July 12, 2013


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BAKER, Jeraldine M., 82, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, June 9. Wife of Jerold Baker. Mother of Matt Baker, Ellen and Leslie Burdick. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of three.

BUTRUM, Jerry, 74, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, June 24. Husband of Esther Butrum. Father of Terri Falvey, Mary Gula, Thomas Diehl, Darrel, Duane, and Kevin Butrum. Brother of Mary Evelyn Harth, Carla Pierce, Jack Butrum and David Smith. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of four.

DARRAH, Dorothy Virginia, 81, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, June 28. Mother of Theresa Taylor, Karen, Michael and Patricia Darrah. Sister of Edna Shackleford and Robert Byers. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 12.

DONOHUE, Kevin R., 28, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, June 10. Son of Jim and Emily Donohue.

GAUER, Bette Jane, 92, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, June 14. Mother of Margaret DeLong, Susan and Herbert Gauer. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of four.

HALEY, Jr., John W., 59, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, June 23. Husband of Carla Haley. Father of Laura Gilmore, Sarah Lee, Emily Nagel, Ann and Leah Haley. Brother of Joan Borgnini, Molly Callahan, Theresa Houston, Aggie Rhoades, Kate Spencer, Bill, Jim, Joe and Tom Haley. Grandfather of three.

HEINZ, Mary V., 92, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, June 29. Mother of Susan Armstrong, Janet Garrison, Pat Hagedorn, Dolores Johnson, Jenny Karst, Donna Meny and Marilyn Westfall. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of 29.

KRASSICK, Walter, 81, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, July 1. Husband of Mary Krassick. Father of Lisa Adams and Michael Krassick. Grandfather of five.

NORD, Mary Ann, 79, St. Mary, New Albany, June 22. Wife of Robert Nord. Mother of Andrew, Angela, Joseph and Thomas Nord. Sister of Patrick Marguet. Grandmother of three.

OEXMANN, Dale Francis, 73, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, June 17. Father of Teresa Walker.

OLIGER, Dorothy M., 85, St. Mary, Greensburg, June 27. Mother of Teresa Martinko, Ted and Tom Oliger. Grandmother of six.

O’REAR, Donald, 75, St. Agnes, Nashville, June 26. Husband of Elizabeth O’Rear. Father of Chrissy Asbell, Cory Atwell, Dana Crigler and Craig O’Rear. Brother of Sharon Bardash, Jerry and Steve O’Rear. Grandfather of six.

PATRICK, Theresa Marie, 33, SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indianapolis, June 25. Daughter of Wayne and Morna Patrick. Sister of Elliott Patrick.

QUINN, Eileen A., 92, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, June 20. Mother of Maureen Burris, Nadine Carnes-McMains and Kathleen Quinn. Sister of Rita Luellen and Father James Rogers. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 12.

REYNOLDS, David W., 69, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, June 21. Husband of Janet Boyer. Father of Kendra Hirons, Denise Kuenzer, Chad Jackson and Joe Reynolds. Brother of Rita Burns, Peggy Grainger, Janet, Lisa and Jerome Hentrup. Grandfather of 10.

SCHNEIDER, James Lee, Sr., 92, SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indianapolis, May 1. Father of Rebecca Jackson, James Jr. and Richard Schneider.

SCHUSTER, Cathy Lynn, 62, Christ the King, Indianapolis, April 24.

SISON, Illuminada, 104, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, June 19. Mother of Elvira Carandang, Nelia and Oscar Sison. Grand-mother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother of several.

TEATER, Peggy M., 64, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, June 27. Mother of Kim Teater. Sister of Sharon Beck, Cheryl Kost, Barbara Pulliam and Carol Waterhouse. Grandmother of two.

WEATHERS, Mary Frances, 81, SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indianapolis, April 18. Mother of Patricia Weathers-Brownlee and Ed Weathers. Stepmother of several. Sister of Robert Grigsby.

WEBER, Ruth K., 91, St. Mary, North Vernon, June 28. Mother of Karen Painter, Marilyn Wernke, Charlene Wilson, Kathy Winchell, Bill, Charlie, Chris, Dennis, Pat, Rick and Ward Weber. Sister of Jeanette Schaefer, Jimmie, Louie and Walter Hagedorn. Grandmother of 44. Great-grandmother of 77. Great-great-grandmother of four. †

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