June 17, 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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BATIC, Ruth A. (Bert), 93, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 28. Mother of Mark and Michael Bertic. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of one.

BOYLE, Rosemary (Maniola), 89, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, June 2. Mother of Mary Amman, Janine Cole, Jo Keating, Judy Nelson, Jack, Jim and Rob Boyle. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of two.

COMMONS, Martha J., 92, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, April 19. Mother of Carolyn Bickers, Mark, Gregory, Patrick, Phillip and Thomas Commons. Sister of George Commons. Grandmother of 19. Great-grandmother of 16.

DICKEY, Cathryn M., 88, St. Louis, Batesville, June 2. Mother of Janine Burkhart, Beverly Ehrhardt, Mary Sittering, Donald, Glenn, James and John Dickey. Sister of Elmer Fries. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of one.

DURBIN, Sandra L., 70, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, June 4. Wife of Curtis Durbin Jr. Mother of Julianne Turner, Jennifer and Curtis Durbin III. Grandmother of 12.

EBINGER, Leola E., 95, St. John the Baptist, Osgood, June 3. Mother of Cheryl Caswell, Charla McEvoy, Debby, David, Richard and Ronald Ebinger. Sister of Ralph and Roy Miller. Grandmother of 19. Great-grandmother of 44. Great-great-grandmother of two.

GOUGH, Donald J., 85, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 6. Husband of A. Christine Gough. Father of Julie Wicks and Michael Gough. Brother of Carl Gough. Grandfather of five.

GREULICH, Mary E. (Hyland), 66, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 3. Wife of Eric Greulich. Mother of Joanna, Eric, Jason and Matthew Greulich. Sister of seven. Grandmother of eight.

HAGNER, Margaret Mary, 88, St. Jude, Indianapolis, June 6. Wife of Herman Hagner. Mother of Andrea Schultz and Joseph Hagner. Sister of Betty Roth, Coletta Valentine and Art Thombury. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of one.

HARTMAN, Alvina, 86, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, June 2. Mother of Daryl, Jeff and Robert Hartman. Sister of Russell Eckstein. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of four.

LINTNER, Ann T. (Dooley), 86, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, May 31. Mother of Scarlett and Richard Lintner. Sister of Dotty Birke, Mary Dolan, Charles and Fred Hager. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of two.

MAJOR, Irvin M., 87, Sacred Heart, Clinton, May 30. Father of Andy Padish, John and Tony Major. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of 10.

MENISH, William G., 76, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, May 30. Husband of Elizabeth Menish. Father of William Menish Jr. Grandfather of four.

MEYER, Gilbert A., 92, Holy Family, Oldenburg, June 2. Husband of Bernadette Meyer. Father of Barbara Susorney, Dorothy Ziegler, Lorraine, Ruth and Edward Meyer. Stepfather of Carol Hoog, Dianne Sherman, Arnold and Richard Kirschner. Brother of Leon Meyer. Grandfather of nine. Step-grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of five. Step-great-grandfather of 23.

RUIZ, Jose Alberto, 42, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, May 15. Husband of Alfonsa Moranchel Ruiz. Father of Itzel and Michael Ruiz.

STRANGE, Clora, 93, St. Roch, Indianapolis, May 28.

STIEGLER, William L., 81, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, May 28. Husband of Kathy Stiegler. Father of Janine Lee, Diana Sturgeon and Laurie Tarnow. Brother of Lee Stiegler. Grandfather of five.

VOLK, John A., 82, Sacred Heart, Clinton, May 18. Husband of Margaret Volk. Father of Michelle Gilbert, Karen Girton, Deborah Myers, John, Kenneth, Michael and Ronald Volk. Brother of Joseph Volk. Grandfather of 17. Great-grandfather of 15. †

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