December 9, 2011


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ALCOCK, Sharon S., 70, St. Agnes, Nashville, Oct. 31. Wife of John Alcock. Mother of Nan Haber, Angie Macy, Bill and Jim Alcock. Sister of Janet Norris. Grandmother of five.

BAILEY, Kathryn (Ernstes), 96, St. Mary, Greensburg, Nov. 24. Sister of Henry and Howard Ernstes. Aunt of several.

BROWER, Jacqueline Sue (Power), 57, St. Thomas Aquinas, Indianapolis, Nov. 19. Wife of Nathan Brower. Mother of Samantha Doan, Hannah Brower, Mark, Michael and Stephan Thomas. Sister of Sandra Hughes, Kathy Sneed and Larry Power. Grandmother of 10. (correction)

CALDERON, Criselda G., 57, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Nov. 11. Mother of Gino, Marcus and Nicholas Calderon. Sister of Evelyn Boongaling, Reylinda dela Cruz, Luzviminda Guieb, Ester Mendoza, Rosalina Tobias, Adolfo, Felixberto, Fernando, Frederico, Leopoldo, Manuel and Teofilo Gui.

COTTERMAN, Lynn, 86, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Sept. 29. Father of Bill Cotterman. Brother of Vance Cotterman. Grandfather of three. (correction)

DEERY, Joanne, 59, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Nov. 22. Sister of Janet Wolfe, Jerry and Terry Deery.

FOX, Patricia Joan, 87, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Nov. 27. Mother of Jane Cyr, Joan Dale, Catherine Geiger, Barbara Stelzel and David Fox. Sister of Helen Mulholland. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 19.

GATEWOOD, Margaret, 87, St. Agnes, Nashville, Oct. 18. Mother of Suzanne Zupancic, Chip and John Gatewood. Sister of John Wagner. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of seven.

GOODSON, Ann (Regar), 73, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, Nov. 17. Mother of Sara Ester, Mary Johnson, Holly Moore, Virginia Payne and Betty Ray. Sister of Shirley Donnelly and Bonnie Kippes. Grandmother of 17.

GULDE, Joseph, Jr., 81, St. Mary, Rushville, Oct. 29. Father of Rebecca, Bill, Christopher, Joseph, Nicholas and Steven Gulde. Grandfather of three.

HAINING, Wilma C., 87, St. Mary, Rushville, Nov. 26. Mother of Susie and David Case. Grandmother of six. Step-grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of 10. Great-great-grandmother of two. Step-great-great-grandmother of nine.

HUBLER, Margaret, 90, St. Mary, New Albany, Nov. 12. Mother of Daughter of St. Mary of Providence Sister Ann Hubler and Robert Hubler. Sister of Jim Koch. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of seven. Great-great-grandmother of two.

MAHIN, Ronald Patrick, 61, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Nov. 6. Son of Frances Mahin. Brother of Phyllis Flick, Susie Hunt and Gary Mahin.

MOAKLER, Edward J., Jr., 82, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Nov. 15. Father of Ann Marie Elpers, Mary Reynolds and Paul Moakler. Brother of Kenneth Moakler. Grandfather of eight.

POFF, Bernard A., 73, St. Joseph, Clark County, Nov. 19. Husband of Barbara Poff. Father of Amy and John Poff. Brother of Mary Ann Reed, Kathleen Wesson, Dennis, James and Conventual Franciscan Father Pius Poff.

RIDGE, David L., 61, St. Mary, Navilleton, Nov. 29. Husband of Margaret (Haas) Ridge. Father of Amy Proctor and Andrew Ridge. Son of James and Elizabeth (Roth) Phillips. Brother of Carol Sawyer, Debbie Scott and Mike Phillips. Grandfather of three.

SADDLER, Madelyn M., 90, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Nov. 18. Wife of Everett Saddler. Mother of Barbara Carr, Karen Cunningham, Marsha Louden, Marilyn Pindara and Craig Saddler. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of eight.

SCHMELZ, Barbara Ann (Mannen), 72, St. Mary, Lanesville, Nov. 24. Wife of Leroy Schmelz. Mother of Vickie DeLuna, Danise Monyhan, Theresa Wright and William Harold. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of one.

SHELBURN, Angeline, 85, St. Patrick, Indianapolis, Nov. 23. Mother of Suzanne Bowles and Michael Shelburn. Sister of Sara Guinto and Frank Dipino. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of eight.

SORG, Helen Louise, 93, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, Oct. 20. Mother of JoAnn Nordhoff and Charles Sorg. Sister of Ralph Gedling. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 13. Great-great-grandmother of one.

TOLL, Rose Mary, 70, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Nov. 22. Wife of Marvin Toll. Mother of Maria Dicken and Thomas Toll. Sister of Rita Addis, Theresa Basey, Donna Cronin, Dale and Dennis Kesterman.

WHITE, Paul Joseph, 86, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Nov. 22. Husband of Dorothy White. Father of Diane Schwartzentruber, Dan, Joe and Tim White. Brother of Dorothy Voigt. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of three.

WINKLE, Billy S., 76, St. Agnes, Nashville, Nov. 8. Father of Lisa Louw, Jason, Jeff and Steven Winkle. Brother of Ron Winkle. Grandfather of five. †

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