January 15, 2010


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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BAUER, Philip A., 83, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Dec. 10. Father of Sandra Hicks, Linda Kelley, Douglas and Philip Bauer. Brother of Catherine Heines, Joann Hendricks and Frank Bauer. Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of five.

BUSTILLOS, Albert S., 86, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Dec. 19. Husband of Jacqueline (DeVos) Bustillos. Brother of Marie Lum, Jean Palacios and Raymond Bustillos.

CVENGROS, Julia, 90, Sacred Heart, Clinton, Dec. 27. Mother of James and Paul Cvengros. Sister of Josephine Burton, Helen Sundaila and Steve Marcinko. Grandmother of one.

DOYLE, Alvin Edward, 86, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Jan. 1. Father of Patty Carter, Melissa Collins, Janet Crawford, Beth Morehead, Kathy Sturgeon, David and Ret. Lt. Col. Gary Doyle. Brother of Hazel Comer and Walter Doyle. Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of 14.

FESSLER, Martha, 90, St. Andrew, Richmond, Dec. 18. Sister of Geraldine and Jean. Grandmother of two.

FOGARTY, Mary Alice, 92, St. Luke, Indianapolis, Dec. 24. Mother of Sarah Hasbrook, Melinda Kazm and Tim Fogarty. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 16.

GREER, Donald J., 58, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Jan. 8. Brother of Cindy Scott, Alfred, John, Robert, George and Thomas Greer.

HALL, Gerald E., 74, St. Mary, Greensburg, Jan. 7. Husband of Alice (Hellmich) Hall. Father of Jennifer Madden, Marjorie Schwering, Teresa Suiters, Cheryl, Janet, Susan and David Hall. Grandfather of five.

HODDE, Anna Loyolis (Litkenhus), 90, St. Paul, Tell City, Dec. 28. Mother of Judith Rogers, Joyce, David and John Hodde. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 10.

KRESS, Victor C., 93, St. Paul, Tell City, Dec. 21. Husband of Marie Kress. Father of Joseph Kress. Brother of Anna Perrot. Grandfather of two.

LYNCH, Thomas Paul, Sr., 77, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Jan. 2. Father of Diane Popp and Thomas Lynch Jr. Brother of Phyllis Adams, Judy Youngs, Susie Timberlake, Bill, Edward, Jim and Marvin Lynch. Grandfather of two.

MARIETTA, Barbara, 76, Sacred Heart, Clinton, Dec. 27. Mother of Toni Gilman, Debbi Granger, Terri Price and Kevin Marietta. Sister of Arthur Meadows. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of three.

MERKEL, Edward W., Jr., 83, St. Louise, Batesville, Jan. 8. Father of Joan Cossell and Jane Miller. Brother of Loretta Bedel. Grandfather of five.

O’BRYAN, Mitchell L., 22, St. Luke, Indianapolis, Dec. 25. Son of Lawrence and Nancy (Baker) O’Bryan. Brother of Lizzie, Andy, Tom and Will O’Bryan. Grandson of Elaine Baker, Bill and Rosemary O’Bryan.

PHILIPANEC, Ann Frances, 80, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Dec. 24. Mother of Diana Fishman, Eileen Gentile and Albert Philpanec. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of two.

POWERS, Rosalie K., 70, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Dec. 11. Wife of Robert L. Powers. Mother of Elizabeth Hisle and Karen Kalkhoff. Sister of Benedict and John Brunsman. Grandmother of three.

REBSE, David, 85, Holy Family, Richmond, Dec. 28. Husband of Marilyn Erbse. Father of Candace Harlan, Annette Krofta, Jeff, John, Steve and Tony Erbse. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of nine.

SEDWICK, Catherine Renee, 55, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Dec. 25. Daughter of Agnes Sedwick. Sister of Cynthia Ajutoawe, Parketta Cartwright, Patricia Frazier, Tonya Stanley, Jacqueline, Kevin and LeRoy Sedwick.

SIDERS, Rose Mary, 88, St. Andrew, Richmond, Dec. 30. Mother of Patty Best, Douglas, Gary and Roland Siders. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of nine.

THRALLS, Evelyn Eleanor (Niedenthal), 90, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Dec. 30. Mother of Sarah Brandenburg, Evan and Phillip Thralls. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 23.

TOSCHLOG, Robert, 58, St. Andrew, Richmond, Dec. 31. Father of Jason and Jeremy Toschlog. Son of Wilber Toschlog. Brother of Randy Toschlog. Grandfather of one.

TUELL, Stephen J., 49, St. Peter, Harrison County, Dec. 8. Son of James Tuell and Doris Barnes. Brother of Beth Allen, Sondra Hinton, Joetta Knott, and Vonda Sample.

VOIT, Adeline, 96, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Terre Haute, Dec. 30. Mother of Sonya Davis and Lynn Knott. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of eight.

WHITE, Darrell, 46, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Dec. 24. Nephew of several. †

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