. He was a Navy World War II Veteran, served on the Destroyer Escort USS Sims. Retired self employed painter. Enjoyed spending time with family and friends. He loved the outdoors, the K&I FourWheelers Club, fishing and KY Cutlery. He is survived by his wife of 65 years, Ruth (Brunner) Downing; ...
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Michael Donald Greenleaf

July 22, 1938 - October 18, 2013

Michael Donald Greenleaf, 75, of Louisville, passed away Friday, October 18, 2013, following a brief illness. A native of Bloomfield, NJ, he is the son of the late Maurice and Kathleen McGrath Greenleaf. Michael moved to Louisville 35 years ago while working for Celanese. He also worked for and retired from Rhone-Poulenc and Blatz Paint. Michael was an avid New York Yankees fan, a UK Wildcats...
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Eric Spalding "Frosty" Forrester

March 13, 1937 - October 14, 2013

FORRESTER, Eric Spalding "Frosty", 76, passed away Monday, October 14, 2013 at Floyd Memorial Hospital. He was born March 13, 1937 in Linlithglow, Scotland and came to the United States with his family in January 1949. He lived most of his life in the Louisville area, until the past several years when he lived in Bronston, KY in his beloved log cabin which he built himself. Eric was retired...
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William Forst Nichols

July 2, 1924 - October 14, 2013

NICHOLS, William Forst, 89, of Louisville, passed away Monday, October 14, 2013. William was born in Louisville, son of the late Mary Elizabeth and Shirley Nichols and was raised by an aunt and uncle, Louise and Will Corrigan. William was a 1942 graduate of Male High School, attended the University of Illinois and graduated from the University of Louisville. He worked at the U.S. Naval...
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Patricia Catherine Burch

February 21, 1949 - October 13, 2013

BURCH, Patricia Catherine, 64, of Louisville passed gently into the loving arms of our Heavenly Father on October 13, 2013. She was an employee of UPS, a member of the German American Club and a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. She was a caregiver for her father, mother and brother. She is preceded in death by her parents, Robert O. Burch, Sr. and Frances Jochum Burch; nephew,...
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Theodore "Ted" A. Huhn, Jr.

April 4, 1954 - October 9, 2013

Huhn, Theodore "Ted" A. Jr. of Louisville, KY passed away on October 09, 2013. Ted was the proud owner of Huhn Plumbing. He was a past president of the KY Assoc. of Plumbing Heating & Cooling Contractors and the LAPHCC and a former member of the KY Plumbing Code Committee. He was a 1972 graduate of St. Xavier High School. Ted served with the KY Football Official's Assoc. and a was lifetime UofL...
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Dorothy Nolan Potts

July 16, 1935 - October 8, 2013

POTTS, Dorothy Nolan, 78 of Louisville passed away Thursday, October 8, 2013. She was the daughter of the late John and Mary Catherine Wissel Nolan, and a graduate of the old Ursuline Academy. She was a homemaker, member of Holy Trinity Catholic Church and an avid bingo player. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Michael Louis Potts. Dorothy is survived by her children,...
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Robert Pope McAdams

September 10, 1919 - October 7, 2013

Robert Pope McAdams, aged 94, died Monday, October 7. He is survived by his wife, Joan West McAdams, sons Kevin (Leslie Barras), Robin (Lynda), and Marc, grandsons Logan (April) and Cory (Jane), and two great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his first wife, Mildred (nee Drummond). Mr. McAdams worked for 58 years at the former Louisville Drying Machinery Co. (now Louisville...
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Bernard "Bernie" J. Schoo M.D.

July 20, 1922 - October 7, 2013

SCHOO, Bernard J. M.D., 91 of Louisville, passed away Monday, October 7, 2013. Bernie was the son of the late Joseph A. Schoo and Catherine S. Tobe Schoo. He was a graduate of St. Xavier High School, University of Notre Dame and the University of Louisville Medical School. He was a retired Surgeon with a Specialty in Pediatrics. He served as a Medical Officer in the Navy during World War II...
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George W. Kok, Sr.

March 18, 1922 - October 5, 2013

KOK, GEORGE, SR. 91 passed away Saturday October 5, 2013. George is a former college and professional basketball player, who played at the University of Arkansas from 1944 – 1948. He was one of the first true big men to dominate the game. He was the second overall pick in the 1948 Basketball Association of America Draft, but never played in the league that was the predecessor of today's...
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Mary E. Woodard

September 15, 1919 - October 1, 2013

WOODARD, Mary E. 94 of Louisville passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2013. She was the daughter of the late Kempis and Mary Carrico Siegel, former owner of Woodard Criss Cross Directory and a member at St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Delmer T. Woodard. Mary is survived by her daughter, Mardell Haydon; granddaughters, Yvette Leitner (Joe...
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Christine A. Clarke

April 13, 1927 - October 1, 2013

CLARKE, Christine A. 86, of Louisville, passed away Tuesday, October 1, 2013. She retired from General Electric and was a former member of St. Joseph's Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, James M. Clarke Jr; and her son, Elmer J. Hertel Jr. She is survived by her daughter-in-law, Carole Hertel; grandchildren, Michelle Hughes (Mike) and Scott Hertel (Peggy...
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John M. "Matt" Reed

January 6, 1959 - September 26, 2013

REED, John M. "Matt", 54, of Louisville passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013. He was a former employee of UPS Logistics, a Kentucky Colonel, graduate of Eastern Kentucky University, and a Catholic by faith. Matt loved golf, but most special to him were fishing and hunting trips with his cousin Tim. He was preceded in death by his mother, Barbara Reed. Matt is survived by his...
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Peter V. Bowen

April 14, 1945 - September 26, 2013

BOWEN, Peter V., 68 passed away Thursday, September 26, 2013 at his home. Peter was known to many as the owner of Bullfrog Creek the Fishing Store. He spent 26 happy years at his store, dispensing advice, telling tales and selling fishing tackle. Peter was a Vietnam Army Veteran and a graduate of the University of Louisville. He is survived by his wife and best friend of 45 years,...
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Marie Josephine Ciliberti

December 23, 1928 - September 23, 2013

Ciliberti, Marie Josephine, 84 of Louisville, Clothed by the Grace of God, Monday, September 23, 2013. She was born in West New York, New Jersey. Marie was the second of four sisters. As a teenager, she was a model in New York and worked for Carrier Corporation. She was an extraordinary and devoted mother of 7 children. She touched many more children's lives at St. Joseph Children's Home...
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Margaret "Maggie" Harris Isaac

February 9, 1954 - September 18, 2013

ISAAC, Margaret Harris "Maggie", 59, of Louisville passed away Wednesday, September 18, 2013. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy, Treasurer of the Arts and Crafts Club, and an organ donor. She is survived by her children, Gabriel Isaac (Chad), Jesse Kaestner and Jacob Isaac; two grandchildren, Gavin and Brody Kaestner; brothers and sisters, Tim Harris (Jennie), Terry Harris ...
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Phares L. Steiner

June 18, 1928 - September 14, 2013

Steiner, Phares L., 85, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, September 14, 2013. He is survived by his wife of 32 years, Ellen Heineman Steiner; daughter, Adrienne Claire Steiner; son, Paul Christopher Steiner and a brother Donald F. Steiner M.D. of Chicago. Phares was born in Lima, Ohio, June 18, 1928, and graduated from Lima Central High School. He earned a B.M., majoring in organ at the...
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Janice Goodman

September 12, 1952 - September 14, 2013

Goodman, Janice age 61, died Saturday at her residence. Janice was kind, generous, gracious, caring, fun, loving and she was beautiful. She loved her life, she loved her friends and she loved her family. She loved the ocean, boating and was an exercise enthusiast. She was a nurse for over 40 years, most recently at Audubon Hospital. She graduated from Reidland High School and Bellarmine...
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Ana Marie Mieller

January 23, 1965 - September 11, 2013

MEILLER, Ana Marie, 48 of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Norton Suburban Hospital. She was a graduate of Sacred Heart Academy and Indiana University Southeast, and was an avid UK fan. She was preceded in death by her father, Robert E. Meiller. Survivors include her Daughter, Kendall Nicole Meiller; Mother, Patricia Trefzger Meiller; Brothers, Mike (Connie) and...
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Donald Hugh Murphy

July 19, 1927 - September 1, 2013

Donald Hugh Murphy, beloved and devoted husband, father, and friend, died peacefully in his home on Sunday, September 1, 2013 in Charlottesville, Virginia, surrounded by his family and friends. Don Murphy was born at home on his family's farm near Calumet, Oklahoma, on July 19, 1927. His parents were Catherine Ann Murphy (née McCabe) and Leo Roscoe Murphy. Don was the middle son, between John...
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Earl Ray Searcy

August 13, 1925 - August 29, 2013

SEARCY, EARL RAY, 88, of Louisville passed away Thursday, August 29, 2013 He was a native of Anderson County, Kentucky, son of late Phillip White Searcy and Lora Goodlett Searcy Earl was a graduate of Kavanaugh High School in Lawrenceburg KY, and Transylvania College in Lexington, KY, and the University of Louisville Law School. He was a member of the American Bar Association. Earl was a...
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Frank H. Hettinger, Sr.

April 9, 1930 - August 28, 2013

HETTINGER, Frank H. Sr., 83, of Louisville, passed away peacefully, surrounded by his family on Wednesday, August 28, 2013. Frank was born in Louisville, son of the late Nicholas and Mary Trenditner Hettinger. He was a Warehouse Foreman for 42 years at the old Bacons Department Store, member of the Navy Reserves during World War II, member of the KYANA Club of Louisville, a loyal volunteer...
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Mary Carolyn Peterson

October 10, 1913 - August 28, 2013

Peterson, Mary Carolyn, nee Huber, 99, of Louisville passed away Wednesday August 28, 2013 at the Golden Living Center. A graduate of the Academy of Our Lady of Mercy and a talented seamstress, Carolyn was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. She retired from Ursuline Campus as a receptionist. Carolyn was most devoted to her family and faith. She was preceded in death by her husband...
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Robert H. Kempf III

March 7, 1960 - August 27, 2013

Robert H. Kempf III of Louisville Kentucky, loving son and brother, passed away peacefully on Tuesday August 27, 2013 at University Hospital in Louisville, KY. He was 53 years old. Bob is survived by his mother Mary Ann Kempf-Koch and step-father Joseph Koch, as well as three sisters Anne Marie Kempf (Dave Francis), Linda Kempf Sherman and Theresa Kempf Johnson (David Johnson); along with six...
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Joseph Patrick McCall

September 4, 1928 - August 27, 2013

McCALL, Joseph Patrick, 85, of Louisville passed away Tuesday, August 27, 2013. He was a graduate of Christ the King grade school, Flaget High School, and the University of Louisville, undergraduate and law school. He was preceded in death by his parents, Frances McGreevey McCall and Joseph Arthur McCall; and a sister, Antoinette McCall. He is survived by his sisters, Mary Ann Feldkamp...
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Betty Jean Olsen

May 15, 1944 - August 26, 2013

OLSEN, Betty Jean, passed away on Monday, August 26, 2013 at Baptist Hospital East, surrounded by her loving family, after a courageous eight year battle with lung cancer. She was born in Bogalusa, LA, on May 15, 1944. She was preceded in death by her Father, Eugene P. Wilson, and her Mother, Barbara Bannister. Betty is survived by her husband of 34 years, Enoch "Bud" Olsen, daughter,...
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John Phillip Schevetto

November 3, 1920 - August 25, 2013

John P. Schevetto, 92, of Louisville passed away Sunday August 25, 2013. He was a landscape contractor and a lifetime member of the Louisville Nursery Association. John was a former president of Louisville Nurserymen's Association 1965-66 and former president of Kentucky Nursery Association 1966-67. He was an honorary member of Kentucky Nurserymen's Association, a WWII Army veteran attached to...
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William "Bill" E. Denton

September 11, 1920 - August 22, 2013

DENTON, William "Bill" E. 93 of Louisville passed away peacefully Thursday, August 22, 2013. He was born in Louisville, in 1920, son of the late Herbert and Travis Willett Denton. He was a graduate of Indiana University and served in the United States Marines during the Korean War. He was a member of Knights of Columbus, Bishop Spaulding Council and retired from General Motors. Bill was...
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Marie B. Heydt

March 6, 1918 - August 18, 2013

Heydt, Marie B. 95, of Louisville formally of Toms River, NJ, passed away peacefully Sunday August 18, 2013 at Meadowview Nursing Home. She is preceded in death by her husband of 49 years Elmer F. Heydt. She is survived by her daughters, Pamela Heydt and Marianne Heydt Bosco (Charles) and a son, Leonard Heydt (Marilee); four grandchildren, Brandon Bosco, Deidre Witan, Maura and Ella Manley....
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Harold Madison Henderson

April 27, 1915 - August 13, 2013

HENDERSON, Harold Madison, 98, of Louisville, passed away on August 13, 2013 in the arms of his loving wife, Marsha (Sissie Gathof) Henderson. He was born April 27, 1915 in Murfreesboro, TN. Harold came to Louisville in 1937 to observe flood damage and decided to make Louisville his home. During World War II, he enlisted in the U.S. Marine Corps and proudly served at Iwo Jima and in Japan. ...
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Kenneth C. Reifsteck

February 3, 1930 - August 12, 2013

REIFSTECK, Kenneth C. 83, passed away Monday, August 12, 2013. Born February 3, 1930 in Wilkinsburg, PA, Ken was a retired engineer for General Electric. A graduate of Rensselear Polytechnic Institute, he started with General Electric immediately after graduation. He married the love of his life, his lifelong sweetheart. He loved music and the arts and was an avid drummer. He was a member...
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Marie Jean Alvey

November 7, 1923 - August 7, 2013

ALVEY, Marie Jean, 89, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, August 7, 2013. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Art A. Alvey Sr; a grandson, Stephen Mather; and a great-grandson, Samuel Alvey. Marie is survived by five sons; Andy (Leslye), Michael (Kimberly), Bill (Jacque), Jim, Greg (Janice); two daughters, Rose Mather (Innes), Janie Bateman (Wally); 12 grandchildren and 9...
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Anita L. Jones

February 3, 1949 - August 2, 2013

JONES, Anita L, 64, of Louisville, passed away Friday, August 2, 2013. She was a graduate of Du Pont Manuel High School and the University of Louisville. Anita was a fellow of the Society of Actuaries. She worked for Capital Holding Corporation before moving to Atlanta to work for Ernst and Young. While in Atlanta, she was a member of St. Luke's Episcopal Church and a full time volunteer...
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Martha Ann Shiel Carlon

December 9, 1928 - August 2, 2013

CARLON, Martha Ann Shiel, 84, of Louisville, passed away peacefully, Friday, August 2, 2013 surrounded by her family. She was born in Indianapolis, Indiana, daughter of the late Walter and Mary Shiel. She was a graduate of the University of Louisville and volunteered her time at Baptist Healthcare and also at the Cathedral of the Assumption. She was the youngest of seven children and leaves...
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Joseph Frank Leffert

October 18, 1944 - July 30, 2013

Leffert, Joseph Frank, 68, of Bardstown passed away Tuesday July 30, 2013 at his home. He was preceded in death by his wife of 43 years Linda Lemke Leffert. He is survived by sons, John R. Leffert (Jason Tumulty) and Joseph A. Leffert (Anne Mary); grandchildren, Will, Sam and Jack; sister, Joan Leffert; brother, Jim Leffert; loving companion, Linda Newton and her children Scott and Craig...
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Helen Virginia Finney

February 16, 1927 - July 27, 2013

FINNEY, Helen Virginia, 86, of Louisville passed away Saturday, July 27, 2013. She was born February 16, 1927 in Clarion, PA, the daughter of the late Eli Palo and Helena Petraghlia Palo. For over 30 years, she served as a secretary, for the Air Force ROTC at the University of Louisville. Helen was a member of Church of the Ascension and proud 30 year volunteer usher at Actors Theatre. ...
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Marc A. Wessels

May 17, 1954 - July 26, 2013

Reverend, Doctor Marc A. Wessels 59, passed away Friday in St. Louis. Dr. Wessels was born in Bristol, CT to the late Ralph and Jean Wessels. Marc was the Associate Conference Minister for the Missouri Mid- South United Church of Christ Conference, and had recently been named the Conference Minister of the South Dakota United Church of Christ Conference. Marc served in churches in Australia,...
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Rose Ann Ruplinger

March 22, 1932 - July 24, 2013

RUPLINGER, Rose Ann, 81, of Louisville passed away Wednesday, July 24, 2013. She was born March 22, 1932 in Lebanon, KY, the daughter of the late Richard J. Cooper and Marie Johanna Humkey Cooper. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and a member of Queen's Daughters. Rose gave generously of her love of flowers and her talent of creating crafts. Rose Ann graduated from...
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Ann C. Miller

November 17, 1916 - July 23, 2013

MILLER, Ann C. 96, of Louisville, passed away Tuesday, July 23, 2013 at Westminster Terrace. She was born in Union County in 1916, daughter of the late Hudson and Mary Hamilton Payne. She was a member of the Golden Key Club, Little Sisters of the Poor, Casa Bella Coffee Club and St. Barnabas Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Herman M. Miller. Ann is...
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Dennis Wade DeMuth

February 16, 1963 - July 20, 2013

DeMuth, Dennis was born to Cecilia Geraldine and David Martin DeMuth on February 16, 1963 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Louisville KY, Dennis Wade joined his older sisters and brothers at the families rambler home in Whispering Hills subdivision, later moving to the Westport Road area in Eastern Louisville's Plantation subdivision in a home adjacent to the Plantation Country Club where plenty of...
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Dennis Wade DeMuth

July 20, 2013

DeMuth, Dennis was born to Cecilia Geraldine and David Martin DeMuth on February 16, 1963 at St. Joseph's Hospital in Louisville KY, Dennis Wade joined his older sisters and brothers at the families rambler home in Whispering Hills subdivision, later moving to the Westport Road area in Eastern Louisville's Plantation subdivision in a home adjacent to the Plantation Country Club where plenty of...
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Laverne Lynch

July 14, 2013

Lynch, LaVerne R. 92 of Louisville died Sunday July 14, 2013 at Norton Pavilion Hosparus Unit. She was a member of St. Margaret Mary Catholic Church and was a retired buyer of 35 years for the old Bacon's Department Store. She was preceded in death by her husband, Paul Lynch. She is survived by nieces; Judy Kaleher, Barbara Beck (Junie), Linda Bailey (Royce), and Cheryl Hollinden (Jerry);...
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Sally Breckel

July 13, 2013

Sally Ede Breckel, 83 of Louisville, passed away Saturday at Meadow View Nursing Home. She was a native of Gary Indiana, daughter to the late Richard and Marion Norton Ede, and a retired bookkeeper for Meals on Wheels in Jacksonville, FL. She is preceded in death by her husband; Charles L. Breckel and her grandson; Marty Pierpoint. Sally is survived by her children; Bonnie Herrick, Barbara...
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Zackery Wayne Foree

June 15, 2000 - July 10, 2013

FOREE, Zackery Wayne, 13, of Louisville, passed away July 10, 2013. He was to be in the 8th grade at Kammerer Middle School in the fall. He liked to play with his two brothers Nathan and Coleman. They liked to play games, have box wars, and play Xbox. He also liked to hangout with his friends and family. His favorite thing to do was make people happy, he could make anyone smile, except his...
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Mary M. Dues

February 21, 1914 - July 9, 2013

Mary M. Dues passed peacefully into eternal life on Tuesday, July 9, 2013 at the Nazareth Home at the age of 99. Born February 21, 1914, she was a retired school teacher in Louisville area Catholic Schools, primarily at Mother of Good Counsel and Our Lady of Lourdes. She was an Ursuline Associate and a member of the Ladies of Serra. She was a parishioner of Holy Spirit Catholic Church for...
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Harold V. Bomar, Jr.

July 8, 2013

BOMAR, HAROLD V. JR., 86, entered into rest July 8, 2013. Harold was a long time member of Holy Spirit Parish. He was a graduate of Anchorage High School and accepted a basketball scholarship to the University of Kentucky. After one year he entered the U.S. Navy during World War II. Harold then saw the light and returned home to play basketball for the University of Louisville!! While at U of...
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Patricia "Patsy" Ann Shirley

December 12, 1935 - July 5, 2013

SHIRLEY, Patricia "Patsy" Ann, 77 of Louisville, passed away Friday, July 5, 2013 at Baptist Healthcare. She was a native of Glasgow, Kentucky, daughter of the late John and Ruby Stockton. She was a graduate of Western Kentucky State Teachers College, (WKU), retired from St. Matthews Elementary School and was a long time member of St. Matthews Episcopal Church. She was preceded in death by...
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Flossie Virginia Jacob Settles

July 4, 2013

SETTLES, FLOSSIE VIRGINIA (JACOBS), 88, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013 at Four Courts at Cherokee Park. She was a native of Marion County, and a member of St. Leonard's Catholic Church. She is preceded in death by her husband, James Clifton Settles, Sr. She is survived her children, Betty J. Anderson (Norman), James C. Settles, Jr. (Alice), and Michael B. Settles...
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Margaret Janis Moran

August 2, 1915 - July 4, 2013

Moran, Margaret Janis, 97, of Louisville, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013, at Baptist Health Hospital. Her parents John and Margaret Moran; her sisters Fay Franconia, Virginia Simms and Mary Insley preceded Janis in death. Janis is survived by her brother John Joseph Moran II (Frances), sisters Dorothy Ernst (Jacob), Helen Phillips, and several nieces and nephews. She retired from...
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Bertand James "Jim" Tyrrell

May 4, 1938 - June 30, 2013

TYRRELL, BERTRAND JAMES (JIM) 75, of Louisville, passed away June 30, 2013 at Hosparus of Louisville. Born in Louisville, he was a former director for the Kentucky Highway Department, a financial official for the River Region Board and for the Kentucky Finance Department, from which he retired in 1988. He was a graduate of the University of Louisville and St. Xavier High School. He was a...
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George A. Krumpelman, Jr.

August 31, 1930 - June 30, 2013

George A. Krumpelman, Jr., 82, passed away with his family by his side on June 30, 2013. A native of Kentucky, he was the son of the late George A. and Leona E. (Buckman) Krumpelman. A faithful member of St. Bernadette Catholic Church, George served in the United States Air Force after graduating from St. Xavier High School. Having worked in heating and air conditioning, he founded his own...
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Dorothy Kamer Schlich

August 29, 1924 - June 29, 2013

Dorothy Kamer Schlich, 88, died Saturday at Jewish Hospital. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and the Altar Society. She is survived by her husband; Robert C. Schlich, sons; Robert A. Schlich (Dawn), Anthony C. Schlich (Sue), Michael D. Schlich (Paula), Larry J. Schlich, daughters; Linda Ann Schork (Joseph), Nancy Lee Cheap (Richard), brother; William Kamer, 10...
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Arthur Burton

June 27, 1919 - June 27, 2013

Burton, Retired USAF Lt Col Arthur M of Petersburg, Virginia, passed away on his 94th birthday, Thursday, June 27, 2013. At the time of his death, he was surrounded by loving and devoted family and the dedicated and caring staff at Kindred Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky. Colonel Burton was born and raised in Sheridan Co., Indiana. After studies at Butler University, he joined the...
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Russell Rex Herter

September 20, 1932 - June 26, 2013

Russell Rex Herter, 80 of Louisville, passed away Wednesday at Norton Suburban Hospital. He was a native of Terre Haute, IN born to the late Russell and Lucille Herter. Russell was a retired electrical maintenance employee for Duke Energy, formerly PSI, a US Navy Veteran of the Korean Conflict, a volunteer for the JCPS "Everyone Reads" Program and the JCPS Volunteer Talent Center, Habitat For...
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Mary Helen (Schulten) Vaughan

December 28, 1919 - June 25, 2013

VAUGHAN, Mary Helen, passed away Tuesday June 25, 2013. How to describe a woman like Mary? Her smile and infectious spirit says it all! Mary met her husband, Stu, the love of her life, as a WWII Army nurse and they married at Fort Knox. While Stu was stationed overseas, their first child, Susan arrived; Stuart, Mary, Elizabeth, Barbara and John followed. Mary and Stu gave their children the...
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Dorothy Yann Powell

April 16, 1935 - June 24, 2013

Powell, Dorothy Yann age 78, died Monday June 24th at Baptist Health.. Dorothy worked for T.J. Max for more than 30 years. She was a devoted mother, sister, grandmother, aunt, and friend to all who met her. She had a charitable loving heart with an Angel's spirit recognized by everyone she met. Dorothy was a devoted member of the Catholic Church.. Survivors include her daughter Debbie...
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George Paul Bierly

May 27, 1960 - June 24, 2013

BIERLY, PAUL GEORGE, 53, passed away suddenly at home Monday. He was an Eagle Scout, a member of Southeast Christian Church, where he enjoyed bible studies, a loyal employee of Plehn's Bakery, and a friend to many in St. Matthews. Paul was preceded in death by his parents, Fred and Rosemary Bierly; and a sister, Barbara Bierly Burns. He is survived by his brother, David Bierly (Candy);...
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Walter Claycomb

June 24, 2013

Walter L. Claycomb, 76 of Prospect, passed away Monday at his home. He was a Navy veteran who served two tours of enlistment achieving the rank of Petty Officer First Class. He was a Radarman aboard the USS Independence, CVA62 and a member of the American Legion Zachory Taylor Post 180. He was a systems programmer for the old L & N Railroad, a former employee of Humana, Blue Cross & Blue Shield,...
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Richard "Rick" T. Ochsner, Jr.

March 10, 1955 - June 23, 2013

Ochsner Jr., Richard "Rick" T. passed away on June 23rd 2013 in Mt. Sterling, Kentucky. He was born on March 10th 1955 to Richard and Mary Ochsner of Middletown, KY. Rick was a graduate of Eastern High School in Middletown and received a Bachelor of Science from Morehead State University. During his time with us, Rick was a loving father, son, brother, coach, mentor and friend. He proudly...
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Dorothy Schlich

June 20, 2013

Dorothy Kamer Schlich, 88, died Saturday at Jewish Hospital. She was a member of Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church and the Altar Society. She is survived by her husband; Robert C. Schlich, sons; Robert A. Schlich (Dawn), Anthony C. Schlich (Sue), Michael D. Schlich (Paula), Larry J. Schlich, daughters; Linda Ann Schork (Joseph), Nancy Lee Cheap (Richard), brother; William Kamer, 10...
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Ida Marie Craven Glaser

December 31, 1929 - June 18, 2013

Ida Marie Craven Glaser, 83, of Louisville (Portland), died June 18, 2013 at her daughter's home. Ida Marie was born December 31, 1929, to Mary Grace (O'Connor) and George Wallace Craven. She attended grade school and high school at Loretto Academy, graduating in 1947. Upon her graduation, Ida Marie became a proud member of the Loretto High School Alumnae Association. Later, she attended Nazareth...
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Anna Marie Davis

May 4, 1938 - June 17, 2013

DAVIS, Anna Marie, 89 of Louisville, passed away Monday, June 17, 2013 at Meadowview Rehabilitation and Nursing Home. Anna Marie was born in Louisville, daughter of the late Albert and Rose Reeves Palmer. She was a secretary for Liberty National Bank for 31 years, and a member of St. Martha's Catholic Church. She did volunteer work at the Sacred Heart Home and the old St. Anthony's Hospital....
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Anna Marie Davis

November 22, 1923 - June 17, 2013

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Paul Sparks

September 14, 1931 - June 17, 2013

Paul Sparks died on June 17, 2013 at the U of L Hospital. He was born September 14, 1931 in Paintsville KY and resided in Newport News , VA during his middle and high school years. After serving in the Korean War, he earned his BA, MA, and Rank I from Western Kentucky University and went on to teach high school history classes in several Kentucky schools including Shawnee High School and Moore...
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Michael G. Hall

August 30, 1945 - June 17, 2013

Hall, Michael G., 67 passed away June 17, 2013 in Scottsdale, AZ. Mike's life journey began August 30, 1945 in Muncie, IN where he attended Muncie Central High School and continued his education at Ball State University until the time he was drafted into the United States Army. During the time he spent serving in the United States Army he was stationed in Ft. Knox, KY, Ft. Gordon, GA and...
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Emma Eugenia "Jean" Hill Osiecki Schipper

February 3, 1917 - June 17, 2013

Emma Eugenia "Jean" Hill Osiecki Schipper, 96, of Crescent Hill, passed away Monday at Atria Stony Brook. She was a native of Chickasaw County, Miss., and a proud former employee of the Canary Cottage Restaurant in Louisville, where she worked for more than 30 years. She is preceded in death by her husband, Louis H. Schipper, six sisters and one brother. She is survived by numerous nieces and...
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Fred Anthony Nicoulin

June 12, 2013

NICOULIN, Fred Anthony 85, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, June 12, 2013. Fred was born in Louisville, son of the late Louis M. and Mary Wobben Nicoulin. He was a graduate of St. Xavier High School, class of 45, and a graduate of Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. Fred was an Army Veteran of World War II, on the Board at St. Josephs Children's Home and Clerk for the City of Blue...
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Wilma Ann Torstrick

September 15, 1923 - June 10, 2013

Wilma Ann Torstrick, 89 of Louisville, passed away Monday at Meadow View Health and Rehab. She was a retired secretary for the Trinity High School Athletic Department from 1977 until 1991, a graduate of Presentation Academy, an avid Trinity High School Football fan, and was able to attend and witness the 2012 Kentucky High School Championship Game in Bowling Green where Trinity won the state...
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Claire McNulty Kahl

February 4, 1919 - June 8, 2013

Kahl, Claire McNulty 94, of Louisville passed away on June 8, 2013 at Twinbrook Nursing Home. She was a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church and a retired Nurse, having trained at Bellevue Hospital in New York City. She cherished her Irish heritage, was an avid University of Kentucky fan and loved travelling around the world with her late husband, Howie Kahl. . She is preceded in death by...
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Russell Anthony Sauer

March 11, 1930 - June 8, 2013

SAUER, Russell A. 83, of Louisville, passed away unexpectedly Saturday, June 8, 2013 at Baptist Healthcare-Louisville. Russell was born in Louisville, son of the late Clarence and Othelia Doll Sauer. He was a graduate of St. Xavier High School, Class of 48, a switchman for the L&N-CXS Railroad a 3rd Degree member of the Knights of Columbus, Bishop Spalding Council, and a member of Our Lady...
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Francis "Bud" Ratterman

September 28, 1922 - June 7, 2013

RATTERMAN Francis "Bud" Aloysius, 90 of Louisville passed away Friday, June 7, 2013 at Baptist Heatlhcare-Louisville. He was born in Louisville, son of the late Edward and Caroline Ochsner Ratterman. He was an Air Traffic Controller for 25 years, and also worked with the Corp of Engineers. He was a World War II Navy veteran and member of St. Francis of Rome. He was preceded in death by...
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Mary Elizabeth McDonald

January 3, 1924 - June 6, 2013

McDONALD, Mary Elizabeth Dietrich, 89, of Louisville passed away Thursday, June 6, 2013. Mary Elizabeth was born January 3, 1924 in Indianapolis IN to the late William and Jane Dietrich and was raised in Nicholasville KY. She was a homemaker and member of St. Martin of Tours. She was an avid reader and walker, and had traveled the globe with her husband. She loved to cook and entertain,...
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Baldwin Louis Brutscher

May 15, 1933 - June 5, 2013

Baldwin Louis Brutscher "Brutsch" was born in Louisville, KY on May 15, 1933, and died at The Forum on Wednesday, June 5, 2013. He graduated from Eastern Kentucky State College in 1955 and began serving in the US Army. During the five years he was on active duty, he was an intelligence officer in the 82nd Airborne Division. Afterward, he joined the Army Reserve. While in the Reserve, he...
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Jean Watkins Daniel

April 25, 1926 - June 5, 2013

Daniel, Jean Watkins, 87 of Louisville, KY, formerly of Corbin, KY, passed away peacefully Wednesday June 5, 2013 with family by her side. Born April 25, 1926, she was a member of the United Methodist Church. Jean will be remembered as a loving and caring wife, mother, grandmother and friend. Jean was preceded in death by her husband of 55 years, John Daniel, four brothers and her...
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Sean Michael Arnett

December 28, 1991 - June 3, 2013

ARNETT, Sean Michael, 21, of Louisville, passed away unexpectedly on Monday, June 3, 2013 at Jewish Hospital surrounded by his family. He was born December 28, 1991 in Lexington, KY to Michael Arnett and Beverly Ludlow Arnett and attended of Christ Church United Methodist. Sean was a 2010 graduate of Trinity High School and attended J.B. Speed School at the University of Louisville. He was...
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Arnold G. Heise

August 28, 1916 - June 2, 2013

HEISE, ARNOLD G., 96, died Sunday June 2, 2013 at Baptist Health. Arnie was an Army veteran of World War II, and he moved with his family in 1954 to Louisville from Erie, PA to work for General Electric Appliance Park. He was a charter member of St. Albert the Great and a 40-year member of St. Margaret Mary. He was an avid bowler and golfer and enjoyed the local arts. He was preceded in...
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Donald Thomas Currier

June 20, 1938 - June 1, 2013

CURRIER, DONALD THOMAS, 74, passed away Saturday, June 1, 2013 at Jewish Hospital. He was an Army veteran of the Korean conflict, business entrepreneur, a member of the Middletown VFW Post, American Legion and Eagle Scout with 65 years continuous membership. He is survived by his wife, Glenna Jean; children, Eric Currier and Wendy Grimes; and grandchildren, Danielle, Steven, Aaliyah and...
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Norman Anthony Miller, M.D.

November 23, 1951 - May 31, 2013

Miller, Norman Anthony, M.D., age 61, passed away peacefully at his home. Norm was a native Louisvillian and graduated with honors from the University of Louisville Medical School in 1980. He practiced Internal Medicine for 30 years in Indiana and Louisville until his retirement. He was a former tri athlete, an avid gardener, and his family's favorite cook. He was a beloved husband, father,...
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Margaret H. Mathison

July 11, 1920 - May 30, 2013

MATHISON, Margaret H. 92, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, May 30, 2013 at Baptist Healthcare Louisville. She was born in Louisville, daughter of the late Henry and Cora Dunz Baker. She retired from American Saw & Tool Company and was a member of the former St. Dennis Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Thomas G. Mathison. Survivors include a daughter,...
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Helen Forwood

October 25, 1913 - May 29, 2013

Helen Forwood, 99, passed away Wednesday at Baptist Healthcare. She was born in Crawfordsville, IN to Oscar and Viola Long Norman. Helen worked in the family business for 20 years and was a member of Lyndon Christian Church where she sang in the choir. She is preceded in death by her husband; Gilbert Forwood, brothers; Dr. George and Dr. Oscar Norman, Jr., sister; Rachel Silvey Fritsch. ...
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Joseph E. Sadtler, M.D.

September 13, 1936 - May 27, 2013

SADTLER, DR. JOSEPH E. MD, 76 passed away Monday, May 27, 2013 at Baptist Hospital East. He was a retired physician, a United States Air Force veteran and a member of Holy Spirit Catholic Church. He is preceded in death by his wife, Nancy Donnelly Sadtler, and brothers, Frederick Charles Sadtler and Clarence Henry Jr. He is survived by his wife, Sandra Sadtler children, Joseph E....
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Bettianne Smith Davies

March 17, 1926 - May 24, 2013

DAVIES, BETTIANNE SMITH, 87 of Louisville passed away Friday, May 24 2013. Bettianne was born in Louisville, daughter of Peter B. and Irene Freville Smith. She attended St. James Grade School, Sacred Heart Academy and Nazareth College. She was a long time member of St. Albert the Great, Queens Daughters, Woman's Club of Louisville and a former member of Audubon Country Club. She was...
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James Lee Fricke

June 18, 1949 - May 21, 2013

FRICKE, James Lee, 68, of Louisville, passed away early Tuesday morning, May 21, 2013 with his family by his side. He was the son of the late Sherman and Mary Louise Endris Fricke, of New Albany, Indiana. He was a retired men's wear buyer, for such Department Stores as Levy Bros, The Fashion Post, Rodes, and Jos. A. Bank Clothiers. He was a member of Lambda Chi Alpha, Cathedral of the...
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James Bruce Daily

January 14, 1961 - May 20, 2013

James Bruce Daily, 52 of Louisville, passed away Monday at his residence. He was a graduate of the U of L Speed School. He is preceded in death by his father, Irvin Daily. James is survived by his mother; Evelyn Schnitger Daily, brother; Brian P. Daily, sister; Lisa A. Daily and her husband, James Rabb, nephew; Jimmy Rabb, and many aunts, uncles and cousins. Visitation will be 4-6 pm Friday...
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Timothy J. "Tim" Fages, Sr

April 28, 1951 - May 16, 2013

Timothy J. "Tim" Fages, Sr. a true family, man age 62 of Louisville passed away Thursday, May 16 2013 at his residence surrounded by his family. He was born in Billings, MT to Marcel and Mary Ellen Murry Fages . He was a retired sales executive for General Electric, and Thomson Consumer Electronics. Tim was an avid U of L fan, golfer and was a member of the Transportation Bowling League, an...
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Norbert "Norb" Lee Zehnder

June 3, 1935 - May 15, 2013

ZEHNDER, Norbert Lee, 77, of Louisville passed away suddenly Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at his home. Music was a life long love for Norb. He graduated from St. Xavier High School and the University of Louisville with a degree in Bachelor of Music Education. He was the music and band director at St. Xavier High School for twenty-five years. He continued teaching music on the elementary level...
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Helen Ann Keaney

September 17, 1922 - May 15, 2013

KEANEY, Helen Ann, 90, of Louisville passed away Wednesday, May 15, 2013 at Regis Woods Care and Rehabilitation Center. She was a native of New York City, daughter of the late Walter and Carrie Belew Mullins. She was a retired sales clerk for Dolfingers, member of the Harrods Creek Homemakers and St. Albert the Great Catholic Church. She enjoyed spending time with her grandchildren and...
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Marjorie p. McMahan

May 5, 1932 - May 14, 2013

McMAHAN, Marjorie P., 81, of Louisville passed away Wednesday, May 14, 2013 at Baptist Healthcare Louisville. She was born May 5, 1932 in Kyana, IN the daughter of the late Grover C. Peak and Lillie Alice Bryant Peak. Marjorie is preceded in death by her husband, Roy F. McMahan, Sr.; three siblings, Alva Mae "Kitty" Strickland, Jr. Peak and Willie (Alfred) Peak and a step-son, Roy "Skip"...
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Sarah Patricia Beckman

July 3, 1924 - May 14, 2013

BECKMAN, Sarah Patricia, 88 of Louisville passed away Tuesday, May 14, 2013 surrounded by her loving family who cared for her. She was the daughter of the late George and Anna Mae Welsh Noon, and a retired clerk from the Jefferson County Courthouse. She was preceded in death by her loving husband, Charles Beckman Sr; and a sister, Mary Clark. Sarah is survived by her children, Charles...
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Jack M. Carey

January 2, 1921 - May 10, 2013

CAREY, Jack M., 92 of Louisville, passed away at home Friday, May 10, 2013. He was the son of the late Martin and Rosalie Kiel Carey. He was a Marine Corps Veteran of World War II, retired supervisor for testing at American Air Filter, a 4th Degree of the Knights of Columbus, Bishop Spaulding Council and Archbishop Floersh (charter member), former state of Kentucky General Programs director...
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Claude "C.L." Lister Burk, Jr.

December 10, 1947 - May 6, 2013

BURK, Claude "C.L." Lister, 65 passed away Monday, May 6, 2013. C.L. was born December 10, 1947 in Shelbyville, Kentucky, son of the late Claude Lister Sr. and Elizabeth India. He was a self employed investment counselor who loved to hunt, and fish. One of his greatest joys was taking his therapy dog Sam to Jewish Hospital to visit all the patients in need. C.L. is survived by a niece,...
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Coralee Calhoun Card

August 23, 1927 - May 2, 2013

CARD, Coralee Calhoun, 85 of Louisville passed away Wednesday, May 2, 2013 at Golden Living Center, St. Matthews. Coralee was born on August 23, 1927 in Loyall, Kentucky to the late Morgan and Pansy Williams Calhoun. She attended Eastern State Teachers College (EKU). After moving to Louisville, she worked as a clerk in the Federal Court System for 17 years. She loved Ballroom Dancing,...
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