December 11, 1934 - January 6, 2022
Elizabeth Louise “Betty” (Krallman) Lykins, 87, passed peacefully on January 6, 2022 in Tucson Arizona. She was born in Covington Kentucky to Herman and Catherine (Riesenbeck) Krallman, and was the eldest of 5 siblings. She was preceded in death by her husband James William Lykins, her daughter Linda Marie, and her brothers John (Pat) and Ted (Jan). Survived by her sons, James (Susanna) and Joseph (Jane), grandsons Jude and Gabriel, her brothers Tony (Diane), and Tom (Anne), and many nieces and nephews. She was a regional president of the National Association of Women in Construction, a leader in the Rosie Reds, an avid Bengals fan, and retired after 25 years of work at The Christ Hospital.
Visitation will be held on Sunday, January 16, 2022 from 3-5 PM at Hodapp Funeral Home, 6041 Hamilton Avenue, College Hill, 45224. Mass of Christian Burial on Monday, January 17, 2022 at 11 AM at St. Vivian Church, 7600 Winton Road, Cincinnati, 45224. Following Mass, burial will take place at Gate of Heaven Cemetery. Memorials are suggested to Goodwill Industries or Alzheimer’s Association. Condolences at hodappfuneralhome.com