October 21, 2011


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ADAMS, George, 78, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Oct. 9. Husband of Marie Adams. Father of Suzanne Hissong, Sandy and Steve Adams. Stepfather of Christine Kanady, Andrea Scott and Thomas Cook. Brother of Karen Patton. Grandfather of 20. Great-grandfather of one.

AHAUS, Edward P., 94, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Oct. 6. Father of Cynthia Belden, Diane Reed, Virginia Rieger, Carolyn Tex, Anthony, Bernard and Thomas Ahaus. Grandfather of 19. Great-grandfather of 21.

AHAUS, Theresa R., 89, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Sept. 27. Wife of Edward Ahaus. Mother of Cynthia Belden, Diane Reed, Virginia Rieger, Carolyn Tex, Anthony, Bernard and Thomas Ahaus. Grandmother of 19. Great-grandmother of 21.

ANTE, Louis E., 88, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Sept. 27. Father of Carol Hagerty, Mary Johnson, Louis and Joseph Ante. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of six.

BAILEY, Beverly V., 78, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Oct. 2. Wife of Paul Bailey. Mother of Tina Bailey and Barbara Richardson. Sister of Barbara Vargo. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of one.

BRECHEISEN, Harold, 100, St. Mary, Rushville, Oct. 2. Stepfather of Donna Stevens and Debra Yarnelli. Step-grandfather of four. Step-great-grandfather of seven. Step-great-great-grandfather of two.

BROWN, M. Frances, 84, St. Therese of Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Sept. 29. Mother of Patricia Bierck, Catherine, James, John, Robert, Steven, Thomas and William Brown. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of one.

DEZELAN, John J., 63, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, Sept. 9. Brother of Helen Wagner, Mary Wiseman and Louis Dezelan.

GLAUB, Louis W., 78, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Sept. 18. Husband of Phyllis (Ripberger) Glaub. Father of Melody Crawford. Brother of Alice Bailey and Edwin Glaub. Grandfather of two. Great-grandfather of four.

HAMMER, William J., 76, Annunciation, Brazil, Sept. 10. Husband of Joan (Groves) Hammer. Father of Karen Burk and Kevin Hammer. Grandfather of five.

HOLLEN, Orian, 86, Holy Cross, St. Croix, Sept. 23. Mother of Sharon Leatherland and Darrel Hollen. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of six.

HUTT, Mary Elizabeth, 43, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Sept. 24. Daughter of Frank and Pat (Libs) Hutt Jr. Sister of Stephanie and Michael Hutt.

JUGG, Aileen (Scoggan), 84, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, Sept. 18. Wife of Arthur Jugg. Mother of Sheila Terhune, David, Douglas and Stephen Jugg.

KEISTER, Barbara C., 81, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Oct. 8. Mother of Gina Bell, Andrea Harrison, Julie Lockwood, Jill Ward, Kristie Wright and Timothy Keister. Sister of Charles Fox. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of 23.

KIRBY, Edwina, 88, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Sept. 29. Mother of Linda Bealdoien, Donna Smith and John Kirby.

KURRASCH, Ruth Ann, 80, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, Sept. 29. Mother of Michele Amrhein, Karen Wagner, Brian, Scott and Todd Kurrasch. Sister of Rita Babbitt, Mary Finefield and Bernice Roberts. Grandmother of nine.

LAYDEN, Judy, 64, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Sept. 12. Wife of David Layden. Mother of Cara, Brian and Jeffrey Layden. Sister of Jean Sider and Jerry Kiefer. Grandmother of five. †

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