July 23, 2021

Obituaries

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BAURLEY, Linda, 72, St. Charles Borromeo, Milan, April 22. Wife of Raymond Baurley. Mother of Jane Lieland and Kate Stock. Grandmother of six.

ESTER, Donald, 91, St. Charles Borromeo, Milan, June 19. Husband of Rita Ester. Father of Heidi Becker, Gretchen Hooker, Don Paul and Eric Ester. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of eight.

FENTON, Carolyn Ann, 80, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, June 23. Wife of David Fenton. Mother of Bonnie Reaves, Peggy Russo and Christopher Fenton. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 13.

HOUGHLAND, Steven M., 71, St. Boniface, Fulda, June 24. Husband of Judy Houghland. Father of Lydia Baker and Braden Houghland. Son of Elsie Houghland. Brother of Linda Rogier, Charles and Karl Houghland. Grandfather of two.

JACKSON, Larry L., 75, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, June 28. Husband of Judith Jackson. Father of Sarah McKelvie, Maggie Norris, Beth Parkhurst, Andrew and Ben Jackson. Brother of Denise Gibbens, Sharon McDonald, Joanna Zaharako and Steve Jackson. Grandfather of 14.

MAYER, Roger, 77, St. Charles Borromeo, Milan, June 12. Husband of Janice Mayer. Father of Cheryl Pence, Christopher, Daniel and Kevin Mayer. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of five.

MCANDREWS, Edna, 96, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, March 26. Mother of Monica and Patrick McAndrews. Sister of Helen Wilson and Edward Lavin. Grandmother of four.

MEISBERGER, Patrick J., 76, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, June 30. Husband of Alice Meisberger. Father of Becky Carey and Angie Williams. Brother of Delores Otto and Betty Perry. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of three.

MORAND, John T., 64, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, June 30. Husband of Julia Morand. Father of Timothy Morand. Stepfather of Erin and Kelly Grube and Amanda and David Krutz. Brother of Judith Fink, Dennis and Patrick Morand. Grandfather of five.

MULLIS, Joseph, 90, St. Boniface, Fulda, June 25. Husband of Mary Alice Mullis. Father of Jackie Bozarth, Cheryl Hanloh, Peggy Wendholt, Gene, James and Randy Mullis. Brother of Esther Klee, Mary Ann Troesch, Leroy and Oscar Mullis. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of four. Great-great-grandfather of four.

NORTHAM, Ann, 72, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, June 10. Wife of Stephen Northam. Mother of Katie Koch and Tracy Northam. Sister of Helen Lyons, Alice Taylor and Robert Gorey. Grandmother of three.

OKERSON, Kathleen P., 89, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 25. Wife of Raymond Okerson. Mother of Theresa Hadley, Dave, Jim, Joe, John, Kevin, Paul and Tom Okerson. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of 15.

OLSON, Jacqueline A., 73, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, June 7. Wife of Charles Olson. Sister of Mary Ulmer and Robert Weber. Aunt of several.

PENN, John D., 76, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 20. Husband of Carol Penn. Brother of Mary Ann Rolando and Dale Madelans. Uncle of several.

PRZYBYLSKI, Leo, 93, Christ the King, Indianapolis, June 21. Father of Carol Kappes, Marian Stout, Gerald, John and Lawrence Przybylski. Brother of Elaine Maurie. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of three.

REED, William, 86, Holy Family, New Albany, June 23. Husband of Mary Ann Reed. Father of Mary Williams, Kevin, Robert, Stephen and William Reed. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of five.

ROBISON, Stanley E., 66, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, July 1. Husband of Marge Robison. Father of Sarah Davis and Daniel Robison. Brother of Scott, Shawn and Steve Robison.

ROSALES, Salvador, 46, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, June 13. Husband of Clara Rosales. Father of Araceli, Isabella, Arturo, Edwardo and Salvador Rosales, Jr. Brother of Teresa Perez, Raquel, Gerardo, Javier and Miguel Rosales. Grandfather of two.

ROWE, James D., 81, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 29. Husband of Janet Rowe. Father of Debbie Fellmeth, Donna Nihiser, Angie Roucoulet and John Rowe. Brother of Barb Presley. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of two.

SEIFRIED, Donna, 78, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, June 11. Wife of William Seifried. Mother of Lisa Kessinger, Bryan, Douglas, Gregory and Jeffery Seifried. Sister of Jolene Gordine, Janice Rogers, David, Michael and Robert Walsh. Grandmother of 11.

Silva GALLEGOS, Remigio, 78, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 4. Husband of Marie de Jesus Rodriguez de Silva. Father of Maria Guadalupe Salinas, Erika Saldivar, Patricia Villegas Orozco, Abel, Arnulfo, Heriberto, Jose, Mario, Salvado and Saul Silva.

STEINER, Mary Lou, 76, St. Michael, Brookville, June 26. Sister of Ed Joe, Fred, Henry, Patrick and Ronald Steiner. Aunt of several.

STENGER, Edward, 77, St. Michael, Brookville, June 21. Husband of Kathy Stenger. Father of Susie AlDulijan, Jenny Kent, MaryKay Nobbe and Jim Stenger. Brother of Janet Bedel, Marge Wietlisbach and Gerry Buckler. Grandfather of 20.

STRYKOWSKI, Anna M., 79, St. Jude, Indianapolis, July 1. Wife of Robert Strykowski. Mother of Chris and Steven Strykowski and John Zautcke. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of three.

TETRICK, Sr., Richard L., 89, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, June 9. Father of David and Richard Tetrick, Jr. Grandfather of eight.

TORRES, Isidro, 79, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, June 30. Husband of Laura Torres. Father of Diana, Isidro, Jr., Jaime, Jesse, Jose, Liborio, Mario and Oscar Torres. Grandfather of 19.

TURNER, Edna, 87, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, June 24. Wife of Howard Turner. Mother of Krista Mann, Diana Nall, Karen Rohe, Jane Selvidge, Anna Stuckey, Howard and Mark Turner. Sister of John, Melvin and Robert DuVall. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of seven.

VOLZ, Donald E., 79, Holy Family, Oldenburg, June 22. Husband of Judy Volz. Father of Mindy Meyer, Tim Meer, Andy, Brent and Daniel Volz. Brother of Dick Volz. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of 15

WEATHERS, Thomas L., 78, St. Mary, Navilleton, July 1. Husband of Linda Weathers. Father of Lee Ann Smith, Lindsay, Anthony, Thomas III and Timothy Weathers. Brother of Joseph Weathers. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of nine.

WEIL, Dr. Robert, 84, St. Charles Borromeo, Milan, June 12. Husband of Marilyn Weil. Father of Emily Buchanan, Stephenie Cook and Leah Meinders. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of seven.

WUEBBOLT, Louis G., 88, St. Michael, Brookville, June 6. Husband of Margaret Wuebbolt. Father of Jeanmarie Baxter, June Ann Hyde, Jeff and Jerome Wuebbolt. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of five.

ZUK, Helena (Dyczkowska), 92, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, June 25. Mother of Maria Mastalerz and Leszek Zuk. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of two.


Ursuline Sister Dolorita Lutsie served in Catholic schools in Clarksville

Ursuline Sister Dolorita Lutsie, a member of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, died on July 13 at Twinbrook Assisted Living in Louisville, Ky. She was 89.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on July 21 at the Motherhouse Chapel in Louisville. Burial followed in St. Michael Cemetery in Louisville in a section designated for the Ursuline Sisters.

Sister Dolorita was born on Feb. 13, 1932, in Allentown, Pa. She entered the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville on July 2, 1953, and professed perpetual vows on July 4, 1958.

Sister Dolorita earned a bachelor’s degree at the former Ursuline College in Louisville and a master’s degree at Creighton University in Omaha, Neb. She ministered for many decades in Catholic schools in Indiana, Kentucky, Maryland, Mississippi, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, South Carolina and West Virginia.

In the archdiocese, Sister Dolorita served as librarian at Our Lady of Providence High School in Clarksville from 1983-2003 while also assisting in the school’s business office and for its performing arts and athletics programs. She also ministered as a part-time librarian and instructor at St. Anthony of Padua School in Clarksville from 2004-17.

Sister Dolorita is survived by a sister, Helen Lutsie Reynolds of Asheboro, N.C., and brothers John Lutsie of Asheboro, N.C., Larry Lutsie of Morgantown, W.Va., and Michael Lutsie of Anaheim, Calif.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Mission Advancement Office of the Ursuline Sisters of Louisville, 3115 Lexington Road, Louisville, KY, 40206. †

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