November 11, 2005


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.

BECK, Victoria Ann (Sauerland), 54, Holy Guardian Angels, Cedar Grove, Oct. 21. Wife of Ronald Beck Sr. Mother of Stephanie Beck Borden, Missy Beck-LeFaivre, Kerry Verme and Ronald Beck Jr. Daughter of LaVerne Sauerland. Sister of Donna Ketcham, Michael, Steve and Tony Sauerland. Grandmother of three.

BROWN, Albert J., 93, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Oct. 25. Father of Patty Brown, Peggy Cole, Teri Duell and Kathy Thompson. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of two.

CALLIS, Mary Alice, 77, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Oct. 25. Mother of Lisa England, Denise Kaspar, Patricia Setser, Glen Callis, Ann and Paul Wysocki. Sister of Jean Rutledge. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of seven.

CARTER, Frank Zeno Stephenson, 74, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Oct. 25. Father of Gisele Carter Balogun, Alison Simone Carter Bennett, Janis and Kimberly Carter. Brother of Mamie DeJean, Barbara Estes and Jerroldyn Hedges. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of one.

CAVAZOS, Jesus Manuel, 62, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Oct. 24. Husband of Elva Avendaño Cavazos. Father of Rebecca Gredy, Raquel, Viviana and Rodrigo Cavazos. Brother of Maria Peck, Angelica Rogers, Damian, Herman, Isaac, Jose and Mario Salinas. Grandfather of eight.

FLODDER, Anna Mae, 79, St. Louis, Batesville, Oct. 29. Wife of Robert Flodder. Mother of Diana Belter, Roberta Siebert, Bernard, George, Terry and Timothy Flodder. Sister of Virgina Hummell, Helen Nunlist, Mary Stahley and Melvin Paul. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 10.

FRITSCH, Alberta (Hankemeier), 84, Holy Name, Beech Grove, Oct. 25. Mother of Denise Crowder, Darlyn, Deborah and Daniel Fritsch. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of two.

GAVIT, Ann C., 75, St. Luke, Indianapolis, Oct. 18. Mother of Mary Sue McChesney, Margaret and Sarah Gavit. Grandmother of three.

GAYSO, Edward V., 81, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Terre Haute, Oct. 21. Brother of Marge Baker and Mildred Thompson.

GILTNER-MOSS, Ella Bernice, 77, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Oct. 27. Mother of Mary Adair, Carol Alford, Nancy Maloney, Barbara Savka, Jack, James, Robert and William Moss. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of eight.

HUNT, Marie F., 94, St. Philip Neri, Indianapolis, Oct. 24. Aunt of several.

HASSELBACK, James C., 78, St. Mary, Lanesville, Oct. 12. Husband of Mary Ann (DeVore) Hasselback. Stepfather of Mona Highfill, Doni Ann McAffee, Dale and Philip Deuser. Brother of Sue Cook, Norma Koehler, Judy Palmore, Bill and Mickey Hasselback. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of five.

HURLEY, Francis James, 78, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Oct. 29. Husband of Pat Hurley. Father of Eileen Brown, Dr. Daniel, David, Kevin, Paul and Robert Hurley. Grandfather of nine.

LAHEE, Mary Frances, 89, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Oct. 25. Mother of Mary Ann Grove and Eva Hamant. Sister of Margie Rhodes and Alice Zarrella. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of one.

MASCARI, Magdaline (Caito), 91, Holy Rosary, Indianapolis, Oct. 27. Sister of Ida Rose Meyer, Frances Navarra, Gus, Joseph and Thomas Caito. Aunt of several.

McGOVERN, Thomas Joseph, 63, Holy Name, Beech Grove, Oct. 19. Brother of Mary Jo Seveska, Edward, James and Joseph McGovern.

MENKHAUS, Barbara, 67, Holy Guardian Angels, Cedar Grove, Oct. 8. Wife of Robert Menkhaus. Mother of Charles, Douglas, James, Michael and Robert Menkahus Jr. Sister of Christine Comstock, Elaine, Katie and Walter Banzhaf. Grandmother of eight.

MEYER, Alfred A., 83, St. Mary, Greensburg, Oct. 28. Brother of David Meyer.

NOBBE, Gary R., 49, Holy Family, Oldenburg, Oct. 29. Son of Mary Volz. Stepson of Harry Volz. Brother of Belinda Brown, Bill, Cliff, Doug, Ken and Tom Nobbe. Uncle of several.

STRANGE, James T., 81, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Oct. 25. Husband of Adela Strange. Father of Shelley Blythe, Marci Hartshorne, Robert and Timothy Strange. Brother of Julia Bomalaski, Mary Hatfield, David, John and William Strange. Grandfather of eight.

SWAIN, Christopher E., 86, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, Oct. 30. Father of Rosalie Hawthorne, Allan, Eugene and Stephen Swain. Grandfather of nine. Step-grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of 12. Step-great-grandfather of nine. Step-great-great-grandfather of seven.

TORRANCE, Frances Louise (Murty), St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, Nov. 2. Mother of Suzanne Goss, Daniel, Michael and Timothy Torrance. Sister of Sally Wire. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of two. †

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