November 4, 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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BAUERLA, Gary P., 78, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Oct. 24. Husband of Patricia Bauerla. Father of Lisa Lone, Gary and Larry Bauerla. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of seven.

CONNER, Mary L., 93, Sacred Heart, Clinton, Oct. 7. Mother of Jim Conner. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of five.

EMBREY, William D., 56, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Oct. 20. Husband of Allison Embrey. Father of Erin and Trey Embrey. Son of Mary Anne Embrey. Brother of Sue Ann Stone.

ENGLISH, Roberta, 71, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Oct. 18. Mother of Tina Teney, Emily, Allen and Richard, Jr. English. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of three.

FELTNER, Alexander E., 22, Prince of Peace, Madison, Oct. 22. Father of Josephine Feltner. Son of Teresa Waller and Robert Feltner. Brother of Jennifer Feltner. Grandson of Olga Manley, Buddy and Luann Waller.

GODFREY, Alma M., 78, All Saints, Dearborn County. Oct. 18. Aunt of several.

KLINGER, Donald R., 78, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Oct. 19. Husband of Carolyn Klinger. Father of James, Roger and Steven Klinger. Grandfather of seven.

KUNKEL, Ruth Clifford (Baumann), 94, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Oct. 15. Mother of Ann, John and Tom Clifford. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 13.

HARBISON, Harry, 78, St. Mary, New Albany, Oct. 14. Husband of Barbara Harbison. Father of Diane Hoffman, Laura Johnson, Theresa Missi, Jay and Ted Spadie, Andy, Thomas and Tony Harbison. Grandfather of 17. Great-grandfather of 12.

JONES, Melba, 67, Holy Family, New Albany, Oct. 16. Sister of Terri Jones, Nancy Russell, Bill, Paul and John Jones. Aunt and great-aunt of several nieces and nephews.

KINTZ, Robert M., 87, St. Patrick, Terre Haute, Oct. 15. Husband of Margie Ann Kintz. Father of Theresa and Carolyn Kintz, and Jack and Kenneth Kules. Grandfather of two. Great-grandfather of three.

LIBS, Mary (Uhl), 93, St. Mary–of-the-Knobs, Floyds County, Oct. 22. Wife of Raymond Libs. Mother of Terri Gahlinger, Vicki Rough, Anthony, Danny and Gary Libs. Sister of Mary Ann McElroy, Lorine Martin and Sharon Newton. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 25.

OLMSTED, James T., 59, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis,

Oct. 14. Husband of Crystal Olmsted. Father of Desirie Ingalls, Melinda Torrence, Aryanna, Breanna, Fredrick, Matthew and Max Olmsted. Grandfather of six.

ORCUTT, Eleanor J. (Mayers), 92, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, Oct. 17. Mother of Norma Skaruppa, Michael, Robert and Thomas Orcutt. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 23.

MULLIN, Virgina M., 96, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Oct. 14. Mother of Margaret Bowers, Mary Smith, Martha Weber, John and Timothy Mullin. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of one.

NOBBE, Juanita, 90, Holy Family, Oldenburg, Oct. 24. Mother of Melanie Stahley, Camille Wahman, Michelle and Duane Nobbe. Sister of Helen Nobbe and Lawrence Dickman. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 24.

STRANGE, Sharon K., 56, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Oct. 18. Mother of Anastacia Hibbs, Tori and Wesley Strange. Grandmother of four.

WALTER, Minnie Marie (Cuel), 99, Sacred Heart, Clinton, Oct. 11. Mother of Gloria Alge.

ZURAWSKI, Maciej P., 46, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Oct. 5. Son of Elizabeth Zurawski. Brother of Agatha Zurawski. †

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