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Mary Lou (Burkhardt) Arkenau

  • "Aunt Noodles: Thanks for making each and everyone of us..."
    - Lori Johnson-Francis
  • "Our thoughts and prayers are with you and all the family."
    - Bert (Senn) Russel
  • "Tom, so sorry for you and your family's loss. Mary Lou was..."
    - Linda Grant Powell
  • "So sorry for your loss!"
    - Tom O'Bryant
  • "A beautiful person."

ARKENAU, MARY LOU (BURKHARDT), 75, went to meet her Heavenly Father on February 2, 2014.

She worked for Jefferson County Public Schools Food Service for 30 years, had retired from American Tobacco Company, and had worked for the Candy House at Sts. Mary & Elizabeth Hospital. She was a member of the Incarnation Catholic Church Senior Club.

Mary Lou was preceded in death by her husband of 50 years John; her parents, Henrietta and Anton Burkhardt; sister, Frances Johnson; and brother, Jim Burkhardt.

She is survived by her siblings Lillian Priddy, Ed Burkhardt (Henrietta), Tom Burkhardt (Nina), and Al Burkhardt; and several nieces and nephews.

Her funeral Mass will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday at Incarnation Catholic Church, 2229 Lower Hunters Trace, followed by entombment at Louisville Memorial Gardens West. Visitation will be 1-7 p.m. Wednesday at Heady-Hardy Funeral Home.

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Published in The Courier-Journal on Feb. 5, 2014
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