October 21, 2005


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.

ALTUVE, Rosa Manuela, 79, St. Gabriel, Indianapolis, Oct. 9. Mother of Evelio Altuve. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of two.

ARMBORST, Teresa Ann (Osburn), 78, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Oct. 5. Mother of Deborah Fuller, Sylvia Harmon, Brenda Recevur, Joann, Donald and Wayne Armborst. Sister of Catherine Dufek and Ray Osburn. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of 12.

BEELER, Donald E., 72, Holy Family, New Albany, Oct. 3. Husband of Margie (Spencer) Beeler. Father of Gina Bast, Kathleen Edwards and Donald Beeler Jr. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of one.

BROWN, Frances L., 69, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Oct. 5. Wife of James E. Brown. Mother of Beth Ellen McDougall, Christopher, Daniel, David and Michael Brown. Sister of Thomas and Timothy Carroll. Grandmother of five.

BUDREAU, Rosa K., 87, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Oct. 4. Wife of Clifford Budreau. Mother of Camilla Gatewood and Jerrell Budreau. Sister of Thelma Beaty, Beverly Flick, Betty Hasser and Harold Brewer. Grandmother of 12. Step-grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of 13.

BYRNE, John R., 65, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, Oct. 7. Husband of Gerry Sturgeon. Father of Paula Byrne-Ebert and Lisa Hickerson. Son of Rita Byrne. Brother of Mary Jackey, Kathleen Kostin and Frances Passanisi. Grandfather of five.

DAY, Nancy A. (Cogswell), 51, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Oct. 3. Wife of Gregory Day. Mother of Sarah and Adam Day. Sister of Thomas Cogswell. Grandmother of one.

DECKER, Miriam S., 76, SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indianapolis, Oct. 4. Sister of Suzanne Gardner. Aunt of several.

ENGLE, Pearl, 89, St. Mary, New Albany, Oct. 12. Mother of Barbara Martin, Betty Stewart and Robert Engle. Sister of Ruth Quinkert and James Kochert. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of 11.

ERNSTBERGER, Huston F., 74, St. Mary, New Albany, Sept. 4. Husband of Mary Ruth (Gettelfinger) Ernstberger. Father of Marcia, Mary Jo, Monica, David, Eric, Fred, Greg, Hugh, Jerry, Mark and Ted Ernstberger. Brother of Annette Akers, Rita Drury, Melva Gates, Nancy Matthews, Iona Miller, Jane Ponto, Ruth Shewmaker, Gilbert, Paul and Vernon Ernstberger. Grandfather of 33.

LOSCHKY, Joseph G., 91, Holy Name, Beech Grove, Oct. 11. Husband of Louise Loschky. Father of Joan Wolfe, Alan, Craig and Jerrald Loschky. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of two.

MILES, Charles Carl, 86, St. Mary, Richmond, Sept. 28. Husband of Margaret Miles. Father of Ann Rounds and Michael Miles. Brother of Bernice Bullock. Grandfather of three.

MOOTZ, Cecilia A., 81, St. Luke, Indianapolis, Oct. 4. Sister of Clair Van Fleet. Aunt, great-aunt and great-great-aunt of many.

NOHL, John, Dr., 86, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Sept. 24. Father of Jo Anne Blacklidge, Kathleen, Dr. John and Michael Fleming. Brother of Thomas Nohl. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of 23.

PALEDINO, Ruby, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Oct. 11. Mother of Jane Covey, Cathy Horner, Joe and Raymond Paledino. Sister of Jean Layne, Don and Norman Rudder. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of four.

PARKE, Monica E., 63, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Oct. 1. Wife of James Parke. Mother of Teresa Bradley, Patricia Schnell and Rodney Parke. Sister of Mary Jane Breitling and Patrick O’Toole. Grandmother of four.

REHAK, Alice, 98, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Oct. 4. Mother of Nolan Dudley Hill, John and Robert Rehak. Sister of D. A. Newman. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of 10.

REISERT, Mary E. (McDonough), 90, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Oct. 4. Mother of Mary Roberts, Joyce, Arthur, James, Mike, Ray and Robert Reisert. Sister of Helen McDonough. Grandmother of 19. Great-grandmother of 19.

RIVERA, Wilberto, 55, St. Philip Neri, Indianapolis, Oct. 2. Husband of Anita Rivera. Father of Marie Anderson, Donnise Norwood, Cequiel, Iris, Wilberto A. and Wilberto Rivera Jr. Brother of Ada Lauro, Cathy, Carmen, Nilda, George, Milton and Raymond Rivera.

SCHAUB, Anna Marie, 84, St. Philip Neri, Indianapolis, Oct. 3. Sister of Charles, George and Joseph Schaub. Aunt of several.

SWISHER, Charlotte M. (Salmon), 85, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Oct. 14. Mother of Mary Jane Grubb, John and Tom Swisher. Sister of Alice Crockett. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 11.

TRAINER, Ruby R. (Arnett), 78, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Oct. 5. Mother of Tina Cunningham and Paula Dix. Sister of Evelyn Cassidy and Charlotte Koetter. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of three.

WORLAND, Lucy M. W., 89, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Oct. 11. Wife of Vincent Worland. Mother of Mary Krughoff, Sue Ann Torelli and Vincent Worland. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of three. †

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