August 14, 2015


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ARAUCO, Albina, 103, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, July 27. Mother of Edmundo Arauco. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of six.

BIERMAN, Douglas Anthony, Sr., 68, St. John the Baptist, Starlight, Aug. 4.

BROTHERS, Ralph, 85, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Aug. 2. Father of Cynthia O’Donnell, Julie Wilson and Chip Brothers. Brother of Betty Gritt, Georgianne Herbertz, Darlene Kunster and Barbara Prieshoff. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of nine.

CAMPBELL, Ralph H., 91, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, July 24. Father of Mark Campbell. Foster father of David Kilty. Brother of Barbara Adams, Mary Kay Blue, Patricia Foster and David Campbell.

CARPENTER, Mary Beverly (Dunn), 89, Prince of Peace, Madison, July 24. Mother of Kathryn Ayers, Tamara Wynn and Richard Carpenter II. Sister of Harold Dunn. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of nine.

CURTSINGER, Kenneth E., 91, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, July 21. Husband of Lorena Curtsinger. Father of Diana Weise, David Curtsinger and Doug Lopez. Brother of Beulah Brown and Wanda Jump. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of five. Great-great-grandfather of two.

DOYLE, John Cecil, 81, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, July 28. Husband of Caroly Sue (Bush) Doyle. Father of Julie Durway. Brother of Barbara Halvorson and Mary Kay Poinsette. Grandfather of four.

DUENHOFT, Lawrence, 66, St. Teresa Benedicta of the Cross, Bright, July 22. Husband of Susan Duenhoft. Father of Carissa Harrell. Brother of Lori Berning, Elizabeth Esterkamp, Deborah and Mike Duenhoft. Grandfather of one. Great-grandfather of two.

FREEMAN, Pamela S., 62, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, June 16. Mother of Jocelyn Bower, Jaclyn Hardin, Charles and Ron Freeman. Daughter of Lucille Freeman. Grandmother of three.

GAUDZELS, George Michael, M.D., 65, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, July 25. Husband of Eileen Murphy. Father of Elizabeth and Michael Gaudzels. Grandfather of three.

HAMILTON, Carolyn S., 80, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, July 19. Mother of Angela Majino, Elizabeth Swiezy, Michael Hamilton, Joe, Mike and Phillip Campbell. Sister of Mary Wilson. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of nine.

HARRIS, Eugene Paul, Jr., 73, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Aug. 2. Husband of Shirley (Iozzo) Harris. Father of Ann Marie Baker and Dawn Gardner. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of two.

HELLMICH, Frieda M., 74, St. Mary, Greensburg, July 31. Mother of Daniel, David and Phillip Hellmich. Sister of Mary Kathryn and Marilyn Berkemeier, Carol Bishop, Jeanie Campfield, Clara Dwenger, Rita Meyer, Alvin, Harold, James, Michael and Norbert Kramer. Grandmother of four.

HUMPHREY, Esperanza Valera (Amparado), 39, Prince of Peace, Madison, Aug. 4. Wife of Kevin Humphrey. Mother of Ellaine Edna Mae Amparado. Daughter of Jose and Delores Barela Amparado. Sister of Erlinda, Mary Grace, Salivacion, Rhoderick and Rommel Amparado, Maribel Buenague, Mary Joy Khamis, Ma. Rowena Papillera, and Ma. Corazon Wagner.

IRRGANG, Clare E., 92, St. Louis, Batesville, Aug. 3. Wife of Allen Irrgang. Mother of Christine Evans, Ellen Lutterloh, Martin Brunner and John Irrgang. Sister of Ruth Simmermeyer and Anthony Voegele. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of five.

KANIZER, Martha Marie, 87, Sacred Heart, Clinton, July 22. Mother of Mary Jeanette Milligan and Joseph Kanizer. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 15. Great-great-grandmother of three.

KNIGHT, Clara, 89, St. Mary, Richmond, July 29. Mother of James Knight. Grandmother of one.

LEE, James E., 83, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Aug. 1. Husband of Agnes Lee. Father of Laura Goad, Trudy Reister and Richard Lee. Brother of Patty Jefferson, Dickie Knable, Jackie Kraft, Donna Walton and Larry Lee. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of five.

McINTYRE, Evelyn A., 84, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, July 28. Sister of Irvin Thomas.

MILLER, Paul Robert, 80, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, July 25. Husband of Shirley (Eckstein) Miller. Father of Brenda, Christy, Cindy, Teri and Bob Miller. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of 16.

NABERHAUS, Nancy L., 73, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Aug. 3. Mother of Marianne Smith, Michelle Waters, Patricia and Gregg Naberhaus. Grandmother of eight.

ROGERS, Florence Catherine, 61, Mary, Queen of Peace, Danville, July 30. Wife of Steven Rogers Sr. Mother of Jason and Steven Rogers Jr. Sister of Alice Johnson and Rosemary Stockdale. Grandmother of three.

SCHROEDER, Carolyn Ann (Barrett), 84, St. Mary, Greensburg, Aug. 2. Mother of Carla Strong, Chris and Ted Schroeder. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of eight.

SCHUMAN, Teresa, 94, All Saints, St. Leon, July 14. Mother of Margie Fluegeman, Mary Lou Jonas, Carol Schwanholt, Judy Sutthoff, Loraine Werner and John Schuman. Grandmother of 19. Great-grandmother of 15.

SHELEY, Rosemary, 82, Mary, Queen of Peace, Danville, July 17. Wife of John Sheley. Mother of Susan Romie and John Sheley Jr. Sister of Sally Smith, Albert, Anthony, David, Donald and Gerald Gillig. Grandmother of four.

WEBER, Marian Elizabeth (Odenbeck), 89, Holy Family, New Albany, July 29. Wife of Leon Weber. Mother of Amy Allen, Laure Gesenhues, Missy Oakes and Lee Weber. Grandmother of six.

WOLLENWEBER, Kenneth, 59, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 7. Father of Amanda Wollenweber. Brother of Cindy McCloud, Cary and Cory Wollenweber. †

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