January 7, 2011


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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APPLEGATE, Andrea Faith (Glotzbach), 29, Holy Family, New Albany, Dec. 1. Wife of Jason Applegate. Sister of Alise Juliot and Amanda Oxley. Granddaughter of Betty Frakes.

EMMONS, Frank G., 67, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Dec. 6. Husband of Patricia Emmons. Father of Erica Wade and Craig Emmons. Brother of Catherine Peplau. Grandfather of three.

FIELD, Kevin, 51, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Dec. 12. Father of Matthew and Renee Cox, Adam, Benjamin and Grant Field. Son of Charmaine Field. Brother of Maureen Annee, Charmaine Cota, Kathleen Heath, Karen McDowell, Colleen and Arthur Field IV.

FIELD, Melissa Marie, 44, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Dec. 12. Mother of Matthew and Renee Cox, Adam, Benjamin and Grant Field. Daughter of Shirlee Kelly. Stepdaughter of Lynn Kelly. Sister of Marla Goodnight, Heather Malone and Melanie Reynolds.

GARDNER, Helen (Queisser), 66, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Nov. 30. Mother of Michael Gardner. Sister of Gail Blainey, Carol Cox, Sally Richardson, Harold, Leo and Tom Queisser.

HARRIS, Ingle R., III, 59, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Dec. 8. Husband of Linda Harris. Father of Julie Stennett and Tracy Harris. Son of Ingle Harris Jr. and Alice Koepke. Brother of Beth Prindle. Grandfather of two.

HASSEY de MORENO, Amparo, 76, St. Simon the Apostle, Indianapolis, Nov. 28. Wife of Manuel Hassey de Moreno. Mother of Gabriela, Alfredo, Gustavo and Manuel Hassey de Moreno. Grandmother of 10.

KLAUSMEIER, Mary Rita, 84, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Nov. 23. Wife of Robert Klausmeier. Mother of Sarah Fritz, Jane, Robert and Stephen Klausmeier. Sister of William Lateulere. Grandmother of 11.

KOETTER, Richard J., 82, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, Dec. 8. Husband of Susan (Kiper) Koetter. Father of Angela and Jimmy Koetter. Brother of Ruth Book, Carol Calandrino, Betty Sprigler, Patricia Williams, Dottie and Mary Margaret Kruer, and James Koetter. Grandfather of one.

MAZELIN, Rosemary, 95, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Dec. 14. Mother of Patricia Mazelin.

MEEK, Eugene, 72, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Nov. 26. Husband of Mary (Dudas) Meek. Father of Paul and Robert Meek. Brother of Mary Ann Martin. Grandfather of two.

MITCHELL, Thomas E., 60, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Nov. 30. Husband of Ada (Simpson) Mitchell. Father of Kristina Mitchell.

NEGRI, Eunice M., 74, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Nov. 24. Mother of Dana Cole, Vicki, Anthony, Dan, Jeff and Thomas Negri. Sister of Frances Brown. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of two.

QUINN, Margaret N., 60, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, Dec. 4. Sister of Katherine Kelley, Libby Nahn, Lolly Quagliarello, Mary Williams, Barney, John, Michael, Patrick, Terence and Timothy Quinn. Daughter of Francis Quinn.

RIES, George Patrick, 60, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, Dec. 12. Husband of Marianne (Schafer) Ries. Stepfather of Bonnie Stone, Jacob and Jay Morris. Brother of Sallie Lydick, Barb Stumpf, Rosie Young, David, John and Kevin Ries.

ROSENBERGER, Andrew Joseph, 81, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Dec. 9. Father of Blain and Daniel Rosenberger. Brother of Irvin, Melvin and Nelson Rosenberger. Grandfather of three.

SIMMERMEYER, Arthur O., 76, St. Peter, Franklin County, Dec. 9. Father of Diane Werner and Don Simmermeyer. Brother of Zola Ernstes, Kate Fichtner, Agatha Glaub, Ruthie Randolph, Carl, Dennis and Raymond Simmermeyer. Grandfather of three. Step-grandfather of two. Step-great-grandfather of two.

SNIDER, Ambor M., 77, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Dec. 3. Wife of Arthur Snider. Mother of Mary Davidson, Patty Surenkamp, David, John, Rusty and Steve Snider. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of five.

TROXELL, Judy, 62, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Nov. 30. Mother of Aaron Troxel. Daughter of Dorothy Uncles. Sister of Joyce Hardey. Grandmother of four.

WARNER, Margie, 71, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Dec. 3. Mother of Marla Helping, Curtis, Kevin and Phillip Warner. Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of five.

WITTE, William L., 83, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Dec. 4. Husband of Betty Witte. Father of Anna Schliesman. Brother of Peggy Norris and Robert Witte. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of four. †

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