April 8, 2016


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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AMRHEIN, Charles W., 86, St. Gabriel, Connersville, March 28. Husband of Ruth Amrhein. Father of Randy Amrhein. Brother of George and Jimmy Amrhein.

BARR, Georgina (Rowland), 76, St. Agnes, Nashville, Feb. 23. Wife of Ned Barr.

CRACIUNOIU, Irene A., 90, St. Agnes, Nashville, March 20. Mother of Niki Glover, Paula Roberts and Thomas Craciunoiu. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of two.

DOLES, Martha E., 80, St. Mary, Greensburg, March 29. Mother of Bonnie Crider, Jennifer England, Scott, Douglas, Kirk and Robb Doles. Sister of Marlene Brown, Doris Kirschner and Robert Scheidler. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of nine.

ELSTROD, John C., 88, Holy Trinity, Edinburgh, March 3. Husband of Virginia Elstrod. Father of Gloria Adams, Mary Branigin, Jackie Fox, Beth Gater, Theresa Prather an John P. Elstrod. Brother of Paul Elstrod. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of 18.

FOSTER, Lorraine, 87, St. Maurice, Napoleon, March 20. Mother of Diane Heuning, Peggy Sizemore, Laurie, Rita, Dennis, Doug, James, John, Larry, Terry and Timothy Foster. Grandmother of 23. Great-grandmother of 47. Great-great-grandmother of five.

GALBO, Marion P., 94, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, March 18. Husband of Mary Margaret Galbo. Father of Janie Landon, Mary Margaret Evans, James and Joseph Galbo. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of seven.

GUTIERREZ, Emilia, 69, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Jan. 30. Wife of Eligio.

HENRY, Angela K. (Parks), 79, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, March 27. Mother of Tracey Hearth, Julie Magill, Tina Reynolds and Randy Parks. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 15.

HORNSBY, Muriel, 85, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, March 15. Mother of Pamela Blakely, Konnie Schlechte and Robert Hornsby. Sister of Dorothy. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of eight.

KOHOUT, James F., 80, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, March 17. Husband of Mary Kohout. Father of Christine Hauck, Andrew, A.T. and John Kohout. Brother of Anne Kohout-Chase and John Kohout. Grandfather of six.

MAHONEY, Joseph P., 26, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, March 18. Son of Joseph and Diane Mahoney. Brother of Gregory and Lucas Johns. Uncle of several.

MOOSBRUGGER, Glendys, 76, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, March 19. Mother of Frank Moosbrugger. Sister of Dana Stahly and Robert Wagner. Grandmother of one.

OLIGER, Marie E., 97, St. Mary, Greensburg, March 8. Mother of Susan Powers and Peter Oliger. Sister of Marjorie Mahan, Mildred Moeller, Roger and Vincent Welage. Grandmother of six.

PROST, Beverly, 69, St. John the Baptist, Osgood, March 7. Wife of Donald Prost. Mother of Sharon Barnhart, Susan Voriel, Jeannette, Julie Ann, Donald, Matthew and Michael Prost. Sister of Bonita, James and Richard Wilkening. Grandmother of eight. (Correction)

RAFTERY, Victoria L., 61, St. Roch, Indianapolis, March 18. Wife of Patrick Raftery. Mother of Christina Rice, Amanda and Jonathon Witt. Daughter of Rita Leggins. Sister of Sherri Altman, Suzey Hovenstein, Ann Knight, Jenny White, Brian, Joe and Wayne Leggins. Grandmother of two.

RHEIN, Eulalia I., 95, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, March 6. Mother of Susie Swanson, Charley and Tom Rhein. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 19.

RICKE, Michael W., 54, St. Mary, Greensburg, March 18. Son of Gilbert and Linda Ricke. Brother of Kim Kastner, Anita Moeller and Sandy Welage.

SCHERRER, Paul A., 77, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, March 22. Husband of Gay Scherrer. Father of Stephanie, Christopher and Paul G. Scherrer. Grandfather of seven.

SCHONFELD, Frank L., 79, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Feb. 12. Husband of Roseann Schonfeld. Father of Brian, Frank and Jeffrey Schonfeld. Grandfather of eight.

SKIRVIN, Royland L., 56, Most Sorrowful Mother of God, Vevay, March 18. Husband of Melissa Skirvin. Father of Lorilee, Valerie and Ryand Skirvin. Brother of Billy and Richard Skirvin. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of one.

TROSSMAN, Agnes R., 78, All Saints, Dearborn County, March 19. Sister of Jo Ann Buschur, Rita Duggins, Rose Martini, Lucille, Violet and Floyd Trossman.

TUGGLE, Jack H., 27, St. Pius V, Troy, March 20. Son of Bob and Molly Tuggle. Brother of Claire Tuggle. Grandson of Louise Hay and Robert Tuggle.

VONDERHEIDE, Elmer E., 89, St. Michael, Brookville, March 9. Husband of Betty Vonderheide. Father of Deborah King, Mary Buckler, Allen, David, Elmer M., Irwin, Kerry and Randall Vonderheide. Brother of Harold Vonderheide. Grandfather of 15. Great-grandfather of 22.

WADDICK, Barbara J., 81, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, March 25. Wife of James Waddick. Mother of Kathleen Feeley, Mary Anne, James and Michael Waddick. Sister of Robert Lynch. Grandmother of seven.

WARNICK, Linda M., 63, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, March 12. Wife of Bob Warnick. Mother of Derek, Kevin and Rob Warnick. Sister of Elissa Basile, Claudia Diamond and Carissa Gans. Grandmother of four.

WILLIAMS-ORTH, Nancy A., 79, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, March 20. Wife of Paul Orth. Mother of Jennifer Hoover, Valerie Pesenko and Julie Pointer. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of six.

WINDMILLER, William K., 69, St. Roch, Indianapolis, March 18. Husband of Nita Windmiller. Father of Kristin Scifres and Todd Windmiller. Son of Betty Windmiller. Brother of Judy Smith and Tim Windmiller. Grandfather of five.

WISSEL, Nathan J., 55, St. Anthony of Padua, Morris, March 25. Son of Elvera Wissel. Brother of Monica Hooten, Sheila Kieffer, Alyssa and Matthew Wissel. Uncle of several. †

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