November 21, 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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BANET, Maurice H., 77, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Nov. 10. Husband of Marilyn (Bezy) Banet. Father of Deborah Vanderplow, Karen and Timothy Banet. Brother of Norma Andres, Aileen, Larry and LeMerle Banet. Grandfather of three.

BENNETT, William Jeffrey, 60, Annunciation, Brazil, Oct. 15. Husband of Barbara (Goodhart) Bennett. Brother of Susan Abernathy and Julie Ahrens.

DUERSTOCK, Marvin A., 74, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, Nov. 4. Husband of Sabra (Carmack) Duerstock. Father of Dr. Brad, Greg and Scott Duerstock. Brother of Helen Tebbe and Cyril Duerstock. Grandfather of six.

DURAN, Maria Fernanda Martinez, 20, Annunciation, Brazil, Oct. 25. Daughter of Freddy and Marisol Martinez. Sister of Yahaira Martinez Duran.

FARTHING, Jona T., 25, Good Shepherd, Oct. 13. Daughter of Robert and Jean Farthing. Sister of Jamie, Jason and Joel Farthing. Graddaughter of George and Katie Bender and Paul and Helen Farthing. (correction)

FIEGLE, Edith M., 97, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, Nov. 2. Mother of Jeri Gumerson, Alan, John and Ronald Fiegle. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 21.

FROEHLICH, Annette Marie, 54, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, Nov. 2. Sister of Angi Burkard, Lynn Boone, Susan, Jimmie, Michael, Ralph and William Froehlich.

HADLEY, Harold L., 87, Prince of Peace, Madison, Oct. 18. Father of Kenneth Hadley.

HALSTEAD, Rita, 92, St. Mary, Richmond, Oct. 19. Mother of Linda Powers. Stepmother of Moya Goddard. Sister of Wilber Toschlog. Grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of four.

HARDMAN, Elizabeth C., 94, Annunciation, Brazil, Oct. 31. Mother of Doris Pell. Sister of Luther Erwin. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of six. Great-great-grandmother of five.

KANE, Johanna N., 79, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, Oct. 31. Mother of Maureen Harter, Kathy, Jim and John Kane. Grandmother of five.

KIRCH, Dianna, 51, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Nov. 1. Mother of Jennifer, Jessica, Nicki and A.J. Kirch. Daughter of Bernie Kirch.

KUSH, Margaret E., 90, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Nov. 7. Mother of Gloria Carter, Kathy Rowland, Gary and John Kush. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 14.

LOFFLAND, Karen Sue, 69, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Nov. 1. Wife of Phillip Loffland. Mother of Cynthia Cox and Bryan Loffland. Sister of Mark Takacs. Grandmother of three.

McCONNELL, Kyle Ray, 34, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Nov. 1. Husband of Madelene McConnell. Father of Molly McConnell. Son of Ralph McConnell and Paula McConnell. Brother of Victoria Smith, Samantha, Ralph and Sean McConnell.

POWELL, Evelyn Elizabeth (Hubbuch), 88, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Nov. 5. Mother of Diane Purvis, Linda Robinson, Dcn. Jeffrey and William Powell Jr. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of five.

SPOERLE, Wilhelm T., 80, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Nov. 4. Father of Anna Cook, Christina Martin and Kurt Spoerle. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of four.

WERTZ, Catherine Louise, 82, St. Ambrose, Seymour, Nov. 5. Mother of David Wertz. Grandmother of four.

ZAHND, Bonita, 70, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, Oct. 30. Wife of Paul Zahnd. †

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