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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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ABPLANALP, Rita E., 90, St. Louis, Batesville, June 20. Mother of Bill, Dennis, Gary and Ralph Abplanalp. Sister of Irene Barnhorst. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 11.
BOWE, Lillie E. (Veteto), 84, St. Joseph, Clark County, June 21. Wife of Herman Bowe. Sister of Gladys Owen.
BROCK, Bernice, 95, St. Mary, Lanesville, June 18. Mother of Patricia Campbell, Paula Reilly, Robert and William Brock. Sister of Virginia Cunningham. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 10. Great-great-grandmother of two.
CARR, John H., III, 70, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 12. Husband of Billie Carr. Father of John Carr IV. Brother of Kathy, Craig and David Carr. Grandfather of two.
CASEY, Maurice Joseph, 86, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, June 5. Husband of Rita (Cody) Casey. Father of Kathleen Sears, Christopher, Maura, Maurice, Patrick, Dr. Philip, Thomas and William Casey. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of five.
CUNNINGHAM, Daniel Thomas, 71, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 19. Father of Michelle Pratt, Karyn and Maureen Cunningham. Brother of Mary McClelland, James, Francis “Lefty,” and Patrick Cunningham.
FISHER, Robert Eugene, 76, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Cambridge City, June 7. Husband of Shirley (Bianski) Fisher. Father of Molly Fallis, Anita Harrison, Jill, Chad and Ryan Fisher. Brother of Janet Short and Evelyn Fisher. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of two. Step-grandfather of two. Step-great-grandfather of three.
GESENHUES, Henry A., 82, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, June 18. Husband of Martha (Korbe) Gesenhues. Father of Donna Ettel, Susan Ostrader, Anthony, Kevin and Stephen Gesenhues. Brother of Martha Phillips. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of seven.
GILFOY, James M., Sr., 80, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, June 19. Father of Nancy Mann. Brother of Anthony, Robert and William Gilfoy. Grandfather of one. Great-grandfather of one.
HEBAUF, Dennis Harold, 69, St. Joseph, St. Leon, June 16. Father of Gabrielle Weaver, Peter and Tim Hebauf. Brother of Steven Hebauf. Grandfather of six.
HENSLEY, Newton E., 86, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, June 19. Husband of Irene Newton. Father of Janice Adams, Judy Lalioff, Susie Moloy, Darlene Prow, Becky Yung, Mike and Tom Hensley. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of seven.
HOWELL, Gary D., 60, St. Agnes, Nashville, June 17. Son of Mary Hoyt.
HUGHES, John Evan, 64, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 17. Husband of Helen Hughes. Father of Pam Dickman, Nikki Foland, Patty and Erik Hughes. Brother of Nancy Greene and Trisha Sands. Grandfather of 11.
MCQUEEN, Patricia Ann, 83, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 23. Mother of Nancy Butler, Carolyn Sharp, Donald, John, Larry, Patricia and Robert McQueen. Sister of Betty Hussion. Grandmother of 20. Great-grandmother of 23. Great-great-grandmother of two.
ROEMBKE, Harry W., Jr., 82, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, June 17. Husband of Mary Lou Roembke. Father of Diane Bohannon, Peggy Schleter, Carol, Bradd, Greg and Mark Roembke. Grandfather of 18. Great-grandfather of 14.
SCHILLING, Donald L., 63, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, June 18. Husband of Marsha (Hirsch) Schilling. Father of Amy Burgert and Michael Schilling. Brother of David, John and William Schilling. Grandfather of two.
SCHUSTER, Cathy Lynn, 62, Christ the King, Indianapolis, April 24.
SHOUP, Paul G., 69, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, June 15. Brother of Tim Shoup. †