June 5, 2015


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BANSCHBACH, Charles A., 83, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Feb. 25. Husband of Sally (Rowsey) Banschbach.

BRZUZY, John, 81, St. Mary, Richmond, May 17. Father of Cynthia Cammack, Stephanie, John and Louis Brzuzy. Stepfather of Roberta Berhalter, Kimberly Golbuff and Rebecca Rankin. Brother of Steven Brzuzy. Grandfather of five.

BUCHBERGER, Helen, 93, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, May 22. Mother of Jim and Robert Buchberger.

CARVER, Lawrence E., 78, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, May 18. Husband of Darlene Carver. Father of Cynthia, Craig, Damian, Michael and Timothy Carver. Grandfather of five.

DONNELLY, Robert, 90, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 10. Father of Keith and Kevin Donnelly. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of five.

ENDRIS, Anne Marie (Beeson), 43, St. Agnes, Nashville, May 19. Wife of Ned Endris. Mother of Clare and Nathaniel Endris. Daughter of Jim and Kay Beeson. Sister of Bernadette Ball, Lucia Garber, Mary Schober, Rita Stuck, David, Dominic, Gregory, John, Joseph, Michael, Patrick, Philip, Stephen and Thomas Beeson.

FEHRIBACH, Bernice I., 80, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, May 17. Wife of William Fehribach. Mother of Theresa Coffey, Doug, Greg and Steve Fehribach. Sister of Mimi Alberts, Joan Asher, Lillian McKenna, Margaret Shope, Bob, John, Rick and William Uebelhor. Grandmother of 12.

FRANKLIN, Ruth I., 85, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Feb. 27. Mother of Joseph and Thomas Franklin.

GILLIERON, Helen M., 93, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, May 24. Mother of Rosemary Hutzler and Louis Gillieron. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of one.

GLAUB, Jerome M., 66, St. Mary-of-the-Rock, Franklin County, May 22. Husband of Barbara (Laker) Glaub. Father of Brent and Mike Glaub. Brother of Delores Litzinger, James, John Jr., Joseph, Julius, Martin and Robert Glaub.

GOEBEL, Alfred Joseph, 71, Prince of Peace, Madison, May 15. Father of Pam Roberts, Denise and John Goebel. Brother of Richard and Vincent Goebel. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of two.

HARRELL, Meredith Ray, 87, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, March 3. Father of Cindy Clay, Darline Pile, Kathy Walton and Tony Harrell. Grandfather of 18. Great-grandfather of 14.

HAUBER, Betty Jean, 88, St. Mary, New Albany, May 20. Mother of Rebecca Alter, Cheri, Harry III and John Hauber. Sister of Jo Ann Koehler. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of nine.

HERVEY, Gertrude, 91, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, May 21. Mother of Connie Batignani, Linda Brown, Anita Meyer-Phelps and Daniel Hervey. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 26.

HIGDON, Genieva Ann, 72, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Feb. 28. Mother of Peggy Collingwood, Rachael Stewart, Sandy Wagoner, Buddy, Joe, Randall and Ricky Higdon. Sister of Catherine Chambers, Helen Clemons, Lillie Sandlin, Mary VanMeter, Wilma Watson and Ernie Alvey. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of 19.

LITCH, Mary Louise, 91, St. Mary, New Albany, May 21. Mother of Rita Stocksdale and Richard Litch. Sister of Bernice Barr and Francis Schueler. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of five.

MARSH, Betty Lou (Siefert), 79, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, March 13. Mother of Debbie and John Marsh Jr. Sister of Ret. Maj. Charles Siefert, USAF.

MARTIN, Marianne R., 71, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, May 15. Mother of Shalane Jones, Christopher and Jordan Martin. Sister of Garry Myers. Grandmother of two.

McCORD, Marion L., 88, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Feb. 4. Mother of Peg Dovidas, Patricia, John, Kenneth and Richard McCord Jr. Grandmother of six. Step-grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of seven.

MORRIS, Billie Dean, 80, St. Paul, Tell City, May 12. Husband of Betty Morris. Father of Gayla Goetz, Ginger and Dean Morris. Brother of Mildred Boutcher, Jane Hardesty and Donnie Morris. Grandfather of one.

NAHAS, Margaret, 93, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 9. Mother of Sara Arthur, Jeri Rust, Brian, David, Dennis, John, Mark, Michael and William Nahas. Sister of Josephine Mulhern and Jo Ann Najem. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of three.

PASTERNACK, John V., 74, St. Ambrose, Seymour, May 20. Husband of Margaret (Wilson) Pasternack. Father of Scott Albergo, Bill Galus, John Pasternack and Courtney Wimmer. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of one.

RAMEY, Alma, 75, St. Mary, North Vernon, May 9. Wife of Ron Heavern. Mother of Robin Hall, Darren and Larry Heavern. Sister of Paul and William Ramey. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of three.

RAY, Bobby, 50, St. Simon the Apostle, Indianapolis, May 15. Father of Crystal and Maggon Ray. Son of Bob and Mary Ann Ray. Brother of Cathy Ray-Quiroga and Christy Whitfield.

RIEDMAN, Anna C., 92, St. Gabriel, Connersville, April 10. Sister of Mary Jo Underwood, Gerald, James and Msgr. Joseph Riedman. Aunt of several.

SIBLEY, Lee, 61, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 17. Husband of Annette Sibley. Father of Kellye Sibley-Haag and Amber Sibley-Voss. Son of Sue Speed.

SMITH, Agnes Vivian, 97, St. Mary, North Vernon, April 29. Mother of Terry Knoll and Steven Smith. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 10.

SMITH, Kenneth J., 71, St. John the Baptist, Starlight, May 22. Father of Lisa Koetter, Lynn Scott, Tim Tarpley, Jill, Kenneth Jr., Mark and Steve Smith. Brother of Ann Baker, Brenda Falkenstein, Charlotte Mooney, Nancy, Donald and Glenn. Grandfather of 15. Great-grandfather of five.

STEPHENS, Josephine M., 84, Prince of Peace, Madison, May 19. Mother of William Kubik Jr. Sister of Stephen Faltisko. Grandmother of two.

TETLEY, Dorothy A., 92, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, May 7. Mother of Deanna Elmore, Judith Mutschler, Sharon Woods, Gary Knowland and Daniel Tetley. Sister of Jimmy McCartney. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 28. Great-great-grandmother of eight.

WILLIAMS, Robert E., 78, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Jan. 18. Father of Sherry Boggs and Harold Williams. Brother of Janet Norman. Grandfather of four. Step-grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of five.

WINKLER, Donald J., 72, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, May 7. Husband of Donna Winkler. Father of Kelly Robinson, Dana Vorhies, Dale and Daren Winkler. Brother of Donna Blocher, Linda Hamer and Ronnie Winkler. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of four.

WITT, Donna Marie, 51, Most Sorrowful Mother of God, Vevay, May 17. Mother of Amber, Justin and Michael King. Daughter of Donald and Mary Ellen (Grau) Witt. Sister of Maribeth Duerstock, Eric and Kurt Witt. Grandmother of one.

WOODS, Thomas Allen, 72, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, May 22. Husband of Teresa Woods. Father of Sheri Nolting, Christy and Steve Woods. Son of Marvin and Margaret (Hirschauer) Woods. Brother of Oliver McElroy. Grandfather of two.

ZINSER, Mary Ann (Kappes), 99, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Jan. 24. Mother of Mary Kay Cortelyou, Carole Davis and Martin Zinser. Grandmother of several. Great-grandmother of several. †

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