May 22, 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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BRODERICK, Virginia, 89, Holy Trinity, Indianapolis, April 26. Mother of Charles, Mark and Timothy Broderick. Grandmother of five.

BROEMMELSIEK, Raymond L., 77, Christ the King, Indianapolis, May 9. Husband of Molly Broemmelsiek. Father of Susan Simon, Ann Rusthoven, Jane Terell, Christopher and Marc Broemmelsiek. Brother of Carol O’Loughlin, Gene and Marc Broemmelsiek. Grandfather of 13.

BUSSING, Raymond Stephen, 84, Annunciation, Brazil, April 26. Husband of Helen Louise Bussing. Brother of Margaret Mary Dome, Joan, David and Thomas Bussing.

DAUBY, Ferdinand, 96, St. Paul, Tell City, April 15. Father of Donald Dauby. Grandfather of two. Great-grandfather of one.

GELHOUSE, Bertha E., 97, Holy Family, New Albany, May 6. Mother of Barbara Benjamin and David Gelhouse.

GOOTEE, Marie Viola (Thomas), 89, St. Joseph, Indianapolis, May 3. Mother of Marian Kryder, Helen, Carl, Donald, Gregory, Robert and William Gootee. Grandmother of 20. Great-grandmother of 33. Great-great-grandmother of three.

LAUCK, Anna Marie (Ohleyer), 92, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, May 7. Mother of Mary Lee Battles, Rosemary Beckham, Ruth Bindner, Mary Evard, Barbara Flodin, Jo Ann Lichtenberg, Elizabeth Stahl, Anthony and Leo Lauck. Grandmother of 25. Great-grandmother of 25.

LINEHAN, Joseph William, 84, St. Roch, Indianapolis, May 10. Father of Margaret Breeden, Rosemary Breeden, Regina Hood, Robert and Russ Linehan. Brother of John Linehan. Grandfather of 19. Great-grandfather of 32. Great-great-grandfather of four.

McLANE, William J., 90, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, May 2. Husband of Jo Ann McLane. Father of Beth Clark, David, John and William McLane. Grandfather of one.

MONTGOMERY, Mary Kaye, 88, St. Mary, Rushville, May 5. Mother of David Montgomery. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of six.

PHELPS, Clifton, 88, St. Rita, Indianapolis, May 6. Father of Joanne Jamison.

RUTHERFORD, Michael, 83, St. Michael, Cannelton, May 6. Brother of Carolyn Meunier, Mildred and Charles Rutherford.

SCHWARZ, James R., 66, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, April 27. Husband of Linda Schwarz. Father of Erik and Shelby Schwarz. Stepfather of Sheron Bowman and Kris McAnninch. Brother of Robert Schwarz. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of two.

SCOTT, Gertrude C., 92, St. Gabriel, Connersville, May 5. Mother of James and Joseph Scott. Sister of George and Joe Chance. Grandmother of six. Step-grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of nine.

SHESTACK, Lillian, 87, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Terre Haute, April 30. Aunt of several.

STRIBY, Ann (Reilly), 88, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, April 30. Mother of Mary Patricia Smith, Joan, Hank and Thomas Striby. Sister of Theresa Reilly. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of two.

SULLIVAN, M. Tiel, 87, St. Margaret Mary, Terre Haute, April 24. Wife of James Sullivan. Mother of David, Jeffrey and Kevin Sullivan. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of one.

TRABEL, Marcella, 87, St. Joseph, St. Leon, May 8. Mother of Mary, Daniel, Ray Jr. and Robert Trabel. Sister of Fran Enneking. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 13.

TROGDON, Gailaglee (Lord), 71, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, May 11. Wife of Garrell Trogdon. Mother of Kandance Moore, Kimberly Trodgon-Lane, Ed, Joe and Kevin Trogdon. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of three.

WILCOX, Theresa, 59, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, April 25. Wife of Kent Wilcox. Mother of Chris Wilcox. Daughter of Austin McKee. Sister of Patricia Depco, T. Jeffrey, Joy, James and Michael McKee.

ZIELINSKI, Virginia, 86, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, May 7. Mother of Edmund and Paul Zielinski. Sister of Celina Gburek. Grandmother of seven. †

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