October 24, 2014

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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ABNEY, Danny V., 63, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Oct. 8. Husband of Ruth (Freije) Abney. Father of Jeremy Abney. Son of Edith (Branham) Abney. Brother of Janet Abney Gibson.

ALVEY, Mary Bernadine, 85, St. Paul, Tell City, Oct. 10. Mother of Julie Bellamy, Mona Goffinet, Pat Huffman, Susan Hughes, Beth James, Jackie Witvoet, Bill, Byron, Chris, David, Kevin, Paul, Ralph and Terry Alvey. Sister of Dorothy Collins, Delores Hahus, Anita and Jenny White, Don and Larry Froehlich. Grandmother of 42. Great-grandmother of 57.

BLANCHARD, Louis H., 85, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Oct. 2. Husband of Freda Blanchard. Father of Robin Ambegia, Carol Hinds, Karen Morris, Susan Walker, Diane Wirey and Guy Blanchard. Brother of Eva Fontain and Edna Taylor. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of three.

BOMAR, Patricia M., 76, Holy Family, New Albany, Oct. 7. Mother of Bonnie Cotner, Deborah Drescher, Suzanne, Robert and Robin Bomar, Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of four.

BORN, James L., 89, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Oct. 5. Husband of Anne Born. Father of Charlotte Cake, Marilyn Osburn, Barbara Pankow, Carol Wells, Bradley, James Jr., Joseph, Lawrence and Thomas Born. Brother of Mary Louise Ashburn, Harold and Robert Born. Grandfather of 26. Great-grandfather of eight.

BREITENBACH, Aliene F. (Sachleben), 95, Prince of Peace, Madison, Oct. 4. Mother of Mary Jane Bayne, Robert and Timothy Breitenbach. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 10.

FRESHOUR, Clyde J., 88, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Aug. 20. Father of Diane and David Freshour.

HILBERT, Mary Eileen, 86, St. Andrew, Richmond, Oct. 2. Mother of Sharon Cope, Karen Long and Bonnie Schwehn. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of four.

HOSEY, Harry Edward, 92, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Sept. 28. Father of Sharon Kruse, Mary Schroeder, Dan and Vince Hosey. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of one.

HUMPHREY, Jeffrey Mark, 52, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, Oct. 9. Father of Jessicka, Jacob and Jeffrey Humphrey Jr. Son of James and Suzanne Humphrey and Judy Kent. Brother of James, John and Josh Humphrey.

KEEFE, JoAnn (Grady), 85, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Oct. 3. Mother of Susan Kenney, Jennifer, Andrew and Richard Keefe Jr. Sister of Joyce Bell, Jeanne Davis and Joseph Grady. Grandmother of six.

KING, Georgia Eva, 88, St. Michael, Brookville, Oct. 5. Mother of Lacey Pence. Sister of Dale Allen. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of eight. Great-great-grandmother of two.

LANDRUM, Thomas Kenneth, 95, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Oct. 1. Husband of Mary Rose Landrum. Father of Linda Wetzel. Grandfather of two. Great-grandfather of five.

MORRIS, Robert M., PhD, 75, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Sept. 13. Husband of Judith (Mandabach) Morris. Father of Maria Gillum, Monica and Bryce Morris and Russell Schaub. Grandfather of 13.

SCHOETTMER, Isabella E., 92, St. Mary, Greensburg, Oct. 13. Mother of Sharon Hillyer, Deborah Hinds, Suzanne Nicholas, Donald, James and Thomas Schoettmer. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of seven.

SERGESKETTER, Imogene, 83, St. Pius V, Troy, Oct. 11. Mother of Lynn Goss, Kathy McDaniel, Cheryl Wetzel and Danny Sergesketter. Sister of Arlene Mulzer and Arcene Foerster. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of four.

SHIIDLER, Valeria Cecilia, 82, St. John the Baptist, Starlight, Oct. 11. Mother of Susan, Geoff, Greg and John Shidler. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of three.

TRIMPE, Norma Ruth, 80, St. Ambrose, Seymour, Oct. 6. Mother of Brian and Greg Trimpe.

UNRUE, Marianne T. (Hassey), 71, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Aug. 13. Mother of Curtiss and Tommy Unrue. Grandmother of four.

WERLE, James W., 21, Holy Cross, Indianapolis, Sept. 8. Son of Joseph and Patricia (Thoman) Werle. Brother of Angela, Benjamin, Michael and Nicholas Werle. Grandson of William and Audrey Werle.

WISE, Claire Louise, St. Michael, Brookville, Oct. 5. Mother of Mary Ann Castner, Jeannine Surguy, Caroline, Nancy and Karl Wise. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of three.

ZUR SCHMIEDE, Joseph C., 89, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Oct. 3. Husband of Marilyn Zur Schmiede. Father of Ann Hilgert and Marilyn Zur Schmiede. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of four. †

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