February 27, 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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BEAVEN, Carol Marie, 57, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, Jan. 29. Daughter of Darlene Beaven. Sister of Alyce Walker and Clarence Beaven Jr.

BECK, Randolph, 64, St. Mary, Richmond, Jan. 28. Husband of Carolanne Beck. Father of Charles Beck. Stepfather of Brian Richards, Angela, Rebecca, Adam and Jerry Weiss. Brother of Statia Lontz and Robert Beck. Grandfather of 13. Step-grandfather of five.

BERGMAN, Theresa M. (Zappia), 92, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Feb. 8. Mother of Nancy Harvey, Jenny Hendricks, Becky McDonald, Bill and Kevin Bergman. Sister of Ann Glascow and Joe Zappia. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 22.

BOYLE, Daniel William, 59, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Jan. 4. Brother of Joanne Friedmeyer and John Boyle.

BRUNS, Holly Ann, 52, Immaculate Conception, Millhousen, Oct. 31. Daughter of Teresa Bruns. Sister of Tess Bruns-Boldrey, Donna Bruns-Stockram, Dale, Jim, Tim and Tom Bruns. Aunt of several.

BURRESS, Catherine L., 82, Prince of Peace, Madison, Feb. 6. Mother of Patti High, Judy Lothamer, Cathy Shipley-Sabie, George Hart, Joe and Michael Shipley. Stepmother of Rick Burress, Shirley Scott and Larry Shipley. Sister of Frances Lock and Joseph Schwab. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of two.

EVRARD, Bernadette H., 84, St. Paul, Tell City, Feb. 1. Mother of Ricky Maxey, Tammy Kay Thompson, Gary and Jeff Evrard. Sister of Margie Elder and Louise Vaught. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of five.

FINNERAN, Kathryn G., 89, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Feb. 8. Mother of Mary, John, Joseph, Stephen and Thomas Finneran. Sister of Elizabeth Grimes.

GEILING, Edwina M., 79, St. Michael, Brookville, Feb. 14. Mother of Michelle Chase, Dan and Herb Geiling. Sister of Juanita Case. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of three.

GEORGE, Freddie N., 88, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Feb. 6. Husband of Joan Marie (Bradburn) George. Brother of Mildred Leedke. Uncle of several.

HADLEY, Mary A., 77, Prince of Peace, Madison, Feb. 5. Wife of Harold Hadley. Mother of Kenneth Hadley. Sister of Raymond Rumer. Grandmother of three.

HEUSER, Mildred, 83, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Feb. 8. Wife of Charles Heuser. Mother of Nancy Kahl, Mary Ann Tucker, Carolyn, James and John Heuser. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of four.

HERTZ, Albert A., 81, Prince of Peace, Madison, Feb. 12. Husband of Betty Hertz. Father of Pat Brown, Theresa Kloepfer, Mary Hertz-Spry, Joyce Terrell, Linda Wakefield, Bernard, Michael and Thomas Hertz. Brother of Mary Ann Bear, Marion Lynch, Susie McKay, Joan Tucker, Anthony, Bernard and Joe Hertz. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of 11.

HOFFMAN, Robert C., 94, Prince of Peace, Madison, Jan. 29. Father of Susan Hubert and Mary McIntire. Brother of Marcella, Clement, John, Joseph and Maurice Hoffman. Grandfather of two. Great-grandfather of two.

HOWELL, E. Marie, 87, St. Paul, Tell City, Feb. 4. Mother of Brenda Goffinet, Diane Kessans, Marjorie Roberts, Sherry, Douglas, Jerry and Richard Howell. Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of 18.

ICENOGLE, Richard Tyler, 20, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Feb. 15. Son of Diane Held and Richard Icenogle. Brother of Casey and Nicole Icenogle. Grandson of J.J. Held and James and Ina Icenogle.

KNOEBEL, Clarence H., 91, Prince of Peace, Madison, Feb. 6. Husband of Fern Knoebel. Father of Mary Pat Ricketts and Ronald Knoebel. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of 10.

KNOEBEL, Virginia C., 99, Prince of Peace, Madison, Feb. 16. Mother of Jane McClinton, Joe and John Knoebel. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of 10.

LARSEN, Marie Imogene, 91, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Feb. 6. Mother of Diane Caylor, Michael and Terry Larsen. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 18.

McGLINCHEY, Barbara S. (Thompson), 55, St. Matthew, Indianapolis, Feb. 8. Wife of Mark McGlinchey. Mother of Jill, Molly and Andrew McGlinchey. Daughter of Phyllis (Farrell) Thompson. Sister of Mary Ruth Clouse.

MUNN, Theodore Thomas, 94, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Feb. 12. Father of Katherine Green, David and Ronald Munn. Grandfather of 19. Great-grandfather of 32. Great-great-grandfather of six.

O’CONNOR, Martha Joan, 77, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Feb. 2. Wife of Michael P. O’Connor. Mother of Kathleen Ackerman, Margaret Keene, Michele Medzigian, Maureen Whiting, John and Kevin O’Connor. Grandmother of 14.

QUICK, Elizabeth Jane, 86, St. Mary, New Albany, Feb. 13. Mother of Judy Arthur, Carolyn Sowers and Ronnie Quick. Sister of Mildred Fangman. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of two.

RALEY, Mary E., 81, St. Paul, Tell City, Feb. 15. Mother of Velma Hubert, Loren and Steven Howe. Sister of Mermon, James and Thomas Sprinkle Jr. Grandmother of seven.

RATHMAN, Susan Kay, 70, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Jan. 31. Mother of Sara Zwart and Kevin Rathman.

RuBERRY, Mary Jo, 81, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Jan. 12. Mother of Robert RuBerry.

SCHULZ, Mary Jane, 90, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Feb. 6. Mother of Judy Halbig and Ron Schulz. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of 13.

STEADHAM, Mickey, 78, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Feb. 10. Mother of Linda Malham, Cindy, Chris, Joe and Tony Steadham. Sister of Peter Specht Jr. Grandmother of 11.

STEWART, Julie Ann (Dale), 44, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Feb. 11. Wife of Scott Stewart. Daughter of Norman and Peggy Dale. Sister of David and Tom Dale. Aunt of many.

TAPAK, Joseph, Sr., 97, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Feb. 7. Father of Joseph Tapak Jr. Grandfather of three.

VETTER, Raymond J., 71, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Feb. 13. Husband of Ila Mae Vetter. Father of Annetta Via and Robert Vetter. Brother of William Vetter. Grandfather of one.

WEIDMAN, Frederick Francis, 77, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Feb. 4. Father of Cindy Pietrzak, Sherri Thomas, Joyce Vojdani, Brian and Mark Weidman. Brother of Beverly Dearing, Sandra Detty, Audrey Kortzendorf and Sharon McDowell. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of three.

YOUNG, Frances, 73, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, Feb. 8. Wife of Kenneth Young. Mother of Karen Miller, Carol Schuhler and Chris Young. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of one. †

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