December 9, 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.

ACUP, Norma J., 70, St. Philip Neri, Indianapolis, Nov. 23. Mother of Keith and Nicholas Wheatley, Brian and Steven Acup. Grandmother of three.

BACHUS, Elizabeth T., 80, Holy Guardian Angels, Cedar Grove, Nov. 26. Mother of Bob, Ed, Mike and Thomas Bachus. Sister of Ethel Rosenberger, Edith, Mary, Arthur and Frank Meier. Grandmother of 11.

BARNABY, Thomas, 67, St. Monica, Indianapolis, Nov. 16. Husband of Carole Barnaby. Father of Susan Brown, Sandra Dodd and Karen Korbiak. Brother of Jerry and Jim Barnaby. Grandfather of five.

BARTLEY, Belinda K. (Gettelfinger), 52, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, Nov. 25. Daughter of Raymond and Dorothy Gettelfinger. Sister of Barbara Beach, David, Dennis and Duane Gettelfinger.

BOOKER, Mary Louise, 87, St. Philip Neri, Indianapolis, Nov. 21. Sister of William Booker.

CARR, Mary, 78, St. Mary, Richmond, Nov. 16. Mother of Lee Ann Hieger, Amy Holt, Beth Rodefer, Laura Tirey and Daniel Carr. Sister of Betty Litherland and Helen Snyder. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of four.

CLAWSON, Ruth E., 91, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Nov. 26. Mother of Brenda Houston. Sister of Catherine Schoentrup, Mary Walton, Dave and Jim Snyder. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of six.

COURTNEY, Robert, 85, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Nov. 20. Husband of Mary Helen Courtney. Father of Patricia Cross, Janet Hoeping, Katie Mason, Anne and Thomas Courtney. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of six.

DAY, Dr. Robert Allen, 79, St. Mary, North Vernon, Nov. 25. Father of Ann Branham, Leslie Hanson and Robert Howe. Brother of Martha Hafner. Grandfather of three.

DOWD, Betty J., 84, Holy Family, New Albany, Nov. 25. Mother of Tekla Cochran, Nancy Grantz and Kevin Marie Coombs. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of four.

DRUDY, Joseph, 66, St. Mary, Richmond, Nov. 18. Husband of Bonnie Drudy. Father of Diana Peine and David Drudy. Stepfather of Rhonda Godge and Chad Stegner. Brother of Joan Puailoa and Mary Catherine Turner. Grandfather of seven.

FARRELL, John James, 81, Holy Guardian Angels, Cedar Grove, Nov. 20. Husband of Betty Farrell. Father of Karen Busse. Grandfather of one.

FOGARTY, William, 71, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Nov. 18. Husband of Mary Kay (Moore) Fogarty. Father of Debbie Quenueville and Bill Fogarty. Brother of Maryellen Cox.

GRIGSBY, Helga C. (Charlier), 77, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Nov. 7. Mother of Faye Nicholls, Tess Redding, Margaret, Susan and Robert Grigsby Jr. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of four.

HARRISON, Mary M., 56, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Nov. 19. Wife of Elbert Harrison. Mother of Missy St. John and Brian Harrison. Daughter of Mary Leighty. Sister of Jack and John Royer. Grandmother of two.

HAVEN, Jasper N., 89, St. Anne, New Castle, Nov. 27. Father of Helen Bouterse, Betty Flowers, Frank and Richard Haven. Brother of Opal Ramsey. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of four.

IAMS, Christopher, 30, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Nov. 14. Husband of Stacy Iams. Father of Callie Ferraro. Son of Mary Iams. Brother of Amy, Andrew and Timothy Iams. Grandson of Helen Iams and Margery Magoon.

JENKINS, Joseph, 52, St. Andrew, Richmond, Nov. 23. Husband of Teddi Jenkins. Stepfather of Adam Groves. Son of Barbara Jenkins. Brother of Ann Butler, Sarah Lamberson, Cecilia, Mary and David Jenkins.

JEWELL, Charles Edwin, 64, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Nov. 19. Husband of Delia Jewell. Father of Dennis, Jeffrey and Jesse Jewell. Brother of Billy Jewell. Grandfather of two.

KOPP, Louis, 87, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Nov. 23. Husband of Lillian Kopp. Father of Linda Fitzpatrick and Charles Kopp. Brother of Kathleen Freeman, Dotty Holley, Howard and Roger Kopp. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of 11.

LAMBERT, Rolla L., 72, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Nov. 21. Husband of Bessie Lambert. Father of Jeannette Bryant, Amy Crutchfield, Mary Lyons, Deborah and Joseph Lambert. Grandfather of 18. Great-grandfather of 17.

LEFFLER, Edith Marie, 81, St. Mary, Greensburg, Nov. 27. Mother of Rosearron Buening and Rick Leffler. Sister of Mary Robertson and Martha Rowe. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 10.

LENFERT, Bernard, 85, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Nov. 17. Husband of May Laverne Lenfert. Father of Patricia, Daniel, David, Dennis and Richard Lenfert. Brother of Dorothy Roberts, Mary Townsend and Charles Lenfert.

MALES, John Hervey, 79, Holy Name, Beech Grove, Nov. 20. Husband of Jeanette Males. Father of Carol Loy, James and Randy Males. Brother of Edna Mae Hodson. Grandfather of six.

MARTIN, Elaine W., 91, St. Luke, Indianapolis, Nov. 15. Mother of Terri McNulty, Pamela Manning, Anne Shuppy and Janis Soja. Sister of Hazel Foster. Grandmother of 19. Great-grandmother of 26.

MEYER, Ruth E., 81, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Nov. 16. Mother of Nancy Audretch, Janet Lynette and Leo Meyer. Sister of Ann Long. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of six.

MUCKERHEIDE, Alvin H., 79, St. Louis, Batesville, Nov. 23. Father of Dan, Lynn and Mike Muckerheide. Brother of Marian Muckerheide. Grandfather of three.

NOLAN, Raymond H., 88, Holy Name, Beech Grove, Oct. 28. Father of Kathleen Burge and Theresa McQuade. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of four.

PHILLIPS, Georgie Louise, 55, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Nov. 12. Wife of Donald Phillips. Mother of Aaron Hunter, Margo Moore, Donald Jr. and Matt Phillips. Sister of Butch Fernandez. Grandmother of six.

ROMWEBER, Erma Linda S., 94, St. Louis, Batesville, Nov. 22. Sister of Alma Armstrong and Martha Bedel. Aunt of several.

SMITH, Marian Rita, 84, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, Nov. 17. Mother of Mary Catherine Armstrong, Joanne Bush, Frances, James, Michael and Warren Smith. Sister of Perry Kendricks. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of two.

STREBEL, Elizabeth Marie (Rolley), 92, Holy Name, Beech Grove, Nov. 15. Mother of Mary Ann Baker, Judy Doyle, Marjorie Noe and Joann Pogue. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 13.

SUMNER, Cathy S., 52, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Nov. 16. Daughter of Irma E. (Howard) Sumner. Sister of Judy Barnes, Elizabeth Garcia, Vicky Ison, Steve and Tom Sumner.

UHL, Imogene, 85, St. Margaret Mary, Terre Haute, Nov. 18. Wife of Charles Uhl. Mother of Jane Minderman, Mark and Steve Uhl. Grandmother of six.

WHITE, Elizabeth Norma, 91, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Terre Haute, Nov. 22. Aunt of several.

YOUNG, Pauline, 85, Holy Family, Richmond, Nov. 15. Wife of Harold Young. Sister of Martha Crouch. †


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