October 27, 2006


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ANDERSON, Donald C., 57, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, Sept. 27. Father of Pearletta Banks and Michael Anderson. Son of Mary (Moore) Anderson. Brother of Penny Brown, Vickie, Cliff and Steven Anderson. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of two.

BLACKWELL, Jerry, 46, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, Sept. 17. Brother of Janet Deery, Karen Smith and Kenneth Blackwell. Uncle of several. (correction)

BREWER, George O., 89, St. Louis, Batesville, Oct. 10. Brother of Daisy Clinger and James Brewer. Uncle of several.

CERVO, Natalie, 87, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, Sept. 9. Mother of Rena Byers, Virginia Cranfill, Louis and Richard Giacone. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 27. Great-great-grandmother of two.

DONNELLY, Richard Gerard, 45, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Oct. 3. Husband of Sharon (Everitt) Donnelly. Father of Blake, Morgan and Nathan Donnelly. Son of James and Marjorie (Morford) Donnelly. Brother of Kathie Wietsmarchen, Dan, Jim and Tom Donnelly.

DRABEK, Edmund F., 73, St. Michael, Bradford, Sept. 19. Husband of Mary L. Drabek. Father of Deborah Howard and Edmund Drabek. Brother of Anna Lee Poncik, Sidonia Slyvia, Agnes Sydow, Alfonce, Jerry and William Drabek. Grandfather of five.

ERNSTES, Katie Lynnae, 16, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Oct. 10. Daughter of Ben and Theresa Ernstes. Sister of Trey Ernstes. Granddaughter of William and Rita Cavaness and Joy Ernstes.

FOROUD, Marianne, 81, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, Oct. 11. Mother of Kristina and Tatiana Foroud. Grandmother of five.

GARNETT, Mary Sylvia (Royall), 77, St. Andrew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Sept. 21. Wife of Claude Garnett. Sister of Hilda and Archibald Royall.

GONZALEZ, Alejandro Santos, 23, St. Mary, Indianapolis, Oct. 8. Brother of Daniel Santos Gonzalez.

GRAFFA, Mary Elizabeth, 97, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Oct. 8. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of three. Great-great-grandmother of two.

KAPPMEYER, Stanford W., 69, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, Sept. 24. Son of Pauline M. Kappmeyer.

McDAVID, Maryalyce, 78, St. Margaret Mary, Terre Haute, Oct. 11. Wife of Dr. Ronald F. McDavid. Mother of Elizabeth, Erin, Kathleen, Margaret, Mary, Daniel, Dennis, George, John, Michael, Patrick and Robert McDavid. Grandmother of 19.

MEYERS, Robert B., 83, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, Oct. 11. Father of Nancy Lagle, Michael Boyd and Richard Myers. Brother of Jean Beriault. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of four.

MODGLIN, Robert D., 84, St. Margaret Mary, Terre Haute, Oct. 7. Husband of Elizabeth Modglin. Stepfather of Kim and Don Mediate.

MOULTON, Benjamin, 89, St. Margaret Mary, Terre Haute, Sept. 30. Father of Dorcas and William Moulton. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of one.

SCHOUTEN, John H., 86, SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indianapolis, Oct. 12. Husband of Trudi Schouten. Father of Marjo Buennagel, Trudy Young, Bob, Phil, Ron, Rudy and Sjon Schouten. Grandfather of 23. Great-grandfather of six.

SIEBERT, Marjorie Blanche, 86, St. Maurice, Napoleon, Sept. 25. Mother of Ronald Siebert. Sister of Lester Keene.

WILKERSON, Elizabeth, 85, SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indianapolis, Oct. 14. Mother of Tangalia S. Wilkerson. Sister of Beatrice Hill. †

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