May 18, 2007


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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ALLEN, Elva Marie, 99, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, May 2. Mother of Sharon Brading, Shirley Unger and William Allen. Sister of Lloyd Tatlock. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 22. Great-great-grandmother of 18.

BANET, Kevin L., 49, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, May 2. Husband of Dottie Banet. Father of Tyler Graham, Alyssa and Jessica Banet. Son of Raymond and Evelyn Banet. Brother of Linda Schmidt and Rick Banet.

BECHERT, Suzann M., 68, St. Roch, Indianapolis, May 7. Sister of Kathleen Feltz. Aunt of several.

BEERY, Kenda K. (Cordes), 48, St. Matthew, Indianapolis, May 1. Wife of Paul Beery. Mother of Jina and Kikalos Beery. Daughter of Ken and Rose Mary Cordes. Sister of Kim Wall, Paula Wilhauck, Karl, Kent and Kurt Cordes.

CASSERLY, Margaret M., 90, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, April 2. Aunt of several.

COLUSSI, Lea, 75, Prince of Peace, Madison, May 1. Mother of Ann Dee, Ellen Miller, Jane Romick and Joseph Colussi. Sister of Jean Inkrot and Virginia Kemme. Grandmother of nine.

DUCHENEAUX, Alvena R., 83, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, April 24. Sister of Vivian Billman, Patricia Pavey, Faith Hackleman, James and Richard Ducheneaux.

FLASPOHLER, Elizabeth, 68, St. Michael, Brookville, April 27. Wife of Kenneth Flaspohler. Mother of Stephanie LaMont, Darrell, David, Doug, Dwight and Terry Flaspohler. Daughter of Martha (Monroe) Doerflein. Sister of Betty Hensley, Janet Metcalf, Marilyn Faspohler, Lester Monroe, Anthony, Eugene, Keith and Kenneth Doerflein. Grandmother of nine.

FOLEY, Ada M., 84, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, April 26. Mother of Bonnie Crain, Bobbie Skaggs, Soozie Thomas, Gerald, John, Joseph and Thomas Foley. Sister of James Franklin. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of 13.

KNARZER, Marie Geraldine, 90, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, March 30. Mother of Jean O’Keefe, Rosellen Schafer, Providence Sister Arlene Knarzer and Reginald Knarzer. Grandmother of nine. Step-grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of 14.

KRACHENFELS, Margaret M., 90, Christ the King, Indianapolis, May 3. Mother of Kristie Gill and Paula Mello. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of one.

MADDUX, Anastasia Marie, 57, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, April 20. Wife of William Maddux. Mother of Lisa and Steven McCubbins and Brandy Maddux. Daughter of Daniel and Helen (McMahon) McIntosh. Sister of Andy and Charlie McIntosh.

MANDERINO, Alletta, 74, Sacred Heart, Clinton, May 4. Mother of Joe Manderino. Sister of Lillian Kazakevich. Grandmother of two.

MC DONALD, Betty L., 65, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, April 13. Wife of Jerome McDonald. Mother of Jerilyn Brewer, Jolanda Harmon, Jeremy and Jerome McDonald II. Grandmother of nine.

NAVILLE, Grace M. (Roberts), 96, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, May 2. Aunt of several.

ODER, Elmer, Jr., 48, Most Sorrowful Mother of God, Vevay, May 1. Father of Kathleen Geiger, Kimberly Haynes, Amanda Vanlandingham, Daniel and Elmer Oder III. Son of Elmer and Carol Oder Sr. Brother of Cherie Schoonover, Michele Wuebbling, Charlie Pence and Douglas Oder. Grandfather of four.

SCHMIDT, Hubert, 75, St. Jude, Indianapolis, May 1. Husband of Betty (Cleary) Schmidt. Brother of Vivian Beard, Kathryn Berger, Edith Bordenkecher, Franciscan Sister Elora Schmidt and John Schmidt.

SULLIVAN, Mary Theresa, 82, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, May 1. Mother of Christopher, Gerard and W. Joseph Sullivan. Sister of Eugene Costanza. Grandmother of two. †

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