December 17, 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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ANDRES, Norbert J., Sr., 75, Holy Family, New Albany, Dec. 7. Husband of Shirley Ann (Carpenter) Andres. Father of Shelley and Norbert Andres Jr. Brother of Alberta Bertrand, Judy Bowe, Mildred Niehoff, Rita Nolot, Ann, Elmer and Melford Andres. Uncle of several.

BRAUN, Lester J., 89, Immaculate Conception, Millhousen, Dec. 5. Stepfather of Mary Johnson and James Cloud. Brother of Thomas Braun. Grandfather of seven.

CARTER, Dolores P., 93, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Nov. 11. Aunt of several.

FAIN, Lyle, 87, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Dec. 5. Husband of LaVonne Fain. Father of Christina James, Joyce Renick, David and Gregory Fain. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of six.

GESWEIN, Elmer, 94, St. Mary, New Albany, Nov. 22. Husband of Edna Geswein. Father of Allen, Carl, James and John Geswein. Brother of Maurice Geswein. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of six.

HENLEY, Elizabeth M., 68, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Nov. 21. Wife of Joseph Henley. Mother of Jane, Laura and Matthew Henley. Foster mother of Ben Hart. Grandmother of six.

SCHWEGMAN, Walter F., 79, St. Vincent de Paul, Shelby County, Nov. 26. Husband of Marcella Schwegman. Father of Marcia Adams, Sandra Leffler, Debbie Lux and Steve Schwegman. Brother of Bernice Harmeyer, Kathleen Knue, Lucille Weiler, Ben and Wilford Schwegman. Grandfather of six.

SIEGMAN, Betty R. (Sweeney), 78, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Nov. 15. Mother of Cheryl Pride. Sister of Marilyn Wagner and Jerry Sweeney. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of three.

VESSELS, Elizabeth Jane, 80, St. Mary, New Albany, Nov. 20. Sister of William Vessels. Step-sister of Thelma Trent.

WEYBRIGHT, Mary E., 45, St. Simon the Apostle, Indianapolis, Nov. 27. Wife of Nicholas Weybright. Mother of Mea, Jack and Max Weybright. Daughter of Dan and Pat Schach. Sister of Chris, Mark and Rich Schach.

WHITAKER, Violet J., 86, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Nov. 25. Aunt of several.

WIGGS, Augusta C., 98, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, Nov. 10. Mother of Colleen Ataras, Cathy Mahaffey and Camille Osborn. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 17. †

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