October 17, 2014


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.

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BREHOB, Carl, 80, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Aug. 30. Husband of Milly (Laker) Brehob. Father of Ed, Joe, Paul and Tony Brehob. Brother of Mary Kay Snyder. Grandfather of 13.

CRAWFORD, Genevieve B., 91, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, Sept. 25. Mother of Greta Bramer, Dr. Gordon and Patrick Crawford. Sister of Dr. Lucy Dennison and Wendell Beeler. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of 10.

FARRELL, James P., 86, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Oct. 1. Stepfather of Cindy Endris, Vicki Lawson and Kelly Rudd. Brother of Sheila Brown, Elizabeth Bullock, Mary Jo Cannedy, Kathleen Zink and Michael Farrell.

GIBSON, Ann E., 81, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Oct. 3. Mother of Maria Pittenger, Donna Quint, Roseanne Ward and Tony Gibson. Grandmother of seven.

HAWKINS, Brian James, 45, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Sept. 23. Son of James and Laura Hawkins. Brother of Sandy Clegg, Michele Lyall, Dan and Patrick Hawkins.

HINES, Barbara, 66, Sacred Heart, Clinton, July 27. Wife of Donald Hines. Mother of Angela Everhart-Berg, V. Joe and Jim Everhart, Tracy, Jason and Randy Hines. Grandmother of 11.

KLESMITH, John Phillip, 66, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Sept. 24. Husband of Donna Klesmith. Father of Elizabeth, Dr. Rebecca and Brian Klesmith. Brother of Mairi Douglas, Judie Slowinski, Leone Zoroik and Michael Klesmith.

KOORS, Eva (Dorcas), 83, St. Mary, Greensburg, Sept. 20. Mother of Colleen Lamar. Stepmother of Karen Koors. Sister of Hilda and Bruce Tavener. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of five.

MEISBERGER, Elenora, 96, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Sept. 23. Mother of Diana Feltman, Robert and Thomas Meisberger. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 19. Great-great-grandmother of seven.

MICKLER, William E., 79, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Sept. 28. Husband of Barbara Mickler. Father of Bernadette McDonald, Elizabeth, Bernie and William Mickler. Brother of Gracie Goodpastor, Mary Margaret Mattingly and Jim Mickler. Grandfather of three.

MORRIS, Rita K., 77, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Sept. 29. Mother of Karen Weaver and John Morris. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of three.

SHIRCLIFF, Charles, 67, St. Peter, Harrison County, Oct. 1. Husband of Brenda (Babcock) Shircliff. Father of Jetta Lillpop, Ellen Logsdon, Rebecca and Carl Shircliff. Brother of Connie Ort and Steve Shircliff. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of one.

STURM, George Victor, 83, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Aug. 29. Husband of Patricia Sturm. Father of Margaret Grant. Brother of Patricia Skillen. Grandfather of one. †

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