April 25, 2008


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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BUCHANAN, Josephine F., 90, St. Jude, Indianapolis, April 15. Mother of Charlotte Houser and Deborah Wood. Sister of Sarah Clements and Joseph DeLuca. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 26. Great-great-grandmother of one.

CATHCART, Shirley A., 73, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, April 13. Wife of James Cathcart. Mother of Debbie Craig, Lisa Smith, Deanna, Don, John and Mike Cathcart. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 10.

CHRISTIE, Maxine (Gaines), 79, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, April 5. Mother of Yolanda Hill, Teresa Knox, Antonia Wright, Michella, Renee, Michael and Ronerik Christie. Sister of Margaret Colbert, Edith Orton, Mildred Pate, Erlene and Adrian Gaines. Grandmother of 19. Great-grandmother of 42. Great-great-grandmother of two.

DeGOTT, Mary V., 91, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, March 30. Mother of Danny and Frank DeGott Jr. Sister of Samuel Newton. Grand­mother of two. Great-grand­mother of two.

DOERFLEIN, Donald M., 88, St. Michael, Brookville, April 2. Father of Denise Cotty, Donna Labella, Gregory and Ronald Doerflein. Brother of Cliff Doerflein. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of four.

DOHONEY, Mary E., 77, Holy Family, New Albany, April 12. Mother of Sheila and Steven Dohoney. Sister of Charlene Sarles. Grandmother of four.

DOLNICS, Dorothy, 85, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, March 26. Mother of Doreene Dolnics.

GROSS, James Kuderer, 49, St. Monica, Indianapolis, April 12. Husband of Laurie Ann (Schaefer) Gross. Father of Rebekah and Bryan Gross. Son of James and Sylvia (Kuderer) Gross. Brother of Kelly Ratz and Joseph Gross.

KANE, Mary Kathyleen (Welch), 83, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, April 9. Mother of Marguerite Galloway, Alicia Kane-Schnorr, Leo and Patrick Kane. Sister of Virginia Flannigan. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of one.

KELLEY, Larry A., 59, Prince of Peace, Madison, April 7. Father of Melony Fisher and Gregory Kelley. Brother of Denise Chatham, Bernard, Brian, Gerald and Rodney Kelley. Grandfather of two.

KRIEGER, Dorothy Rose, 90, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, March 30. Mother of Walter Krieger Jr.

LAWHORN, Alice A., 85, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, March 26. Mother of Paulette Curson, JoEllen Nuftul, Daniel and Timothy Lawhorn.

MADIGAN, Richard P., 90, St. Luke the Evangelist, ­Indianapolis, March 31. Father of Cathy King, Michael and Rick Madigan. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of five.

MILLAY, Patricia Diane, 54, St. Agnes, Nashville, April 4. Wife of Terry Millay. Mother of Mary Eastridge, Jennifer Scott and Christopher Millay. Daughter of Harold Stanley. Grandmother of four.

MULLER, Margaret T., 90, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, April 10. Mother of Sharon Concannon, Patricia Boesche, Mary Spanke, Judy and David Muller. Sister of Marjorie Thompson. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 10.

PETERS, Patricia, 75, Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, March 26. Mother of Kathryn Weller and David Peters. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of two.

ROSALES, Jorge Luis, 16, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, April 5. Son of Efren and Lilia Rosales. Grandson of Francisca Castaneda, Petrana Rojo and Jose Guadalupe.

RUDOLPH, Francis Robert, 93, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, April 13. Husband of Helen Rudolph. Father of Sue Struble, Jack and Jim Rudolph. Grand­father of nine. Great-grandfather of 10.

SCHOENSTEIN, Martha L., 91, Prince of Peace, Madison, April 7. Mother of Robert Schoenstein Jr. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of two.

SHUKWIT, Stanley J., 84, Christ the King, Indianapolis, April 11. Husband of Anne Shukwit. Father of Joanne Sutton, Patricia, Mark and Robert Shukwit. Grandfather of 14.

SNODDY, Beverly Ann (Moore), 63, St. Gabriel, Connersville, April 12. Wife of Virgil Snoddy. Mother of Charles, Jeffery, Richard and Timothy Snoddy. Sister of Mary Hiers and Jean Lynn. Grandmother of six.

STRONG, Anne Elizabeth, 83, St. Luke the Evangelist, ­Indianapolis, April 5. Mother of Mary Cardwell, Joey Smith, Angel Wadman, Jenny Weller, Lisa West, Kari Wykes, Mark, Mike, Pat and Tim Strong. Sister of John Snyder.

UPHAUS, Howard, 75, St. Mary, Richmond, March 25. Husband of Evelyn Uphaus. Father of Cheri Dailey, Jennifer Grogan, Jeff, Paul and Steve Uphaus. Stepfather of Karen Walton, Terry and Timothy Kimble. Brother of Joy Holthouse, Ric and Tim Uphaus. Grandfather of 18. Great-grandfather of six.

WEISMILLER, Margaret Ann, 76, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, April 3. Sister of Mary Lansing and Frank Weismiller. Aunt of several.

WOLTER, Robert J., 74, St. Mary, Greensburg, April 12. Husband of Marlene Wolter. Father of Dianne Shaw, Brian and Dale Wolter. Brother of Isabelle Schoettmer, Charles and Leo Wolter. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of six. †

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