August 15, 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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BIEHL, Donald H., 84, Sacred  Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, July 29. Father of Donna Dezern and Diana Jones. Brother of Helen Groves. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of one.

BREITSCH, Susan, 63, St. Simon the Apostle, Indianapolis, July 26. Wife of John Breitsch. Mother of Mark and Michael Breitsch. Sister of Lori DeLeon and Doreen Gruber. Grandmother of two.

CARRASQUILLO, Daniel Patrick, 19, St. Mary, New Albany, July 27. Son of Julie Carrasquillo. Stepson of Eric Chaffin. Grandson of Hector and Justina Carrasquillo.

ENNEKING, Gilbert J., 82, Holy Family, Oldenburg, Aug. 5. Husband of Rita Enneking. Father of Nancy Huey, Vicki Huffman, Jane Kramer, Leon and Tom Enneking. Brother of Luella Britch and William Enneking Jr. Grandfather of 22. Great-grand­father of eight.

FIELD, Arthur F., III, 75, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, Aug. 2. Husband of Charmaine Field. Father of Maureen Annee, Charmaine Cota, Kathleen Heath, Karen McDowell, Colleen, Arthur IV and Kevin Field. Brother of Alice Ann Davis and Robert Field. Grandfather of 18.

HAAG, Joseph J., 96, Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, July 30. Father of Mary Anne Deer and Joseph J. Haag II. Brother of Arthur Haag. Grand­father of six. Great-grandfather of nine.

HIPPLEHEUSER, Guy N., Sr., 72, St. Jude, Indianapolis, July 6. Husband of Mary Jo Hippleheuser. Father of J.J., Jolene, Guy Jr. and Pete Hippleheuser. Son of Guy and Helen Hippleheuser. Brother of Charles, Lynn, Maurice and Robert Hippleheuser. Grand­father of eight.

HOFFMAN, Fred J., 91, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, July 30. Father of Peter Hoffman. Brother of Edward Hoffman. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of three.

JONES, Mary Mabel, 89, St. Mary, Rushville, July 28. Sister of Charles and Kenneth Risselman.

KOETTER, Gladys M., 74, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, July 27. Wife of Robert Koetter Sr. Mother of Jack, Kenny, Phil, Robert and Wayne Koetter. Sister of Paul Andres. Grandmother of 12.

KUTSKO, Carolyn, 81, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, July 30. Mother of Betty Walker and Michael Kutsko. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of one.

LAHRMAN, James, 55, St. Andrew, Richmond, July 24. Husband of Sue Lahrman. Father of Jennifer Reynolds and Scott Lahrman. Son of Clem and Susanne Lahrman. Brother of Marianne Foster, Joan Jones, Daniel and John Lahrman.

LAZO, James Rojas, 96, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, July 27. Father of Denise Boyer, Gloria Cleghorn and Jeffrey Lazo. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of 15.

METELKO, Joseph C., Sr., 90, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, July 14. Father of Rosalie Nevitt, Lorraine O’Brien, Geraldine Robinet, Carlene Sessions, John and Joseph Metelko II. Grandfather of 17. Great-grandfather of 13.

MIK, James D., 61, St. Bartholo­mew, Columbus, June 9. Brother of Marie Stachnik and Jerry Mik.

MOLLOY, Anna H., 12, St. Jude, Indianapolis, July 31. Daughter of Pete and Julie Molloy. Sister of Peter Molloy. Granddaughter of Richard Johnson and Fran Molloy.

MUNCHEL, Mildred C., 87, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, July 21. Mother of Melanie Chacon, Theresa Geyra, Janice Markellos, Carol Morrow, Dr. Mary Posner, Barbara, John and Wayne Munchel. Sister of Joel Floyd. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of nine.

NELSON, Philip E., 76, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, July 25. Husband of Kay Nelson. Father of Stephanie Nelson-Jones, Jay, Jeff and Philip Nelson Jr. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of one.

ODUM, Betty Anne, 86, SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indianapolis, July 28. Aunt of several.

PASSMORE, Lorraine M., 78, St. Mary, Mitchell, July 18. Mother of Jim Passmore. Sister of Mary Botello, Dorothy Gregg and Jack Pacheco. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of one.

QUIGLEY, Louise M., 85, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, July 19. Mother of Suzanna Givens, Annette Martin, Ed and Tim Quigley. Sister of Marian Buckingham and Jean McCarty. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 13.

STROTHMAN, Frances, 89, St. Gabriel, Connersville, July 25. Mother of Joanna Huber. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of six.

VANDENBERGEN, Patricia, 74, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, July 20. Wife of Richard Vandenbergen. Mother of Kristin, Linda and Steve Vandenbergen. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of three.

ZIEGLER, Millie F., 83, St. Anthony, Morris, July 29. Mother of Peggy Jackson, Mary, Charles, Daniel, Robert and William Ziehler. Sister of Emma Lou Wilkas. Grand­mother of 10. Great-grand­mother of five.

ZUPANCIC, John F., 86, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, July 30. Husband of Mary Zupancic. Father of Helen Smith, Monica Witt, Anna, Charles, George, Harry and John III. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of 23. †

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