Burial Date: 2016-03-14
Service Date: March 14, 2016
Interment Info: Forest Lawn Memorial Park
Service Info: Cupp-Willoughby Cemetery

Ruth Kessen


Ruth May Kessen nee Klanke, 92, died March 7, 2016 at Baptist Village Care Center in Erlanger. Ruth was a clerk for the IRS for 40 years and was an avid fan of traveling and gardening. She was preceded in death by her husband, Eugene Kessen; her grandchildren, Michelle and Kade Kessen; and her great-granddaughter, Tiffany Paige Wells. Survivors include her children: Martin Kessen of Florida, Paul Kessen of Burlington, Dennis Kessen of Florence, and Ruth Lyons Portwood of Elsmere; and her brother, George “Bud” Klanke of Milford. She also leaves behind her 13 grandchildren, 18 great-grandchildren, 7 great great-grandchildren, and several nieces and nephews.

Visitation will be on Monday March 14, 2016 from 11:30AM-1:30PM at Linnemann Funeral Homes in Erlanger. A funeral service will follow the visitation at 1:30PM at the funeral home. Mausoleum Entombment at Forest Lawn Memorial Park. In lieu of sending flowers, please make memorial contributions to: St. Elizabeth Foundation and Hospice Fund 1 Medical Village Dr. Edgewood, KY 41017. Online condolences to: www.linnemannfuneralhomes.com.

12:00 am - 12:00 am

Ruth Kessen



1:30 pm

Cupp-Willoughby Cemetery


Funeral service will follow the visitation

Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Address: 3227 Dixie Hwy ERLANGER, KY 41018

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