February 26, 2010


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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BAIBA, Stanislav, 85, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Jan. 19. Brother of two sisters and one brother.

CALLAHAN, Maurice, 75, St. Joseph, St. Leon, Feb. 6. Husband of Anna Mae Callahan. Father of Tammy Bischoff, Debbie Bruns, Jackie Gaynor, Brenda Ratz, Darren, Greg, Jamie, Jeff, Jerry, Kevin and Randy Callahan. Brother of Marlene Laker and Dennis Callahan. Grandfather of 37. Great-grandfather of three.

CARLOCK, Attilia V. Fellmeth, 90, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Jan. 6. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of six.

CHASTAIN, Mckayla L., infant, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Feb. 2. Daughter of Justin Chastain and Danielle Childs. Sister of Joslynn Tarr. Granddaughter of Viola Childs, Tobin Beyers and Jamie Chastain. Great-granddaughter of Daniel and Colleen Childs, Rick and Cathy Van Meter, Pete and Lucille Pearson, and Ozella Arthur.

CORY, Mary H. (Tully), 95, St. Mary, New Albany, Feb. 5. Mother of Mary Pat Wilson, Sue Yingling and Walter Cory Jr. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 16.

DIETZ, Marilyn J. (Ferguson), 78, Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Feb. 10. Wife of Ralph Dietz. Mother of Maureen Klekar, Janice Self and Kathy Westerfield. Sister of Lois Ferguson and Dorothy Fogerty. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of five.

DLUGOSZ, Donna Kay (Haygood), 50, St. Monica, Indianapolis, Feb. 16. Wife of Stephen Dlugosz. Mother of Rebecca Stadler and Michael Dlugosz. Daughter of Mary Elizabeth (Dolick) Haygood. Sister of John Farmer, Terry, Ronnie and Jimmy Haygood. Grandmother of two.

EDER, Josephine P. (Kirchner), 96, St. Mary, North Vernon, Feb. 7. Mother of Pat Hahn, Mary Taylor, David, Henry Jr. and Jerome Eder. Sister of Norman Kirchner. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 23. Great-great-grandmother of three.

ELLIS, Donna Catherine, 56, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Feb. 1. Wife of Jay Ellis. Mother of Gregory Ellis. Daughter of Mary Duncan. Sister of Brenda Brickler, Karen Earhart, Paula Medjeski, Stephanie Woodson, Craig, Donnie, Doug, Rick and Steve Duncan.

KEEHN, Vivian R. (Cox), 78, St. Mary, New Albany, Feb. 14. Mother of Janet and Pat Cook, Dee Daugherty, Marva Eddings, Jodi and Mark Keehn. Sister of Martha Barth, Jeanie Gwaltney, Mary Johnson, Janice Rauck and Richard Cox. Grandmother of 22. Great-grandmother of 26. Great-great-grandmother of one.

LARION, David James, 48, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Feb. 1. Son of Carol Larion. Brother of Camille Bryan, Clarise, John and Steve Larion.

LEKSE, James Gerald, 67, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Feb. 7. Husband of Kathryn L. (Kinnick) Lekse. Father of Katie Reynolds and James Lekse. Brother of Diane Pella, David and Mike Lekse. Grandfather of two.

MARSH, Cora Anne, infant, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Jan. 18. Daughter of Joshua and Kathryn Marsh. Sister of Nina and Gavin Marsh.

NOBBE, Isabelle Marie, infant, St. Mary, Greensburg, Feb. 10. Daughter of Steven and Julie Nobbe. Sister of Claire, Emma, Rachel and Sophie Nobbe. Granddaughter of Leon and Carol Nobbe and Jerry and Paulette Duerstock.

ROBERTSON, Bernard T., 80, St. Joseph, Indianapolis, Feb. 5. Father of Therese Davidson and Paul Robertson. Grandfather of two.

SCHRIMPF, Anna M., 84, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Feb. 10. Wife of William Schrimpf. Mother of Karen Kinning, Earl Jr., John and Patrick Phillips. Sister of Minnie Young and Myron Snyder. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 14.

SHEEHAN, Clarence J., 85, St. Mary, New Albany, Jan. 29. Husband of Verona (Longest) Sheehan.

SLOANE, Nan E., 87, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Feb. 13. Mother of Dian Fant, Angela Snyder and Nicholas Sloane Jr. Sister of Maxine Kinser, Dorsa, Dewey and Ray Shockey. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of one.

THORNBURG, Darren James, 31, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Jan. 31. Fiance of Rachel Schaad. Father of Faith Schaad. Son of George and Susan (Schoettle) Thornburg. Brother of Derrick Thornburg. (correction)

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