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Date: Monday, 24 October 2011, at 11:35 a.m.

Michele Reed, 29, of Florence, died at 3:25 p.m. Friday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South, Edgewood. She was an elementary school teacher.

Survivors include her husband, Rob Reed; her mother, Nancy Miraflor of San Diego; and a sister, Danielle Miraflor of San Diego.

Mass of Christian burial will be at 1 p.m. PST Friday at San Diego Mission Church, San Diego. Burial will be in El Camino Memorial Park, San Diego. Catchen and Son Funeral Home, Elsmere, is handling arrangements.

Announced on: 11-23-1998

Alice Tanksley, 71, of Walton, died Saturday at her home. She was a homemaker. Her husband, Leonard Tanksley, died in 1973.

Survivors include sons, Leonard Tanksley, at home, John E. Tanksley of Milford, Ohio, and Roy D. Tanksley of Cincinnati; a brother, Edward Adams of Cincinnati; sisters, Anna Lee Honcoop of Linden, Wash., and Mary King of Orlando, Fla.; 10 grandchildren, 14 great-grandchildren and two great-great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, Walton. Visitation will begin there at 10 a.m. Tuesday. Burial will be in Hughes Chapel Cemetery, Richwood.

Announced on: 11-23-1998

Carrie Vater, 77, of Highland Heights, died at Lakeside Place Nursing Home in Highland Heights.

Arrangements are pending at Peoples Funeral Home, Grants Lick.

Announced on: 11-23-1998

Hazel M. Reik, "full-time' Reds fan

During baseball season, Hazel M. Reik was a fixture in the press room overlooking Riverfront Stadium. But she wasn't a reporter.

She was the mother of William J. Reik, a limited partner of the Cincinnati Reds. She dressed in red before every home game and listened to sports radio whenever the team played out of town.

"A Cincinnati Reds fan - that's what she did full-time," said Reik, of New York City, in a telephone interview Monday from his room at the Quality Hotel Riverview in Covington. "She never missed a home game until she got ill."

Mrs. Reik, a lifelong Fort Thomas resident, died Monday at St. Luke Hospital East in Fort Thomas. She was 86.

Reik said his mother watched the Reds long before he became part-owner in 1985. When he did, he could count on her to be at every game and, when he was out of town and could not get a game on the radio, Mrs. Reik would put the telephone to the radio to let him hear.

"My dad always loved them (the Reds), she loved them, and it was fun for her," said Reik, Mrs. Reik's only son and the director of Frisch's restaurants.

Besides being a professional fan, Mrs. Reik was a homemaker and a long-time volunteer at St. Luke Hospital East. Her husband, William J. Reik, preceded her in death.

Other survivors include a grandson and three great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at Dobbling Funeral Home, Fort Thomas. Visitation will begin there at 12:30 p.m. Wednesday. Burial will be in Evergreen Cemetery, Southgate. Memorials are suggested to the American Cancer Society, 7730 U. S. 42, Suite C6, Florence, Ky. 41042, or St. Luke Hospital East, 85 N. Grand Ave., Fort Thomas, Ky. 41075.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Fort Thomas' Charles Martin, renowned art director, ad executive

Charles Thomas Martin, former president and owner of Stockton-West-Burkhart, once Cincinnati's largest advertising agency, died Saturday at St. Luke Hospital, Fort Thomas.

Mr. Martin, of Fort Thomas, celebrated his 90th birthday in February at a party hosted by his children and grandchildren at the Metropolitan Club.

"He was a wonderful father and grandfather," said his daughter, Mary Carroll Gunderman.

The Covington native graduated from Holmes High School, studied at the Cincinnati Art Academy and at the Art Students League at the Grand Central Academy in New York.

He started his own advertising art studio in 1932 in Cincinnati, and laterjoined Stockton-West-Burkhart where he ultimately became owner, president and chairman of the board. The firm's major clients included the Cincinnati Gas & Electric Co., Cincinnati Bell Telephone, Central Trust Bank, U.S. Shoe Co. and the Andrew Jergens Co.

The agency pioneered in sponsoring and developing talent for early national and local radio shows. Among those talents were Walter Winchell, Rosemary and Betty Clooney, Red Barber and Waite Hoyt, Ruth Lyons and Bob Braun.

The agency also was a major sponsor of Cincinnati Reds baseball games for the Hudepohl Brewing Co. on radio and television.

Mr. Martin was considered the dean of Cincinnati art directors. Ads he directed won scores of first-place national and regional awards. Mr. Martin was instrumental in founding the Cincinnati Art Directors' Club in 1952.

He was a member of the St. Catherine of Siena Church in Fort Thomas and provided many volunteer art services for the Catholic press. He was a member of the Queen City Club, the Highland Country Club and many professional and civic organizations.

Mr. Martin's first wife, Mary Jacobs Martin, died in 1972. He then married her widowed sister, Ruth Louise Jacobs Klett, who died in 1996.

He leaves other children, Thomas G. Martin, of Anderson Township; Peggy Bertelsman and Timothy J. Martin, of Fort Thomas and Mary Declan Loussaert, of Wixom, Mich; two stepchildren, Robert J. Klett, of San Francisco, and Michael G. Klett, of Shillington, Pa; 15 grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

Mass: 10 a.m. Wednesday at St. Catherine Church, Fort Thomas. Arrangements: Muehlenhamp-Erschell Funeral Home, Fort Thomas. Memorials: Brighton Center, East Seventh and Park, Newport, Ky. 41071, or the charity of donor's choice.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Fannie Ellis Adamson, 73, of Mount Olivet, died Sunday at Harrison Memorial Hospital, Cynthiana. She was a homemaker, a former employee of the Dr. Scholl's Manufacturing Co., and a member of Mount Olivet Christian Church. She was foster mother to 18 children. A foster son, Paul Tyson, preceded her in death.

Survivors include her husband, Earl T. "Tom" Adamson; a daughter, Patricia Cummins of Lexington; a son, Larry Adamson of Mount Olivet; seven grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Robertson County Funeral Home, Mount Olivet. Visitation will be from 6 to 9 tonight at the funeral home. Burial will be in Shannon Cemetery, Mays Lick.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

J.B. Asher, 65, of Williamstown, died at 8:40 p.m. Monday at his residence.

Arrangements are pending at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home, Williamstown.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Joyce Lane Webber Collier, 47, of Berry, died Monday at her home. She was a legal secretary with Miller, Griffin & Marks law firm in Lexington, and was a member of Antioch Mills Christian Church, Harrison County.

Survivors include her husband, J. D. Collier; a son, Scott Collier of Harrison County; daughters, Michelle Collier, Christie Collier, Alexis Tae Webber and Jennifer Paige Webber, all of Harrison County; her parents, Cecil Lee and Georgina Cloe Webber of Berry; sisters, Judy Webber Franklin of Lexington, Janet Lee Webber and Connie Mae Webber, both of Harrison County; a brother, Cecil Thomas Webber of Harrison County; and one granddaughter.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Antioch Mills Christian Church. Visitation will be from 5 to 9 tonight at Woodhead Funeral Home, Falmouth, and from 10 to 11 a.m. Wednesday at the church. Burial will be in Mount Vernon Cemetery, Pendleton County.

Memorials are suggested to St. Jude Children's Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tenn. 38105; or Antioch Mills Christian Church, Falmouth Pike, Berry, Ky. 41003.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Clarence Cummins, 78, of Crittenden, died Monday at Grant Manor Health Care Center in Williamstown.

Arrangements are pending at Eckler-Hudson Funeral Home, Dry Ridge.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Rosemary K. Dearwester, 80, of Edgewater, Fla., formerly of Park Hills, died Saturday at Bert Fish Medical Center, New Smyrna Beach, Fla. She was a member of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, New Smyrna Beach; the Council of Catholic Women and the International Bowling Conference.

Survivors include sons, Allen Dearwester of Fruitland Park, Fla., David Dearwester of Edgewater, Fla., William Dearwester of New Smyrna Beach and Marc Dearwester of Orange City, Fla.; daughters, Emily Morris of Doha, Qatar, and Roseanne Holder of Summerfield, Fla.; brothers, William Kloeker of Covington, Carroll Kloeker of Lawrenceburg, Ind., Matthew Kloeker of Edgewood, Mark Kloeker of Crescent Springs and John Kloeker of Independence; sisters, Mary Jo Kiely and Natalie Gosney, both of Independence, and Mirella Fulmer of Norwood, Ohio; and five grandchildren.

Memorial Mass will be at 8 a.m. Dec. 5 at St. Cecilia Church, Independence. Cremation was by Dudley Crematory, New Smryna Beach.

Memorials are suggested to American Diabetes. Association, 1101 N. Lake Destiny Road, Suite 415, Maitland, Fla. 32751; or St. Vincent DePaul Society, in care of Our Lady Star of the Sea Church, 4000 S. Atlantic Ave., New Smyrna Beach, Fla. 32169. Dudley Funeral Home, Edgewater, Fla., is handling arrangements.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Stephanie Ann Elmer, 38, of Newport, died Saturday at St. Luke Hospital East in Fort Thomas. She was a homemaker and a member of Second Baptist Church, Newport.

Survivors include sons, Antonio Elmer, Michael Elmer, Tanan Elmer and Jock Thompson, all at home; daughters, Antiya Elmer and Twyla Thompson, both at home; her father and stepmother, Victor Elmer Sr. and Evelyn Elmer of Covington; brothers, Victor Elmer Jr. and Ronnie Elmer, both of Cincinnati, Mark Elmer of Newport and Clarence Elmer of Cleveland; sisters, Delores Miller and Marsha Elmer, both of Covington, Laverne Lawson and Camilla Gore, both of Cincinnati, Margaret Jefferson of Cold Spring and Victoria Phillips of North Carolina; and two grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Second Baptist Church, Newport. Visitation will begin at 10 a.m. Saturday at the church. Burial will be in Linden Grove Cemetery, Covington. Jones and Simpson Funeral Home, Covington, is handling arrangements.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Walter "Hank" Hagedorn, 61, of Southgate, died Sunday at his home. He was a custodian with Southgate Schools.

Survivors include his wife, Sharon Hagedorn; sons, David Hagedorn of London, Ohio, Michael Hagedorn of Bellevue, Lance Hagedorn and Brian Hagedorn, both of Southgate; his father, Walter Hagedorn of Cincinnati; sisters, Marlene Jones and Joyce Jones, both of Cincinnati; and three grandchildren.

Services will be at 8 p.m. Wednesday at Radel Funeral Home, Newport. Visitation will begin there at 4 p.m. Wednesday.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Alma May Lockhart, 87, of Latonia, died Monday at Hospice of Cincinnati.

Arrangements are pending at Connley Brothers Funeral Home, Latonia.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Rolin Marksberry, 65, of Independence, died Monday at St. Luke Hospital West, Florence.

Arrangements are pending at Swindler and Currin Funeral Home, Latonia.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Mary Conn Myers, 91, of Bellevue, died at 9 a.m. Monday at her home. She was a retired nurse's aide with William Booth Memorial Hospital, Covington, and worked with Wright Aeronautical, Cincinnati. Her husband, Charles P. Myers, died in 1970.

Survivors include a sister, Lucille Lawther of Cleveland.

Services will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Allison and Rose Funeral Home, Covington. Visitation will begin there at noon Wednesday. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Fort Mitchell.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Ethel "Marie" Perry, 77, of Independence, died Monday at St. Elizabeth Medical Center South, Edgewood. She was a retired assembly worker with Western Paper Goods, Cincinnati. Her husband, Oliver "Pete" Perry, died in 1994.

Survivors include sisters, Kathryn Kitchen of Bellevue and Batty Marsico of Bonifay, Fla.

Services will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Chambers and Grubbs Funeral Home, Independence. Visitation will begin there at noon Wednesday. Burial will be in Floral Hills Cemetery, Taylor Mill. Memorials are suggested to Salvation Army, 340 W. 10th St., Newport, Ky. 41071.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

Louis Paul Terhaar, 68, of Huntington, Ind., formerly of Newport, died Nov. 13 at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind. He was a retired Army veteran of the Korean and Vietnam wars, and formerly worked for the McAlpin's department store in Florence.

Survivors include his wife, Elizabeth Farthing Terhaar; sons, Louis Terhaar Jr., Richard Terhaar and Anthony Terhaar, all of Newport; a daughter, Mary Terhaar of Newport; stepsons, Kent Farthing, Rick Farthing, Gary Farthing and Mark Farthing, all of Huntington, Ind., and Ron Farthing of Monroe, Ind.; stepdaughters, Linda Denman, Sue Mygrant and Donna Pierson, all of Huntington, Ind., and Carol Wyatt of Markle, Ind.; a brother, Leo Terhaar of Silver Grove; sisters, Edna Mae Howard of Fort Thomas, Rita Jackson of Florence and Marie Wolfzorn of Highland Heights; 32 grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Memorial Mass of Christian Burial will be at 1:30 p.m. Saturday at Corpus Christi Church, Newport. Burial was in Marion, Ind., National Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to St. Peter and Paul Church Scholarship Fund, 860 Cherry St., Huntington, Ind. 46750; or VFW Scholarship Fund, 220 W. Park Drive, Huntington, Ind. 46750. Bailey-Love Mortuary, Huntington, Ind., handled arrangements.

Announced on: 11-24-1998

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