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.
James Henry Halleran
James Henry “Jim” Halleran, 74, a lifelong resident of the Augusta Minerva Road, passed away June 30, 2006, at University Hospital in Cincinnati, Ohio.
Mr. Halleran was a veteran of the United States Army and was employed at Clopay Corporation in Augusta for 39 years before his retirement in 1995. He was a member of the St. James Catholic Church in Minerva and the Pioneer Club of Clopay Corporation.
Born in Bracken County on January 12, 1932, he was the son of the late Peter and Charlotte Goecke Halleran.
Surviving are three brothers, Martin (Eltha) Halleran of May's Lick, Joe (Janet) Halleran of Flemingsburg and Earl (Linda) Halleran of Augusta; three sisters, Edna Edginton of Lexington, Peggy (Roger) Fricke of Columbus, Ohio, and Mary (Ray) Evers of Cincinnati; 11 nephews; six great-nephews; and six great-nieces.
Preceding him in death were one brother, William Halleran; and a sister, Christine Bess.
Mass of Christian Burial was intoned July 4 at Saint James Catholic Church in Minerva. Burial was in the Saint Patrick's Cemetery in Washington. Memorials may be made to the Hospice of Hope, 901 Kenton Station Drive, Maysville, Ky. 41056.
Boyd Fannin Jr.
Boyd Fannin Jr., 73, of Thackery, Ohio, passed away June 11, 2006, at his home.
Mr. Fannin retired in 1994 from Shepard Grain Company in Thackery. He was a member of the Christian Worship Center.
Born Feb. 17, 1933, in Morgan County, he was the son of the late Boyd Lynn and Ethel Gilliam Fannin.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Lou Ball Fannin; four sons, Jim, Jeff and Jody Fannin, all of Urbana, Ohio, and Johnny Fannin of Saint Paris, Ohio; seven grandchildren; 11 great-grandchildren; three brothers, Dale of Saint Paris and Dean and Charlie of Blanchester, Ohio; five sisters, Wilma Partin and Addie Gilliam, both of Christiansburg, Ohio, Letha Adkins of West Liberty, Magdeline Morrison of Mt. Orab , Ohio, and Joyce Donahue of Columbus, Ohio; and a number of nieces and nephews.
Funeral services were conducted June 15 at The Christian Worship Center in Saint Paris with Pastor Rick Clos officiating. Burial was in the Terra Haute Cemetery.