Martha Arlinghaus Car Accident – Obituary: Retired Villa Hills Ky. teacher killed in Kenton County wrong-way crash.
Martha devoted her life to Catholic education as a teacher, first at St. Paul School, Florence and then at Villa Madonna Academy Elementary School, Villa Hills.
Police identified 83-year-old Martha Arlinghaus as the woman killed in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 71/75 near the Kyles Lane exit in Kenton County on Sunday.
According to police, Arlinghaus was struck in the northbound lane of the highway by a driver going the wrong way.
Villa Madonna Academy in Villa Hills issued a statement on Facebook Monday.
“We are shocked and deeply saddened to learn of the tragic death of Martha Arlinghaus,” the school said in a statement. “She was a pioneer in the Oblate program of the Benedictine Sisters of St. Walburg Monastery, being a part of the first group in 1986. At the monastery she was known as the Candy Lady, always making sure that the Sisters’ candy jar was filled.”
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