December 2, 2011


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ANDERSON, Carl R., Jr., 86, SS. Francis and Clare, Greenwood, Nov. 3. Husband of Rose Anderson. Father of Carla Gargas, Elizabeth Knight, Gail Patterson and Christian Anderson. Brother of Vivian Brown, Laura Payne, Norma O’Hair and Shirley Shaner. Grandfather of 19. Great-grandfather of 13.

BLACKBURN, Earle Charles, 93, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Nov. 9. Father of Kathy Messer. Uncle of several.

BRADY, Elaine (Neal), 87, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, Nov. 7. Wife of Paul Brady. Mother of Joanne Ivy, Dolores Maude, Barbara Maynard and Linda Yeary. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of three.

BREWER, Michael Lee, 51, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, Nov. 12. Husband of Karen (Joest) Brewer. Father of Christy, Katie and Kyle Brewer. Son of Imelda Brewer. Brother of Marcia Coffey, Patricia Marye and Susan Qualls.

BRINSON, H. W. Dwight, Jr., 75, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Nov. 17. Husband of Mildred (Beyer) Brinson. Father of Jane Higgins, Jeffrey and Michael Brinson. Brother of Ann Clark and Tom Brinson. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of one.

BROWER, Jacqueline Sue (Power), 57, St. Thomas Aquinas, Indianapolis, Nov. 19. Wife of Nathan Brower. Mother of Hannah Brower, Samantha Doan, Mark, Michael and Stephan Thomas. Sister of Sandra Hughes, Kathy Sneed and Larry Power. Grandmother of nine.

BUCZEK, Teddy, 94, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Nov. 15. Husband of Marjorie Buczek. Father of Nancy Avitia and Kathy Emata. Grandfather of five.

BURKHARDT, Mary Agnes, 91, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, Oct. 31. Mother of Kathy Michaelson, Betty and Leo Burkhardt. Grandmother of four.

COLLINS, Walton Albert, 84, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Nov. 6. Father of Eileen McCormick, Ed, Joe, Mike, Pat and Terry Collins. Grandfather of nine.

DUNLOP, Willis, 78, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Oct. 20. Husband of Mary Lou Dunlop. Father of Debbie Dunlop and Diane Gibson. Grandfather of four.

FEDEROWICZ, Ellen A., 90, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Nov. 1. Wife of Michael Federowicz.

FEDEROWICZ, Michael Benjamin, 90, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Nov. 2.

FIENNING, Ann, 77, St. Mary, Richmond, Nov. 9. Wife of Dan Fienning. Mother of Nancy Hall, Tim and Tom Fienning. Grandmother of four.

HEIGHT, Anna Elisabeth, 88, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, Nov. 11. Stepmother of Teresa Height-Dosdall and Margaret Height.

KLEEMAN, Larry, 64, St. Paul, Tell City, Nov. 15. Father of Brett and Brian Kleeman. Brother of Pat Fella, Chris and Regis Kleeman.

KNOTT, Rowena Alice, 104, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Nov. 12. Mother of Janet and Shirley Walls and Donald Knott. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 30.

LANDWERLEN, Robert L., 85, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Oct. 26. Father of Deborah, Chris and James Landwerlen. Brother of Father Paul Landwerlen and Richard Landwerlen. Grandfather of seven.

MATTINGLY, William, 85, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Nov. 6. Husband of Mary Jane (Moshenrose) Mattingly. Father of Ellen Jane Robins, Andrew, Bill, Casey, Patrick and Tom Mattingly. Brother of Pauline Mershon. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of five.

McCALLEY, Eleanora C. (Billerman), 88, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Nov. 5. Wife of Richard McCalley. Mother of Catherine Barney, Peggy McCullough, Mary Meyers, Andrea Perkins, Patricia Roach, Jeanne TeKolste, Christopher, John, Joseph, Kevin, Thomas and Timothy McCalley. Grandmother of 34. Great-grandmother of seven.

MEGEL, Edward Joseph, 66, St. Joseph, Jennings County, Nov. 15. Father of Denver and Nick Megel. Brother of Cathy Branham and Steve Megel. Grandfather of two.

MORGAN, Helen Marie, 87, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, Oct. 31. Mother of Mary Ann Harding, Jennifer McDaniel, Deborah Spears, Stephen and William Morgan. Sister of Mary Denny. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of 35. Great-great-grandmother of two.

NAVILLE, Frank P., 97, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Nov. 18. Brother of Elizabeth Kiesler. Uncle of several.

NELIS, Louise, 92, SS. Francis and Clare, Greenwood, Nov. 3. Mother of David, Mark, Tom and Wayne Nelis. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of five.

QUIGLEY, Kevin P., 46, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Nov. 12. Father of Delany and Makenna Quigley. Son of Jerry and Barbara Quigley. Brother of Erin, Christopher and Michael Quigley.

SCHMITZ, James E., 70, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Nov. 13. Husband of Marjorie Schmitz. Father of Laura Keefe, Lisa Rodriquez and John Schmitz. Brother of Barbara Cosmano, Mary Proia and Elvin Schmitz. Grandfather of three. (correction)

STUMPF, Dorothea Marie (Lonberger), 86, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Nov. 18. Mother of Janna King, Diane Pryor, Charles, Daniel, James and Mark Stumpf. Sister of Caroline Davey, Rose Magers and James Lonberger. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of 12.

TAYLOR, Margaret, 85, St. Andrew, Richmond, Nov. 12. Mother of Michaele Duke. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of six. Great-great-grandmother of two.

UNDERWOOD, Pam, 60, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, Nov. 16. Mother of Kristy Muse and Donovan Underwood. Daughter of Rena Walden-Kennedy. Sister of Bobby Dykes. Grandmother of four.

VAN HOOSER, Ralph E., 82, St. Paul, Tell City, Nov. 14. Father of Regina Parker. Grandfather of one. Great-grandfather of three.

WEATHERS, Marjorie Jean, 81, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Nov. 13. Mother of Marvin Weathers. Sister of Thomas Foreman Jr. Grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of one.

WISSEL, Joan M., 80, Holy Family, Oldenburg, Nov. 20. Mother of Roseann Cook, Mary Jo Nobbe, Amy Strub, Carl, Dan and Edward Wissel. Sister of Audrey Middendorf, Henrietta Zint, Edward, Howard and Robert Meyer. Grandmother of 12. Step-grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of two. Step-great-grandmother of four. †

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