Staff Directory

Once you request the services of Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Homes, Inc., we will immediately put our experienced funeral professionals to work for you. A single, dedicated individual will stay in contact with you every step of the way and guide you through the decision-making process. He or she will carefully explain your options, make recommendations at your request, take care of all the small details, and ensure that you and your family’s personal touch is always present.

 

  Name: Patrick M. Dobbling
Branch: Dobbling Funeral Homes
City: Ft. Thomas, Ky. & Bellevue. KY
Current E-mail:
Position: Owner - Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell / Funeral Director / Embalmer
Qualification/Experience: Lifelong resident of Northern KY - Serving families for over 20 years.
Length of Employment: 24 years
 
  Name: Dennis A. Elix
Branch: Dobbling Funeral Homes
City: Ft. Thomas, Ky. & Bellevue. KY
Current E-mail:
Position: Funeral Director / Embalmer - Manager
Qualification/Experience: Have been in funeral service since 1975 (31 years), been with Dobbling Funeral Homes for 12 years.
Education: Graduate of Springfield Catholic High School / Associate Degree from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science where received the A.J. Russler Award for Embalming.
Length of Employment: 12 years
Community Involvement: Member St. Joseph Church - Cold Spring, KY, Past President Ft. Mitchell Kiwanis, Past President of Latonia Business Association, Past President Ludlow Jaycees, Fr. DeJaco Council of K. of C. Former Navigator of 4th degree of K. of C. of Northern KY, Board member of the S.I.D.S. Alliance of Greater Cincinnati (13 years), Board member of Rosedale Manor Nursing Home (8 years), Board Member of Redwood School - Ft. Mitchell, KY, Past President of Parish Council, Development Committee for Bishop Brossart High School, Board of Adjustments - Highland Heights, KY, Eucharistic Minister at St. Joseph Church, member of Highland Country Club, Chairman of the 1st two Galas at Bishop Brossart High School - Alexandria, KY.
Hobbies/Interests/Personal: Love golf & Sports, Notre Dame Football, Married to wife Carol who works at St. Elizabeth Medical Center - Edgewood, KY as a Benefits Administrative Specialist, Son- Steve who is a student attending Northern KY University studying Accounting.
 
  Name: Debbie Fugate
Branch: Bellevue Office
City: Bellevue. KY
Current E-mail:
Position: Office Manager
Qualification/Experience: Lifelong resident of Campbell County / Certified Medical Technician Payroll Specialist with University Hospital, Cincinnati
Education: Graduate of Bellevue High School / attended Cincinnati State College.
Length of Employment: 1996 to present
Community Involvement: Member "Friends of Bellevue", St. Therese Parish - Southgate, KY, Former member of Newport Central Catholic Mother's Club, St. Therese Mother's Club, University of Kentucky Parent Association and Bellevue Business Association Hobbies/Interests/Personal: 3 Daughters: Jamie (Jason) Kelpert of Florence, KY; Robin (Scott) Evernham of Evansville, IN; Traci Fugate - Student at University of Kentucky / Grandma of Lexi and Lani Kelper and Mora Evernham.
 
  Name: Ben Peden
Branch: Bellevue Office
City: Bellevue. KY
Current E-mail:
Position: Funeral Director / Embalmer Education: Graduate of Union City Community High School - Union City Indiana / Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
Length of Employment: August, 2006 to present
Hobbies/Interests/Personal: Enjoys riding my motorcycle, spending time with my girlfriend and my two dogs.
 
  Name: Jodi Maushart
Branch: Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell, Inc.
City: Bellevue. KY
Current E-mail:
Position: Secretary
Qualification/Experience: Banking - 6years as Bookkeeper and 4 years as a teller, 15 years as Supervisor Billing & Insurance for Allergists, 5 years as Office Manager for our Family Business.
Education: St. Thomas Grade School and High School - Ft. Thomas, KY, Cincinnati Technical College. Length of Employment: 1 year
Hobbies/Interests/Personal: Boating, Gardening, Shopping, Spending time with my family, Married to my Husband Larry 13 years.
 
  Name: CAROL S. MICHAEL (MESSMER)
Branch: Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell, Inc.
City: Newport, KY
Current E-mail:
Position: Funeral Director / Pre-need Counselor
Qualification/Experience: Licensed Funeral Director, Funeral Service since 1985, Coordinator of annual "Holiday Help" Grief Seminar and member of National Funeral Directors Association.
Education: Corpus Christi Grade School - Newport, KY, Newport, High School, Covington Beauty College, Northern KY University.
Length of Employment: 1990 to present Community Involvement: Member of Holy Spirit Church - Newport, KY, Big Stef, Inc., Secretary of Newport Fraternal Order of Police Association Lodge #2, Vice President of Newport Citizens Police Academy, Board member of Newport Code Enforcement, City of Newport Ambassador, former member of Campbell County Jaycees, KY Colonel, Newport High School Alumni Association.
Hobbies/Interests/Personal: Married to Richard Michael since 1977, Sewing, Scrapbooking, photography, like to travel.
Additional information: Active, involved, caring. That's Muehlenkamp-Erschell's Carol Michael. Along with overseeing the care and maintenance of our Newport location, Carol has been meeting with families and providing compassionate assistance in helping them make arrangements for over 21 years. Her dedication to helping others doesn't end with her profession. Carol served as vice president of her church council (she's won an award for her outstanding volunteer service), Festival Chairperson, active member of the Campbell County Jaycees and the Newport High School Alumni Association. In her spare time you'll find Carol sewing and crafting - which just might explain why she's won the "Betty Crocker Homemaker Award".
 
  Name: M. Colin Muehlenkamp
Branch: Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell, Inc.
City: Ft. Thomas, KY
Current E-mail:
Position: Licensed Funeral Director / EmbalmerQualification/Experience: September 2005 Graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
Education: 2004 Graduate of Centre College - Danville, KY (Bachelor of Arts - History) Length of Employment: 2 years
Community Involvement: Assistant Track & Field and Cross Country Coach at Highlands High School - Ft. Thomas, KY
Hobbies/Interests/Personal: Running, Tennis, Golf, Reading.
 
  Name: Michael T. Muehlenkamp
Branch: Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell, Inc.
City: Ft. Thomas, KY
Current E-mail:
Position: Owner - Dobbling, Muehlenkamp-Erschell, Inc. / Licensed Funeral Director / Embalmer
 
  Name: David Obel
Branch: Dobbling Funeral Home
City: Bellevue, KY
Current E-mail:
Position: Manager / Funeral Director
Qualification/Experience: 28 years experience
Education: Graduate of Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science
Length of Employment: 21 years with Dobbling
Community Involvement: Newport Elks, Assistant Coach Campbell County High School Basketball, Pat President Northern District KY Funeral Directors Association, Former Varsity and Assistant Calvary Christian School. Hobbies/Interests/Personal: Golf, wife Shirley, Hunting, Member Pendleton Country Club.
 
  Name: Don Pangburn
Branch: Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Homes
City: Newport, KY
Current E-mail:
Position: Manager - Newport / Funeral Director - Embalmer
Qualification/Experience: 42 years experience serving the families of Campbell County, attended numerous continuing education classes over the years.
Education: Newport High School / College of Mortuary Science - Louisville, KY.
Length of Employment: 6 years
Community Involvement: Member of Summit Church of Christ, Formerly coached knothole baseball in Alexandria, KY, coached basketball in Campbell County Grade Schools.
Hobbies/Interests/Personal: married to wife Pam (42 years) son-Daniel, Daughter -Denise, 4 grandchildren, loyal supporter of University of KY Sports, wife Pam works for Senior Services of Northern KY.
 
  Name: Tom Vennemann
Branch: Muehlenkamp-Erschell Funeral Home
City: Ft. Thomas, Ky.
Current E-mail:
Position: Funeral Director / Embalmer
Qualification/Experience: Full time employee since January 1, 1990
Education: Graduate of Newport Central Catholic High School (1985), Bachelor's Degree from Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science - December 1989.
Length of Employment: 17 years
Community Involvement: Basketball coach at St. Thomas Grade School - Ft. Thomas, KY, I'm a Captain in the Civil Air Patrol - Campbell County Squadron 073, We fly and train for search and rescue missions, homeland security, counter drug operations and disaster relief missions. Member of St. Thomas Church - Ft. Thomas, KY. Hobbies/Interests/Personal: Anything Aviation related, hiking, fishing with my wife and 3 sons, photography and travel. I enjoy cooking and home-brewing my own beer.
 
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