August 10, 2012

Obituaries

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, Charles S., 79, St. Joseph, St. Leon, July 18. Husband of Antoinette Andres. Father of Carolyn Hallanger, Barbara Schmidt, Charles, Edward and Thomas Andres. Stepfather of Karen Fox, Debbie Zimmer, Bob and Ron Andres. Brother of Christine Engler. Grandfather of seven. Step-grandfather of 14. Step-great-grandfather of nine.

BEAUPRE, James V., Jr., 75, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, July 21. Husband of Patricia (Gaffey) Beaupre. Father of Michelle Hutson, Sheila Kearney, Lisa Varnau and James Beaupre. Brother of Nancy Braun, Suzy McDaniel, Jeanne Wyatt, Carol, Joe and Steve Beaupre. Grandfather of 11.

BELL, Judith Ann (Webb), 70, St. Mary, Richmond, July 28. Wife of Art Bell. Mother of Juliana Todd, Angela, John and Michael Bell. Sister of Susan Nugent, Jim and Joe Webb. Grandmother of two.

BELOW, Allen M., 90, Christ the King, Indianapolis, July 21. Father of Dr. Mary and James Below.

BULLOCK, John Robert, 89, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, July 18. Father of Diane and Lawrence Bullock. Brother of Mary Cook, Anita Cornelius, Ruth Gremore and Betty McFarling. Grandfather of four.

BUSAM, Mary E., 83, St. Michael, Tell City, July 27. Mother of Mary Meunier and Thomas Busam. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of seven.

CORBIN, Bradley D., 32, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, July 28. Son of Heidi Corbin.

DILGER, Fred C., 90, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 25. Husband of Hannah (Hunt) Dilger. Father of Nancy Cissell, Dianne Morlock and Janet Dilger. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of 15.

FARMER, Charles A., 80, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, July 24. Husband of Martha Farmer. Father of Denise Farmer, Teresa Packard, Annette Van Pelt, Kathy Wilson and Paul Farmer. Brother of Geneva Adams, Judy Adams, Barbara Hostetler, Virginia Kleindorfer, Arthur, Sam, Stephen and Walter Farmer. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of one.

FESCHYN, Carole, 72, St. John the Apostle, Bloomington, July 19. Wife of Oliver Feschyn. Mother of Rosanne Dye, Anthony and Paul Feschyn. Grandmother of five.

FUCH, Frank A., 89, St. John the Baptist, Dover, July 24. Husband of Mary Jane Fuchs. Father of Dorothy Hautman, Pamela Herrmann, Valarie Messina and Marjorie Fuchs. Brother of Paul and Stanley Fuchs. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of two.

HEDGE, Rosary (Mangano), 95, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, July 20. Mother of Patricia Strickland, Elisabeth White and Robert Hedge. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 16.

HOLLCRAFT, Paul L., 78, St. Roch, Indianapolis, July 20. Father of Cindy Lyles and Michael Hollcraft. Brother of Richard Hollcraft. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of one.

KOORS, Glorian R., 78, St. Louis, Batesville, July 29. Wife of James Koors. Mother of Tress Zielinski, Andy and Tony Koors. Sister of Iris Huneke and Jim Firsich. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of one.

MEDENWALD, Eileen, 80, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, July 26. Wife of James Medenwald. Mother of Paula Berry, Sandra Fansler, Arlene Sheean and Dean Medenwald. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of six.

MILLER, James L., 74, St. Roch, Indianapolis, July 19. Husband of Mary Ann (Miskowiec) Oechsle Miller. Father of Luanne Sauer, Brad, David, Derrin, Doug and Steve Miller. Stepfather of Molly Allbright, Hope Deckard, Deanne Schilling, Suzanne Quillen, John and Ted Oechsle. Brother of Pat Clouse. Grandfather of 33. Great-grandfather of eight.

MORRISON, Paul J., 85, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, May 30. Husband of Joyce Morrison. Father of Paula Owen, Richard and Robert Morrison. Brother of Claire Crane. Grandfather of six.

NOBBE, Ralph E., 82, St. Mary, Greensburg, July 25. Father of Denise Zeigler, Jerome, Kenneth and Theodore Nobbe. Brother of Rosemary Denning, Bernadine Van Geison and Elmer Nobbe. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of two.

POPP, Edna, 84, St. Joseph, Clark County, July 21. Wife of Alfred Popp. Mother of Theresa Pressley, Ruth and Steve Bottorff. Stepmother of Linda Everage, Janet Lanham, Donnie and Ronnie Popp. Sister of Louise Lee. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of two.

RELPHORDE, Barbara Jean, 77, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, July 11. Mother of Colin, Kevin and Miles Relphorde. Grandmother of five.

SCOTT, Roy E., 89, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, July 22. Father of Mary Bone, Catherine Hamilton, Alice Lauman, Bill, Robert and Roy Scott. Grandfather of 15. Great-grandfather of 24.

STEFFEY, Kenneth, 86, St. Roch, Indianapolis, July 20. Husband of Mary Ann Steffey. Father of Jenny Blankenship, Kathy Kolger, Carol, Susan and Mike Steffey. Brother of Patricia Inman. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of three.

VAN TIL, Beatrice Blaha, 100, St. Margaret Mary, Terre Haute, July 2. Mother of Barbara Nichols, Jon and Roy Van Til. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of six.

WENNING, Edmund A., 88, Immaculate Conception, Millhousen, July 30. Husband of Vera Wenning. Father of Rose Marie Cook and Paul Wenning. Brother of Hilda Garrison. Grandfather of six.

WESSELL, Evelyn M., 90, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, July 18. Mother of Sylvia Cole and Theodore Wessell. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of 10.


Providence Sister Norene Golly taught at schools in three states

Providence Sister Norene Golly, the former Sister Charlotte Ann, died on July 22, the 62nd anniversary of her entrance into the congregation, at Mother Theodore Hall at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods. She was 80.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on July 27 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at the motherhouse. Burial followed at the sisters’ cemetery.

Norene Frances Golly was born on Jan. 12, 1932, in Chicago.

She entered the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on July 22, 1950, and professed first vows on Jan. 23, 1953, and final vows on Jan. 23, 1958.

Sister Norene earned a bachelor’s degree in education at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and master’s degree in education at Indiana State University in Terre Haute.

During 62 years as a Sister of Providence, she ministered as a teacher for 29 years at Catholic schools in Indiana, Illinois and Oklahoma.

In the archdiocese, Sister Norene taught at the former St. Patrick School in Indianapolis from 1953-57.

After retiring in 2008, she lived in Chicago and served her sisters at the convent there.

In March of 2012, Sister Norene returned to the motherhouse and dedicated herself to the ministry of prayer with the senior sisters.

Surviving is a brother, Jerome Golly of Carol Stream, Ill.

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

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