July 27, 2012


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ALLEN, Patrick D., Sr., 65, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, June 23. Father of Joseph and Patrick Allen Jr. Son of Phyllis Allen. Brother of Deborah Kennedy, Michael, Randall and Stephen Allen. Grandfather of nine.

ALLIS, Joseph Andrew, 18, Mary, Queen of Peace, Danville, June 27. Son of Bill and Lois (Naughton) Allis. Brother of Katie and Shannon Allis. Grandson of Martha Allis.

AMOS, Gertrude G., 88, St. Paul, Tell City, July 4. Mother of Peggy Huff and Michael Amos. Sister of Agnes Ramsey. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of one.

ATKINS, Katherine M., 26, St. Thomas Aquinas, Indianapolis, July 19. Daughter of Eric and Elizabeth Atkins. Sister of Nate and Sam Atkins. Granddaughter of Maria Rivera.

BAIN, Margaret L., 87, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, July 3. Mother of Kelly and Mark Bain. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of three.

BOESING, Doris J., 76, St. Joseph, Clark County, June 30. Mother of Rebecca Book, Patricia Boesing, Sharon Parry and Pamela Wilder. Sister of Bobby and Ronnie Helbig. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of one.

BREBBERMAN, Donald L., 76, St. Louis, Batesville, July 14. Father of Lana Crow, Karla Dilk, Lisa Ralston, Mark and Timothy Brebberman. Brother of Art and Larry Brebberman. Grandfather of nine. Step-grandfather of two.

BUCKLER, James J., 63, St. Gabriel, Connersville, July 11. Husband of Karolyn (Moore) Buckler. Father of Christopher Buckler. Brother of Agnes Bacca, Pauline Fuller, Diane Harmeyer, Rita and David Buckler. Grandfather of one.

CAMBRON, Mary Margaret (Walter), 100, St. John the Baptist, Starlight, July 5. Mother of Christine Cahill, Irene Coffman, Rose Mary Conrad, Carol Schultz, Conrad, Fred, George Jr., Pat and Paul Cambron. Sister of Elizabeth Munchhof and Anthony Walter. Grandmother of 20. Great-grandmother of 31. Great-great-grandmother of five.

CHARLES, Josephine (Rohana), 80, St. Jude, Indianapolis, July 13. Wife of Tom Charles. Mother of Mary Carroll-Henderson, Diana Mayfield, Angel Woolever, Teresa, Michael and Robert Charles. Sister of Georgette, Nouhaa, Rosette and Victor Rohana. Grandmother of 10.

CONE, James R., 87, St. Mary, North Vernon, June 13. Father of Julie Cosby, Jennifer Ertel, Shirley Roy, Deborah Stahl, Leo and Philip Cone. Brother of Harold Cone. Grandfather of 22. Great-grandfather of 26.

CRAFT, Chuck N., 51, St. Joseph, Clark County, July 13. Husband of Karen (Renn) Craft. Father of Amber, Kayla and Brian Craft. Son of Charles Craft Sr. and Mildred Kinderman. Stepson of Ron Kinderman and Janice Craft. Brother of Christy Aldershoff, Melissa Chledek, Laurie Duggan, Lisa Kinderman, CharaLee Sanchez, Carolyn Schwartz, Kathy Snapp and Jandi Steele.

FERNANDEZ, Ajeo R. Salazar, 71, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, July 8. Husband of Virginia Salazar. Father of Alba Ibis Morales, Ana Maria Rodriguiez, Erwin, Jeffrey and Raleigh Salazar. Grandfather of 13.

FRANCHVILLE, Cosmas, 81, St. Isidore the Farmer, Bristow, July 2. Husband of Dorothy Franchville. Father of Jeanne Powers, Faye Ransome, Bob, Clarence, Clayton, Dennis, Michael and Tom Franchville. Brother of Margie Hudson and Damian Franchville. Grandfather of 18. Great-grandfather of 21. Great-great-grandfather of one.

FRENTZ, Mary, 66, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, July 10. Sister of Nancy Ryan, Bob, George and Jim Frentz.

HERBERTZ, Victor J., 83, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, June 25. Husband of Elizabeth (Godfrey) Herbertz. Father of Julie Shaftstall, Glen, Philip and Scott Herbertz. Brother of Shirley Smelko and Frank Herbertz. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of one.

HERBST, Edward J., 87, St. Joseph, Clark County, July 9. Father of Carol Gutierrez, Marilyn Whiteley, Sharon, David and John Herbst. Brother of Clara Baumann and Ruth Covert. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of four.

HOLZER, Melvin C., 86, St. Jude, Indianapolis, July 9. Father of Rebecca Smith, Joyce Swift, Brian, Charles, Lawrence, Robert, Ronald and Steven Holzer. Brother of Francis Holzer. Grandfather of 25. Great-grandfather of 18.

HORNER, Charles T., 87, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, June 9. Husband of Ann Horner. Father of Joseph and Steven Horner. Brother of Jean and Phil Horner. Grandfather of four.

JEFFERS, Mary L., 75, St. Andrew, Richmond, July 14. Mother of Debra Brown, Daniel, Paul and Russell Jeffers. Sister of David and Gene Nolte. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 17.

KAMER, Sharon A., 77, St. Joseph, Corydon, June 12. Wife of Glenn Kamer. Mother of Nancy Batman, Susan Jones, Ann-Marie Spalding, Laurie, David and Paul Kamer. Sister of four. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of 12.

KELLER, Alice, 88, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, July 16. Mother of Gregory Keller. Sister of Wilfred Deaton. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of two.

MANGUM, Joy G., 81, St. Mary, New Albany, July 14. Mother of Anita Tisdale. Sister of Carl, Doy, Jasper and Roy Mangum. Grandmother of one.

MAYDEN, Donald L., 78, St. Joseph, Corydon, June 13. Husband of Charolette (James) Mayden. Father of Karen Kerr, Debra and Gerald Mayden. Grandfather of one.

MEISTER, Dennis L., 61, St. Anthony of Padua, Morris, July 14. Son of Ada (Wirth) Meister. Brother of Joyce Westerman, Susan, Daniel, John and Tony Meister.

MILLER, Aline Frances, 94, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 28. Sister of Patricia Dausch.

MILLER, Mary Madelynn (Hartzer), 89, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, July 6. Mother of Mary Anne (O’Bryan) Morrissey and Michael Miller. Sister of Father John Hartzer. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of eight.

MOORE, David C., 83, St. Paul the Apostle, Greencastle, July 1. Father of Christine and Paul Moore. Brother of Helen Sutherlin. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of one. (correction)

NEU, Frank B., 89, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, July 9. Father of Karen Franklin, Patty Funke, Mary Zemlock, Diann, Joe and Tom Neu.

Grandfather of 17. Great-grandfather of 17.

NUFRIO, Marie, 94, St. Mary, Richmond, June 24. Mother of Lisa DeBoy, Mary Henson, Janet Stamper, Dan and Ron Nufrio. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 14.

RAYMOND, Thomas Lee, 66, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, July 11. Father of Kelly Scott and Scott Raymond. Son of Ruth Raymond. Brother of Jan Allen and Jean Beachler. Grandfather of three.

SATTERFIELD, Merrill L., 77, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, July 3. Husband of Dianne Satterfield. Father of Kim Boknecht, Lisa Umphress, Dean and Rob Satterfield. Brother of Linda Price. Grandfather of 10.

SCHANTZ, Anthony J., 97, St. Louis, Batesville, July 7. Father of Jane Wilson, Anthony, Charles and Daniel Schantz. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of eight.

SCHROEDER, Robert W., 88, St. Mary, New Albany, July 12. Husband of Ann Schroeder. Father of Sondra Bolte, Jim and Tony Schroeder. Brother of Helen Rudy. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of 11.

SOUTHERN, Robert D., 89, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, July 16. Father of Linda Flanders, Teresa Hamilton, Susan Rinne, C. Matthew, J. Eric, M. Anthony, Timothy and W. Thomas Southern. Grandfather of 15. Great-grandfather of six.

STOWE, Jamie, 31, St. Isidore the Farmer, Bristow, July 1. Mother of Kaylee Sanchez, Cain and Seven Whistle. Daughter of Alan Fetcher, Ron and Garnet Stowe.

THEOBALD, Joyce Ann, 74, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, July 5. Mother of Julie Wholey, Andy, Bob and Jerry Theobald. Grandmother of 11.

THOMPSON, Reatha Marie, 58, St. Mary, Greensburg, July 12. Wife of Robert Thompson. Mother of Matt and Robert Thompson. Daughter of Helen Meer. Sister of Malcom Meer.

UBELHOUR, Kandace, 61, Mary, Queen of Peace, Danville, June 27. Wife of Tom Ubelhour. Mother of Stacy Jeffries, Kristian and Matthew Mahan. Sister of Richard Breed, Kevin and Ron Kilmer. Grandmother of five.

UNRUH, Sarah E., 88, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, July 6. Mother of Loretta Broady, Nancy Lochner and Victor Unruh. Sister of Lucille Nixon. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of six.

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

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