July 28, 2006


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BELVIY, Timothy R., 45, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 11. Son of Donald and Wilma Belviy. Brother of Mary Geisendorff, Donna Knight, Sandra Van Lieu, Gary and Paul Belviy.

BOUGHNER, Marilyn A., 73, St. Gabriel, Connersville, July 7. Mother of Cherie Warner, Arleen and Henry Boughner. Sister of John Weaver. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of three.

BRUNS, Virginia, 60, St. Mary, Greensburg, July 16. Wife of Jerome Bruns. Mother of Nancy Mirick, Carrie Soendlin and Chris Bruns. Sister of Marlene Buening, Mary Taylor, Kathleen Wagner and Ronald Tekulve. Grandmother of four.

CLIDINST, Mary Marcella (Lawn), 93, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, July 13. Mother of Rose Marie Houff and James Clidinst. Grandmother of one.

DAILY, Joseph Brian, 41, St. Mary, Lanesville, July 10. Son of Charles Daily Sr. and Kathy Ann Daily. Stepson of Ethel Daily. Grandson of Mary Leonard.

DALUGA, Paul L. Sr., 88, St. Peter, Linton (former member of St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis), July 15. Husband of Betty (Rivelli) Daluga. Father of Rita Smith, Christine Thayer, Daniel and Dr. Paul Daluga Jr. Brother of Robert Daluga. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of eight.

DaPUZZO, James Andrew, 82, St. Luke, Indianapolis, July 6. Husband of Rosemarie DaPuzzo. Father of James and Vincent DaPuzzo. Brother of Andrew DaPuzzo. Grandfather of two.

DOHERTY, Joan, 74, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, July 8. Mother of Claire Bennett, Anne Need, Chris, Jeremy, Michael, Steven and Tom Doherty. Sister of Steve Ulwelling. Grandmother of 12.

ELSLAGER, Ronald C., 72, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, July 13. Husband of Bernadette (Kempf) Elslager. Father of Vicki, Daniel and Michael Elslager. Brother of Flora Hatfield. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of five.

ENNEKING, Edwin H., 89, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, June 29. Husband of Margaret Enneking. Father of May Ellen Knuckles. Grandfather of three.

FELTER, Mary C., 85, Christ the King, Indianapolis, July 14. Wife of Harold Felter. Mother of John, Dr. Harold and Thomas Felter. Grandmother of several.

GENGELBACH, Ernest W., 78, St. Pius V, Troy, July 8. Husband of Lucille (Harpenau) Gengelbach. Father of Darla Bland, Diana Foerster, Dorothy Knight, David, Dennis and Donald Gengelbach. Brother of Mildred Hagedorn, Margie Knable, Edward and Robert Gengelbach. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of one.

HAWKINS, Michael Dale, 46, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 10. Father of Bobby and Courtney Hawkins. Son of Dale and Patricia Hawkins. Brother of Kristi Koers, Toni Page, Jeff and Jerry Hawkins.

KANE, Robert Edmund, 85, St. Luke, Indianapolis, July 10. Husband of Kathyleen Kane. Father of Marguerite Galloway, Alicia Schnoor, Leo and Patrick Kane. Brother of Mary Pat Conroy. Grandfather of eight.

LAMPKE, Joan (Pursian), 86, St. Monica, Indianapolis, July 12. Mother of Susan Coyle, Margaret King and Kurt Lampke. Sister of Suzanne Smith. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 17.

LOGAN, Daniel J., 56, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, July 3. Husband of Eli Logan. Son of John J. Logan. Brother of Laura Frazier, Nancy Harrison, Amy Israel, John and Tim Logan. Grandfather of two.

PETERS, Mary H., 85, St. Louis, Batesville, July 15. Sister of Lillian Wallpe and Robert Wintz. Aunt of several.

PULSKAMP, Robert C., 85, Holy Family, Oldenburg, July 14. Father of Carol Hanna, Sandra Meyer, Wilma Shane and James Pulskamp. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of 10.

RISSELMAN, Evelyn A., 89, St. Mary, Rushville, July 12. Sister of Mary Mabel Jones, Hazel, Charles and Kenneth Risselman.

RYAN, John M., 86, St. Luke, Indianapolis, July 7. Husband of Mary Ellen Ryan. Father of Kay Booth and John M. Ryan. Grandfather of four.

RANDJELOVIC, Slavo, 87, St. Monica, Indianapolis, July 11. Husband of Maria Randjelovic. Father of Mariane, Erlin and John Randjelovic. Brother of Stojana Randjelovic. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of four.

SAHM, Mark Andrew, 66, Holy Name, Beech Grove, July 4. Husband of Loretta (Staab) Sahm. Father of Mary Mills, Joanne Sauter and Ray Sahm. Brother of Mary Margaret Vogler and William Sahm. Grandfather of three.

SANDERS, Anne L., 86, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 7. Mother of Fred Sanders. Sister of Margaret Zanon.

SCHRODER, Dick, 66, St. Joseph, Sellersburg, July 3. Husband of Rita Schroder. Father of Laura Beyerle, Cindy Nauman and Rick Schroder. Son of Josephine Schroder. Brother of Ann Prechtel, Kathy, Jerry and William Schroder. Grandfather of six.

SMITH, Jerry Stuart, 69, St. Mark, Indianapolis, July 13. Husband of Magdelena (Brinas) Smith. Father of James and Michael Smith. Brother of Judith Elliott, Larry and Robert Smith. Grandfather of five.

SUMMERS, Thomas, 91, Holy Family, New Albany, July 13. Father of Donna Brooks, Gina Emerson, Kathy Haller, Carmen and Tommy Summers. Grand-father of 13 Greatgrandfather of 13.

YOCHEM, Anna J., 78, St. Joseph, Sellersburg, July 3. Mother of Kathie Lewis, Linda Silletto and Steve Yochem. Sister of Lou Zeigler. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of nine.

Providence Sister Catherine Hayes
was teacher, principal, administrator

Providence Sister Catherine Hayes, also known as Sister Catherine Ursula, died on July 18 at Mother Theodore Hall at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. She was 89.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on July 25 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at the motherhouse. Burial followed at the sisters’ cemetery.

The former Catherine Ursula Hayes was born on Nov. 4, 1916, in Chicago.

She entered the congregation of the Sisters of Providence on Feb. 8, 1936, professed first vows on Aug. 15, 1938, and professed final vows on Aug. 15, 1943.

During 70 years as a Sister of Providence, Sister Catherine taught and served as a principal for 46 years at schools staffed by the sisters in Indiana, Illinois, California, the District of Columbia, Florida, Oklahoma and Taiwan.

In the archdiocese, Sister Catherine taught at St. Mary School in Richmond from 1938-43. She served as assistant principal at the former Bishop Chartrand High School in Indianapolis from 1962-65.

From 1977-80, she served on the congregation’s generalate staff at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods and ministered as an adviser for the Women’s External Degree (WED) program at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College.

Sister Catherine also served as provincial secretary for the congregation’s Sacred Heart Province and as a WED program adviser at the college from 1980-84.

From 1984-86, she ministered as an administrative assistant to the vice president of academic affairs and as a WED program adviser at the college. From 1986-87, she served as a secretary in the generalate business office.

In 1987, Sister Catherine began ministering in residential services at the motherhouse. In 2002, she retired and began her ministry of prayer with the sisters at the motherhouse.

Surviving are two brothers, Edward Hayes of Slidell, La., and Robert Hayes of Cambridge, Md., as well as many nieces and nephews.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876. †

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