December 19, 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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ATKINS, Thomas K., 77, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Dec. 7. Husband of Jeanne (Wieck) Atkins. Father of Lisa Millner, Laura Strand, Jack and Patrick Atkins. Grandfather of eight.

BAKER, Jordan Matthew, 19, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Lawrenceburg, Nov. 7. Son of Mark and Tara Baker. Grandson of Larry and Janet Baker and Robert and Susan Begner.

BURKE, Donald G., 81, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Nov. 25. Husband of Katherine Burke. Father of Irene Cullen, Laura Hauser, Agnes Niemi, Delia Quinlan, Katherine Wietecha, Anne, Mary, Donald, John and Thomas Burke. Grandmother of 19.

DUFFIN, John, 78, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Nov. 27. Brother of Mary Jane Arbuckle, Joan Long, Pat Townsend and Jim Duffin. Father of several. Grandfather of several. Great-grandfather of several.

DURMAN, Bernard, Sr., 64, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Nov. 12. Husband of Sherron Durman. Father of Kimberly Harrington, Sherra Moore, Charles Wyatt, Bernard Jr. and Philip Durman. Grandfather of several. Great-grandfather of several.

FEDERLE, Marie H., 62, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Nov. 26. Wife of Carl Federle. Mother of Lisa Abraham and Paula Perry. Sister of Alberta Messang, Rita, Emil, George and Joe Litzinger. Grandmother of five.

FENTON, Rosalyn (O’Brien), 79, Holy Cross, Indianapolis, Nov. 21. Mother of Mary Rogier, Daniel, John and Michael Fenton. Sister of Eileen Wallace. Grandmother of seven.

FLORES, Roberto, 29, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Nov. 9. Husband of Naomi Flores. Father of Adrian, Maria and Roberto Flores Jr. Son of Maria Gonsalez Cruz. Brother of Abel Flores.

FOWLER, Ellis E., 89, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Oct. 30. Father of Ann Collins, Carol Luken, Katherine Wood, John, Richard and William Fowler.

GABONAY, Margaret, 96, St. Paul Hermitage, Beech Grove, Oct. 15. Sister of Charles and William Gabonay. Aunt of several.

HANEY, Mark A., 43, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Nov. 3. Husband of Deborah Haney. Son of Ralph and Linda Haney. Brother of Karen Jacobs and Beth Haney.

HEPPNER, Dorothy E., 84, Holy Family, Oldenburg, Dec. 6. Mother of Connie Moody. Grandmother of two.

HICKS, James Clayton, 79, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Cambridge City, Dec. 7. Husband of Dorothy Hicks. Father of Cynthia Howell, James, Jerry and Paul Hicks. Brother of David Hicks. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of 15.

LOSCHIAVO, Camilli, 94, Holy Family, Richmond, Dec. 4. Mother of Mary Ann Vogelesang and Frances Wentz. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of nine. Great-great-grandmother of two.

MULINARO, Joseph Randall, 18, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Nov. 27. Son of Timothy Mulinaro and Rosejay Breen. Stepson of Delbert Denney II and Jackie (Nibarger) Mulinaro. Brother of Baylie and Phillip Mulinaro. Stepbrother of Sara Sanders and Joshua Lewis. Grandson of John Mulinaro.

RUTHERFORD, Mary Elizabeth, 83, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, Nov. 21. Mother of Diane Pitts. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of eight.

SAUER, Beverly A., 67, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Nov. 26. Wife of Robert Sauer. Mother of Julie Vance, Robert and Timothy Sauer. Daughter of Frances Meisberger. Sister of Katherine Runyon and Louis Meisberger. Grandmother of three. †

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