October 13, 2006


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ATKINS, Nancy, 73, St. Mary, Richmond, Sept. 26. Wife of A. Leroy Atkins. Mother of Deidra Smith, Kara Stevens, Lisa, Eric and Peter Atkins. Sister of Dennis Thompson. Grandmother of 12.

BLACKWELL, Jerome, 46, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, Sept. 17. Brother of Janet Deary, Karen Smith and Kenneth Blackwell. Uncle of several.

BUENNAGEL, Albert J., 94, St. Andrew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Sept. 19. Husband of Margaret (Cunningham) Buennagel. Father of Clare Mueller, George, James, Joseph and L. Albert Buennagel. Brother of Charles Buennagel. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of two.

CAITO, Salvatore Joseph, 72, Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Indianapolis, Sept. 15. Brother of Mary Jane Caito and Angeline Milto.

CARRICO, Lucy Irene (Spalding), 98, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Sept. 25. Mother of Sue Flick, Mary Ann Harris, Dotti Manis, Lou St. John, John, Joseph and Wilbur Carrico. Sister of Ruby Cantrell and Robert Spalding. Grandmother of 33. Great-grandmother of 67. Great-great-grandmother of 24.

CHRISMAN, Daniel Robert, 83, Holy Cross, Indianapolis, Sept. 17. Husband of Margaret J. (Hunter) Jarvis Chrisman. Father of Eileen Fry, Kay Jarosinski and Daniel Chrisman. Stepfather of Darlene Goedeker, Kathy Hunter, Gloria Lynch, Billy, Donald and John Jarvis. Brother of Mary Berry, Ester Butrum, Doris Wilson and Leo Chrisman. Grandfather of 20. Great-grand-father of 19.

CREAGER, Mary Lou, 68, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, Sept. 17. Wife of Ron Creager. Mother of Marni Parnell, Jen and John Creager. Sister of Jim Malarney. Grand-mother of five.

DANIEL, Viola M., 102, Holy Family, New Albany, Sept. 24. Mother of Providence Sister Jean Ann Daniel and Harry Daniel. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 13. Great-great-grandmother of six.

DENNY, Talbott William, 78, St. Luke, Indianapolis, Sept. 23. Husband of Madonna Denny. Father of Joan Kanue, Karen Mathon, Lisa Reynolds, Kathryn, Steven and Talbott Denny. Brother of Anne Irvine.

DICKMAN, Floyd, 83, Holy Family, Richmond, Sept. 29. Brother of Bernadine Brann, Corrine Pentecost, Kathleen Rogers, Susann Sandala, Joann Wittman and Clifford Dickman.

DRABEK, Edmund F., 73, St. Michael, Bradford, Sept. 19. Husband of Mary Louise (Emmons) Drabek. Father of Deborah Lee Howard-Carson and Edmund Drabek. Brother of Annie Poncik, Sidonia Silva, Agnes Sydow, Alfonce, Jerry and Willie Drabek. Grandfather of five.

FISCHER, John H., Jr., 83, St. Vincent de Paul, Shelby County, Sept. 21. Husband of Virginia Fischer. Father of Charlotte Allen and Madelyn Kehrer. Brother of Lois Durbin. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of two.

FULLENKAMP, Eugene H., 80, St. Louis, Batesville, Oct. 3. Husband of Viola Fullenkamp. Father of Pam Gerdowsky, Kathy Rosemeyer, Rebecca Quick, David, Jay, Randy, Terry and Tim Fullenkamp. Brother of Mary Ann Moeller, Edward, Kenneth, Larry and Paul Fullenkamp. Grandfather of 24. Great-grandfather of 25.

HERMANN, Dorothy, 85, St. Michael, Cannelton, Sept. 22. Mother of Sharle Sutcliffe, Chris, David, Joe Jr. and Tom Hermann. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of five.

JACOB, Helena Z., 79, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Sept. 27. Wife of Mickel Jacob. Mother of Dennis, John, Mark and Michael Jacob. Grandmother of nine.

Daughter of Charity Juliana Kelly was superior and hospital administrator

Daughter of Charity Juliana Kelly died on Sept. 26 at St. Mary’s Medical Center in Evansville, Ind. She was 85.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Sept. 30 at the Seton Chapel in Evansville. Burial followed at St. Joseph Cemetery in Evansville.

The former Julia Regina Kelly was born on Jan. 19, 1921, in Chicago. She completed her secondary education at St. Patrick’s High School in Chicago in 1938 and entered the Daughters of Charity on May 29, 1938, in St. Louis.

After completing her initial formation in 1939, Sister Juliana was missioned to Charity Hospital in New Orleans, where she served as both a staff nurse and unit supervisor for 21 years.

During that time, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing Education from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, La., and a Master of Science degree in Psychiatric Nursing from the Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C.

In 1960, Sister Juliana was sent to St. Vincent Hospital in St. Louis to serve as local superior and administrator.

From 1966-72, Sister Juliana served as administrator and local superior at St. Mary’s Hospital in Milwaukee.

She continued as administrator at St. Mary’s Hospital until 1978, when she went to St. Vincent Hospital in Indianapolis to serve in the Pastoral Care Department and as local superior.

In 1981, Sister Juliana was missioned to St. Joseph Hospital in Chicago as administrator. In 1986, she was appointed a full-time board member.

From 1987-89, Sister Juliana was the chief executive officer and president at St. Mary’s Hospital in Evansville.

She continued to reside at St. Mary’s Residence in Evansville and assisted with house maintenance until she was missioned to Seton Residence in Evansville as a minister of prayer in 2003.

Sister Juliana is survived by many nieces and nephews.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Daughters of Charity Foundation, 9400 New Harmony Road, Evansville, IN 47720. †

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