September 13, 2013


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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ADAMS, Joan Frances, 87, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, Aug. 24. Mother of James and Thomas Adams. Grandmother of one.

BAST, James R., 62, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Aug. 22. Husband of Barbara (Walker) Bast. Father of Angela Iacobellis and Krista LaBrasca. Brother of Bernard, Leonard, Raymond and Thomas Bast. Grandfather of three.

CARR, Daniel G., 46, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Aug. 16. Son of Daniel and Ellen Carr. Brother of Mary Ann Findlay, Julie McAfee, Joseph, Michael and Vincent Carr.

CLEARY, Dr. Robert E., 76, St. Monica, Indianapolis, Aug. 29. Father of Theresa Edgerton, Dr. John and William Cleary. Brother of Peg Zera, Helen, John and Tom Cleary. Grandfather of 10.

COTTER, Rosita, 89, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Aug. 25. Mother of Loretta Rachek, Kathleen, Daniel, Paul, Robert and Stephen Cotter. Sister of Mina Bushek, Gina Richardson and Adriana Suchy. Grandmother of 19. Great-grandmother of seven. Great-great-grandmother of two.

GOOTEE, Sue Ann, 81, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Aug. 19. Mother of Brian and Bruce Gootee. Sister of Shirley Neeley, David, Larry and Russell Deer.

HARRIS, Norma June, 80, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Aug. 21. Mother of Cheryl and Robert Harris. Sister of Janet Bruns, Jerrene Hankins, Marjorie Pesut, Gloria Schneeman and Walter Bowers. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of seven.

HASTY, Teresa Marie, 89, St. Simon the Apostle, Indianapolis, Aug. 15. Mother of Mariann Denton, Jane Gilliam, Barbara Morgan and Michael Hasty. Sister of 11. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 20. Great-great-grandmother of one.

HENRY, Mary E., 63, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Aug. 5. Wife of John Henry. Mother of Beth Hall, Brian and Tom Henry. Sister of five. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of two.

HINES, James E., 85, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Aug. 18. Husband of Barbara Hines. Father of Dede Adrian, Deborah Aull, Meme Sego, Constance, Jimmy, John, Thomas and Timothy Hines. Stepfather of Cynthia Huston and Kathy Robinson. Brother of Anna Marie Werner. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of 16.

HORNADAY, Rita (Herbert), 74, St. Mary, Rushville, Aug. 23. Mother of Bruce and Jeff Hornaday. Sister of Luella Gates, Frieda Johnting, Delbert and Leo Herbert. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of two.

HUGHES, Jane Ann (Batz), 75, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Aug. 24. Mother of Anita Jurgens, Tempest Peet, Michael Batz, Tammy, James and Thomas Davis. Sister of Janet Proctor. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 12.

JACK, Marian, 88, Holy Family, Richmond, Aug. 17. Mother of Nancy, Robert, Steven and William Jack. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of nine.

JONES, Charlie N., 66, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Aug. 19. Husband of Mary Ann Jones. Father of Jenny Gentry and Kevin Jones. Grandfather of six.

JONES, Leona May, 81, St. Bridget, Liberty, Aug. 15. Mother of Kendra Brooks, Karen Faverty, Karla Kaufman and Kathy Ramey. Sister of Mildred Carter, David and Donald Clevenger. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 21.

LANNING, Luella M., 86, St. Michael, Brookville, Aug. 20. Mother of Mary Scott, David and Mark Lanning. Grandmother of three.

MEYER, Lawrence A., 76, Holy Family, Oldenburg, Aug. 26. Husband of Ruth (Moeller) Meyer. Father of Denise Hartman, Debra Krieger, Darlene and Doug Meyer. Brother of Dennis, George, James and Thomas Meyer. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of four.

MITCHELL, Thomas James, 90, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Aug. 23. Husband of Beverly Mitchell. Father of Anne Klarich, Susie Tingle, Mary Uhrich, Jane and Patrick Mitchell. Brother of John Mitchell. Grandfather of six.

MULINARO, John G., 89, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Sept. 1. Father of Susan Lindstrom, John, Mark and Tim Mulinaro. Brother of Joanne Ingle, Angie and Joseph Mulinaro. Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of 12.

NORTHCUTT, James Alan, 64, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Aug. 25. Husband of Velma (Kaufmann) Northcutt. Father of Kellie Estes, Kimberly Preciado, Benjamin and Brett Northcutt. Stepfather of Brian, James and Kenneth Kaufmann. Brother of Debbie Fabert, Donna Hinrichsen, Maureen Madden, Dora Trittipo, Sheila and Timothy Northcutt. Grandfather of 14.

RAYBORN, Rosann, 72, St. Mary, Richmond, Aug. 22. Wife of Curt Rayborn. Mother of Kathy Gonzalez, Carol Jarvis, Suzanne Raridan and Nancy Rayborn. Sister of Jenny House, Nancy Moore and John Davis. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of eight.

ROCAP, Eileen, 99, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Aug. 25. Aunt of several.

SLINGER, Arthur Michael, 89, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Aug. 22. Father of Susan Clemmer, Kathleen Tillett, Linda and Deacon Michael Slinger. Stepfather of Susan Ehgrott, Toni Locke, Tina Miller, Christine Prange, Nicholas, Pierre and Randolph Lobdell and Donnie Stonebreaker. Brother of Dorothy Hagner and Charles Slinger. Grandfather of 23. Great-grandfather of 27.

STIENS, Elizabeth, 91, St. Andrew, Richmond, Aug. 24. Mother of Anne Duff, Terry Price, Patricia Shuck, Gregory and Thomas Stiens. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 10.

STROBL, Markus, 50, St. Mary, Rushville, Aug. 25. Father of Becca and Sarah Strobl. Son of Ursula Strobl. Brother of Martin, Matthias, Sebastian and Ulrich Strobl. †

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