May 15, 2015


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BAILEY, Geraldine, 88, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, April 27. Mother of Leannah Gordon, Vicki Waln, Jim and John Bailey. Sister of Norma Elliott. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 11. Great-great-grandmother of eight.

BRACKNEY, Dorothy Catherine, 93, St. Michael, Brookville, April 29. Mother of Mary Morgan, Marcia Stenger, Melissa Wolf, Mark, Matthew and Michael Brackney. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 24.

BUERGLER, Louis J., 90, St. Roch, Indianapolis, April 29. Husband of Betty (Wendling) Buergler. Father of Mary Jan Betzler, Sandy Ruhana, Debbie Stokes, Linda Vance, Bob, Dick and John Buergler. Brother of Bea Clark, Ed and Joe Buergler. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of 20.

CORBETT, Frank, 82, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, May 1. Husband of Barbara Corbett. Father of Teresa Crossen, Karen Zartman, Jane, Rosanne, Thomas and Timothy Corbett. Brother of Sue Morrow and Ginny Spesshardt. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of five.

COUNSELL, Madeline, 78, Sacred Heart, Clinton, April 20.

DAILEY, Eunice Aelene, 80, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, April 20. Wife of Donald Dailey. Mother of Amy Galinis, Maryanne Overpeck, Leisa and Nixon Dailey. Sister of Janet Clouse. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 12.

DUNN, Nan B., 95, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Feb. 14. Aunt of several.

GARBER, Leola B., St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, April 27. Mother of Mary Ellen and Dr. John Garber. Grandmother of four.

GENNETT, Barbara, 94, St. Mary, Richmond, April 28. Mother of Gregory, John, Michael and Tim Gennett. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of two.

GOLIDAY, Mary Alice, 65, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, April 25. Mother of Toni and Robert Goliday II. Sister of Rita Sharp, Anthony and Bruce Knox. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of four.

HARPOOL, Barbara A., 83, St. Mary, Lanesville, April 20. Wife of Charles Harpool. Mother of Mary Geda, Rita Jungblom, Ruth, Riley and Robert Harpool. Grandmother of eight.

HAYFORD, John Sargent, 75, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, April 24. Husband of Barbara Hayford. Father of Casey Haase, John III and Patrick Hayford. Brother of Nancy Fink, Joanne Paulus and David Hayford. Grandfather of four.

LINCOLN, Robert Arnold, 47, Holy Family, New Albany, April 5. Father of Kristina Lincoln. Brother of Christofer, John, Kevin and Tony Lincoln. Grandfather of one.

MARTER, Dorothy E., 100, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, April 27. Mother of Barbara Dominick, Susan Keegan and David Marter. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 10.

MEEHAN, Marie B., (Holtel), 90, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, April 19. Mother of Maureen Shaffer Mathes, Kathleen Robertson and Christopher Meehan. Sister of Rita Grote, Alma Personett, Rosie Weigel, Katie and Charles Holtel. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of 12.

MOFFITT, Roy Daniel, 66, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Cambridge City, April 23. Husband of Amy Ellen Moffitt. Father of Roy Moffitt. Brother of Dorothy Mullen, Gloria and Frances Pickett, Alta Roach, Susie, Frank and Joe Moffitt. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of one.

MOHN, Stephanie, 48, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, April 18. Wife of Jon Mohn. Mother of Easton and Taylor Mohn. Daughter of Robert and Phyllis Dunlap. Sister of Alan Dunlap.

MYERS, Dorothy C., 70, St. Jude, Indianapolis, April 23. Mother of Catherine Jo Bumgarner and Mary Myers-Kramp. Sister of Theresa Callahan, Carolyn Evans and Joseph Renforth. Grandmother of four.

NAIKELIS, Stanley, 78, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, April 14. Husband of MaryRose Naikelis. Father of Elizabeth Thomas and Matthew Naikelis. Grandfather of three.

PARK, Elizabeth Anne, 97, Holy Family, New Albany, April 2. Mother of Mary Jo Arterburn and Richard Park. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of four.

POLK, Merrill Otto, 93, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, April 25. Husband of Rose Marie (Bova) Polk. Father of Josephine Annee, Tina Huck, Pauline Shotts, Christopher and Merrill Polk. Brother of Margie Piazza. Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of 32.

ROBBINS, Glenn E., 84, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, May 1. Father of Garry Robbins. Stepfather of Yvonne (Beever) Shelton.

SEAY, Patricia, 85, Mary, Queen of Peace, Danville, March 21. Mother of Jeanne Lawrence and Susan Sheerin. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of five.

SHEEHAN, Daniel V., 71, St. Mary, Rushville, April 23. Husband of Paula Sheehan. Father of Deborah Hudson, Rebecca Percell, Mary Beth Stahly and Jeffery Sheehan. Brother of Michelle Bornhorst, Maureen Leisure, Theresa Shadley, Trish Stamm and Tim Sheehan. Grandfather of 10.

WERNER, Donald L., 73, All Saints, Dearborn County, April 25. Husband of Marlene Werner. Father of Jackie Kippler, Kevin and Scott Werner. Brother of Virginia Eckstein, Alvin, Bill and Leon Werner. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of two.

WIGGINTON, Branden, 29, St. Mary, Lanesville, April 28. Father of Landon and Zoey Wigginton. Son of Patrick and Tammy Wigginton. Brother of Aprile Kerr and Bobbye Singh. †

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