August 19, 2011


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DAVIS, Danny, 60, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, July 22. Father of Deeann Thompson. Son of Viola Gauck. Brother of Larry Davis. Grandfather of two.

EGENOLF, Verina C., 84, St. Roch, Indianapolis, July 17. Mother of Theresa Corn, Anna Stringer, Daniel, Douglas, Patrick, Steven and Vincent Egenolf. Sister of Bernice Knies, Yvonne Luebbehusen, Neoma Sanders, Arnold and Ronald Kluesner. Grandmother of 24. Great-grandmother of 11.

FUSSNER, Carolyn, 94, St. Peter, Brookville, Aug. 4. Mother of Rita Messerschmidt and Bob Fussner. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of 28. Great-great-grandmother of four.

GORMAN, John, 67, Holy Family, Richmond, July 15. Son of Bridget Gorman. Brother of Bernard, James and Patrick Gorman.

HILGENBERT, Joseph C., 95, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Aug. 2. Father of Theresa O’Rourke, Christianne, Joseph, John and Robert Hilgenberg. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of three.

JOYCE, Susanne (Winslow), 78, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, July 24. Wife of Kevin Joyce. Stepmother of Catherine Cooper, Patricia, Richard and Robert Joyce. Sister of James Winslow. Step-grandmother of four.

KLUEH, Edna M., 95, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Aug. 10. Mother of David Klueh. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of three.

LaMANTIA, Marian B., 83, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, July 26. Wife of Carl LaMantia. Mother of Jean Kiesel, Janet Sanders, Ann Sidener, Anthony, Carl, Joseph and Peter LaMantia. Sister of Ethel Bruegge, Marcella Preston, Franciscan Sister Edna Martini, Eugene and Wilbur Martini. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of four.

MASCHINO, Carol E., 47, St. Joseph, North Vernon, July 29. Daughter of Gilbert and Rosemary Maschino. Sister of Rose Riggle, Anna Marie, Albert, Joseph and Michael Maschino.

MENNEL, Deloris J., 82, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, July 31. Mother of Mark and Robert Mennel Jr. Grandmother of four.

MENNEL, Robert L., 82, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, July 30. Husband of Deloris Mennel. Father of Mark and Robert Mennel Jr. Brother of John Mennel. Grandfather of four.

MESSER-BROOKS, Rita E., 65, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, July 17. Wife of Kenneth Messer-Brooks. Mother of Kyndra and Madalyn Messer-Brooks. Sister of Mary Carpenter.

NEYLON, Robert, 81, Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Indianapolis, July 22. Husband of Patricia (Foster) Neylon. Father of Lisa Buchanan, Cheryl Davis, Danny, Jim, Lenny, Mike and Tom Neylon. Brother of Patty Dowling, Joan Overton, Kenny, Phil and Tom Neylon. Grandfather of 15. Great-grandfather of six.

PIECHOCKI, Joshua M., 24, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Aug. 1. Son of Michael and Kelli Piechocki. Brother of Jaclyn Piechocki. Grandson of Bobby and Jenine Plump.

RINEHART, Wilma, 77, St. Mary, Richmond, July 26. Mother of Diane Allen and Jeffrey Rinehart. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of five.

ROELL, John Edward, 74, St. Joseph, Indianapolis, Aug. 1. Father of Kathy Carder and John Roell. Brother of Linda Calvin, Ellen Ross and Dick Roell. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of seven.

SMITH, Helen C., 70, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Aug. 5. Mother of Leanna Mayo, Mark and Stephen Smith. Sister of Mary Ann Cosgrove, Dorothy Hunt, Thelma Rudolph and Catherine Trindeitmar. Grandmother of four.

WAGNER, Richard, 83, St. Maurice, Napoleon, July 22. Husband of Dolores Wagner. Father of Theresa Rork, Alan, Brian, Joe, John, Mark, Michael and Steve Wagner. Brother of William Wagner.

WISE, William Edward, 73, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, July 20. Brother of Ruby Baird, Joan Hayes and Mary Ruth Van Gundy. Uncle of several.

WOOLWORTH, Frances, 90, St. Mary, Richmond, June 18. Mother of Ann, Barbara Jean, Margaret and Vivian Woolworth. Grandmother of four.

YOUNG, Eric Daniel, 48, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Aug. 9. Husband of Kimberly Young. Son of Patricia (Harris) Young. Brother of Beverly, Michelle, Michael, Robert and Walter Young. †

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