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September 7, 2006



Lee Duncan, 90, formerly of Aiken Road, husband of Anna Duncan, died Saturday, Sept. 2, 2006, at the Beverly Health Care Center in Frankfort.

Born June 6, 1916, in Fayette County, he was the son of the late Will and Lillie Pearl Briley Duncan. He was a retired farmer and a member of the Centerville Methodist Church.

Survivors include six daughters, Sue McMahan, Frankfort, Teri Lewis, Versailles, Kathy Garrett, Mt. Sterling, Roseanna Carmickle, Versailles, and Patty Cox, Lexington; five sons, Bob Duncan and Donnie Duncan, both of Versailles, Larry Duncan, Harrodsburg, Wade Duncan, Indiana, and Michael Duncan, Florida; two sisters, Dorothy Gunther, Versailles, and Mae Handy, Owen County; 22 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Services were conducted Wednesday, Sept. 6, at Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, by the Rev. Todd Lester. Burial was in Rose Crest Cemetery. Casket bearers were Heath Duncan, Thomas Carmickle, Michael Becknell, Jon Rice, Michael Duncan, and Larry Duncan. Honorary bearers were Adrian Varner, John Varner, Gary Varner, Darrell Varner, Dale Varner, Billy Carpenter, Bobby Cariel, Joe Cariel, and Clarence Beasley.

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Charles L. Kaenzig, 85, widower of Beulah Duncan Kaenzig, died Wednesday Aug. 30, 2006, at the Bluegrass Community Hospital.

Born Jan. 26, 1921, he was the son of the late John and Ella Hughes Sutherland Kaenzig. He was a retired farmer and former co-owner of Kaenzig Orchard and Market. He was a longtime member of Pinckard Baptist Church, a Farm Bureau Board member, a longtime member and director of the Soil Conservation Board, and helped start the Farmers Market. He was a World War II veteran, having served as a first lieutenant in the Army Air Corps. He flew 43 combat missions as a bombardier over Europe in B17s and B25s and became a prisoner of war.

Survivors include three daughters, Mary Young, Central City, Barbara Ramsey, Owenton, and Charlene Dunn, Versailles; a sister, Lucy Myshrall, South Windsor, Conn.; two brothers, Joseph Kaenzig, Dayton, Ohio, and Claude Kaenzig, Versailles; five grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren. A daughter, Linda Enzweiler; a sister, Anna Mae Ford Barker; and three brothers, John, James and David, are deceased.

A private family service was conducted Saturday, Sept. 2, at Bluegrass Memorial Gardens by the Rev. Doug Simpson and the Rev.Bill Brumley. Clark Funeral Home, Rose Hill, was in charge of arrangements.

Memorials are suggested to Hospice of the Bluegrass or the charity of one’s choice.

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Breck Dean Sanders, 52, of Frankfort, died Thursday, Aug. 31, 2006, at his home following an illness.

Born April 5, 1954, in Frankfort, he was the son of Leona Barnes Sanders, Frankfort, and the late Ezra Allen Sanders. He worked in the mail room for Human Resources in state government. He was a member of the Millville Sportsman's Club, the Millville Horseshoe League, and was a past member of the Greater Frankfort Bowling League.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by a son, Jason Sanders, Versailles; two brothers, Brit Sanders and Ross Sanders, both of Frankfort; a niece and three nephews.

Services were conducted Tuesday, Sept. 5, at Rogers Funeral Home. A private burial was held in Sunset Memorial Gardens.



David B. Sturgeon, 49, of Versailles, husband of Karin Oder Sturgeon, died Monday, Sept. 4, 2006, at his residence.

Born in Woodford County, he was the son of the late Tom and Arthelas Sparks Sturgeon. He was a furnace operator for L-N United Glass in Versailles. He was an avid ham radio enthusiast, with a nickname of “Fish,” and volunteered for the Woodford County Fire Department.

In addition to his wife, he is survived by a son, Jason Sturgeon, Lexington; three stepchildren, Sean Colin, Brendan Colin, and Shannon Colin, California; a brother, Ray Sturgeon, Nicholasville; three sisters, Angeline Smith and Helen Crosthwaite, both of Lexington, and Nellie Morrison, Versailles. A brother, Roy Sturgeon, is deceased.

Services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 8, at Blackburn & Ward Funeral Home by the Rev. Bobby Lakes. Interment will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Casket bearers will be James Morrison, Bob Yates, Carl Swinford, Larry Bryant, Brian Jones, and Greg Crosthwaite. Honorary bearers will be Buzz Morrison, Donald Smith, Tommy Smith, and Richard Vest. Visitation will be 5 to 8 p.m. today, Thursday, Sept. 7, at the funeral home.

Memorials are suggested to the American Heart Association, Greater Lexington Region, 2201 Regency Road, Suite 401, Lexington, KY 40503-2339.

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