Robert Allen Moreton
MORETON, Robert Allen, beloved husband of Ann (nee Moore), loving father of Shauna Isaacs, dear brother of Charles D. Moreton and the late Shirley Martin and Jacqueline Berding. Sunday, January 7, 2007. Age 73. Friends may call at the Hodapp Funeral Home, 8815 Cincinnati-Columbus Rd. (Rt 42), West Chester, Thursday from 10 A.M. until the funeral service at 11:00 A.M. Memorials may be directed to Hospice of Cincinnati.
Eula O. Alcorn
ALCORN, EULA O. (nee Neeley), beloved wife of the late Arnold Alcorn, dear mother of Larry (Sharon) and the late James G. Alcorn, grandmother of James Alcorn, Michael and Laryn Wackenthaler, great grandmother of Shelby and Trenton Alcorn, Camden and Kaitlyn Wackenthaler, sister of Bill Neeley, Georgia Hunter, Thelma Sandlin, Beulah Pennington and the late Ron, Robert, Lowell, Burlin and Lawrence Neeley. Sunday, January 7, 2007, age 86. Visitation at Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Carthage, Thursday from 1 p.m. until funeral service at 2 p.m. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Hartwell United Methodist Church, 140 Parkway Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45216. Mrs. Alcorn was a member of O.E.S. Norwood Aira Chapter 160.
Ernest Lee Hawks
HAWKS, Ernie, former husband of Melva Hawks Williams, beloved father of Greg Hawks, Debbie (Bob) Smith, Melissa Hawks and Cindy (Mike) Corey, also survived by 10 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren, dear brother of Tom (Daphne) Hawks, Ruth (Dick) Wiseman. Saturday, Jan. 6, 2007. Age 81. Friends may call at the Hodapp Funeral Home, 8815 Cincinnati-Columbus Rd. (Rt 42), West Chester, Tuesday 5-8 P.M. Funeral services at the funeral home Wednesday 10 A.M. Memorials may be directed to West Chester Church of the Nazarene, 7951 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, OH 45069.
Yvonne Elizabeth Ottaway
OTTAWAY, Yvonne E. beloved mother of the late Melissa Koch, loving daughter of Norma and the late Robert Worley, dear sister of Patricia Fox, Donna Weibel, Sharon Ann Worley, Barbara Jean (Bob) Schinaman, Kent Robert Worley and the late Walter Schmurr. Thursday, January 4, 2007 age 68. Friends may call at the Hodapp Funeral Home 6041 Hamilton Ave., College Hill, Tuesday from 12 noon until funeral service at 1 P.M. Memorials may be directed to VITAS Hospice 11500 Northlake Dr. 45249.
Reba Jane Mounce
MOUNCE, Reba Jane (nee Chandler) Devoted wife of the late James, Sr. Beloved mother of James, Jr. (Donna), Dale (Shirley), Tim (Darlene), Darrell (Noel) Mounce and Lisa (Wil) Miller. Loving grandmother of Franni, John, Kelley, Stephen, Amanda, Jessica, Emily, and Stephanie. Great grandmother of Megan, Bentley, and Jenna. Dear sister of Lee Walden, Mabel Manus, Lena Hill, David Chandler, and Lloyd Chandler. January 3, 2007, age 68. Active member of Creek Rd. Baptist Church. Visitation will be held Sunday, January 7th from 5 - 8 P.M. at Hodapp Funeral Home, 8815 Cinti-Columbus Rd., (Rt 42) West Chester. Funeral service will take place Monday at 1 P.M. Donations may be made to Creek Rd. Baptist Church, 3906 Creek Rd, 45241.
Hazel R. Browning
BROWNING, Hazel R. (nee Ruth), beloved wife of the late Charles Arvid Browning, mother of Sally Ann Browning of Franklin, NC, and Mark B. Browning of Wyoming, OH, and sister of the late Nelson Ruth. Wednesday, January 3, 2007. She and her husband Charles owned and operated Browning's of Wyoming, an art store, from 1961 to 1977. A memorial Mass will be said at St. James of the Valley Church, Wyoming, Monday, January 8, at 10 a.m. Memorials may be directed to the University of Kentucky Scholarship Fund, Lexington, KY 40506, St. Clare Guild Life Care Fund, 100 Compton Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45215, or the fund of your choice. Hodapp Funeral Home, Carthage, serving the family.
Herbert B. Gelhaus
GELHAUS, Herbert B. Beloved husband of Irma (nee Pfeiffer) for 60 years. Dear father of Barbara (Ron) Freudenberg, Herb (the late Cynthia) Gelhaus, John Linda) Gelhaus, Dick (Peggy) Gelhaus and Joe (Kimberly)Gelhaus. Also survived by 17 grandchildren and five great grandchildren. Brother of Mary Herb, Lucille Ramey, Norb Gelhaus and the late Ed Gelhaus, Gert Schaab and Bud Gelhaus. Saturday, March 3, 2007. Age 92. Visitation will be at St. Clement Church, 4536 Vine St., St. Bernard on Tuesday from 10 A.M. until time of mass of christian burial at 11 A.M. Mr. Gelhaus was a member of The St. Bernard Seniors and The Third Order of St. Francis. Memorials may be directed to Right to Life or the charity of donors choice.
Fred G. Nieman
NIEMAN, Fred Gary Nieman, 78, died Thursday, March 1 2007, at the Alois Alzheimer Center in Greenhills, where he had lived the last two years. He was born in Cincinnati on November 8, 1928, the son of Fred and Kathryn Nieman. He grew up in Hartwell, graduating from Hartwell High School in 1946. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. Before and after his war service, he attended the Ohio State University School of Agriculture, graduating in 1954. He later earned a master's degree in education from Xavier University in 1969. He married Doris Marilyn Littrell of Owenton, Kentucky, in 1955. He worked as a naturalist (and Indian Dancer) for the Cincinnati Recreation Commission at California Nature Preserve from 1955 to 1970. He taught sixth-and-seventh grade science and Ohio History at Mariemont Middle School from 1970 to1981. He was the district's "teacher of the year" in 1975. He later taught science for three years at Chillicothe (Ohio) High School before "officially retiring" in 1984 with precisely 31.2 years of public service. He was a seasonal ranger for National park Service for about 25 years -from about 1975 to 2000-primarily at the William Howard Taft National Historic Site in Mount Auburn, though he also worked three summers at Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial at Put-in-Bay, Ohio, and three summers at Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Farmington, Pennsylvania. He was a longtime member and elder at the Lockland Christian Church. He also was a member of the American Legion and Masons, and was very active with the Hartwell School Alumni Association and Little Miami Inc, a river conservation group. He is survived by two sons, John (and Sherry) of Hamden, CT, and James (and Mary) of Cincinnati. Also survived by three grandchildren, Katie of Hamden CT, and Craig and Cassandra of Cincinnati, and one sister Darlene Nieman of Cincinnati. He was preceded in death by his wife Doris, in 1996, and one son Jeffrey, in 1960. Friends may call at Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Carthage, Monday from 6 to 8 P.M. Funeral service 10 A.M. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to Lockland Christian Church, 231 Mill St., Cincinnati, OH 45215 or Little Miami Inc., 6040 Price Rd, Milford, OH 45150-1429.
Merlyn A. York
YORK, Reverend Merlyn A. (Sarge York). Devoted husband to the late Oneita York (Huff). Caring Son to the late Attis and Faye York. Preceded in death by his brothers Gene and John York. Loving father to Bruce (Cynthia) and Jerry (Jo Ann). Grandfather to Mark and Craig York, Debbie Hilyer, Stacy Stetter, Rachel Anderson, Christy Best, John and Ron Davis, and the late Brian and Juanita York. Great Grand-daddy to 21 great grandchildren. Mr. York also leaves behind his Christian family at Kings Run Separate Baptist Church where he was a founding member and Minister, Assistant Pastor 1965-67 and Pastor 1970-71,1979-86, 1990-96, He served on the Presbytery board for the Separate Baptist Movement from 1989-2004. He was a founding member of the Gospel Group "Son's of the Bluegrass" and a member of "The Ray Baker Trio". Mr. York was a Veteran of the United States Air Force and a retiree from Jefferson Smurfit, formerly Diamond International. Went home to be with his Heavenly father March 1st 2007 at the age of 75. Visitation at Hodapp Funeral Home, 6041 HAMILTON AVE., COLLEGE HILL, Friday 5-8 p.m. Funeral service Saturday 10 a.m. at Kings Run Separate Baptist Church, 730 Kings Run Dr. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263-3597.
Glenn A. Austing, Sr.
AUSTING, Glenn A., Sr., beloved husband of Patricia and the late Betty J. Austing, loving father of Glenn, Jr. (Sandy) and Sharon Bailey (Rodrick) and step-father of Gordy Woods and Tina Holmes, dear grandfather of Rodrick, Amber and Katrina and great-grandfather of Isaiah, dear brother of Ruth Kirch. Wednesday, Feb. 28, 2007. Friends may call at St. John Church, 9080 Cincinnati-Dayton Rd. West Chester, Monday from 9 A.M. until hte Mass of Christian Burial at 11 A.M. Hodapp Funeral Home, West Chester, serving the family.
Lawrence P. Brunner
BRUNNER, Lawrence P., beloved husband of the late Almarita "Kay" Brunner (nee Kylius), devoted father of Jeffrey (Dee) and Patrick (Barbara) Brunner, grandfather of seven and great-grandfather of eight. Wednesday, February 28, 2007, age 89 years, formerly of Woodlawn. Friends may call at the Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Carthage, Sunday 6-8 p.m.. Mass of Christian Burial St. James Church, Wyoming, Monday 11a.m. Memorials may be made to St. James Church or charity of donor's choice.
Margaret Lavon Wyrick
WYRICK, Margaret L. (nee Buis), beloved wife of the late Arvel Wyrick, dear mother of Rick (the late Sherry) Caudill, Diana (Gary) Carter, Gary (Sherry) Wyrick, Betty (Harvey) French, and the late Mike Caudill, mother-in-law of Cheryl Caudill, grandmother of Nicholas, Shannon, Jodie, Gary, Michelle, Richard, Scott and Bobby, great grandmother of Alex, Ryan, Chastity and the late Matthew who told her "love is thicker than blood," sister of Wanda (the late Floyd) Angel and the late Joann Keller, sister-in-law of Wallace Keller. Wednesday, February 28, 2007, age 74. Visitation at Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Carthage, Friday 4-7 p.m. Funeral service Saturday 10 a.m. at the funeral home. Memorials may be made to Hospice of Cincinnati, P.O. Box 633597, Cincinnati, OH 45263-3597.
John Eric Beebe
BEEBE, Eric, loving husband of 28 years of Janice (nee Owens), devoted father of Angela Lester (Antonio) and Tanya Beebe (Jesse Sellers), loving grandfather of Kayla, Devin, Amaya and Jaelyn, dear son of John Beebe and Wanda Scearce and dear brother of Shannon Owens, Deron Beebe (Lori), Don Kamphaus (Stephanie), and Louise Jung (Mike). Monday, Feb. 26, 2007. Age 48. Friends are welcome to attend the memorial service at the Church of Christ at Harrison, 220 Sunset Ave., Harrison, OH 45030 Friday at 7 P.M. Hodapp Funeral Home, West Chester, serving the family.
Amelia Claire Kottyan
KOTTYAN, Amelia, precious daughter of Gregg and Leah (nee Nesbitt) Kottyan. Cherished granddaughter of Mike and Mary Kottyan, Charlie and Lynn Nesbitt. Our Amelia Bear went to be with the Lord after only two months and six days, but will be loved forever. Visitation will be at Norman Chapel of Spring Grove Cemetery Saturday from 10 A.M. until service at 11:30 A.M. Donations may be made to C J Foundation for SIDS Don Imus Pediatric Center 30 Prospect Avenue Hackensack, NJ 07601.
Sydney Graham Small
SMALL, Graham beloved husband of the late Katherine Small, loving step-father of Michael Havlin of Managua, Nicaragua and David Havlin of Gardner, MA. Sunday February 25, 2007 age 82. Service to be held on a future date. Graham was in the Canadian Air Force in the European Theater during WWII and was an elder and active member of the Clifton Church of Christ. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the church 695 Berkshire Lane 45220.
Howard E. Woodrum
WOODRUM, Howard, dear father of Jean (Eulys) Monday, Marguerite (Gene) Gibson, Larry (Debbie) Woodrum and Lloyd (Sabrina) Woodrum, also survived by 6 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren, step-father of Janet (Gordon) Carlson, Martha (David) Clark, Sherry (Rick) Reynolds and Ron Durham, also survived by step-grandchildren and step-great grandchildren, brother of Ruth Irving and the late Otis, Haskell and Elmer Woodrum and Ermie Buck, also survived by numerous nieces and nephews. Sunday, February 25, 2007, age 91. Friends may call at the Hodapp Funeral Home, 7401 Vine St., Carthage Wednesday 5-8 p.m. Funeral service Thursday 1 p.m. at Evendale First Church of God, 3853 Glendale Milford Rd., 45241. Graveside Friday 1 p.m. at Salem Methodist Church Cemetery in Casey Co., KY. Memorials may be made to the Evendale First Church of God.
CARRELLI, Victor, beloved husband of 51 years of Kay Carrelli, loving father of Debbie (Greg) Miles, Cheryl (Dave) Mushaben and Greg (Lisa) Carrelli, grandfather of Jennifer, Steven, Tony, Mary, Emily, Jim, and Natalie, brother of Mary Truax and the late Angelo Carrelli. Saturday February 24, 2007, age 83. Friends may call at the Hodapp Funeral Home 6041 Hamilton Ave., College Hill Thursday from 5-7 P.M. Mass of Christian Burial St. Vivian Church 7600 Winton Rd., Finneytown Friday at 10 A.M. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to the St. Vivian Memorial Fund 45224 or charity of donor's choice.
Balzer, Joseph Francis
The visitation will be on Saturday, 7/5/03, 9:30-11 a.m. at Church
The service will be held on Mass Saturday, July 5, 2003 at St. Clement Church at 11 a.m.
BALZER, JOSEPH F. "JOE," beloved husband of 51 years to June Balzer (nee Effler), devoted father of Chris and Neil Doppes, Joe and Sue Balzer, Jim and Jenny Balzer, devoted grandfather of Carrie and Jimmy, Erin and Geoff, Becky, Neil, Emily, Jessi, Missy, Mary, Joey and Matt, great-grandfather of Catey Ellen, step grandfather of David, Spencer, the late Brian, dear brother of Mary Ann (Walter)Oka, brother-in-law of Loretta Feichtner, Bob Effler, Jane Eichhold and the late Pet Brielmaier, also survived by many nieces and nephews. Monday, June 30, 2003, age 76, after a short illness. Friends may call at St. Clement Church, 4536 Vine St., St. Bernard, Saturday from 9:30 a.m. until time of Mass of Christian Burial at 11 a.m. Interment at St. Mary Cemetery, St. Bernard. Joe was a member of Carthage Senior Citizens and a member of the Senior Hall of Fame. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Sisters of St. Francis, P.O. Box 100, Oldenburg, IN 47036. Hodapp Funeral Home, Carthage, handling arrangements.
Kunkel, George C.
The visitation will be on Evening
The service will be held on Mass Next Day at St. Charles Borromeo
Veteran, WW II
KUNKEL, GEORGE C., beloved husband of Eleanor R. Kunkel (nee VerKamp), dear father of Fr. George C. Kunkel and David J. (Jane) Kunkel, grandfather of Katherine and Kimberly Kunkel, brother of John Kunkel, Joyce Sanders and the late Catherine Reckel, Irvin and Norbert Kunkel. Died Tuesday, July 8, 2003, on his 83rd birthday. Friends may call at the Hodapp Funeral Home, 740l Vine St., Carthage, Friday from 5-8 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial Saturday 11 a.m. at St. James of the Valley Church, 411 Springfield Pike, Wyoming. Memorials may be made to St. James of the Valley Education and Memorial Fund, 45215.