August 19, 2005


† May the souls of the faithfully departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace †

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.

COLLINS, Christopher, 18, St. Jude, Indianapolis, July 29. Son of Kevin and Patty (Schopp) Collins Sr. Brother of Caitlyn and Kevin Collins. Grandson of Louise Collins, Richard and Pat Schopp. Great-grandson of Rose Rosati.

CURL, Blanche May, 96, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Aug. 3. Stepmother of Joanne Boling, James Bullock and Richard Curl. Sister of Mary Dalton. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 18. Great-great-grandmother of one.

DOERFLEIN, Pearl Eva, 77, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Aug. 5. Mother of Mary Alberta Burch and Ruth Marie Doerflein. Sister of Delores NeDardis, Dorothy Smith, Myrtle Weiskittle, Jack, Robert and Wilbur Ballard. Grand­mother of eight. Great-grandmother of several.

FERNEDING, Paul F., 88, St. Paul the Apostle, Green­castle, Aug. 8. Husband of Dorothy (Platt) Ferneding. Uncle of several.

FREEMANN, Vivian (Roth), 87, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, July 27. Mother of Janet Rauck and Charles Freemann Jr. Sister of Norma McNutt and Gilbert Roth. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of two.

GOLDSCHMIDT, Ruth Lillian, 90, St. Anne, New Castle, Aug. 6. Mother of Donna Hickman, Karen Jackson, Shirley Murphy and Janet Perry. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 12.

HERBERT, Mary Lou, 73, St. Mary, Greensburg, Aug. 6. Mother of Mary Ann Hersley, Sharon Ruble, Daryl and Gary Herbert. Grandmother of seven. Step-grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of five. Step-great-grandmother of one.

HICKS, Elizabeth A., 73, St. Michael, Greenfield, Aug. 1. Mother of Paula Adams, Christine McCall, Debra Rigney, Michelle Swearingin, Brad, Joe, Rick and Steve Hicks. Sister of Ruth DeVault. Grandmother of 10.

KELLER-SMITH, Ruth E., 61, SS. Francis and Clare, Greenwood, July 30. Wife of Clint Smith. Mother of DeAnn Head and Craig Keller. Sister of Irma Gudorf, Jean Isom, Mildred Stemle, Joan Wolf, Donald, George, Thomas and William Eckstein. Grandmother of one.

KOORS, David D., 77, St. Mary, Greensburg, Aug. 8. Husband of Joan (Wenning) Koors. Father of Mary Kay Dinn. Foster father of Monica Medeiros. Grandfather of two.

LINNE, Paul A., 57, St. Paul, Tell City, July 31. Husband of Teresa (Buntin) Linne. Father of Greg and Jason Linne. Son of Rosalie (Knable) Linne. Brother of Frances Powers, Mary Schilling, Charles and Donald Linne. Grandfather of two.

MARKET, Frances V. (Abell), 91, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Aug. 6. Mother of Diane and Donald Market. Sister of Marita Kirby and Joseph Abell. Grand­mother of one.

RETZNER, Raymond J., 93, St. Anthony, Morris, Aug. 4. Father of Cecilia Copperwheat, Helen Flanigan, Rita Gross, Joseph, Martin and Raymond Retzner. Brother of Alvin Retzner. Grandfather of 23. Great-grandfather of three.

ROAHRIG, Paul L., 59, Prince of Peace, Madison, Aug. 2. Husband of Ann Roahrig. Father of Dylan and Max Roahrig. Brother of Dale, Eric and Mark Roahrig. Grandfather of one.

SCHOTT, Maurice G., 71, St. Michael, Brookville, July 19. Husband of Mary Schott. Father of Michelle Brier. Brother of Myra Lee Kipp and Michael Schott. Grandfather of three.

TROBAUGH, Mildred Louise, 74, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Aug. 3. Mother of Evelyn Briscoe and Elva McMahon. Sister of Opal Brandt, Goldie Page, Wanda Schmidt, Emma Sue and Irvin Campbell.

WADE, Martha J., 76, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, July 31. Mother of Susan Whitehouse, Linda, Barry, Brian and James Wade. Sister of Mary Ellen Williams and John Alhorn. Grandmother of four.

WYLER, Donald, 79, St. Matthew, Indianapolis, Aug. 5. Husband of Phyllis Wyler. Father of Patricia Decker, Carol Robinson, Kathleen Wood, David and Robert Wyler. Brother of Alicia, Kristine, James and John Wyler. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of three. †


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