April 21, 2006


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ALLEN, Phyllis J., 80, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, March 28. Mother of Debbie Reising.

ALVEY, Mary Lou (Adams), 58, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, March 31. Mother of Lisa Sparks and Tracy Wilson. Sister of Cynthia Wilson, Beverly Zweck, Ronald and William Adams. Grandmother of five.

BATES, Alice Ann (Sherman), 62, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Feb. 26. Wife of Stephen Bates. Mother of Anne and Bryan Bates. Daughter of Verle Sherman. Sister of Susan Garrison, Elizabeth, Jeanne, Charles, Edward, James, Michael, Robert and William Sherman.

BELOW, Mary P. (O’Donnell), 83, Christ the King, Indianapolis, March 13. Wife of Allen Below. Mother of Dr. Mary and James Below.

BETZLER, Shirley Ann, 75, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, April 8. Mother of Denny, Jeff and Randy Betzler. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of four.

BUCKLES, Philip E., 43, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, March 17. Father of Miranda and Charles Buckles. Brother of Betty Proffitt, Jo Scoggan, Ellen Stout, Wendy Wright, Charles and Donald Buckles. Grandfather of two.

BUCKLEY, Catherine M., 85, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, March 13. Mother of Paula Cleary.

CONNELL, William L., 79, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, April 1. Husband of Joanne Connell. Father of Julie Furnish, Suzan and Mark Connell. Brother of Janan McCann. Grandfather of eight.

CORN, Denzol O., 84, St. Mary, Rushville, March 19. Husband of Ruby (Wolf) Corn. Father of Cheryl Taylor and Dennis Corn. Brother of Marla Fansler, Susie Ramey and Danny Ernstes. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of five.

CRAWFORD, Ollie (Cole), 84, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, March 29. Mother of Janice Hale and Dorothy Waller. Sister of Clara Bray and Humphrey Cole. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of eight.

CRONIN, Frieda C., 93, St. Paul, Tell City, March 31. Mother of Wanda Klueh, Bernadine Widmer, Bill and Junior Cronin. Grandmother of 17. Step-grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of 25. Step-great-grandmother of two. Great-great-grandmother of two.

ERNSTES, Jerry J., 67, St. Mary, Rushville, March 23. Father of Terri McDonald and Jeff Ernstes. Brother of Marla Fansler, Susie Ramey and Danny Ernstes. Grandfather of four.

FISK, Ann Marie, 46, St. Margaret Mary, Terre Haute, March 19. Daugher of Sally Fisk. Sister of Sarah Harruff, Suzanne Krieble, Sandra Wood and Mark Fisk. Aunt of several.

GETTELFINGER, Mary C., 96, St. Michael, Bradford, March 24. Mother of Ann Knaebel, Pauline Receveur, Mary Evelyn Sprigler, Delores Striegel, Marcella Stumler, Hilda Thieneman, Dave, Harlan and John Gettelfinger. Grandmother of 40. Great-grandmother of 58.

GIBSON, Clara E., 97, Holy Family, New Albany, March 10. Mother of Virginia Hickerson. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of nine. Great-great-grandmother of one.

GILLMAN, Clara Agnes, 68, St. Michael, Brookville, March 1. Wife of Ralph Gillman. Mother of Connie Fohl, Debbie Meyers and Jim Gillman. Sister of Joseph Greive. Grandmother of three.

GOBLE, Thomas, 70, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, March 12. Brother of Mary, Edward, Louis and Richard Goble.

GOFFINET, Lloyd A., 64, St. Pius V, Troy, March 31. Father of Dee Boyd and Grant Goffinet. Son of Gary and Opal (Dixon) Goffinet. Brother of Darlene Fortwendel and Angie Garrett. Grandfather of four.

GREEN, Fern Mary (Brown), 80, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, March 20. Mother of Becky Butcher, Teresa and David Green, Charles, Edward and Neil Thompson. Sister of Edward and Franklin Brown. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of six.

GREENWELL, Anna M. J., 98, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, March 21. Mother of Patricia Logan, Ann Mullin, Joan and Paul Greenwell.

GRIFFITH, Daniel William, 80, St. Margaret Mary, Terre Haute, March 6. Husband of Evelyn (Rieman) Griffith. Father of Pamela Bettenbrock, Patricia Drake, Lynda McCullough, Stephen Tegenkamp, Daniel and David Griffith. Brother of Helen Walker, Connie and Rose Rieman, Barbara and Louise Fuesting. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of five.

HARMEYER, Alvin A., 93, St. Louis, Batesville, April 5. Father of Bertha Head, Judy Keeney, Diana McDaniel, Alvin, Dennis, John, Lawrence, Martin, Nathaniel, Nelson and Vernon Harmeyer. Brother of Edward Harmeyer. Grandfather of 25. Great-grandfather of 21.

HARPER, John, 71, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, March 15. Husband of Marjorie (Sperry) Harper. Father of Carol Brown, Cheryl Hendrixson and Dennis Harper. Brother of Nancy Hein. Grandfather of seven.

HEINZ, Raymond A., 85, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, April 7. Husband of Mary (Grannan) Heinz. Father of Susan Armstrong, Janet Garrison, Pat Hagedorn, Dolores Johnson, Jenny Karst, Donna Meny and Marilyn Westfall. Brother of Regina Franck, David, Francis, Herman and John Heinz. Grandfather of 20. Great-grandfather of 26.

HOLTKAMP, Raymond G., 75, St. John, Enochsburg, March 28. Father of Holly Spellman. Grandfather of two.

HORNSBY, Robert Verl, 75, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, Jan. 20. Husband of Muriel Hornsby. Father of Pamela Blakely, Konnie Kreighbaum and Robert Hornsby. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of one.

HORTEMILLER, Paul H., 89, St. Louis, Batesville, April 10. Husband of Agnes Hortemiller. Father of Marilyn Davis, Mary Beth Dickman, Carolyn Dieckman, Robert and William Hortemiller. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of two.

HOWLETT, George, 73, St. Joseph Hill, Sellersburg, April 3. Husband of Rita Howlett. Father of Calvin, Merlin and Wayne Howlett. Brother of Janet Knear and Normal Howlett. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of five.

KELLERMEYER, Bertha Revay, 69, Nativity, Indianapolis, March 4. Mother of Terri Moyer, Joseph, Scott and Steven Kellermeyer. Sister of Sheridan Henry. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of seven.

KEMPF, Donald J., 72, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, Feb. 4. Husband of Brenda Kempf. Father of Lillian and Schuyler Brown, Selena Bryant, Lynette Hall, JoAnn Himebaugh, Denise Kohlmeier, David Kempf, John and Robert Mulery. Grandfather of 16.

KRAPP, Eleanor C., 86, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, March 18. Mother of Elizabeth Higgins, Mary Johnson, Jean Payne, Catherine Weidenbener, Evelyn, James, John, Joseph and Stephen Krapp. Sister of Agnes Frankie, Catherine Kexel, Ruth Staudinger, Caroline Sydlo, Leo and Robert Flock. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of four.

KROHN, Addison Rose, infant, St. Monica, Indianapolis, March 3. Daughter of Brian and Erin (Cleary) Krohn Sr. Sister of Brynn Krohn.

LINVILLE, Beverly J., 72, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, April 6. Wife of Joseph Linville. Mother of David, Gregory and Michael Moore. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of three.

LUPEAR, Ida, 96, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, March 1. Mother of Sandra Wiliford, Linda and Bill Lupear.

LUX, Juanita B., 78, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, April 4. Mother of Janie Bartlett, Kathy Gardner, Vickie Horner, Pamela Lee, Wendy Stephenson, Debra, Leslie and Randy Lux. Sister of Louise Browning and Salina Mooney. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of six.

MALOOF, Michael J., 46, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, March 23. Son of Philip Maloof and Shelby Chapdelaine. Brother of Maribeth Presnal and Mark Maloof. †


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