September 8, 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)

BARNES, Mary M., 77, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Aug. 20. Wife of Delmar Barnes. Mother of Teresa Parker, Kathe, Dan and Ronald Barnes. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of three.

BRAUNECKER, Bobbi Jo, 41, St. Paul, Tell City, Aug. 16. Mother of Rob Brown, Tori and Cody Nash. Sister of Lee Ann Mullis, Chad, Darin, Duane and Scott Braunecker.

COFFMAN, Robert Joseph, Sr., 68, Holy Cross, Indianapolis, Aug. 26. Husband of Angela (Hart) Coffman. Father of Jean, Helen, Matthew, Michael and Robert Coffman Jr. Brother of Joyce Allen, Janice Wilson, James, David and Edward Coffman. Grandfather of five.

CONE, Phyllis, 82, St. Mary, North Vernon, Aug. 16. Wife of James Cone. Mother of Julie Cosby, Jennifer Ertel, Shirley Roy, Deborah Stahl, Leo and Philip Cone. Sister of Patrick McQuillin. Grandmother of 22. Great-grandmother of 19.

CRAIN, Harold E., 81, Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Aug. 11. Husband of Melba I. (Young) Crain. Father of Harold and Air Force Col. Lloyd Crain. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of four.

KEIFFER, Eleanor Marie, 81, Mary, Queen of Peace, Danville, Aug. 21. Mother of Carole Wright, Brian and Ronald Keiffer. Sister of Mildred Craven and Mae Donahoe. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of one.

LANE, Harold, 82, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Aug. 18. Husband of Betty Lane. Father of Jeannette Merrill, Mark and Mike Lane. Grandfather of five.

MANN, Alfreida, 84, Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Aug. 22. Mother of Sue Ann Cerk and Chuck Mann. Sister of Rita Babbitt, Mary Finefield, Ruth Kurrasch, Bernice Roberts and Jim Pich. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandfather of one.

MEEHAN, Leon O., 74, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Aug. 20. Husband of Terry Meehan. Father of Edward and Russell Meehan. Stepfather of Beate Treske and Mike Dougherty. Son of Wilma Meehan. Brother of Leah Darley and Alice Toppe. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of five.

ORR, Shirley Ann, 69, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Aug. 21. Wife of Robert Orr. Mother of Theresa Grismore, Patricia Haggard, Michael and Steven Orr. Daughter of James Goff and Agnes Neuhoff. Sister of William Goff. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of one.

ROSSMAN, Margaret Josephine (Linehan), 89, St. Patrick, Indianapolis, Aug. 28. Mother of David, Ed, Jack, John, Robert and Steven Rossman and John Wirtz. Sister of John and Joseph Linehan. Grandmother of 24. Great-grandmother of 21.

SHEA, Martha Jane (Anderson), 86, Holy Cross, Indianapolis, Aug. 21. Mother of Margaret Kane, Martha Kuntz, Bertha Marasky, Andrea Maynard, Linda Turner, Joseph Jr. and William Shea. Grandmother of 26. Great-grandmother of 25.

STONE, Helen Ruth (Reisman), 86, Immaculate Conception, Millhousen, Aug. 28. Mother of Toni Collins, Julie Gilland, Cindy Mauer, Rita Peters, Jeanie Treadway, Bill Jr., Dave, Gary, Ken, Steve and Tim Stone. Sister of Harold Reisman. Grandmother of 27. Great-grandmother of 11.

STREIF, Theresa R., 80, St. Joseph, Indianapolis, Aug. 20. Mother of Holy Cross Sister Theresa Diane Streif, Joseph, Michael and Timothy Streif. Sister of Joseph McCauley. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of one. †


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