October 14, 2016


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ALLEN, Anna M., 91, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Sept. 26. Mother of Bernadette Williams, John and Mike Allen. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of six.

ALLEN, Ruth S., 94, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Oct. 3. Mother of Victoria Music, Julanne Ruth and John Allen. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 20. Great-great-grandmother of one.

BALDWIN, Monica Wieland, 57, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Sept. 16. Sister of Mary Ellen Wieland.

BATLINER, Velma (Banet), 92, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Oct. 2. Mother of Carol Kannapel, Barbara Owsley and Earl Batliner, Jr. Sister of Joyce Daugherty and Ray Banet. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 17. Great-great-grandmother of one.

BLACK, Dean E. P., 55, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Sept. 29. Husband of Sandra Black. Father of Andrew, Christopher, Gabriel, Jonathan, Matthew and Michael Black. Son of Don Black. Brother of David and Donnie Black. Grandfather of one.

CLANCY, Helen M., 88, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Oct. 1. Mother of Ann Wade and Kevin Clancy. Sister of Margaret Grey. Grandmother of five.

DUFF, James A., 70, St. Mary, Navilleton, Sept. 28. Husband of Frances Duff. Father of Holly Crawford and Jennifer Shirley. Brother of Jean Sidebottom. Grandfather of three.

FASBINDER, Michael A., 49, St. Maurice, Napoleon, Sept. 14. Husband of Kathy Fasbinder. Father of Mikaela Fasbinder. Son of Sharon Fasbinder. Brother of Doug and Jason Fasbinder.

FEENEY, William J., 74, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Sept. 25. Father of Kathleen Dupler. Brother of Mary Powers. Grandfather of four.

HARTMANN, Fred J., 85, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Sept. 28. Husband of Mary Hartmann. Father of Patrice, Suzette, Greg, James and Kevin Hartmann. Grandfather of five.

HUBER, Gerald E., 80, St. John the Baptist, Starlight, Sept. 16. Husband of Mary Jeanne Huber. Father of John, Ted and Tom Huber. Brother of Kathleen Jacobi, Elaine Sprigler, Carl, Kenny and Steve Huber. Grandfather of six.

MILNER, Carolyn S., 76, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, Sept. 19. Wife of Donald Milner. Mother of July Boyce and Donald Milner. Sister of Charles Toth. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of four.

MOODY, Robert E., 84, St. Joseph, Corydon, Sept. 30. Father of Robert Moody, Jr. Brother of Stacy Collins and Debbie Hale. Grandfather and great-grandfather of several.

ROELL, Wilma I., 86, Holy Name, Beech Grove, Oct. 1. Wife of Robert Roell, Sr. Mother of Christine Beck, Deborah Harney, Laura Terry, Cynthia Tyler, Charles, David, James and Robert Roell, Jr. Grandmother of 36. Great-grandmother of 90. Great-great-grandmother of two.

SILVA, Michael, 28, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Sept. 11. Son of Michael Silva and Jennifer Maurer. Stepson of Steve Maurer and Corin Silva. Stepbrother of four. Grandson of Mary Silva Ward and Tom and Sherry Amyx.

WISE, James W., 71, St. Michael, Bradford, Sept. 23. Husband of Carol Wise. Father of Janice Allen, Pattie Campbell, Marcia Cundiff, Cindy Willoughby and Alan Wise. Son of Margaret Wise. Brother of Sharon Burton, Darlene Cole, Paul and Ray Wise. Grandfather of 10.

Carolyn Riebe, mother of Father Todd Riebe, died on Sept. 30

Carolyn A. (Fuhrmann) Riebe, the mother of Father Todd Riebe, pastor of St. Mark the Evangelist Parish in Indianapolis, died on Sept. 30 in Indianapolis. She was 95.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on Oct. 4 at the chapel of Calvary Cemetery in Terre Haute. Burial followed in the cemetery.

Carolyn Riebe was born on Nov. 11, 1920, in Wausau, Wis. She graduated from Eagle River Union Free High School and attended the University of Wisconsin in Madison, Wis.

She married her husband, Chester Riebe, on Sept. 19, 1948, at St. Peter the Fisherman Church in Eagle River, Wis. Chester preceded her in death on Aug. 30, 1978. She is survived by her daughters, Jill Peters and Heide Riebe, and her sons, Father Todd and William Riebe, and four grandchildren.

Prior to retirement, Riebe worked in Terre Haute at Schultz Department Store, Montgomery Ward, the Terre Haute Police Department and the Vigo County Welfare Department. She was a longtime member of Sacred Heart Parish in Terre Haute.

Riebe enjoyed planting and caring for flowers, feeding birds and fishing for bluegill. In the winter, she watched the Indianapolis Colts and knitted baby blankets for her family, especially for her future great-grandchildren.

Memorial gifts may be sent to Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, 2322 North 13 ½ Street, Terre Haute, IN 47804-2498. †

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