October 8, 2010


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BERTRAND, Dorothy Mary (Andres), 72, St. Paul, Sellersburg, Aug. 24. Wife of Earl Bertrand. Mother of Rhonda Bertrand, Julia Faris and Laura Stoner. Sister of Donna Whiteley and Ronnie Andres. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of two.

BIEVER, Marie C., 89, St. Paul, Tell City, Sept. 18. Mother of Patricia Mynsberge, Theresa Osborn, Don and Richard Biever. Sister of Clara Kreilein and Bernard Hurm. Grandmother of four.

BRETT, Mary, 90, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Sept. 12. Mother of Denise Dete, Colette and Gregory Brett. Sister of Ann Calott. Grandmother of five.

BUBE, Nancy Lynn, 51, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Sept. 20. Daughter of Charles and Charlene Bube. Sister of Janie Grove, Amy Nall, Vicki, Keith and Paul Bube.

CARANDANG, Rodolfo Austria, 76, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Sept. 13. Husband of Saundra Kaiser. Father of Roselle Carandang.

CAVALLARO, Mary S., 87, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Sept 14. Wife of Orlando Cavallaro. Mother of Rita Chapman and Linda Vandagriff. Grandmother of three.

GANNON, Brian, 38, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, Sept. 16. Son of Dr. Anthony Gannon. Brother of Tara and Rory Gannon.

GARRETT, Lee Wood, 79, St. Paul, Sellersburg, Aug. 28. Husband of Roberta Garrett.

HARDEBECK, Marilyn, 58, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Sept. 18. Sister of Joyce and Robert Hardebeck.

KLEEMAN, Mark, 54,

St. Pius V, Troy, Sept. 12. Husband of Angie Kleeman. Father of Angel and Brandon Kleeman. Son of Francis and Helen Kleeman. Brother of Christine Zimmerman, Leah, Bret and Rocky Kleeman.

LESKO, Max, 88, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Terre Haute, Sept. 13. Father of Kathy Echave and David Lesko. Brother of Judith Lemons, Rita Pounds, Bill and Jim Drisko. Grandfather of four.

MARCILLIAT, Evelyn (Brenner), 95, St. Paul, Tell City, Sept. 12. Mother of Eileen Colwell, Ann Pavers, Phyliss Welage, Gene and Ted Marcilliat. Sister of Billie Bryant and Ralph Brenner. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 12.

MINOR, Gregory, 36, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Sept. 9. Son of John and Angela Minor. Brother of Bill, Jay, Jimmy and Troy Minor.

QUINN, Mary Ann, 74,

St. Pius V, Troy, Sept. 15. Mother of Karen Jaboe, Jim Anderson and Buddy Sims. Stepmother of Karen Quinn. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of seven.

SCHUERMAN, Elenora, 90, St. Maurice, Napoleon, Sept. 20. Mother of Mary Jo Hackman, Jack, John and Joseph Schuerman Jr. Sister of Ruth Ann McCreary, John and William Hill. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of three.

SHIEL, Gertrude (Hardesty), 97, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Sept. 12. Mother of Sally DeMars, Judy Harris, Susan Newman, Marilyn Smith and Trudy Shiel. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of seven.

TAMES, Amanda Marie, 20, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Sept. 13. Daughter of Roger and Angela Tames. Sister of Elizabeth and Alexander Tames. Granddaughter of Carl and Jean Williams.

Providence Sister Ann Renee Maxwell was a teacher and nurse

Providence Sister Ann Renee Maxwell died on Sept. 6 at Mother Theodore Hall at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. She was 81.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Sept. 10 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at the motherhouse. Burial followed at the sisters’ cemetery.

Lorraine Anna Maxwell was born on June 8, 1929, in Joliet, Ill.

She entered the congregation of the Sisters of Providence on July 22, 1948, professed her first vows on Jan. 23, 1951, and professed her final vows on Jan. 23, 1956.

Sister Ann Renee earned a bachelor’s degree in education at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and licensed practical nursing certification at Indiana Vocational Technical College.

During 62 years as a Sister of Providence, she taught at Catholic schools in Indiana, Illinois, Missouri and Maryland for 23 years.

Sister Ann Renee began a new ministry as a licensed practical nurse in 1978 then served at Providence Health Care Services at the motherhouse from 1969-71, 1976-81, 1984-86 and 2000-05.

She also ministered in health care at Northwest Hospital in Chicago and two nursing homes in Chicago.

In 2005, she began her ministry of prayer full-time at the motherhouse.

She is survived by a sister, Renee Maxwell of Estero, Fla.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Sisters of Providence, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, 1 Sisters of Providence Road, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876. †

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