September 30, 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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ARNOLD, Jr., Carl A., 90, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Sept. 16. Husband of Helen Jongleux-Arnold. Father of Christine Bowser, Carl, John Richard and Steve Arnold. Brother of Karen Lang, Carol May, Dr. Eugene and Jerry Arnold. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of two.

BAXTER, Clarice, 99, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Aug. 31.

BRANN, Bernardine, 92, St. Andrew, Richmond, Sept. 13. Mother of Mary Jane Gast, Marcella Mueller, Mark and Michael Brann. Sister of Corrine Pentecost, Susann Sandala, Joann Witman and Clifford Dickman. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of two.

BRAY, Howard, 68, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Sept. 7. Husband of Connie Bray. Father of Kelly Smith and Sean Bray. Grandfather of six.

CARROLL, Jr., Charles F., 60, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Sept. 18. Son of Marian Linton. Brother of Mary Deel and Lee Ann Riffle. Uncle of several.

DATTILO, Lois M. (Stieferman) Welch, 77, Prince of Peace, Madison, Sept. 18. Wife of Leonard Dattilo. Mother of Linda Welch Boggs, Susan Welch Cantin, Joseph and Kevin Welch. Stepmother of Amy Dattilo-Cavallero, Lucy Dattilo, Leonard and Steven Dattilo. Sister of Mary Kishmar and Dema Schnauss. Grandmother of 12. Step-grandmother of six.

DEL GRANDE, Julia L., 86, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Sept. 6. Mother of Janisse Cailles and Candy Fox. Sister of Sam Vogt. Grandmother of four.

FARRELL, Elizabeth Ann, 80, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Sept. 9. Wife of James Farrell. Mother of Brenda and Mike Farrell. Sister of Ed Sander. Grandmother of nine.

FISCHER, JoAnn, 75, St. Vincent de Paul, Shelby County, Sept. 14. Mother of Amy Dingman, Rebecca Wagner and Jonathan Fischer. Sister of Marilyn Huseland, Bill, Bob and Ralph Kramer. Grandmother of nine.

HAYDEN, Gerard F., 67, Most Sorrowful Mother of God, Vevay, Sept. 19. Husband of Ginger Hayden. Stepfather of Jeremy Carroll. Brother of Joan Luna, Mary Ann, Susan, Richard, Robert and William Hayden. Grandfather of four.

HIGBIE, Sharon A. (Grimes), 55, Prince of Peace, Madison, Sept. 19. Wife of Charles Higbie. Mother of Campbell Behn Higbie. Stepmother of Jason Higbie. Daughter of Nolan Grimes, Jr. Sister of Bert Grimes.

HILL, Mary Lou (Bennett), 87, Prince of Peace, Madison, Sept. 18. Mother of Elizabeth Adair, Charles, Christopher, David and Jeffrey Hill. Sister of Caroline Colpetzer. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of five.

KUEHR, Robert J., 89, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Sept. 16. Husband of Irene Kuehr. Father of Julie Armstrong and Karen Dewar. Brother of Carol Tucker and Richard Kuehr. Grandfather of four.

MCCANN, Martha J., 86, St. Mary, New Albany,

Sept. 14. Mother of Julia Mendoza, Louis and Mark McCann. Sister of Julia Encino, Betty McCoy, Kathleen Powell, Jane, Daniel and Louis O’Bryan. Grandmother of five.

MCCORMICK, Linda B., 85, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Cambridge City, Aug. 18. Mother of Michele Brasseur, Madonna Paskash, Melinda Peters, Mark, Matthew and Michael McCormick. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of 16.

PEDUTO, Louis, 95, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Sept. 7. Husband of Mary Peduto. Father of Michelle Berry, Gina Coombs and Michael Peduto. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of six.

SCHUBERT, Paul E., 71, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, Sept. 15. Husband of Rebecca Schubert. Father of Denise, Dale and Eric Schubert. Brother of Ann Bernabo, Louise Murphy, Monica Myrtle, Rita O’Brian, Margaret Roberts, James, Joseph and Richard Schubert. Grandfather of six.

WESSLING, Eugene, 84, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Sept. 12. Father of Joni Emmert, Carol Kegeris, Kurt and Steve Wessling. Brother of Marcella Bauman. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of three.

ZILSON, Anthony J., 85, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Sept. 6. Father of Kathy Randall. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of two. †

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