The Louisville Herald Obituary Database

The Louisville Public Library maintains a database of all obituaries published in the local weekly newspaper, The Louisville Herald, from 1887 to the present.

To access the database, please use the link below.

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The Louisville Public Library maintains a database of all obituaries published in the Louisville Herald from 1887 to the present day.

 

 

 

The database will tell you on what date the obituary was published in The Louisville Herald, and on what page.

To request a digital or paper copy of the obituary as published in The Louisville Herald, please contact Deborah Long in any of these ways:

  • email deborah.long@louisvillelibrary.org
  • call 330-875-1696 and dial extension #103
  • write out your request and include it with your paper check, mailed to the address below

Digital Obituaries

Obituaries published from 2005 to the present are available as digital copies (in PDF file format).

We will happily email digital obituaries for free. Please include an email for digital obituary requests. Most digital obituaries should arrive within 7 days of your request.

Print Obituaries

Obituaries published from 2005 to the present can also be sent via print paper copy. All obituaries published 1887-2004 can only be sent as print copies. Please allow 14 days for a print obituary to arrive. 

A print copy of each obituary is $1, payable by check or cash. 

Please mail payment to:

Local History
c/o Deborah Long
The Louisville Public Library
700 Lincoln Avenue
Louisville, Ohio 44641

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