July 31, 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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BALLARD, Peter, 84, St. Mary, Richmond, July 14. Husband of Norma Ballard. Father of Joyce Blanton, Jean Toschlog and James Ballard. Stepfather of Jan Ballard and Brenda Cecil. Brother of Mary Ann Peake, Rose Wilson and Firmin Ballard. Grandfather of 16. Step-grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of 13.

BELLOCK, Caroline Elizabeth, 56, Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary, Indianapolis, July 22. Daughter of Edward Bellock Sr. Sister of Donna Callen and Edward Bellock Jr. Aunt of several.

BULLOCK, Betty A., 89, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, July 7. Mother of Robert Bullock.

CLIFFORD, Rose Ann, 70, St. Mary, Rushville, July 9. Wife of Joe Clifford. Mother of Mindy Shaver, Mark and Mike Clifford. Sister of Barb Hoeing. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of six.

COOK, Anna M., 92, St. John the Baptist, Osgood, July 10. Mother of David and Joseph Cook. Sister of Virginia Kemper.

DANIEL, James Anthony, 51, St. Gabriel, Connersville, July 10. Husband of Edwina (Stidham) Daniel. Father of Christina Armstrong. Brother of Brenda Hamilton, Becky Hanson, Barbara, Beth, Jeffrey and John Daniel. Grandfather of one.

FELDMAN, Eileen D., 89, St. Louis, Batesville, July 16. Mother of Eileen Eicher, Maureen Reis, Patrick and Thomas Feldman. Sister of John Donovan Jr. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of five.

GEHRING, Rita E., 85, Holy Family, Oldenburg, July 17. Mother of Irene Fullenkamp, Bill, John, Marvin, Mike and Tom Gehring. Sister of Frances Borgman. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of four.

HUMPHREY, Evelyn Louise (Russell), 61, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, July 11. Wife of John C. Humphrey. Mother of Jocelyn Bolton, Tonya Turner, Candace, Kasandra and John Humphrey Jr. Sister of Sandra Conner, Patty, Paula, Tracy, Henry, Keith and Kenneth Russell, Aubrey and Wayne Hayden. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of six.

JINES, Michael Joseph, 43, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, July 2. Son of Larry Jines. Brother of Mary Collins, Judy Cousins, Rose Roth and Robert Jines.

KOKOJAN, Bernard F., 72, St. Mary, New Albany, July 14. Father of Karen Fentress, Kelly Willis, Julie and Chris Kokojan. Brother of Vincent Kokojan. Grandfather of four.

KORFAGE, LeRoy F., 88, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, July 7. Husband of Marilyn J. Korfhage. Father of Leann Knight and Barbara Smith. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of seven.

LEIGHTON, Catherine M., 93, Christ the King, Indianapolis, July 13. Mother of Alan and David Leighton. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 14.

LESKO, Lorraine, 86, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Terre Haute, July 12. Wife of Max Lesko. Mother of Kathy Echave and David Lesko. Sister of Florence Tupica. Grandmother of four.

LIME, Barbara Joan (Hinds), 67, Holy Cross, Indianapolis, July 16. Wife of Leonard Lime Jr. Mother of Debbie Castner and Jamie Newitt. Sister of Mary Givens, Carolyn Hendrickson, Mona Lime, Marilyn Lockhart, Jerry King, Larry and Steve Hinds. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of one.

MAIER, Frederick J., 84, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, July 19. Father of Teresa Eversole, Joe and Tom Maier. Grandfather of three.

MAPPES, Betty (Schmoll), 78, St. Roch, Indianapolis, July 11. Wife of Thomas Mappes. Mother of Kathleen Rozens, Elaine Shaw, Jennifer Thacker, Dan, Steven and Thomas Mappes. Sister of Susan Pinna, Jack and Ronald Schmoll. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 10.

MORROW, Robert J., 83, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, July 3. Father of Annette Johnson and Robert Morrow. Brother of David Morrow. Grandfather of three. Step-grandfather of one. Great-grandfather of five.

OCHS, Carol Sue (Kollker), 73, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, July 14. Wife of James Ochs. Mother of Tracey Stanton, Jennifer Tooker, Margaret Zore, James, Mark and Matthew Ochs. Sister of Patricia John and Constance Vernon. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of one.

POLSINELLI, Santo J., 83, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, July 18. Father of Amy Blackwell, Sarah Melling, Cynthia Shiffrin and Thomas Polsinelli. Grandfather of seven.

SCHULT, Joseph F., 67, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, July 18.

SETTLES, Oscar J., 81, St. Vincent de Paul, Shelby County, July 15. Husband of Eileen Settles. Father of Edna Corlett and Matthew Settles. Brother of Allen Settles. Grandfather of seven.

TEX, Linda S., 58, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, July 17. Wife of Vincent Tex. Mother of Melissa Mathias and Carrie Tex. Grandmother of one.

URIBE, Carmen S., 89, St. Mary, North Vernon, July 12. Mother of Melly Apsley, Mariea Garrity and Sarah Loudermelk. Sister of Irene Barrow, Olivia Bravo and Rosa Rigal. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of four. †

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