August 5, 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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AGNEW, James M., 67, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, July 6. Husband of France Agnew. Father of Fiona Duke and Julien Agnew. Brother of Judy Vance, Jared and John Agnew. Grandfather of one.

ANDERSON, Mary L. (Schafer), 91, St. John Paul II, Clark County, July 11. Mother of Anna Huff, Don, Joe, Ron and Steve Anderson. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of nine.

BARNES, Helen P., 91, St. Benedict, Terre Haute, June 28. Mother of Lisa Guess, Tina Sims and Jim Barnes. Sister of Andy and John Atelski. Grandmother of three.

DALGEISH, Sara K., 36, Prince of Peace, Madison, July 20. Daughter of Jack and Kathy Dalgeish. Sister of Brian Dalgeish.

FRENCH, Joseph A., 75, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, July 13. Father of May Herp, Amanda and Andrew French. Brother of Janice Luckett, Betty and Martha Maze, Debbie McArdle, Ruth Minter, Irene Walsh and Francis French, Jr. Grandfather of six.

JACOB, MICKEL, 85, St. Jude, Indianapolis, July 26. Father of Dennis, John, Mark and Michael Jacob. Brother of Martha Sufan. Grandfather of 15. Great-grandfather of several.

KIESEL, Mary K., 87, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 13. Mother of Monica Kiesel. Sister of Paul Donahue. Aunt of several.

LOFTUS, Anthony J., 83, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, July 19. Husband of Hilda Loftus. Brother of Tom Loftus. Uncle of several.

LYNN, Douglas A., 67, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, July 18. Husband of Ruth Lynn. Father of Carey Likens, Brandon and N. Benjamin Lynn. Brother of Linda Moore, Ronald and Thomas Lynn. Grandfather of two.

MAYSE, Mark A., 54, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, July 19. Husband of Ann Mayse. Father of Emily and Sarah Mayse. Brother of Debbie Cline and Mick Mayse.

MORROW, Sr., Michael, 75, Holy Family, Richmond, July 17. Husband of Yolanda Morrow. Father of Holly Alfeld, Juanita Martinez and Michael Morrow Jr. Grandfather of six.

MURPHY, Mary, 78, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, July 10. Wife of William Murphy. Mother of Mary Price, Karen Purichia, Katie Waggoner, Bill, Brian, Kevin and Tim Murphy. Sister of Tom Gerlach. Grandmother of 18.

RHODES, Marjorie, 86, St. Paul, Tell City, July 1. Mother of Susan and Patrick Rhodes. Grandmother of seven.

SCHMIDLIN, Donna J. (King), 83, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 16. Wife of Ledger Schmidlin. Mother of Jan Gill, Vicki Knight, Dave, John and Steve Schmidlin. Sister of Chuck Gatti. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of nine.

SPAINHOUR, Ronald G., 87, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, July 24. Father of Dennis, Glenn, Gregory, Patrick, Richard and Ronald Spainhour. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of six.

STURWOLD, Florence A., 98, St. Mary, Greensburg, July 24. Mother of Glenda Nieman and Carole Nobbe. Sister of Louis Tebbe. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 19.

TATE, Charles G., 63, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, July 15. Husband of Ruth Tate. Father of Leah, Molly and Brent Tate. Brother of Jeannette Sim. Grandfather of six.

TOSCHLOG, Lucille, 93, Holy Family, Richmond, July 19. Mother of Noreen Cooper, Carol Dudas, Marcia French, Roseanne Hughes, Nancy Turner, Mary Williams, Patricia, Michael and William Toschlog. Sister of Dorothy Stevenson. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of 21.

UNDERWOOD, Judy M., 57, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, July 21. Daughter of Sherry Underwood. Sister of Jane Root, Jo, Jim and John Underwood. Aunt of several.

VIGNA, George M., 81, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 21. Father of Yvonne Pritt and Yauncy Alkire Jr., Brother of Linda Johnson, Helen Mouser and Carl Arnold. Grandfather of four. †

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