Our Obituaries

Roseanita Boemker Keck

October 10, 1918 - January 29, 2016

Roseanita Boemker Keck, 97, passed away on January 29, 2016, in Louisville, Kentucky.Roseanita was born on October 10, 1918 to George and Rose Boemker. She was a devout Catholic being a life long parishioner of the old St. Vincent De Paul Church, and a member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary where she had been a Eucharistic Minister. She retired from the Louisville Free Public Library after 28 years...
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Doris June Leezer

March 26, 1941 - January 26, 2016

Doris June Leezer (Hibbs) 74, of Irvington, KY passed away Tuesday 1/26/2016. She was a homemaker, where she loved to read, and have a good cup of coffee.She was preceded in death by her mother Josephine Hibbs, father Irvin Hibbs, daughter Cindy Leezer, grandson Jeremy Leezer, and siblings Judy Burch, Jean Massey, Billy Hibbs, and Buster Hibbs.She is survived by her husband, Henry Barrett Leezer,...
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Charles Albert McQuilling

November 4, 1931 - January 18, 2016

Charles Albert McQuilling Sr., 84,of Louisville, passed away at his home on January 18, 2016.He was a glassmaker by trade for National Products.Survivors include his three loving children, Mary Ann and sons Darrell and Eddie, as well as 7grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and 9 great-great grandchildren.Visitation will be on Monday, January 25, 2016 from 3-8 at Arch L. Heady Russman and Son...
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Diana Lynn Whisman

August 13, 1957 - January 14, 2016

Diana Lynn Whisman, 58, passed away Thursday, January 14, 2016 surrounded by her loving family and friends. She was preceded in death by her mother Mary Catherine Hayes, and brother Dennis Kruse.She is survived by her son, Matthew S. Whisman, her father, Howard Hayes, her sisters Carole Jones, and Elaine Russell (Ted) and her dear friend Pam Ewing.A mass to celebrate Diana's life will be held at...
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Edna Shea

November 14, 1926 - January 7, 2016

SHEA, EDNA,89, of Louisville passed away on Thursday at Sacred Heart Village.She was a retired Licensed Practical Nurse specializing in Home Health Care.Edna was preceded in death by her children, Patricia Diane Shea and Terry Shea.Survivors include her son, Jerry Shea; daughter Phyllis Shea; 2 granddaughters, Stephanie Reisinger (Brandon) and Amber Shea; 3 great-grandchildren.Funeral services...
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John M. Davis

October 26, 1927 - December 26, 2015

DAVIS, JOHN M.,88, of Louisville passed away on December 26, 2015 at the Nazareth Home.He retired as grounds foreman from Cave Hill Cemetery after 40 years of dedicated service. John was preceded in death by his wife, Betty Ann Davis; grandson, Roger Dale Sanders; 3 sisters, Martha Adair, Ann Hanks, Edna Davis.Left to cherish his memory are his 2 daughters, Linda Clark (Steve), Diana Sanders ...
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Robert Wayne Haag

August 20, 1936 - December 15, 2015

Robert Wayne "Bob" Haag, 79, passed away December 15, 2015.Bob was a veteran of the U. S. Army, retired from Capital Vending and was a member of American Turners.He was preceded in death by his parents, Lillian and Charles Haag and brother Eugene C. Haag.Bob is survived by his niece, Carol Chappell (Barlow), nephew Moe Haag, sister-in-law Mildred Haag, great nieces/nephews Brynce, Bryan, Jennifer...
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Carl Emil Hug

December 9, 1935 - December 9, 2015

HUG, CARL EMIL SR.,80, of Tavares, Florida, formerly of Louisville passed on December 9, 2015 at Cornerstone Hospice in Tavares.He was retired from TNT Holland Trucking Company and was a Kentucky Colonel. Carl was a Marine Corps Veteran.Survivors include his wife, Barbara Royse Hug of Tavares; 1 son Carl E. Hug Jr. of Louisville; 2 nieces, Julie and Susan; 1 nephew, Gary.A committal service will...
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Dennis Lee Kruse

November 8, 1942 - December 8, 2015

Dennis Lee " Denny" Kruse, 73, passed away on Dec. 8, 2015. He was a veteran of the US Army. He was employed at Southern Gravure for many years, and retired from the Census Bureau. He was a member of the Iroquois Hill runners where great friends were made through his love of running. He had a great passion for playing music. For 26 years he volunteered at the Home of the Innocents, where he...
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Joppa Lycas Massey

April 22, 1973 - December 7, 2015

Joppa Lucas Massey, 42, of Louisville, KY, was called home, Monday, December 7th, 2015. He was an employee of the Ford truck plant, and a avid UK fan. He is survived by his parents Jimmy and Joyce Davis, grandparents Robert Adair and Lil Middleton, sister Melissa Funk, nephew Corey Funk, aunt Patsy Massey and his extended family and good friends.A celebration of Joppa's life will be held at...
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William L. Greissel

January 31, 1930 - December 7, 2015

William Leroy Greissel, Jr., 85, of Louisville, passed away Monday evening with his loving family at his side. He was born, January 31, 1930 to the late, William Leroy Greissel Sr. and Gertrude Brummelhaus Greissel. He was a veteran of the United States Army, and was retired from Julius Schnurr and Arch L. Heady & Son Funeral Home. He was preceded in death by 1 great-grandchild, Owen Ritchey...
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Simon J. Collins

August 9, 1925 - November 24, 2015

Collins, Simon J. "Doc", 90, of Louisville passed away on November 24, 2015 at his residence.He was born August 9, 1925, in Coushatta, Louisiana, son of Amos Collins and Ethel Smith. Doc was the last living of eight children.He had worked as a realtor for over fifty years. He also served his country in World War II in the Army and in the Korean War as an Air Force Reservist. Doc was preceded in...
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Richard Lee Ritter

November 1, 1952 - November 23, 2015

Richard L. Ritter, 63, on Monday, November 23, 2015, our brother and friend, was embraced by family angels and went to be with our Heavenly Father. During his short time on earth, he enjoyed cheering for the Kentucky Wildcats, playing with his cats and dogs and being with his family. He had a kind spirit and a wonderful sense of humor. He was preceded in death by his parents, William and...
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Anna Christine Terry

December 31, 1922 - November 10, 2015

Terry, Anna Christine Kendall, 92, of Louisville passed away on Tuesday at Chandler House at the Masonic Home.She was a member of Redeemer Baptist Church and was retired from Louisville Pottery/Louisville Stoneware with 35 plus years of service. Anna was preceded in death by her husband, D.W. Terry; 2 sisters, Lucille Howell, Mary Blanche Hardin; brother, Steward Kendall.Left to cherish her...
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William Lawrence Faith

July 19, 1939 - October 25, 2015

Faith, William L. "Pop", 75, of Shepherdsville, passed away Sunday, October 25th at Jewish Hospital. He was born in Louisville, KY in 1940. William was an avid country music enthusiast and a fan of all things John Wayne. He was a longtime employee of the Ford Motor Company as well as a member of the Union Auto Workers. William was a family man who loved telling jokes to brighten any ones day....
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Lorraine Kaye

April 4, 1923 - October 12, 2015

Lorraine Kaye, 92, passed away on October 12, 2015 in Louisville. She was a member of the beloved church family of the Highland United Methodist Church. She is survived by her loving son, David.A visitation from 3-6 with a service at 7:00p.m.will be held on Thursday, October 15, at Arch L. Heady Russman and Son Funeral Home,1201 E Oak Street with burial on Friday in New Castle Cemetery.Memorial...
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Jane H. Sartain

July 5, 1923 - October 11, 2015

Sartain, Jane H. , 92, of Louisville passed away on Sunday at Hillcreek Manor Nursing Home. She was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Sartain. Survivors include a niece, Denise Metry and a nephew, Randy Hill. The family would like to thank the staff of Hillcreek Manor for the loving care provided Jane. Services will be private. Arrangements are under the care and direction of Arch L....
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Mary Agnes Poggenborg

January 20, 1926 - October 10, 2015

Mary Agnes Poggenborg, 89 of Louisville passed away Saturday, October 10, 2015. She was born January 20, 1926 in Louisville, KY the daughter of Edward H. and Mary Ann Dolle. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband of 61 years, Harry T. Poggenborg; and one brother, Herman Dolle. Mary was a Timekeeper at American Standard for many years and later worked at the University of...
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Nancy J. Fountain

July 28, 1932 - October 5, 2015


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Dora Louise Clark

June 12, 1925 - October 4, 2015

Dora Louise Clark, 90, of Louisville, passed away Sunday, October 4, 2015. She was preceded in death by her husband of 68 years, Cecil Clark. She is survived by her children, Donna Thacker (Vince), Jim Clark (Ann), and David Clark (Brenda), her sister-in-law Juanita Siers and her 6 grandchildren and 7 great-grandsons. She loved spending time with her family and grandchildren, and working in her...
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Ethel Koellman Waflart

August 29, 1917 - September 25, 2015

Ethel Koellman Waflart, 98, of Louisville, KY, passed away on September 25, 2015. Ethel was born on August 29, 1917 in Louisville to Fred and Christine Koellman. She is preceded in death by her husband of fifty-four years, Theodore Waflart Sr., her parents, 5 siblings, and two beloved daughters'-in-law. She is survived by her five loving children, Theodore Waflart Jr. (Mary Kay), Linda Fields...
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Kevin Scott King

March 11, 1992 - September 21, 2015

Kevin Scott King, 23, of Louisville passed from this life on Monday September 21, 2015. He was dearly loved by his family, including his mother Sharon King. He is also survived by his parents, Erick and Kela Westbrook; a brother, Michael Westbrook;2 aunts and 2 uncles. A service to celebrate Kevin's life will be held at 5 pm Friday in the chapel of Arch L. Heady-Russman & Sons Funeral...
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James Y. Moore

August 27, 1926 - September 21, 2015

Moore, James Y., 89, of Louisville passed away on September 21, 2015 at at Parkway Medical Center. He was a retired Accountant for the Abell Elevator Company and had worked for the Kroger Company in his early years. James was a member of Our Mother of Sorrows Catholic Church, AMVETS Post 9 and served his country proudly in the U.S. Army . He was a graduate of Sullivan College School of Business...
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Wilma M. Westenhoefer

October 22, 1927 - September 20, 2015

Wilma Marie (Miller) Westenhoefer, 87, of Louisville, KY, Born: 22 Oct 1927 Louisville, Jefferson Co., KY Died: 20 Sept 2015 Louisville, Jefferson Co. KY11 July 1970 married Joseph A. Westenhoefer (1920-1999) Her mother, Elsie L. Miller was born on November 26, 1894, in Kentucky. She had one son and one daughter with Virgil Elmer Miller. She died on August 11, 1970, in Louisville, KY, at the age...
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Mae V. Hepke

December 6, 1932 - September 18, 2015

Hepke, Mae V., 82, of Louisville passed away on September 18, 2015 at Norton Audubon Hospital. She was a homemaker and was preceded in death by her husband, Charles Hepke.Left to cherish her memory is her daughter, Terry Lynn Veith (Steve); grand-daughter, Stephanie Biggers (Jimmy); two sisters, Nora Stine and Ethel Sowders.Graveside services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m. Tuesday at St....
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Anthony F. Schneider

December 9, 1931 - September 17, 2015

Schneider, Anthony F. "Tony", 83, of Louisville passed away on September 17, 2015.He had worked for the K&I Railroad and retired from St. Xavier High School in the maintenance department. Tony proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War. He was a member of the St. Martin's Brotherhood.Tony was preceded in death by his wife, Mary T. Schneider...
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Herbert John Bodemann

May 1, 1935 - September 7, 2015

Herbert John Bodemann Jr., passed away on September 7, 2015 in Louisville.He was a catholic by faith and a Germantown Resident.He is survived by his loving wife Betty of 48 years; His son Tony; and three stepdaughters Mary Rolli, Marlene Woodall and Tina Marie Whitson; His stepsons Mike, James (Cynthia), Timothy, Roger (Janice), and Tony Thorpe, as well as a host of grandchildren.A Celebration of...
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Edward William Westenhoefer

February 21, 1924 - August 25, 2015

Edward W. Westenhoefer, 91, passed away Tuesday evening at home, with his loving family beside him. He was born Feb. 21, 1924 to the late Joseph and Marie Westenhoefer. He was a Marine veteran of World War II, a retired employee of the old Fisher Packing Co., and a member of Christ Evangelical U.C.C. . He was also preceded in death by his brother Joseph.He is survived by his wife of 52 years,...
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Mary Louise Curry

September 9, 1925 - August 23, 2015

Mary Louise Curry, 89, passed away Sunday at the Hosparus Inpatient Unit. She was born September 9, 1925 in Irvington, KY to the Late Ernest and Meda Priest Curry Sr. She was a retired supervisor with the old South Central Bell, and a member of the First Alliance Church. She was a loving aunt, that enjoyed caring for her nieces and nephews, and she loved to read her bible. She is also preceded in...
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Larry Dale Fowler

November 15, 1961 - August 10, 2015

Larry Dale Fowler, 53 of Louisville passed away Monday.He was born November 15, 1961 in Louisville, the son of Joseph B. & Mary L. Fowler. He was preceded in death by his parents, and one brother, Ben Fowler.Larry worked in Roofing most of his life.Survivors include two sisters, Penny Hoerter (John) and Vickie Fowler; one brother, Bruce Fowler, and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces...
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John Ellis Summers

October 9, 1926 - August 10, 2015

John E. Summers, 88, passed away Monday, August 10, 2015. He was born October 9, 1926, in Louisville.He was a retired foreman for the Logan Company where he worked for more than 40 years. He was preceded in death by his wife, Betty and two sisters Dorothy and Rebecca Summers. He is survived by his loving children; John (Annette) and Lisa (Tom) two grandchildren, Rebecca and Stephanie and two...
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Josephine H. Richmond

June 4, 1917 - June 3, 2015

Josephine H. Richmond, 97 of Louisville passed away Wednesday, June 3, 2015. She was the loving mother of 4 boys and retired from the dietary department at Jewish Hospital and was a member of St. Elizabeth Catholic Church. She was preceded in death by her husband, William Richmond, Jr., her son, William Matthew Richmond and one brother, Bud Hubbard. Survivors include three sons, Richard, Stephen...
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Mary Louise Glasser

November 26, 1924 - May 31, 2015

Glasser, Mary Louise, 90, of Louisville passed away on Sunday at Seneca Place. She was a life long member of St. Therese Catholic Church where she also had been a housekeeper at the rectory for many years. Mary Louise was a devout Catholic and had a strong faith. She was a member of the Moose Lodge and the Ladies Auxillary of the American Legion.Mary Louise was preceded in death by her husband,...
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Julia S. Slowinski

October 3, 1926 - May 13, 2015

Julia Slowinski, 88, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, May 13, 2015 after a series of illnesses. She was at Baptist Health surrounded by her loving family. Julia was preceded in death by her husband Edward. She was born in Poland on October 3, 1926. She experienced World War II as a teenager and was taken away to Germany. After the war she met Edward, they wed in Yorkshire, England. They...
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Augusta Louise Matte

August 5, 1913 - May 11, 2015

Augusta L. Matte, 101, went home to her Heavenly Father on May 11, 2015 at Parkway Rehabilitation and Nursing Center. Gus loved to travel and attend Scoops and Scriptures, but most of all, she loved her family. She was a member of Saint Elizabeth of Hungary Church. Among those who preceded her in death include her husband Norbert, her great grandson, Brenden Desmond, and her parents, a sister...
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William Thomas Wiley

November 13, 1943 - May 10, 2015

William Thomas Wiley, Sr., 71, of Germantown, passed away Sunday, May 10, 2015. He was born, November 13, 1943 to the late Ervy D. and Corrine Stewart Wiley. He was a retired machinist. He is survived by his son, William T. "Bill" Wiley Jr.,( Annette), and his 3 grandchildren. A service to celebrate Mr. Wiley's life will be held at 10 am Friday in the chapel of Arch L. Heady Russman & Sons,...
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Tony Michael Kelty

November 7, 1949 - April 29, 2015

Anthony Michael "Tony" Kelty, 65, of Louisville passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2015. Tony served his country during the Vietnam era in the Army. He loved the race track, grilling out and a cold beer or Pepsi was always a pleasure. He had worked at Mobile Chemical as well as The Little Sisters of the Poor.He was a favorite uncle, devoted son, loving brother and an authentic, genuine generous...
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Stella M. Holifield

December 19, 1918 - April 12, 2015

Stella M. Holifield, 96 of Louisville passed away Sunday, April 12, 2015.She was born December 19, 1918 in Middletown, KY the daughter of William and Mammie Cannady. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband, James Everett Holifield and two sisters, Nettie Gessner and Virginia Rogers.Stella owned and operated the Cardinal Apartments on 3rd street for over 30 years. She was also a...
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Joey Lamont Gillispie

February 20, 1953 - April 10, 2015

Joey Lamont Gillispie, 62 of Louisville passed away Friday, April 10, 2015. He was born February 20, 1953 in Louisville, the son of James and Flora Gillispie. He was preceded in death by his father; sister, Lana Akins and brother, Paul Reed Gillispie.Joey loved being an entertainer and making people happy, he was a founding member of Lamont Gillispie and 100 proof Blues, a co-founder of the...
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Albert Taylor Hardin

May 5, 1920 - April 9, 2015

Albert Taylor Hardin, 94 of Louisville passed away Thursday, April 9, 2015 at Baptist Health Louisville. He was born May 5, 1920 in Louisville, the son of Sanford and Nancy Hardin. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife of 63 years, Hazel Hardin.Albert had worked at Oertel's Brewery for many years and was also a United States Army Veteran.He leaves to cherish his memory his step...
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Anna Dale Ernst

May 17, 1932 - April 1, 2015

Anna Dale (Ragle) Ernst, of Schnitzelburg, returned to her Father in Heaven on April 1, 2015.She was born May 17, 1932, the first daughter of George Russell and Virginia Busch Ragle.Dale graduated from Mercy Academy in 1950 and attended Bellarmine University. She worked for Jewish Hospital for 37 years in the business office and was a charter member of the Quarter Century Club. She was a member...
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Marvin Lee Mitchell

August 24, 1986 - March 14, 2015

Marvin Lee Mitchell, Sr. 28, of Shelbyville passed away Saturday, March 14, 2015.He was born August 24, 1986 in Louisville the son of John T. Spencer and Melissa Mitchell Hadley Phichich. He was preceded in death by his father.He leaves to cherish his memory his mother, Melissa Hadley Phichich (Outh); his son, Marvin Lee Mitchell, Jr.; his fiancé, Carla Kay Contreras; two brothers, John...
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Jimmy Elby Dilley

June 11, 1946 - March 13, 2015

Jimmy E. Dilley 68 of Portland, passed away Friday, March 13, 2015. He was retired, having worked with the Logan Co. and with Frigidaire.He is survived by his loving wife of almost 50 years, Wanda Petty Dilley, his 2 sons, Scott Dilley and Mike Hatton. His siblings Marty, Darlene, and Randall.Services to celebrate Jim's life will be held at 6 pm Monday in the chapel of Arch L Heady Russman &...
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Edward W. Glasser

July 20, 1921 - February 25, 2015

Edward W. "Bud" Glasser 93 of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, February 25, 2015. He was a World War II veteran of the U S Army Air Corp, having received the purple heart for injuries. A member of the Teamsters, American Legion Highland Post, VFW, and Moose Lodge Chapter 573. He was preceded in death by his 2 grandsons, Brian and Jason Burke, and his sister Mable Louise Hand.He is...
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Beverly A. Granger

August 7, 1942 - February 20, 2015

Granger, Beverly A., 72, of Louisville passed away on Friday.She was retired from Walgreens and was a devout Christian. Beverly loved her family dearly and unconditionally. She was preceded in death by her husband, Elvin B. Granger Sr.Left to cherish her memory are her 7 children, Tommy Edwin Granger, Margie Granger (Scott Spalding), Elvin Granger Jr. (Eva Osborne), Nancy Granger, David Granger ...
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Regina Agnes Black

September 4, 1930 - February 7, 2015

Black, Regina Agnes, 84, of Brandenburg, KY, formerly of Louisville passed on Saturday at Brandenburg Nursing Home and Rehabilitation.She was a retired professional Glass Cutter with National Products and a member of St. Martin of Tours Catholic Church.She was preceded in death by her husband, Morris C. Black.Left to cherish her memory are her 2 sons, Bruce W. Black (Linda) and Morris R. Black ...
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Bonnie Mae Campbell

April 25, 1919 - January 20, 2015

Bonnie Mae Campbell, 95, passed away on January 20,2015. She worked as a steamstress at the old Stewarts Dry Goods and was a member of Deerpark Baptist Church.Bonnie was preceded in death by her husband, William Campbell and her son, Tommie McKnight.She is survived by her loving daughter, Therisa Fangman; brother, Edward Geary; 6 Grandchildren and 12 great grandchildren.A celebration of life...
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Patricia Jean Brauner

November 26, 1936 - January 10, 2015

Brauner, Patricia Jean, 78, of Louisville passed on January 10, 2015.She was a member of St. Joseph Catholic Church.Patricia was preceded in death by her husband, George Brauner and her parents, Joseph Virgil Winters and Esther Louise Hertel Winters and a sister, Mary Rose Shumate. Left to cherish her memory are her 6 children, Richard Brauner (Vickie), Daniel Brauner, Donald Brauner, Dale...
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Deloris D. Walker

January 16, 1927 - January 2, 2015

Deloris Dorothy Walker passed away quietly on Friday, January 2, 2015. Deloris Walker was born on January 16, 1927. Deloris started work for the phone company right out of high school and was employed for over 40 years with South Central Bell, where she was known as "Dody". She was an avid bowler, and loved to go on local bus excursions. She was known affectionately as 'Aunt Sis' by her family...
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Martha Belle Downey

June 21, 1921 - December 10, 2014

Downey, Martha Belle, 93, of Louisville passed on Wednesday at Treyton Oak Towers.She was a retired area Office Manager for the Old South Central Bell, now AT&T.Martha was a member of St. Agnes Catholic Church.She was preceded in death by her parents, Aris and Annie Mae Cox Downey; brother, Virgil Lee Downey; sister, Frances Downey and 1 infant brother and two infant sisters.Left to cherish...
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Alberta Lillian Knoop

July 27, 1924 - November 14, 2014

Knoop, Alberta Lillian, 90, of Louisville passed on Friday at Baptist Health.She was a member of St. Johns Episcopal Church and was an avid Bowler for many years.Alberta was preceded in death by her husband, Leroy D. Knoop and a daughter Carolyn Bower.Left to cherish her memory is her son, Larry D. Knoop; 4 grandchildren, Troy Knoop, Kent Knoop, Melissa Alcorn (Ted) and Mark Bower (Heather); 3...
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James E. Walker

October 23, 1924 - November 12, 2014

James E. Walker Sr, 90, passed away on November 12, 2014. He was a World War ll Veteran serving proudly in the US Air Force, he had worked for the Ammunition plant in Indiana and also worked for National Distillers for 45 years. James also was an avid member of the Louisville Racing Pigeon Club. He was preceded in death by his wife of 64 years, Edith L. Walker and a daughter, Deloris M. Payne.He...
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Cecil J. Clark

July 5, 1921 - November 8, 2014

Cecil J. Clark, 93, of Louisville, passed away Saturday, November 8, 2014. He was a native of Pleasureville, KY, a veteran of the U S Army, during WW II, and a member of the First Special Services, the precursor to the Green Berets and Navy Seals. He was awarded 6 Bronze Stars for his meritorious service in Italy, France, and Germany. The First Special force was awarded a Congressional Gold Medal...
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Hazel Irene Wright

June 12, 1947 - November 7, 2014

Hazel Irene Wright 67 passed away Friday, November 07, 2014. She was preceded in death by 3 sons, Michael, Scotty, and Willie Durbin, and her husband, Ralph Wright. She is survived by her son, Timothy Durbin, her sister; Debbie Pollock, her brothers; Thomas, Gerald, Bruce, Anthony Clayton. Her half brothers; David, William, Donald Clayton, and half sister; Deborah Sorenson. She has 8...
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Vickie Sue Coop

November 23, 1982 - November 3, 2014

Vickie Sue Coop, 31 passed away Monday, November 3, 2014 at Norton Suburban Hospital.She was born November 29, 1982 in Louisville, KY.She was employed by Kroger and was of the Catholic faith.Vickie leaves to cherish her memory her mother, Debbie Madero Coop (Tim Bridwell); her father, George Coop (Doris); her children, Chase, Jaslynn, Kaylee and Guliana; her sister, Mary Jo Coop; her brother,...
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Leroy Willis Adams

June 12, 1940 - October 20, 2014

Leroy W. Adams Jr. 74, passed Monday, October 20, 2014 , at his home.He was born June 12, 1940, in Louisville to the late Leroy and Gertrude Adams. Leroy graduated from St. Xavier High School, and was a self employed plumber. He is survived by his loving wife of 53 years, Janice Heil Adams. A celebration of life service will be conducted at Arch L. Heady Russman and Son, 1201 E. Oak Street on...
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Wilbard Lee Underwood

February 12, 1927 - October 3, 2014

Underwood Sr. , Wilbard L., 87, of Louisville passed on October 3, 2014 at Baptist Health.He was born February 12, 1927 in Louisville and was a loving father and grandfather.He was in the Maintenance Department for American Air Filter 30 years. Wilbard was a member of St. James Catholic Church and the Disabled American Veterans. He served his country proudly in the Army in WWII.He was preceded in...
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Charmaine Waflart

December 25, 1957 - September 2, 2014

Charmaine Waflart, 56 of Louisville passed away on Tuesday, September 2, 2014 after a 2.5 year battle with cancer.She was born December 25, 1957 in Louisville, the daughter of Vernon and Margaret Honadel.She is survived by her loved ones who will miss her, including her husband, Henry; sons, Jacob (Keisha) and Anthony; a granddaughter Emma; family and friends including Foxy and Daizy.The family...
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Michael John Heitzman

September 9, 1929 - August 2, 2014

Michael John Heitzman, age 84 years of Springfield, TN, passed away Saturday, August 2, 2014 at his residence. He was born in Louisville, KY on September 9, 1929 the son of the late Clarance Barney Heitzman & Alma Smith Heitzman. A Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday, August 8, 2014 at 11:00 AM at Arch L. Heady Funeral Home, 1201 East Oak St., Louisville, KY 40204, Phone 502-635-5231....
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Lurlene Banta

March 26, 1921 - July 27, 2014

Banta, Lurlene "Stevie" (Reiss), 93, passed away on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at Treyton Oak Towers in the Skilled Care Unit.Stevie was born in Frankfort, KY and graduated from Bridgeport High School and the Kentucky Baptist School of Nursing. She was preceded in death by two husbands, Augie Reiss and Harry Banta, her parents Neville and Lola Stevens, and her brother Leon Stevens.She is...
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Bruce Alan Burgin

November 17, 1964 - July 26, 2014

Bruce Alan Burgin, 49 of Louisville passed away Saturday, July 26, 2014.He was born November 17, 1964 in Louisville, KY.Bruce had worked at the Kentucky International Convention Center for many years.He leaves to cherish his memory his wife Courtney Coomes; one son, Levi Burgin; his mother, Sandra Wheeler; his father, William Burgin; one sister, Barbara Ogle; two brothers, David and Bill Gordon. ...
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Adrienne B. Schevetto

October 11, 1923 - July 21, 2014

Schevetto, Adrienne B., 90, of Louisville passed on Monday at Baptist Health.She was Catholic by faith and loved a good game of Bingo.Left to cherish her memory is her loving husband of 68 years, Phillip Schevetto Sr.; four children, Edward Carl Grant (Patricia), Phyllis Conrey, Phillip "Sonny" Schevetto Jr. (Kathy) and Patricia Combs (Kennie); six grandchildren, Melody Reibel, Carla...
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Joann Marie Allen

December 9, 1934 - June 23, 2014

Joann Marie Allen, 79 of Louisville passed away Monday June 23, 2014. She was born December 9, 1934 in Louisville, the daughter of Louis and Maria Prestigiacomo. She was preceded in death by her parents; her husband Roy Allen; and three brothers. Joann had worked at Louisville Bedding in quality control. She leaves to cherish her memory her children, Mike Davis (Gale), Roy Allen, Jr. (Ida) and...
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Freda Kay Schultz

November 7, 1955 - June 20, 2014

Freda Kay Schultz 58 of Germantown, passed away Friday, June 20, 2014 at Norton Hospital. She was born November 7, 1955 in Houston, Texas. She was retired as a, assistant manager for the Dairy Mart on Oak Street.She is survived by her husband, Lawrence, her son, Wayne Howard, her daughter, Sissy Donohue, and 2 grandsons.Funeral service will be held Wednesday at 2:30 in the mausoleum chapel at...
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Debora J. Masters

March 1, 1963 - June 16, 2014

Debora J. Masters, 51 of Louisville passed awa y Monday, June 16, 2014 at Jewish Hospital. She was born March 1, 1963 in Louisville, the daughter of Richard G. Seibert, Sr. and Mary Ann Seibert. She was preceded in death by her father and husband, Frank W. Masters. Debora was a Clinical Supervisor at Spine surgery. She leaves to cherish her memory her daughter, Annie Masters; two step-sons,...
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Lina Mae Albertson

November 10, 1932 - June 14, 2014

Lina M. Albertson,81, of Germantown passed away on June 14,2014.She was loved by all and enjoyed her quality time with her loving family.She was preceded in death by her husband Clyde L. Albertson; Brothers Lum Gribbins Jr. and William "Roger" Gribbins and sisters Lucille Sexton and Imogene Nalley.She is survived by her children Jerry(Debbie) and Ronnie(Nancy)Albertson and her daughter Diana...
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Frederick James McQuilling

January 10, 1951 - May 22, 2014

Frederick James McQuilling, 63, of Germantown passed away at his home on Thursday, May 22. He was born January 10, 1951 to the late William H. and Dorothy Luckett McQuilling. Fred was a huge fan of the U of L Cardinals and had a love for video games. He loved his family deeply.He was preceded in death also by Dorothy Rosenauer and George C. McQuilling.He is survived by his siblings; William H....
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Kathleen B. Lockard

July 3, 1923 - May 15, 2014

Lockard, Kathleen B. "Katie", 90, of Louisville passed away on May 15, 2014. She was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Lockard and a daughter, Mary Ann Knotts.Left to cherish her memory is her son, John Lockard (Janice) of Summerfield, Florida; two grandchildren, Wendy Gumm (Bill) and Chris Knotts (Megan); three great-grandchildren, Derrik, Michael and Colton. Her funeral service...
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Robert Dale Holt

May 30, 1968 - October 26, 2013

Robert Dale Holt, 45 of Louisville passed away Saturday. He was born May 30, 1968 in Louisville, the son of Russell and Bonnie Renea Holt. He was preceded in death by his mother and one brother, Rusty Holt. Robert was a handyman, painter, and Certified Plumber. He was a member of Knob Creek Union Baptist Church. He leaves to cherish his memory his wife, Toni Holt; father, Russell Holt and his...
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Charles N. Hepke

September 5, 1930 - August 13, 2013

Hepke, Charles N. "Smoky", 82, of Louisville passed on August 13, 2013 at Norton Audubon Hospital. He was retired from Brown and Williamson and St. Michael Cemetery. Smoky was an Army Veteran of the Korean War and member of the VFW Daniel Boone Post. Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Mae Hepke; daughter, Terry Lynn Veith (Steve); 1 granddaughter, Stephanie Biggers (Jimmy)....
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Mary Alyce Anderson

April 24, 1913 - October 23, 2011

Mary Alyce Anderson 98, passed away Sunday, Oct. 23, 2011. She was born April 24, 1913, in Memphis, TN. She was retired from the old L. M. Berry & Co. (Yellow Pages), where she was a very successful sales represenative. She was a long time member of Deer Park Baptist Church. She is survived by her daughters; Katharine Robinson, and Shirley L. Rhodes (James), and her beloved friend; Robert...
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Rose Marie Sunderhauf

February 2, 1929 - October 23, 2011

Sunderhauf, Rose Marie, 82, passed away Sunday, October 23, 2011. She was preceded in death by her parents Rose Sieger (Mother) and C.L. Sunderhuaf (Father).Survivors include her brother, Carl (Wally) Sunderhauf. God-daughter and caregiver Sandra Branham and her favorite canine kid, Kadee.She retired from First National Bank where she was a book-keeper for over 25 years. She was a member of the...
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Virginia Lee Milby

October 13, 1918 - October 13, 2011

Virginia L. Milby, 93, of Louisville, KY passed away Thursday, Oct. 13th, 2011, at Treyton Oak Towers, Louisville, KY. She was a native of LaRue Co., Kentucky having lived in Hodgenville and in the Leafdale community before moving to Elizabethtown in 1935. She was a graduate of the Bryant Stratton Business School and attended the University of Louisville. She was a retired Civil Service employee,...
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Michael Martin Cipolla

January 21, 1925 - October 12, 2011

Michael Martin Cipolla, 86, of Louisville, passed away October 12, 2011. He was a retired food service administrator, an Air Force veteran of WWII, a KY Colonel, and a member of Knights of Columbus.He was preceded in death by his wife, Beverly Ann(Overcash) Cipolla; and daughter, Patricia Hill. Survivors include his children, Marty, Carol, Jack, Mike , Brett, Tony, and Dominic; several...
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Dorothy Fritsch Kurtz

September 24, 1953 - October 11, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady Russman and Sons, Louisville, KY.
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Pamela Jean Wohlschlegel

February 14, 1959 - October 11, 2011

Pamela Jean Wohlschlegel 52 passed away Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2011. She wa a bartender at the Huelsman Bar & Grill. She was a loving daughter, mother, and grandmother. She was preceded by her sister and nephew; Donna & Paul Buehler. She is survived by her children; James M. Prinz, Lori Ann and Dennis W. Wohlschlegel Jr., our father; Dennis Wohlschlegel Sr, her mother and step-father; Nancy...
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Joseph Louis Woods

February 22, 1957 - October 8, 2011

Joseph L. Woods Jr. 54 passed away Saturday, Oct. 8, 2011. He was born February 22, 1957 at the old St. Joseph Hospital. He was the son of the late; Joseph Louis and Mildred Linck Woods Sr. He is survived by his sister; Loretta W. Atchison (Bill), and his nephew; Bryce Atchison of Sidney, NE, his good friend; Charles Webb Jr. and his extended family. A service to celebrate Joe's life will be...
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Joan Marie Melhart

July 20, 1952 - September 14, 2011

Joan Marie Melhart, 59, of Louisville KY. passed away September 14, 2011 with her loving family beside her. She was born July 20, 1952 to the lateLawrence and Julia Melhart. She was retired from Little Sisters of the Poor and a member of St. Elizabeth Church and the Jeanne Jugon Association. Joan is survived by her loving family, William (Donna), James, Charles, Robert (Susan), and Ray ...
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Camille Green

June 7, 1956 - September 11, 2011

Camille (Cammie) Green 55, of Louisville KY. passed away Sunday, September 11, 2011 at the Masonic Home in Louisville. She was loved by all who met her and her smile would light up a room.Camille is preceded in death by her parents Vurnel and Dorothy Green, Sisters; Joyce Welsh, Betty Weiter and Dorry Green. Brothers; James, Joseph and Michael Green. She is also preceded by Mrs. Anna Potts who...
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Oscar Lund

November 12, 1921 - September 8, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady Russman and Sons, Louisville, KY.
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Clara J. Ernst

June 20, 1922 - September 7, 2011

Clara J. Clark Ernst 89, passed away Wednesday September 7, 2011 at Meadowview Nursing & Rehab Center. She was born June 20, 1922 in Meade Co. KY. She was retired from the Old Methodist Hospital, and a long time member of St. Brigid Catholic Church. She was preceded by her husband, Henry, and sons, Thomas Gentry and Ronald Lee Ernst. She is survived by her daughter, Diana Pinotti (James),...
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Michelle Virginia Severance

July 29, 1955 - August 30, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady Russman and Sons, Louisville, KY.
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Pauline Algara Traster

August 15, 1921 - August 17, 2011

Pauline Algara Traster, 90, of Nicholasville, KY. passed away Wednesday, August 17, 2011 at her home. She was the former Pauline A. Wolfe Lippencott, a native of Columbia City, Indiana. Pauline was a devoted wife, mother, grandmother and great grandmother. In her younger years she was an avid bowler and was on the board of women bowlers in Lexington, Kentucky and Greenfield, Indiana. She was a...
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Elizabeth Gordon Grey

February 23, 1922 - August 16, 2011

Elizabeth Gordon Grey, 89, of Louisville, passed away Tuesday, August 16, 2011 at UofL Hospital. She was born on February 23, 1922 to the late Edward Gordon and Katie Price Sanford. She was a member of Franklin Street Baptist Church and was the former owner of Treasures Lace and Craft. In addition to her parents she is preceded in death by her husband, Merlyn E. Grey; a son, David W. Drosity;...
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Mary Catherine Payne

August 20, 1922 - August 8, 2011

Mary Catherine Payne, 88, of Louisville, passed away August 7th, 2011.She was born August 20, 1922, to the late Joseph and Matilda Gephardt Miller, who preceded her in death. Mary was also preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Joseph E. Payne, and by a niece and a nephew. She was a retired switchboard operator from the Louisville Water Company, and was a member of Holy Family Catholic...
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Morris Clinton Black

February 28, 1929 - August 7, 2011

Morris C. Black 82, passed away Sunday evening at his home, with his loving family beside him. He was born Feb. 28, 1929 to the late Clarence and Lorene Hall Black. He was a retired Draftsman, and a member of St. Martin's Catholic Church community. He is survived by his loving wife of 63 years, Regina Meffert Black, his two sons; Bruce (Linda), and Morris R. (Tina) Black, his two sisters;Wanda...
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Shirley Marie Barr

December 23, 1960 - August 3, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady Russman and Sons, Louisville, KY.
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Mary Catherine Shely Pusey Eberhart

March 25, 1922 - July 29, 2011

Mary Catherine Shely Pusey Eberhart, of Louisville passed away Friday, July 29, 2011 at Episcopal Church Home. She was a retired nurse's aide with the Old Children's Hospital. She was born on March 25, 1922 in Greenschapel, Kentucky to the late Oscar Townson Shely and Lillian Mae Snider. She was a member of Audubon Baptist Church where she was a Sunday School Teacher in the nursery department...
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Sylvia N. Kraesig

February 18, 1914 - July 22, 2011

Sylvia "Dolly" Kraesig 97, passed away Friday at her home. She was the daughter of the late Joseph & Ida Niemann. She was a retired Bookkeeper with Naval Ordnance, and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church. She was preceded by her parents, siblings, and husband; Earl. She is survived by her loving daughter; Charlene Leason (James), and her 2 nephews; Kenneth and Donald Niemann. A...
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Sylvia N. Kraesig

February 18, 1914 - July 22, 2011

Sylvia "Dolly" Kraesig 97, passed away Friday at her home. She was the daughter of the late Joseph & Ida Niemann. She was a retired Bookkeeper with Naval Ordnance, and a member of St. John's Episcopal Church. She was preceded by her parents, siblings, and husband; Earl. She is survived by her loving daughter; Charlene Leason (James), and her 2 nephews; Kenneth and Donald Niemann. A...
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Charles Arthur Allgood

March 20, 1947 - July 22, 2011

Charles A. Allgood Jr. 64 of Jeffersonville, IN, passed away Friday, July 22, 2011. He was the son of the late Charles A. and Helen Marie Allgood Sr. He was a Army veteran, and a retired Security Officer with Securitas Security and Kentucky Lottery. He is survived by his wife, Nita Jenkins Allgood, his two sisters; Mary Diane Joyce and Phyllis M. Vaughn, his son; John B. Smith (Tammy), and...
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Mildred Lorene Kiper-Yates

November 7, 1926 - July 12, 2011

Mildred Lorene Kiper Yates 84 of Louisville, passed away Tuesday at the Christian Care Community, with her family beside her. She was born Nov. 7, 1926 in Jeffersonville, IN to the late; Raymond & Mae Kiper. She was also preceded in death by her brothers; Wilbur and Robert Kiper.She is survived by her loving children; Joyce Ann Tilton (Donnie), Roger Dale Gibson (Betsy), Shirley Luker...
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Emma Ruth Cassell

February 23, 1926 - July 12, 2011

Emma Ruth Cassell 85, of Louisville, passed away July 12, 2011 at her home surrounded by her family. She was a homemaker and had been extensively involved with the Breckenridge Elementary PTA when her children attended there. She was preceded by her daughter; Jessie Lynn Godfrey, and her son; Nathaniel Mark Cassell. She is survived by her husband of sixty years; Eugene Cassell, son; Timothy...
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Wauneda Louise Gruneisen

December 18, 1916 - July 3, 2011

Wauneda Dennison Gruneisen 94, passed away Sunday, July 3, 2011 at the Nazareth Home. She was born December 18, 1916 to the late Kearney C. & Lorena Kraus Dennison. She was a retired school teacher with Head Start, and the J.C.P.S. . She was a devout Catholic, and took active roles over the years with St. Elizabeth of Hungary, St. Stephen Martyr, and St. Barnabas Churches. She was a former...
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Dorothy Elizabeth Toles

September 1, 1917 - June 6, 2011

Dorothy E. Thielmeier Toles 93, passed away Monday. She was retired from the J.C.P.S. She was preceded by her husband; Charles Toles. She is survived by her 2 loving sons; Thomas C. Toles Sr. (Nelda), and Gerald E. Toles (Darice). Her 8 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren, and 1 great-great-grandchild. Her brother; Ernest C. Thielmeier. A mass to celebrate Dorothy's life will be held at 10:00 ...
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Geraldine Waldridge Bayens

January 19, 1934 - May 26, 2011

Arrangements under the direction of Arch L. Heady Russman and Sons, Louisville, KY.
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Patricia A. Delonjay

November 25, 1943 - May 18, 2011

Patricia A. DeLonjay, 67, of Louisville, passed away Wednesday, May 18, 2011 at Norton Audubon Hospital.She was the former Patricia A. Rice. She was previously employed with the Independence Life Insurance Co. She was a member of Zion United Church of Christ.Patricia leaves behind to cherish her memory her husband of 43 years, David DeLonjay; her children, Jason DeLonjay (Misty) and Suzanne Small...
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John Patrick Hagan

October 21, 1973 - May 9, 2011

John Patrick Hagan, 37, passed away Sunday in the serenity that he so much sought in his daily life. John loved to write and inspire others. He touched many people with his caring and courageous attitude. He truly loved his family and will be deeply missed.He is survived by his mother Patricia Reardon Hagan; father Francis Cambron Hagan; sister Dortha Kathleen Fazio (Al), his nephew; Francis...
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Anna Rose Hickerson

October 7, 1922 - May 9, 2011

Anna Rose Hickerson 88 of Germantown, passed away Sunday, May 8, 2011. She was the daughter of the late, William J. and Anna Campbell Brown. She formerly worked for Louisville Textile Co. She was retired from PNC Bank. She volunteered for St. Vincent de Paul Society. A long time member of St. Elizabeth of Hungary Church, and St. Ann's Sodality. She was preceded by her loving husband, Albert, and...
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Mary Louise Revlett

February 3, 1937 - April 18, 2011

Mary Louise Revlett 74 of Germantown, passed away Monday, April 18, 2011, surrounded by her loving family. . She was born February 3, 1937 to the late; Jesse and Henrietta Thorn Miller. She was a loving and devoted wife to the late Walter Revlett. She was a member at Cloverleaf Baptist Church. She is survived by her loving daughters; Theresa (Michael) McGinty, Mary (Christopher) Thornton,...
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