March 27, 2015

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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AIMONE, Anita, 75, Sacred Heart, Clinton, Feb. 28. Aunt of several.

AMOS, Grace V., 84, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Feb. 28. Mother of Mary Barnett, Carol Lathrop, Tamara Zavela, Joseph and R. Michael Amos. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of six.

ANDERSON, Eugene E., 84, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Feb. 22. Father of Debbie Flack, Janice Hurrle, Karen Innis, Shirley Maxwell, John, Kenny, Mike and Tom Anderson. Brother of Gerry Zeman. Grandfather of 20. Great-grandfather of 13.

BIERLY, Mary A., 100, St. Peter, Harrison County, March 1. Mother of Karen Drake, Shirley Fessell, Dianne Frakes, Rowena Orme, Mary Lou Summers, Gene, James, Richard and Roger Bierly. Sister of Ralph Ashton. Grandmother of 23. Great-grandmother of 33.

BOHMAN, Nancy L., 69, St. Catherine of Siena, Decatur County, March 1. Wife of Jim Bohman. Mother of Michelle Hayes and John Bohman. Sister of Betsy, Carol, Jeannie, Susie, Pat, Raymond and Tim. Grandmother of two.

BROKAMP, Robert J., 88, St. Louis, Batesville, March 3. Uncle of several.

CAMPBELL, Irene M., 91, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Feb. 22. Mother of Christopher Campbell. Sister of Janine Alligier and Remy Aumage. Grandmother of one.

CARPENTER, Anna Lee, 94, St. Paul, Tell City, Feb. 23. Aunt of several.

CARTER, William Raphael, 14, St. Ambrose, Seymour, March 2. Son of Ray and Michelle (Chavez) Carter. Brother of Louisa and Seth Carter.

CLARK, Mary Lou (Loudermilk), 90, St. Simon the Apostle, Indianapolis, March 6. Mother of Angela, Gary and Gordon Clark. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of three.

COMMONS, Carol Ann, 68, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Feb. 24. Wife of Rick Commons. Mother of DeeAnn Commons. Sister of Cynthia, Darrell and David Ladd. Aunt of several.

DAVENPORT, Sherry Mae, 57, St. John Paul II, Clark County, Feb. 28. Wife of Joseph Davenport Sr. Mother of Marvin and Russell Browning and Susan and James Davenport. Sister of Diana Minton, Velva and Ronnie Griffin. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of two.

DUNKIN, Richard E., 57, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Feb. 24. Son of Raymond and Doris Dunkin. Brother of Kathy Crim, Bonnie Peters, Christina, Larry, Michael, Raymond Jr. and Ron Dunkin.

ESTER, Joan E., 81, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, March 8. Mother of Kathleen Ester, Debra Ester-Heindel and Theresa Scott. Sister of Gerry Baldwin, Frank and Henry Valla. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of two.

GOGEL, Adolph J., 86, St. Paul, Tell City, Feb. 26. Husband of Georgeann Gogel. Father of Annette Leone, Bill Kline Jr., Gary, Grant, Joe and Larry Gogel. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of three.

HERTZ, Bernard N., 84, Prince of Peace, Madison, March 6. Brother of Mary Ann Bear, Marian Lynch, Susie McKay, Joan Tucker, Anthony and Joseph Hertz.

HOLT, Mark Steven, 63, Prince of Peace, Madison, March 2. Son of Harold Holt. Brother of Diane Signore.

JACKSON, Cecil, Jr., 91, St. John Paul II, Clark County, Feb. 27. Husband of Dolores (Pama) Jackson. Father of Linda Redden, Mark, Matthew and Stewart Jackson. Brother of Howard Jackson. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of four. Great-great-grandfather of four.

JOHNSON, Michael Edward, 50, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Feb. 26. Husband of Rosemarie (Bates) Johnson. Father of Elena, Kathryn, Benjamin and Matthew Johnson. Son of Leon and Jeneane Johnson. Brother of Belinda Ferguson.

KELLEY, Ruth Ann, 93, Holy Family, New Albany, March 7. Mother of Becky Knotts, Jeanne Lind, Peggy Schaffer, Sally Watts, Fred, Mike and Pat Kelley. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of nine.

KINKER, Paul F., 84, St. Louis, Batesville, Feb. 25. Father of Stephanie Pearce and Samuel Kinker. Brother of Rita Mae Vanderpohl. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of one.

KLINGENMEIER, Kenneth L., 83, St. Vincent De Paul, Bedford, Feb. 18. Brother of Margaret Perkins.

KUNKEL, Paul, 89, St. Bridget, Liberty, March 4. Husband of Margaret Kunkel. Father of Christyna Barker, Nancy Jackson, Karen Kuhn and LeeAnn Newton. Brother of Georgia Cobb, Viola Stenger, Marilyn Ziegler and Charles Kunkel. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of 11.

LITTLE, Patricia, 75, St. Benedict, Terre Haute, March 5. Wife of Charles Little. Mother of Sandy Little Marling, Brad and Paul Little. Sister of Mary Lou Hanley Williams and Charles Hanley. Grandmother of six.

LYNN, Stanley E., 80, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, March 9. Father of Pat Duran, Barb Maloney, Janet McCarty, Mark, Robert and Stan Lynn. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of six.

MEYER, Donald, 76, St. Mary, Greensburg, Feb. 23. Husband of Kay Meyer. Father of Debbie Hargitt, Donna Tewmey, David, Greg and Mike Meyer. Brother of Bob Meyer. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of four.

O’CONNOR, Paul R., 86, Christ the King, Indianapolis, March 6. Husband of Rita O’Connor. Father of Susan Hill, Teresa Lugar, Anne O’Connor Clark, Ellen and Patrick O’Connor. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of three.

PRICKEL, Coletta M., 90, St. Anthony, Morris, Feb. 24. Mother of Ruth Ann Gehring, Joseph, Raymond and Steve Prickel. Sister of Alfreda Peters and Ferdinand Bedel. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of five.

ROBINSON, William Ray, Sr., 72, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Feb. 5. Husband of Carol Robinson. Father of Susan Ferguson, Edward and William Robinson Jr. Brother of Peggy Jablonski, Terri King, Gerry Kirby, Judy Larmour, Bonnie Vallandingham, Jim and Ralph Robinson. Grandfather of eight.

SAHM, Robert A., 96, St. Roch, Indianapolis, March 8. Father of Patricia Lewis, Terry and Michael Sahm. Stepfather of Carol Grubb and Richard Thane. Grandfather of 10. Step-grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of 13. Step-great-grandfather of four.

SCHAEFER, Steven J., 62, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, March 4. Husband of Paula Schaefer. Father of Jenny Cortner, Jody Freije, Jill Mattingly, Jamie Mauceri and Jackie McKinney. Brother of Rebecca Arnold, Susan McClain, Kevin, Michael and Patrick Schaefer. Grandfather of 14.

SCHLACHTER, William J., 82, St. Martin of Tours, Siberia, March 1. Husband of Frances Schlachter. Father of Susanne Cooper and Jane Ubelhor. Brother of Lucille Lemmer. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of one.

SCHOETTELKOTTE, Maurice, 80, Holy Family, Oldenburg, March 6. Husband of Eva Schoettelkotte. Father of Diane Cooper, Kathy Dierckman, Joe and John Schoettelkotte. Brother of Mary Bossert, Viola Fullenkamp, Dorothy, John and Paul Schoettelkotte. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of four.

SCHUCK, Opal M., 97, St. Mary, North Vernon, Feb. 24. Mother of Janet Moore, Jeanne Struben, Sherrel, Shirley, Charlie, John and Steve Schuck. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 23.

SEABOLT, Chris, 55, Holy Family, New Albany, March 6. Son of Karen Seabolt. Brother of Kelly Carney, Janna Kinzey and Valerie Seabolt. Uncle of several.

SEBREE, Roberta J., 89, St. Jude, Indianapolis, March 9. Mother of Noreen Dant and John Sebree III. Sister of Gloria Schott and Judy Sprague. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of eight.

SMITH, Francis, 74, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, March 5. Husband of Nancy McGlothlin. Father of Sheryl Fox and Scott Smith. Stepfather of Marie Melendez, Russell Penix and Scott Pennock. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of four.

SMITH, Roberta J., 74, St. John Paul II, Clark County, Feb. 25. Mother of David, Douglas and Robert Smith. Sister of Robert Perry. Grandmother of six.

SULLIVAN, Hugh R., Jr., 88, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, March 3. Father of Marianne Roan, Kathleen Smith, Hugh III, Kevin and Mark Sullivan. Stepfather of six. Brother of Mary Jo Campbell. Grandfather of five. Step-grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of one.

TAYLOR, Everett H., 87, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, March 5. Husband of Maria Taylor. Father of Kathy Henderson, Andrew and Robert Taylor. Brother of Nancy Smoot. Grandfather of eight.

THOMAS, Norm, 69, St. Ambrose, Seymour, March 1. Husband of Mary Frances Bryant.

VERMEULEN, Linda M., 74, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Nov. 28. Wife of David Vermeulen. Mother of Aaron, Brian, Eric and John Vermeulen. Brother of Lowell Maze. Grandmother of seven.

WILKINS, Donald L., 86, St. Jude, Indianapolis, March 2. Father of Julie Zahn, Christopher, Don, Jeff, Patrick and Terry Wilkins. Grandfather of 20. Great-grandfather of 18. Great-great-grandfather of one.


Ursuline Sister Andrea Callahan served at the former St. Michael School in Madison

Ursuline Sister Andrea Callahan died on March 8 at the Ursuline Motherhouse in Louisville, Ky. She was 90.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on March 13 at the Motherhouse Chapel. Burial followed at St. Michael Cemetery in Louisville in a section designated for the Ursuline Sisters.

Patricia Callahan was born on Sept. 15, 1924, in New Straitsville, Ohio.

She entered the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville in 1942.

Sister Andrea earned a bachelor’s degree at the former Ursuline College in Louisville and a master’s degree in education at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb.

During 72 years as a member of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, Sister Andrea ministered as an educator and in other areas of ministry in the Church. In the archdiocese, she taught at the former St. Michael School in Madison from 1949-51.

In 1992, Sister Andrea began ministering in South Carolina among the elderly and served as an advocate for them. In recent years, she lived at the motherhouse and dedicated herself to prayer and presence among her fellow Ursulines.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Ursuline Sisters, Mission Advancement Office, 3105 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY 40206. †

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