June 29, 2012


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BAILEY, Robert C., 83, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, June 13. Father of Sara Browning, Mary Martin and Sanford Bailey. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of seven. Great-great-grandfather of one.

BERRY, Gilbert I., 75, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 21. Husband of Celeste Berry. Father of Nikole Brimer, Peggy Stamm, Gilbert Berry III and Patrick Stamm. Brother of Maddie Linder, Katie McKinney, Bob and Chuck Berry. Grandfather of six.

BERSCH, Mildred Ann, 88, Prince of Peace, Madison, April 23. Sister of Patricia, James and Peter Bersch.

BRADBURN, Edward S., 85, St. Jude, Indianapolis, June 13. Husband of Mary Bradburn. Father of Deborah Cox, Beverly Edwards, Barbara Harris, Linda Huffman, Cathy Malone, Carol Wilson and David Bradburn. Brother of Gracie Alderson and Sharon Willis. Grandfather of 25. Great-grandfather of 37. Great-great-grandfather of one.

CHAPLIN, Donna Diann, 64, St. Jude, Indianapolis, June 11. Wife of Richard Chaplin. Mother of Shawna Compton, Kelley Gantner, Dawna Hellyer, Kris Chaplin, Kyle Chaplin and Keith Gantner. Sister of Debbie Vaught and Gary Davis. Grandmother of 11.

DUNAWAY, Mary (O’Connor), 49, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 13. Mother of Kathleen Merritt, John and Matthew Dunaway. Daughter of John and Geraldine O’Connor. Sister of Dana Happel, Barbara Waymire, John Jr., Patrick, Russell and Timothy O’Connor. Grandmother of one. (correction)

EHRGOTT, Jeanette (McDowell), 59, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, May 24. Wife of Rick Ehrgott. Mother of Maggie and Ricky Ehrgott. Sister of Margaret Campbell, Mary Nelson, David, Mark and Tim McDowell.

FERNEDING, Dorothy Mae (Platt), 95, St. Ann, Indianapolis, June 18. Aunt of several.

FLYNN, Eleanor F., 90, Christ the King, Indianapolis, June 11. Mother of Jennifer Fulton, Noreen Tasker, Elizabeth Wilson, Mary Pat, Daniel, Dennis, Joseph, Michael and Robert Flynn. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of one.

FULKERSON, Mary Imogene (McCallister) Donner, 91, Holy Family, New Albany, June 18. Mother of Phyllis Jones, Rita Highland, Allen and Rudy Donner. Sister of Charlotte Siegel and Charlie Carrico. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 23.

HOCK, Clara C. (Hubler), 99, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, June 15. Mother of Barbara Hock-Meyer, Our Lady of Charity of the Good Shepherd Sister Christine Hock, Anna Powell and H. David Hock. Sister of Rita and Victor Hubler. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of five.

HUTH, George F., 77, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, June 18. Husband of Betty Huth. Father of Betsy, Edward, George, Michael and Myron Huth. Grandfather of six.

LaDUKE, Dora Ann (Huth), 44, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, June 13. Wife of Casey LaDuke. Mother of Sydney LaDuke. Daughter of Myron and Sue Huth. Sister of Myra Huls, Lisa Montgomery and Mark Huth.

LaPINE, Ruth, 86, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, June 16. Mother of Denise Kupfer and William LaPine Jr. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of 10.

LOCKHART, Patricia Ann (Bienemann), 56, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, June 15. Mother of Daniel and Michael Lockhart. Daughter of Elizabeth Bienemann. Sister of Mary Bachman, Margaret Lien, Kathryn, Laura, Peter and Tom Bienemann.

MARTIN, Marie, 83, St. Mary, Greensburg, June 18. Wife of Randall Martin. Sister of Judy Muckerheide, Ellen Wallace and Charles Fisse.

McBRIDE, Robert C. Jr., 69, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, June 12. Husband of Helen McBride. Father of Gregory, Michael and Robert McBride. Brother of Donna Eastman.

MEAGHER, John L., 91, American Martyrs, Scottsburg, June 13. Husband of Lois (Hellman) Meagher. Father of Jim, Mike and Paul Meagher. Brother of Nellie Emge. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of 14. Great-great-grandfather of one.

MORGAN, Mary P., 85, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, June 17. Aunt of several.

MULCAHY, Richard Anthony, 78, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, May 23. Father of Maureen Grant, Allison Melton, Brian, Kevin, Michael and Tim Mulcahy. Brother of Patricia Kiergan, Aileen May and Kathleen Mulcahy. Grandfather of 10.

PFEUFFER, William G., 82, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, June 7. Husband of Audrey Pfeuffer. Father of Michelle Carson, Deborah Hancock and Melissa Owen. Brother of Warren Pfeuffer. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of 12. Great-great-grandfather of one.

RUDZATS, Ausma (Pilks), 87, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, May 30. Aunt of several.

RUDZATS, Vitalijs, 92, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, April 24. Husband of Ausma (Pilks) Rudzats. Uncle of several.

SEROWKA, Juanita D., 65, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 19. Sister of Edward Serowka.

SORG, Thomas M., 69, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, June 14. Brother of Betty Bledsoe, Joan Falvy and John Sorg. Uncle of several.

ZURAWSKI, Philip Zbigniew, 69, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, June 21. Husband of Elizabeth Zurawski. Father of Agatha and Maciej Zurawski. †

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