August 6, 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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ARNOLD, Eugenia, 93, St. Paul, Tell City, July 15. Mother of Robert Arnold. Sister of Linus and Urban Linne. Grandmother of one.

BAHRET, John, 75, Holy Cross, Indianapolis, July 13.

BREMER, Richard D., 76, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, July 24. Husband of Carole Bremer. Father of Jeanne Fugan, David, Michael and Terry Bremer. Grandfather of seven.

CAPUANO, Alfred A., 92, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, July 8. Father of Josette Snellen, Deborah and Alfred Capuano Jr. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of four.

COTTRELL, Carl R., 58, St. Margaret Mary, Terre Haute, July 18. Husband of Rita (Luken) Cottrell. Father of Antoinette Orman, Michelle O’Rourke, Nannette Sheldon, Yvonne Spittler, Carl II, Clint and Craig Cottrell. Brother of Terry Howard. Grandfather of 20.

FAUST, Esther I. (Bradshaw), 80, St. Roch, Indianapolis, July 27. Mother of Lynne Graphman, Carl and Donald Faust. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of eight.

FENOGLIO, Jacinta, 95, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Terre Haute, July 6.

FULLER, Magdoen O. (Svarczkopf), 84, St. Andrew, Richmond, July 20. Wife of Joseph Fuller. Mother of Regina Rexrode. Sister of Ilona Benjamin, Irene Lohmeier, Ambrose, George and Tony Svarczkopf. Grandmother of two.

GALDABINI, Marian, 98, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, July 7. Mother of Mary Ann Manifold. Sister of William Jens. Grandmother of six.

GEORGE, Virginia, 82, St. Paul, Tell City, July 25. Wife of Jim George. Mother of Sheila Rearden, Daryl and Jeff Jones. Stepmother of Diane Boyer, Clara Glenn and Fred George. Grandmother of three. Step-grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of four.

HUNTSMAN, Dolores R. (Beason), 77, St. Jude, Indianapolis, July 17. Mother of Donnette Cole, Bonnie Maddox, Jennifer Short and Lawrence Garrett. Sister of Elmer Beason.

HUTT, Herman R., Jr., 83, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, July 23. Husband of Ruth Hutt. Father of Charles, Edward, John, Joseph, Michael and Paul Hutt. Brother of Helen Douglas. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of 25.

KESSANS, Catherine, 92, St. Paul, Tell City, July 15. Mother of Sandra Borho, Patricia Ward, Noel, Norman, Thomas and Wayne Kessans. Grandmother of 19. Great-grandmother of 16. Step-great-grandmother of six.

KISTNER, Lucille M., 99, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 24. Mother of Charles and John Kistner. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 12.

KRUSE, Mary C., 87, Holy Family, Oldenburg, July 17. Mother of Susan Jones, Barbara Pedley and Mike Kruse. Sister of Alberta Hanel, Irma Nunweiler, Margaret Wagner, Agnes Wendling, Sister St. Edward Underberg, Albert and Joseph Underberg. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of one.

MOON, Ann (Gorman), 52, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, July 12. Mother of Kelly, Dan and Mike Moon. Daughter of Cuthbert and Martha Gorman. Sister of Chris and Steve Gorman.

MOORE, Richard I., 92, St. Michael, Greenfield, July 26. Husband of Emma Moore. Father of Connie Rhinesmith, Janet Woodbury and Richard Moore. Brother of Mildred Rubbo, Donald, Jay and Robert Moore. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of 15.

STUMLER, Frances V., 73, Holy Family, New Albany, July 27. Wife of Joseph Stumler. Mother of Bonnie Shireman, Pam Smith, Michael and Roger Stumler. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of one.

SUDING, Edward Joseph, 85, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, July 27. Father of Janet Cornfield, Jean Simpson, James, John and Joseph Suding. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of six.

SWEET, Mary C., 80, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Cambridge City, July 19. Wife of James Sweet. Mother of Jo Anne Barr, Karen, Daniel, David, Robert and Steven Sweet. Sister of Patricia Kidwell, Chris Ishay and Robert O’Brien Jr. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of five.

WILLIAMS, Eric, 63, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, July 23. Husband of Schulyer Williams.

Odell J. Banet was the father of Father Stephen Banet

Odell J. Banet, a member of St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Parish in Floyds Knobs and the father of Father Stephen Banet, died on July 28. He was 90.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Aug. 2 at St. Mary-of-the-Knobs Church in Floyds Knobs. Burial with military honors followed at the parish cemetery.

Odell Banet was born on Dec. 17, 1919, in Floyds Knobs.

During World War II, he served in the U.S. Army Air Corps, and earned a number of medals and commendations for distinguished service, including the Air Medal, four Battle Stars, the Prisoner of War Medal and the Crouix de Guerre avec Palme Medal from the government of France.

Banet was a retired vice president of the former Floyd County Bank.

He also was a member of the Knights of Columbus Cardinal Ritter Council #221, and the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post #1963.

Banet served on the Age and Aging Board in Floyd County, and volunteered at the St. Vincent de Paul Society’s soup kitchen in Louisville for 27 years.

He is survived by his wife, Berniece (Schmidt) Banet; six children, Joan Endris, Theresa Getrost, Michael, Paul, Ralph and Father Stephen Banet; a sister, Marietta Gesenhues; two brothers, Arthur and T.J. Banet; 18 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Saint Meinrad Archabbey, 100 Hill Drive, St. Meinrad, IN 47577. †

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