February 6, 2015

Obituaries

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AUGUSTIN, Charles Richard, 49, Prince of Peace, Madison, Jan. 22. Son of Joseph and Helen Augustin. Brother of Nancy Fitton, Linda, James and Roy Augustin.

BAKER, Brooke Leighanne, 21, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Dec. 20. Mother of Jacob Hudelson. Daughter of Glenn Dickerson and Marti Baker. Sister of Gavyn Richardson, Celestin, Glenn and Owen Dickerson.

BEIER, Adeline Marie, 74, St. Boniface, Fulda, Jan. 7. Wife of Richard Beier. Mother of Denise Gehlhausen, Carla Libbert, Joyce Merkley, Daniel and Stephen Beier. Sister of Carol Vaal, Eugene, Kenneth and Richard Waninger. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of 20. Great-great-grandmother of two.

BRIGGEMAN, Nathan John, 33, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Dec. 27. Husband of Stephanie Briggeman. Son of Fred Briggeman and Sher Zimmer. Brother of Hailey, Lauren, Isaac and Jason Briggeman.

COOK, Elaine, 69, St. Andrew, Richmond, Jan. 12. Aunt of several.

DICKERSON, Michael, 69, St. Anne, New Castle, Dec. 28. Husband of Rita Dickerson. Father of RitaAnne Hartsock, Cory and Todd Dickerson. Brother of Margaret Haley and Steve Dickerson. Grandfather of seven.

DOMINICK, Floyd Edward, 73, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, Jan. 10. Husband of Barbara Dominick. Father of Kimberly Swaner, Kristina and Marc Dominick. Grandmother of three.

ETIENNE, Casper L., 85, St. Paul, Tell City, Jan. 12. Husband of Glenda Etienne. Father of Susan King, Sarah Wheatley, Denny, Randy and Scott Etienne. Brother of Elsie Flamion, Marcella Ward and Ivo Etienne. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of two.

FERRARO, Helen M., 74, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Jan. 2. Mother of Lynda Brackin and Lori Keeton. Sister of James Straine. Grandmother of two.

HARTMAN, Catherine, 80, St. Bridget, Liberty, Dec. 16. Wife of David Hartman. Mother of Sandy Frank, Pam Smedley, David and Randy Hartman. Sister of Marge Luken, Clara Bushelman, Paul and Pete Bushelman. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of four.

HENDRIX, Ardis Ann, 62, St. Simon, Indianapolis, Dec. 22. Wife of Thomas Hendrix. Mother of Kyle and Sean Hendrix. Sister of Mary Marcus and Robin Robson. Grandmother of two.

HUGHES, Patricia Louise, 66, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Dec. 11. Wife of Howard Hughes. Mother of Christopher and Troy Hughes. Sister of Barbara and John Zoller. Grandmother of four.

JOYCE, Mary Frances Eleanor, 86, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Jan. 8. Mother of Patricia Joyce. Stepmother of Catherine Cooper, Richard and Robert Joyce.

KRUER, Frank J., 76, Holy Family, New Albany, Dec. 22. Husband of Shirley Kruer.

LEE, Kathleen, 92, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Jan. 3. Mother of Susan Fischer, Mary Jolgren, Dennis, John, Philip and Terry Lee. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 11.

MOODY, Beverly J., 82, St. Joseph, Corydon, Jan. 6. Wife of Robert Moody. Mother of Debbie Hale, Stacey Lott and Robert Moody. Sister of Martha Greenwell. Grandmother of several. Great-grandmother of several.

NOEL, Joan Louise, 76, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, Jan. 3. Wife of John Noel. Mother of Barbara Chapman, Lisa Gill, Francis, Jamey and Leon Noel. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of three.

RAINBOLT, Barbara Carol (Pfeffer), 72, Holy Family, New Albany, Dec. 20. Wife of Paul Rainbolt. Mother of Susan Jeffries, Beth Roberts, Chris and Mark Rainbolt. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of four.

REEVES, Joyce E., 80, Holy Family, New Albany, Dec. 26. Wife of Bernie Reeves. Mother of Debra Brodfuehrer, Chip and Ted Reeves. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of two.

ROESCH, Fern, 98, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Dec. 17. Mother of Christine Carey, Robin Marks, Susan McDowel and Edward Roesch. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of three.

SCHUMACHER, Paul A., 88, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Dec. 27. Husband of Wava (Dooley) Schumacher. Brother of Paula Paugh and Gerald Schumacher. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of one.

SUNDLING, John A., 78, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Jan. 6. Brother of Peter Sundling.

ULSH, Carol E., 95, Holy Family, New Albany, Jan. 8. Mother of Rose Augustine, Mary Osterman and Patricia Thompson. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 29. Great-great-grandmother of two.

WILLIAMS, William Joe, 73, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Jan. 2. Husband of Sandra Williams. Father of Robert Williams. Stepfather of Chris, David, Scott and Tony Keen and Greg and Spencer Wesler. Brother of Nancy Feely, Beverly Squires, Denny and Jimmy Williams.


Franciscan Sister Carol Ann Angermeier ministered in education for 42 years in Catholic schools

Franciscan Sister Carol Ann Angermeier died on Jan. 5 at the motherhouse of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis in Oldenburg. She was 94.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Jan. 9 at the Motherhouse Chapel in Oldenburg. Burial followed at the sisters’ cemetery.

Gertrude Mary Angermeier was born on Sept. 5, 1920, in Evansville, Ind.

She entered the Sisters of St. Francis on Sept. 9, 1943, and professed final vows on Aug. 12, 1949.

During 71 years as a Sister of St. Francis, Sister Carol Ann ministered as an educator for 42 years in Catholic schools in Indiana, Missouri and Ohio. In the archdiocese, she ministered in Indianapolis at the former Holy Trinity School from 1945-50 and at St. Mark the Evangelist School from 1963-65, at St. Mary School in North Vernon from 1965-70, at the former St. Andrew School in Richmond from 1972-75, at the former Holy Family School in Oldenburg from 1977-82 and at St. Mary School in Aurora from 1982-85.

Sister Carol Ann also ministered at the former St. John the Baptist Parish in Dover from 1988-97. From 1997 until her retirement in 2013, she served at Michaela Farm at her congregation’s motherhouse.

Sister Carol Ann is survived by a sister, Rita Greder of Newburgh, Ind., and two brothers: Leonard Angermeier of Evansville and Walter Angermeier of Indianapolis.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Sisters of St. Francis, P.O. Box 100, Oldenburg, IN 47036-0100.


Providence Sister Edwardine McNulty ministered in education for 33 years, at motherhouse

Providence Sister Edwardine McNulty died on Jan. 18 at Mother Theodore Hall at St. Mary-of-the-Woods. She was 96.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Jan. 24 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at the motherhouse. Burial followed at the sisters’ cemetery.

Veronica Eileen McNulty was born on March 15, 1918, in Chicago.

She entered the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods on July 16, 1936, and professed final vows on Jan. 23, 1945.

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

During her 78 years as a member of the Sisters of Providence, Sister Edwardine ministered in education for 33 years in schools in California, Illinois, Indiana and Washington, D.C. She also held several leadership positions within the Sisters of Providence and ministered in administration at the motherhouse and in California.

In the archdiocese, Sister Edwardine ministered in Indianapolis at Holy Cross Central School from 1939-44, at the former St. Anthony School from 1950-56, at Our Lady of Providence Jr./Sr. High School in Clarksville from 1963-64 and at the motherhouse from 1972-76 and 1984-89.

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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