Elsie Marie Arkenau
Elsie Marie Arkenau (nee Walter), 97, of California, KY, passed away Thursday, July 27, 2017 at home surrounded by her family. Elsie was a homemaker and a former employee of Auveco during World War II. She was a member of Saint Mary of the Assumption Parish, Victory Club, Silver Belles & Beaus, Kings & Queens, The Limburger Bunch and Saint Mary Seniors. Elsie was preceded in death by her husband of 49 years, Dorse Lee “Scout” Arkenau, grandson, Todd Geiger, sister, Viola Kool and a brother, Irvin Walter. She is survived by five children, Wanda (Harry Case) Nelson, Anita (Stanley) Geiger, Wayne (Lee) Arkenau, Elaine (David) Frank and Marcia (David) Ampfer, six grandchildren, 11 great-grandchildren and one great-great-grandchild and 2 step grandsons. Visitation Monday, July 31, 2017 at Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, Alexandria, KY from 10:00 AM – 11:15 AM with Mass of Christian Burial following at 11:30 AM. Interment will be in Saint Mary Cemetery, Alexandria, KY. Memorials are suggested to Saint Mary of the Assumption Church, 8246 E Main St, Alexandria, KY 41001, Hospice of the Bluegrass Northern Kentucky, 7388 Turfway Rd, Florence, KY 41042 or Redwood Rehabilitation Center, 71 Orphanage Rd, Fort Mitchell, KY 41017. Alexandria Funeral Home serving the family.