August 24, 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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CAVE, Gary D., 60, Mary, Queen of Peace, Danville, Aug. 5. Father of Amy, Kim and Todd Cave. Son of Pauline Cave. Brother of Lisa Ellison, Cindy Keller, Carolyn Wamsley, Peggy and Donald Cave. Grandfather of four.

DAVIS, Martha F. (Crim) Samuels, 81, St. Paul, Sellersburg, Aug. 5. Stepmother of Beverly Glaser, Betty Libs and Bob Davis.

DEAN, June (Wilson), 87, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Aug. 6. Mother of Fay Schoettle. Sister of Julie Kieffer, Pearl Miller, Ralph and Ray Wilson. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of 15.

GREGORY, Robert L., M.D., 74, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, July 18. Husband of Shirley P. (Frejie) Gregory. Father of Diane Helfrich, Jeannine Shalaby, Brian and Michael Gregory. Grand­father of two. (correction)

GUYTON, Ruthe Odessa Tender, 82, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, Aug. 3. Mother of Elsa Clemons-Calderon, Mynelle Gardner, Alyce Meadors, Lory, Lynn, Lysa and Robert Tender. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 13. Great-great-grandmother of two.

HORSTMAN, Fred, 42, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, June 29. Husband of Kim (Weller) Horstman. Son of Leon and Helen Horstman. Brother of Carole, David and Stephen Horstman.

KERN, Lois (Siebert), 76, St. Anne, New Castle, July 14. Wife of Lloyd Edward Kern. Mother of Jane, Charles, Daniel and Steven Kern. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of two.

KING, Marie F., 72, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Aug. 5. Wife of Fred Brandstrader. Mother of Julie, Christopher and Emmett King. Sister of Marlene Stallone, JoAnn Poole, Beatrice and Carol Ventresca, James and Joseph Tomaselli. Grandmother of four.

KOEHNE, Robert L., 63, St. John the Evangelist, Enochsburg, Aug. 14. Husband of Debbie (Bohman) Koehne. Father of Chris and Kevin Koehne. Brother of Mary Delay, Richard and William Koehne. Grandfather of one.

MERKEL, Helen Barbara, 83, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Aug. 8. Mother of Rosemary Gravelie, Frederick, John, Michael and William Merkel. Sister of Virgil Haag. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of one.

MOORMAN, John Edward, 74, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, July 22. Husband of Elizabeth (Herold) Moorman. Father of Beverly Bremer, Susan Heald, Kathleen Isom, Chris, Karin and Kelli Kirch, Diane and John Moorman. Brother of Mary Jo Steinhauer and Roseanne Clark, Joseph and Tom Moorman. Grandfather of 12.

NIEHAUS, Virginia Francis, 86, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Aug. 5. Mother of Marilyn Schuster, Dennis and William Niehaus. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 11.

PABERZS, Valentine, 62, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Aug. 4. Sister of Veronika Grossman and John Paberzs.

PAULLUS, Jan Etta Diane, 59, Annunciation, Brazil, Aug. 6. Wife of Pete Paullus. Mother of Vanessa and Christopher Paullus. Daughter of Norma Morlan. Sister of Tyra Handlin. Grand­mother of three. Great-grandmother of two.

POMERLEAU, Sue, 58, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Aug. 10. Sister of Jeannine DeRoy and Ray Pomerleau.

ROBERTS, Robert L., 61, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Aug. 8. Husband of Marie (Ancelet) Roberts. Father of Annette, Steven and Tim Roberts. Son of Ann Roberts. Brother of Patty Broderick, Carrie Bryant, Judy Stewart, Bill and Mike Roberts.

ROGERS, George, 84, St. Mary, Lanesville, Aug. 5. Husband of Carrie Huff. Father of Kathy, Dave, George Jr., Jim, Joe, John, Mike, Robert and Tom Rogers. Brother of Mary Jo Derkavitch and Martha Miller. Grandfather of 26. Great-grandfather of 31.

SCHULZ, Mary Ann, 71, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Aug. 5. Wife of Alvin Schulz. Mother of Marie Marks and James Schulz. Sister of Joseph and William Costello. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of two.

SPICUZZA, Paul Anthony, 84, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, Aug. 10. Husband of Margaret (Giovanoni) Spicuzza. Father of Paula Keifer, Diane and Rose Ann Yagelski, Frank and Michael Spicuzza. Brother of Anna Marie Below, Josephine Healey, Rosemary Page and Lawrence Spicuzza. Grandfather of 15. Great-grandfather of three.

STIMPSON, Robert P., 56, St. Matthew, Indianapolis, July 27. Husband of Amy Stimpson. Father of Colleen, Kelly, Molly and Patrick Stimpson. Brother of Kathy McMahon, Carol Thompson, Charlie and Rick Stimpson.

THOMPSON, Norbert A., 83, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Aug. 11. Husband of Eleanor (Cardis) Thompson. Father of Therese Heiser, Linda Hicks, Barbara Reynolds and Sharon Schubert. Brother of Jean Schwier. Grand­father of six. Great-grandfather of two.

ZINKAN, Elvera Helen (Klafzinsky), 94, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Aug. 6. Mother of David, James II and John Zinkan. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of eight. †

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