April 6, 2012


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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CASCARDO, Mary Louise, 84, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, March 15. Aunt of several.

COCHRAN, Carol A., 66, St. Agnes, Nashville, Feb. 28. Mother of Joni Burris. Grandmother of one.

DUNN, Tamara L., 50, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, March 16. Mother of Jillian Ritter and Rebecca Sednek. Daughter of Judith (Komac) Beadell-Rapp. Sister of Victoria Rafter. Grandmother of two.

FRITSCH, Lavana Mary Catherine, 92, St. Paul, New Alsace, March 14. Mother of Laverne Hoffmeier and Lorna Saar. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of eight.

HERMAN, Betty M., 88, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, March 15. Mother of Donna Carter, Dianne Gardner and M. Charlene McAndrews. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 24.

HOWARD, Gordon Franklin, 77, Christ the King, Indianapolis, March 18. Husband of Helen Howard. Father of Linda, Maria and David Howard. Grandfather of three.

KENNEDY, John Owen, 74, Annunciation, Brazil, March 11. Husband of Margaret Ellen (Dood) Casassa Kennedy. Father of Nona Lancaster. Brother of Barb Crowley, Patty Deakins, Marilyn Douglas and Margie Kennedy. Grandfather of three.

McCARTY, Mary Lou, 103, St. Michael, Brookville, March 16. Mother of Christa Kiefer, Francis Ritzi and Patsy Weileman. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 13.

POE, Anna L., 73, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, March 19. Wife of Richard Poe. Mother of Pamela David, Deanna French, Lori Muzik and Rick Poe. Sister of three brothers and three sisters. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of four.

STAGGS, Fred D., III, 77, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, March 23. Husband of E. Bridget (McShay) Staggs. Father of Niki Garrison, Tina Maxey and Scott Staggs. Brother of Rosemary Allen and Gene Staggs. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of several.

STAHL, Rosetta, 87, Christ the King, Indianapolis, March 13. Mother of Karen Harmon, Kathy, Karl and Kevin Stahl. Grandmother of six.

STENGER, Mildred, 83, St. Joseph, St. Leon, March 10. Mother of Karen and Patty Herth, Barb Libowitz, Don, Steve and Tim Stenger. Sister of Frances Bischoff, Lillian Knue and Rita Stenger. Grandmother of 21. Great-grandmother of seven.

STOLLE, Earl, 90, St. Andrew, Richmond, March 21. Husband of Anna Stolle. Father of Ron Stolle. Grandfather of two. Great-grandfather of one.

SWIFT, Paul K., 92, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, March 10. Father of Janet, David, Don, Gary, Glenn, Joe and Raymond Swift. Brother of William Swift. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of several.

THIENEMAN, Frank X., Sr., 82, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, March 10. Husband of Doris Thieneman. Father of Carol Hurst, Karen Julius, Pam McIntire, Patty Slinker, Frank Jr., Kevin and Tony Thieneman. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of eight. Step-great-grandfather of one.

TAMM, Mary Ellen, 89, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Feb. 21. Wife of George Tamm. Mother of Margaret Dixon and Constance Embry. Sister of Ruth Chapman, Dorothy Slota, Joseph and William Neiman. Grandmother of three.

WALTON, Martha Ann, 81, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, March 12. Mother of Sue Decker, Jane Jones, Mary McDonald, Teresa Patrick, Linda Stevens, Denzil Jr. and Thomas Walton. Sister of Marie Rhodes. Grandmother of 22. Great-grandmother of 20.

WILLIAMS, Anna L., 93, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, March 15. Mother of Mary Johnson, Debra Mathews and Dr. John Williams. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 12.

WILLIAMSON, Thomas J., 71, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, March 17. Husband of Ruth Ann (Wheatley) Williamson. Father of Daniel, John and Thomas Williamson. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of four.

WINEGARD, Joyce, 80, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, March 13. Wife of Raymond Winegard. Mother of Julie Boulton, James, John and Joseph Winegard. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 18.

ZOLLMAN, Cletus M., St. Mary, Lanesville, March 16. Husband of Imelda Zollman. Father of Pamela Mason, Patti Withers, Don and Rob Zollman. Brother of Bernice Barnickle. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of seven. †

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