January 23, 2009


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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CORTESE, Eleanore, 93, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Dec. 21. Mother of Gloria Bjerke and Mary Hilz. Grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of two.

CREECH, Susan M., 62, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Dec. 29. Mother of Brian and Kevin Creech. Sister of Billy and Bobby Cerhan. Grandmother of five.

DOERFLEIN, Arthur H., 86, Holy Guardian Angels, Cedar Grove, Dec. 15. Father of Scott Doerflein. Brother of Rose Mary McCarty, Gerald and Leonard Doerflein. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of one.

FASKE, Wilford B., 77, St. John the Baptist, Starlight, Dec. 22. Husband of Jo Ann (McKinley) Faske. Father of Connie Senn, Carol Stephens, Joe and Matthew Faske. Brother of Ann Banet, Mary Kreilein, James and Raymond Faske. Grandfather of four.

FREIBERGER, Betty L. (Kerstiens), 75, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, Dec. 29. Wife of Evans Freiberger. Mother of Charles, Duane and Glenn Freiberger. Sister of Margaret Maher. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of three.

GRISMORE, Amy S., 35, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Dec. 18. Mother of Trevor Grismore. Daughter of Harold and Yvonne (King) Grismore. Sister of Kelly Dalane. Granddaughter of Kenneth King.

GROTE, Nettie M., 94, St. Mary, Greensburg, Jan. 11. Mother of Philip Grote. Sister of Imogene Henry and Mary Lou Woodard. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 10.

HAUWSALD, Charles, 88, St. Joseph, Corydon, Dec. 8. Husband of Lillian (Read) Hauswald. Father of Julia Crone, Mary McKulick, Joan Schmidt, Philip, Steve and Thomas Hauwsald. Brother of Barbara Freeman, Dorothy Thomas, Marge Warner and James Hauswald. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of four.

HENRY, Rosalyn, 64, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Jan. 7. Mother of Debby Bravard, Darlene Cruz, Charlene Evans and Sherrie Olson. Daughter of Helen Kuntz. Sister of Paula Callaway and Marilyn Ellis. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 19.

HOSTETTER, Dorothy, 96, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, Dec. 28. Mother of Mary Carr, Barbara Clark, Evelyn Corelli, Jo Curtiss, Dorothy Kraft and Margaret Rennekamp. Sister of Nathelle Greenleaf. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 16.

HUBLAR, William James, 83, St. Mary, New Albany, Dec. 22. Father of Debbie Cardwell, Linda Druin and William Hublar Jr. Brother of Edna Mae Carley, Mary Cunningham and Ann Howard. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of four.

HUBLER, Alice A., 81, Holy Family, New Albany, Dec. 22. Wife of Robert Hubler. Mother of Roberta Culwell and Mary Ann Hurrle.

KELLY, Denis Ryan, Sr., 71, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Jan. 10. Husband of Rosalie (Roderer) Kelly. Father of Jennifer Connelly and Denis Ryan Kelly Jr. Brother of Sharon Kelly. Grandfather of six.

SAUER, Leonard D., 79, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Dec. 17. Husband of Marcie Sauer. Father of Mary Keesling, Maureen Posey, John and Leonard Sauer. Brother of Cathy Campbell, Betty Dawson, Rosemarie Gregg, Mary Jo Roberts, Duffey and Guerine Sauer. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of three. †

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