Wayne Hage, 69, passed away June 5, 2006, at his home at Pine Creek Ranch in Monitor Valley, Nev.
Born Dec. 21, 1936, in El-ko, Nev., he was the youngest of five children born to Reinert and Grace Hage. His father was a geologist and his mother a school teacher.
At age 15 Hage left home to buckaroo for a number of large, open-range outfits in Nevada and southern Idaho, forming a life-long passion for the range livestock industry.
After fulfilling his draft requirements in the Air Force’s Strategic Air Command, he finished his GED and earned a master’s degree in biological science from the University of Nevada at Reno.
He served as chairman of the Agricultural Land Use Committee of the California State Chamber of Commerce and was actively involved in the California Cattlemen’s Association and the California Farm Bureau.
He is survived by his wife, Helen Chenoweth; five children, Ramona Morrison, Ruthe Agee, Margaret Byfield, Laura Perkins and Wayne Hage; two step children, Mike Chenoweth (Diana) and Meg Keenan; one brother, David (Nancy) Hage; two sisters, Faye (John) Tewell and Alice Hage; four sons-in-law and a daughter-in-law, Jeff Morrison, Jace Agee, Dan Byfield, David Perkins and Yelena Hage; and 11 grandchildren, John and Kristin Morrison; Tyler, Jacob and Katelyn Agee; David, Harrison and Charlton Perkins; McKenzy Byfield; and Bryan Hage.
Preceding him in death was his first wife, Jean Nichols Hage.
Funeral services were conducted June 10 at his home, Pine Creek Ranch.
Augusto Kosien Jr., 31, of Newport, passed away May 25, 2006, at University Hospital.
Mr. Kosien worked as a server at the Hofbrau House in Newport. He trained many additional servers currently working there. He also worked as a server at the former Syndicate in Newport and as a flight attendant with Delta Air Lines until he was furloughed after 9/11. He had just been recalled to return to his duties as a flight attendant at Delta effective June 1, 2006.
Mr. Kosien enjoyed taking pictures of his daughter. He was an avid soccer player and recently assembled a team playing at Town & Country Sports Complex in Wilder. He enjoyed playing golf and loved the northern Kentucky area he called home.
Surviving are his former wife, Rachel Kosien of Flemingsburg; his daughter, Alexis Kosien of Flemingsburg; his father, Augusto Kosien and mother, Maria Luci Franca, both of Curitiba, Brazil; two brothers, Marcio Kosien of Cincinnati and Marcos E. Kosien of Curitiba; and one sister, Jessica L. Franca of Curitiba.
Funeral services were conducted June 12 at Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home in Newport.
Burial was in St. Patrick Cemetery in Maysville.
Dorothy “Billie Jo” Yeager, 79, passed away June 11, 2006, at Hospice of Hope in Georgetown, Ohio.
Born in Carter County on Aug. 4, 1926, she was the daughter of the late Harrison and Ruth Lee Stephens.
Surviving are two sisters, Wilma Christy of Aberdeen, Ohio and Joy White of Wallingford; one brother, Delsie (Betty) Stephens of Flemingsburg; and several nieces, nephews and cousins.
Funeral services were conducted June 14 at Boone-Nickell Funeral Home with Pastor Dewayne Logan officiating. Burial was in Ramey’s Chapel Cemetery.
Donald Ray Carmichael
Donald Ray Carmichael, 81, of Maysville, passed away May 29, 2006, at Meadowview Regional Medical Center in Maysville. His wife, Beulah Lorene Curtis Carmichael, died Sept. 8, 2005.
Mr. Carmichael proudly served in the U.S. Army during World War II and was a recipient of the WW II Victory Medal. He was also a farmer and a former employee of Randall Company in Flemingsburg.
Born April 14, 1925, in Greenville, he was the son of the late Roy and Laura Elamon Carmichael.
Surviving are three sons, Randall Carmichael of Wallingford and Justin Carmichael and Ernest Carmichael, both of Maysville; one halfbrother, John Rainwaters of Muncie, Ind.; one sister, Louise Curtis, and an adopted sister, Debbie Phillips, both of Muncie; and four grandchildren.
Funeral services were conducted June 1 at Northcutt & Son Home for Funerals Memorial Chapel with Bro. Arnold Howell officiating; burial was in the Eldridge Cemetery on Bull Fork Road.