July 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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BACK, Irene, 89, St. Michael, Brookville, June 21. Mother of Margo DeBrosse, Kathleen Hils and Ken Back. Sister of Florence Brelage and Marge Scudder. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 14.

FREDERICK, James, 83, St. Agnes, Nashville, June 14. Husband of Barbara Frederick. Father of Benedictine Sister Ann Frederick, David, Jay, Mark, Matthew, Neil, Shawn and Tom Frederick. Brother of Rita Vernia. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of one.

HIMMELHAVER, Mildred L., 87, St. Mary, Lanesville, June 23. Mother of Laura Causey and Dan Himmelhaver. Sister of Rosemary Schueler and Melvin Himmelhaver. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of two.

HODGENS, Joseph Robert, 95, St. Rita, Indianapolis, June 10. Father of Willa Hodgens, Claudia Long, Charles and William Carver.

HUGHES, Elizabeth Rae, 90, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, June 8. Mother of Jane Clark, Julia Cooney, Catherine Hughes-Domont, Cindy, John and Jim Hughes. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of one.

LAMPING, Daniel J., 47, St. Anne, Hamburg, June 21. Son of Eydie Lamping. Brother of Diane Fullenkamp, Donna Hoeing, Cindy, Greg and Mike Lamping.

MORRISON, Mary C., 90, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, June 18. Wife of Jack Morrison. Mother of Salle Huber, Eileen, Michael and Tom Morrison. Grandmother of eight.

NOBBE, Virgil, 73, St. Michael, Brookville, June 9. Husband of Geraldine Nobbe. Father of Denise Broughton, Deborah Doddridge, Darlene Ertel, Dina Marshall, Donna Monroe, Dawn Murphy and Dale Nobbe. Brother of Bernice Burkhart, Leona Martin, Roselyn Volz, Cliff, Greg, Leonard and Urban Nobbe. Grandfather of 14.

RENN, Donald W., II, 50, St. Joseph, Clark County, June 21. Son of Donald Renn. Brother of Patricia Scanlan, Deborah and Stephen Renn. Stepbrother of Jim Scott and Mark Wood. Uncle of several.

RUDZATS, Ausma (Pilks), 87, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, May 30. Sister of Rita Gailitis and Anita Terranova. Aunt of several. (correction)

STILLER, Howard J., 68, Holy Family, New Albany, June 7. Husband of Lois (Riddle) Stiller. Father of Sally Goss, Susan Metka and Sarah Stause. Brother of Janete Grantz, Marguerite Hartlage, Priscilla Lausterer, Linda Loesch, Michelle Mires and Jim Stiller. Grandfather of seven.

STORZ, Mary Frances, 93, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, May 24. Aunt of several.

STOUT, Mary J., 97, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, May 5. Mother of Susan Alloway and Marianna Wilson. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of five.

TOSCHLOG, Pauline, 99, Holy Family, Richmond, May 23. Mother of Barbara Hieger, Donald and James Toschlog. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of nine.

VAAL, Urvin H., 96, St. Meinrad, St. Meinrad, June 9. Husband of Anna Vaal. Father of Eileen Emerson, Diana Gogel, Margie Rothgerber, Brenda Wheatley, Charles, Delbert and Marvin Vaal. Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of 22.

WICKENS, John Patrick, 94, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, June 9. Brother of Theresa Bruns, Mabel Byers, Kathleen Daeger, Virginia and Hugh Wickens.

WILTSEE, Mary E., 89, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, June 18. Mother of Jan Hamacheil, Judy Williams and Jim Wiltsee. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of five.

YEAGER, Elvira, 93, Sacred Heart, Clinton, June 6. Mother of JoAnn Ball, Karen Schuchman and Diana Schmidt. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of eight.

ZIELINSKI, Roseann, 73, Mary, Queen of Peace, Danville, May 30. Wife of Daniel Zielinski. Mother of Karen, Sharan, Dan and Ted Zielinski. Sister of Chuck Roach. Grandmother of three. †

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