April 29, 2005


† May the souls of the faithfully departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace †

BARLOW, William C., 51, St. Mary, North Vernon, April 11. Husband of Lisa (Shaw) Barlow. Father of Caitlin, Alex, Joseph and Nick Barlow. Son of William and Mary Ann (Stewart) Barlow. Brother of Mary Jo Bender, Kate Nicolai, John, Mike and Rob Barlow.

BARNARD, Barbara A., 72, SS. Francis and Clare, Greenwood, March 26. Wife of Harold L. Barnard. Mother of Toni Hagler, Debbie, Bobby, Ed and Rick Laurienzo. Stepmother of Barbara Rupp and David Barnard. Sister of Wanda Crays and Norma Nichols. Grandmother of seven. Step-grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of three. Step-great-grandmother of two.

BLANKMAN, Joseph B., Jr., 80, St. Mary, Greensburg, April 15. Husband of Loretta (Roell) Blankman. Father of Janet Colson, Ruth Coomer, Dorothy Fry, Mary Beth Grace and Michael Blankman. Brother of Urban Blankman. Grandfather of 11. Step-grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of two.

COLLINS, Mabel G., 89, St. Paul, Tell City, April 13. Mother of Connie Burris, Joan Behme and Joel Collins. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 12. Great-great-grandmother of two.

DREW, Richard F., 85, St. Luke, Indianapolis, April 18. Husband of M. Dolores (Topmiller) Drew. Father of Beth Lawn, Clare Young, Christopher and Philip Drew. Brother of Mary Louise O’Malley. Grandfather of 12.

ELSNER, Joyce A., 49, St. Michael, Greenfield, April 7. Wife of Joe Elsner. Mother of Nicole Broyles and Hannah Elsner. Sister of Karen Jesse and Linda Smith. Grandmother of two.

FORTMAN, Marie H., 86, St. Jude, Indianapolis, April 8. Mother of Kathy Hutter, Sue Rodman, Jerry, Jim and Joe Fortman. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of five.

FRANKIEWICZ, Cecilia(Niezgoda), 87, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, April 11. Mother of Cindy Gaisser. Sister of Theresa Cwiok, Lillian Wojno, Anthony and Father Joseph Niezgoda. Grandmother of one.

HELMSING, Donald D., 86, St.Elizabeth of Hungary, Cambridge City, April 16. Husband of Iole Helmsing. Father of Silvia Hamilton, Frank and Robert Helmsing. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of two.

KALFAS, Allen Otto , 78, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, April 19. Husband of Victoria Lee (Sherlock) Kalfas. Father of Sandra James, Barbara Miller, Christopher, Edward and Robert Kalfas. Brother of Jean Warning. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of two.

KELLEY, Georgia Hazel, 88, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, April 4. Mother of John Kelley. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of one.

KINKER, Joseph A., 82, St. John, Enochsburg, April 16. Nephew of Theresa Mauer, Henrietta Wolke and Edward Kinker. Cousin of several.

KIRCHEN, Esther Marie(Mikesell), 77, St. Roch, Indianapolis, April 10. Mother of Cindy, Marsha, Rita, David, Larry, Mike, Steven, Tom and William Kirschen. Sister of Beverly, Diane, Donna, Dorothy, Novella, Donald, Jimmy, Keith, Marvin and Norman Mikesell. Grandmother of 19.

KLEIFGEN, Margaret E.(McAllister), 65, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, April 16. Wife of Norman Kleifgen. Mother of Sandy Doyle, Sally Elmore, Suzy and Chris Kleifgen. Sister of Mary Kirkman, Gerald, James, John and William McAllister.

LAFFIN, Barbara A., 73, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, April 13. Wife of Robert Laffin Jr. Mother of Sharon Dees, Brenda Mills, Douglas and Neil Laffin. Sister of Betty Little and Dolores Osborne. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of two.

LINTON, Irma Alberta, 90, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, April 6. Wife of Charles Linton. Mother of Lois Stevens and Thomas Linton. Grandmother of four.

Mc KINZIE, John P., 22, St. Vincent de Paul, Shelby County, April 12. Son of Kenneth and Joan (Runnebohm) McKinzie. Brother of Marc and Scott McKinzie.

MURPHY, Rita Joan (Banning), 69, Holy Name, Beech Grove, April 4. Wife of Roy D. Murphy. Mother of Catherine Matheson, Brenda and Patti Murphy. Sister of Rosie Clayton, Gerry Haines, Margie Hines, Ruth Kirkpatrick, Teresa Perdeu, Karen Standley and Bennie Banning. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of six.

QUEISSER, Michael J., 33, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, April 13. Son of Thomas R. and Lorelei (Davis) Queisser. Brother of David, Jonathan and Stephen Queisser. Grandson of Al Davis.

RUHL, Gertrude E., 100, Immaculate Conception, Millhousen, April 14. Sister of Marie Stier.

SALADEE, Beverly Ann, 68, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, April 16. Wife of Charles Saladee. Mother of Lannie Thompson, Michael and Robert Saladee. Sister of Marilyn Hodges. Grandmother of five.

SANDLIN, John, 58, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, April 15. Father of Shelley and John Sandlin II. Son of June Sandlin. Brother of Carol Haley, Maggie Sizemore, David, R.J. and Ronald Sandlin. Grandfather of three.

SCHWAB, William J., 43, St. Mary, Aurora, April 4. Husband of Penny (Ludwig) Schwab. Father of Jacob and Jason Schwab. Son of Ralph and Arlene (Doepker) Schwab. Brother of Karen Lucas, Mary Beth Michel, Katherine Raabe, Peggy, David, Joseph, Michael and Stephen Schwab.

STEVENS, Harry C., 81, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, April 12. Father of Debra Parrish, Theresa and James Stevens. Brother of Peggy Farrell and John Stevens. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of 11.

SWEENEY, Michael J., 56, St. Philip Neri, Indianapolis, April 13. Father of Marsha Valdez, Matthew and Michael Sweeney. Son of Donald and Theresa Sweeney. Brother of Stephanie Bell, Pat Foth, Dan, Donald and Tom Sweeney. Grandfather of six.

TAMER, Rosemarie, 77, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, April 14. Sister of Michael Tamer. †

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