August 11, 2006


Please submit in writing to our office by 10 a.m. Thursday before the week of publication; be sure to state date of death. Obituaries of archdiocesan priests serving our archdiocese are listed elsewhere in The Criterion. Order priests and religious sisters and brothers are included here, unless they are natives of the archdiocese or have other connections to it; those are separate obituaries on this page. Submit an obituary here (parishes and funeral homes only)

ADAMS, Emily Mary (Musil), 82, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, July 26. Wife of Julius Adams. Mother of Terri Gomez, Linda Reiter, Patti Takacs, Rick and Ronald Adams.

CONNEL, Pamela J. (Crofts), 53, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 14. Wife of Lawrence T. Connel. Mother of Kathryn Connel and Elizabeth McCoy. Daughter of Betty Crofts. Sister of Patricia Gutzmer, Betty Jo Wilson, Joseph and William Crofts. Grandmother of one.

CURRAN, John A., 62, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, July 22. Husband of Judy (Haake) Curran. Father of Jackie Shafer, Greg and Michael Curran. Grandfather of one.

DEBOO, Emil A., 86, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, July 27. Husband of Margaret Deboo. Father of Kathleen North, Joan O’Donnell, John and Terrance Deboo. Brother of Jerome, Joseph and Robert Deboo. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of two.

ELLIS, Mary (Bernhart), 80, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, July 27. Mother of Charles, John and Robert Ellis. Sister of Henry and William Bernhart. Grandmother of eight.

FRODERMAN, Wayne Leon, 71, Annunciation, Brazil, July 21. Husband of Mary Ann Froderman. Father of Mary Adrienne Davies, Douglas, John and Richard Froderman. Brother of Doris Sackley and Mary Alice Wells. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of two.

GRANINGER, Charles E., Sr., 91, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, July 20. Husband of Eleanora Graninger. Father of Charles, Chris, Eric, Michael and Patrick Graninger. Brother of Dominican Sister Mary Augustine Graninger. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of five.

KUKLAK, Stanislaw, 95, St. Thomas Aquinas, Indianapolis, July 21. Husband of Anna Kuklak. Father of Mary Burgess, Joe and Stan Kuklak.

MAPPES, Bernard Charles, 71, St. Roch, Indianapolis, July 31. Husband of Lois (Smith) Mappes. Father of Sharon Swhear, Debbie Watkins, Dianne Williams, Jim, Mark. Michael and Nick Mappes. Brother of Kate Bickers, Delores Hussong, Caroline Underwood and Thomas Mappes. Grandfather of 19. Great-grandfather of five.

MARSH, Lucille E., 95, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, July 10. Sister of Isabella Rickets.

MEYER, James Edward, 67, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, July 20. Husband of Marlene Kay (Braunagel) Meyer. Father of Kathi Donigian, Melissa and Randy Meyer. Son of May (Stuehrenberg) Meyer. Brother of Carol Williams, Bob, Ken and Paul Meyer. Grandfather of one.

O’BRIEN, Christopher Michol, 22, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, July 22. Son of Kay O’Brien. Brother of Jenny Eccles, Amy Jackson, Susan, John, Kevin and Matthew O’Brien.

OKEY, George Michael, 47, Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, July 24. Father of Christina, Jennifer, Benjamin, George, Nathan and Nicholas Okey. Son of Anne Marie (Smith) Okey. Brother of Theresa Davidson and Margaret Okey.

SHAW, Patricia, 75, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, July 27. Wife of Elmer Shaw.

STOUGH, Christina (Casassa), 93, Annunciation, Brazil, July 21. Aunt of several.

STURGIS, Ruth A., 87, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, July 22. Mother of Theresa Scott, Richard and Thomas Sturgis. Sister of Edmund Fry. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of seven.

TOLER, Jerome Joseph, 65, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, July 31. Husband of Janice (Roeder) Toler. Father of Cindy Marshall, Tracey Turk, Scott and Tim Toler. Brother of Terry Toler. Grandfather of eight.

WISE, Christine C. (Firsich), 85, St. Gabriel, Connersville, July 25. Mother of Louise Jagielski, Rose Ann Moffett, Janet Risselman, David Jr., Lowell, Rick and Ronald Wise. Sister of Deloris Temple, Mary Ann Wilhelm, Barbara Wilson, Albert Jr., James and Leon Firsich. Grandmother of 15. Step-grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of 18. Step-great-grandmother of three.

WOLLASTON, Mary, 91, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, June 18. †


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