June 2, 2006


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. Submit an obituary here (parishes and funeral homes only)

BARGER, Michael A., 44, Nativity, Indianapolis, May 4. Father of Michelle, Shawna and Stacy Barger. Son of John and Margaret Barger. Brother of Christina Allen, Laura Dorsett, Beth Feldhake, Cecelia Poynter and John Barger Jr. Grandfather of one.

BUCKLER, Margaret, 81, St. Mary, Richmond, May 23. Wife of Paul Buckler. Mother of Marcia Angi, Elaine, Brian, Don, Mike and Wayne Buckler. Sister of Ruby Hofer. Grandmother of 19. Great-grandmother of 12.

COLINDRES, Nathalie G., 14, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 18. Daughter of George and Flor Acuna Colindres. Sister of Marvin Acuna, Angie and Anthony Colindres.

COOPER, Catherine Jean (Dever), 79, St. Jude, Indianapolis, May 22. Wife of Elmer Cooper Jr. Mother of Janice Davis, Jo Ellen LaRoche, Rosemary Ooley, Jeanann Strong and Stephen Cooper. Sister of Brother Keric Dever. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of nine.

CRISS, Hansel, 30, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 10. Son of Harry and Patricia Criss. Brother of Holly Criss.

CRUSE, Jack B., Sr., 81, Holy Name, Beech Grove, May 9. Husband of Ruth Cruse. Father of Greg, Jack Jr., Larry, Mark, Mike and Tom Cruse. Brother of Marie Leininger. Grandfather of 21.Great-grandfather of 11.

DOTY, Laura, 91, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 16. Mother of Laura Jane Curl. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of three. Great-great-grandmother of seven.

DRAKE, Juli, 49, St. Jude, Indianapolis, May 16. Wife of Tom Drake. Mother of Lauren Striedinger, Kailey and Leslie Drake. Sister of Ramona Dunnuck, Joan Reese, Suzanne Treadwell, Margaret Trickle, Christopher, Daniel, Dennis, Robert and William Barr. Grandmother of one.

HERMAN, Mary B., 92, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, May 15. Sister of Catherine Hunter.

HUTT, Christopher, 33, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, April 18. Husband of Kristin Hutt. Father of Cameron and Katie Mae Hutt. Son of Jack and Anna (Lenahan) Hutt. Brother of Joann Davis, Tommi Jean Lavelle, Cathy Mayer, Sue Wilson, John, Matt and Willie Hutt.

KREAMER, Laura, 92, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, May 14. Mother of Janice Goodman, Linda Poulter, Lois and Shirley Meisner. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of eight. Great-great-grandmother of one.

MAIO, Anthony M., 91, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, May 16. Husband of Trieste J. Maio. Father of Gina West, Joseph and Michael Maio. Brother of Ernestina Maio. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of 19.

MANLOVE, Margaret May, 81, St. Thomas Aquinas, Indianapolis, May 11. Mother of Sharon Parson and William Grinston Jr. Grandmother of six.

MAUDLIN, Barbara S., 55, St. Mary, Greensburg, May 23. Daughter of Howard and Margaret Maudlin. Sister of Diane Jacobs.

McGOUGH, Richard Francis, 71, St. Jude, Indianapolis, May 20. Husband of Nevelyn F. McGough. Father of Katie Hurley, Liz Patrick, Molly Salinas, Lou and Michael McGough. Stepfather of Teresa Holderman, Lana Bell and S. Michael Boyer. Brother of Marguerite Ayers, Karen Monks and Daniel McGough. Grandfather of 11. Step-grandfather of eight. Step-great-grandfather of five.

MESSMER, August, 85, St. Michael, Bradford, May 18. Husband of Mary Messmer. Father of Brenda Barrow, Linda Hampton, Larry Messmer and Ronald Miller. Brother of Barbara Beard, Cecilla Jons and Clara Pruitt. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of 17.

MOORE, Ruth, 88, St. Mary, Richmond, May 18. Mother of Karolyn Buckler, Kristine Reed and Kathy Sanford. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 14.

PLILEY, Harriet Ellen (Myers), 84, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, May 16. Mother of Roger Pliley. Sister of Joan Hohit. Grandmother of two.

SCHMID, Fritz, 75, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, May 18. Father of Fred and Robert Schmid. Brother of Lore Scheck. Grandfather of six.

SPIEGL, Joseph, 83, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, May 9. Husband of Mary Lou (Steffy) Spiegl.

STOCKSDALE, Andrew Robert, 21, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, April 30. Son of Robert Stocksdale and Mindy Grove. Stepson of Tim Grove and Melody Stocksdale. Brother of Brittney and Justin Anderson, Morgan Ash, Tara Cook, Alex Grove, Alanna and Derek Stocksdale. Grandson of Joseph Haworth, Marvin Stocksdale, Harold and Janet Becker.

SUTTNER, John E., 67, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, April 25. Father of Janet Griffith, Jeff and Ron Suttner. Brother of Bobbie Fleetwood, Sharon Reinert, Donna Teepe and Terry Suttner. Grandfather of 13.

THOMPSON, Anna Romaine, 95, Christ the King, Indianapolis, May 13. Mother of Nancy T. Harrison. Sister of Eileen Hurrle. Grandmother of one.

WORLAND, Anna Lucy, 84, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, May 11. Sister of Sarah Davis, Clara Dewigans and Laura Starling. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of five. Great-great-grandmother of two.

YOUNG, Ivan, 53, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, May 14. Husband of Dianna Young. Father of Amy Jackson, Arlene, Kelly and Tim Young. Brother of Beth Bange and Pam Bushman. †


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