October 23, 2015


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ALVEY, Kathleen E., 88, St. Joseph, Corydon, Oct. 10. Mother of Letitia Berry, Cecilia Cooke, Mary Jude Curl, Kathy Holcomb, Jackie Huff, Patti Wanzung and Thomas Alvey. Grandmother of 23. Great-grandmother of 18.

ANSERT, Joan A. (Curry), 72, St. Mary, Navilleton, Oct. 10. Mother of Dr. Donald Jr., Matthew, Michael, Todd and Troy Ansert. Grandmother of nine.

BOWES, Paula Josephine (Haller), Ph.D., 91, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, Sept. 25. Mother of Catherine Hegazi, Elizabeth Harlan, Margaret Lancaster, Marie Rodier, Patricia, Theresa, Andrew, Bill, Chris, Greg, Peter, Robert and Thomas Bowes. Grandmother of 22. Great-grandmother of nine.

CANNON, Robert, 84, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Oct. 10. Husband of Sandra Cannon. Father of James, Lawrence and Robert Cannon. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of five.

CHAUVETTE, Robert R., 86, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Sept. 28. Father of Marie Pfoser, Claude, David and Robert Chauvette. Grandfather of five.

COBB, Richard P., 98, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, Aug. 28. Father of Carolyn Joyce, Richard Cobb Jr. and James Shaffer. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of four.

DONNELLY, Keith, 59, St. Michael, Indianapolis, Sept. 26. Husband of Mary Kathleen Donnelly. Father of Bridget, Kee Lee, Kylan and Robert Donnelly. Brother of Kevin Donnelly.

DUGAN, Dr. Marvin F., 94, St. Mary, Lanesville, Oct. 8. Husband of Marie (Ambs) Dugan.

FLEDDERMAN, Clifford B., 83, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Oct. 5. Husband of Bertha (Wuestefeld) Fledderman. Father of Brenda Lutz, Sandra Peters, Linda Reese and Wayne Fledderman. Brother of Isabel Wells. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of five.

GRIMM, Matthias Augustine, infant, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Sept. 24. Son of Paul and Kathleen (Miller) Grimm. Brother of Grace Grimm. Grandson of Charles and Connie (Blasch) Grimm and James and Loretta (Dalton) Miller.

JARBOE, Doris Jean, 81, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Oct. 3. Mother of Cathy Coons, Joe, Danny, David and Larry Jarboe. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 14.

KIEBACH, Rita E., Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Oct. 7. Mother of Donna Phelps, Susan Short, John and Michael Kiebach. Grandmother of several. Great-grandmother of several.

MAHONEY, Lenore Jean (Dufour), 79, former member Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Sept. 20. Mother of Amalia McCoy, Kate Nelson and Kevin Mahoney. Sister of Donna Culotta, Victoria Jenkins, Bernadette Lathrop, Dianne Metzler, Sussanne Sullivan, Maria, Daniel and Richard Dufour. Grandmother of six.

McGOVERN, Joseph Thomas, 81, former member of Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Sept. 19. Husband of Beverly Ann (Kastner) McGovern. Father of Maureen MacDonald and Kevin McGovern. Grandfather of six.

MORGAN, JoAnne F., 82, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Sept. 22. Mother of Katie Baumann, Eileen Bittle, Margie Sayward, Teresa Schafer, Denis, John, Pat and Tim Morgan. Sister of Fran DuWaldt, Mary Hobbins, Anne Miller, Laura Ruppel, Cathy, Bob and Paul DuPont. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of one.

PLEAK, Kristen M., 35, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Oct. 3. Wife of Daniel Pleak. Mother of Dominik Hutsell and Deaglan Pleak. Stepmother of Marlie Pleak. Daughter of Vicki Jensen and Glen Porter. Stepdaughter of Doug Jensen. Sister of Evelyn Bonds. Stepsister of Erik Jensen.

PYTLESKI, Catherine, 88, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Oct. 11. Mother of Jean McCoy. Sister of Mary Bowling and Thomas Dawson. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of seven.

SCHAFER, Shirley A., 84, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Oct. 4. Wife of Charles Schafer. Mother of Donna Howard, Andrea and David Schafer. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of one.

STEWART, David F., 81, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Sept. 23. Husband of Eleanor Stewart. Father of Mary Kay Curran, Nancy Henn, Joannie Newby and Michael Stewart. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of two.

SULLIVAN, Patrick D., 83, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Oct. 1. Father of Maureen Bennie, Kerry Fautrel, Kelley Romweber, Brian and Kevin Sullivan. Brother of Donna Kenzler. Grandfather of six.

WEBB, Benjamin E., 77, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Sept. 25. Husband of Deardra Webb. Father of Pamela and Patrick Webb. Brother of Lois MacPhearson, George, Robert and William Webb. Grandfather of five.

WILLIAMS, JoAnn Mary, 89, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Oct. 6. Mother of Michael Williams. Sister of Don Demonge. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of three. †

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