September 14, 2012


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COLLINS, Helen E., 85, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, Aug. 19. Mother of Carol Routh, Chris Hendrickson, Sue Stouffer and Don Collins. Sister of Everett and Kenneth Wright. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of one.

COMBS, Lawrence, 74, St. Mary, Lanesville, Aug. 30. Husband of Phyllis Combs. Father of Anthony Combs. Brother of Leonard and Thomas Combs. Grandfather of three.

DALTON, William Harold, 85, Holy Family, Richmond, Aug. 25. Husband of Marie Dalton. Father of Gene and Ronnie Dalton. Brother of Glen Dalton. Grandfather of two. Great-grandfather of two.

DONOVAN, Frank, 81, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Aug. 27. Husband of Pat Donovan. Father of Julie, Frank and Patrick Donovan. Grandfather of four.

DONOVAN, Leah G., 99, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Aug. 26. Mother of Terrance Donovan. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of five.

FACKLER, Milton J., Sr., 80, St. Paul, Sellersburg, Aug. 23. Father of Angie Bowyer, Deborah, Dwayne and Joe Fackler. Brother of Jeanne Roby, Marilyn Stocksdale, Gerri Weatherall and Edwin Fackler Jr. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of seven.

FEENEY, Francis J., Jr., 82, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Aug. 26. Husband of Joan Feeney. Father of Nancy Baranyk, Susan Leonard, Kay Feeney-Caito, Ann and Robert Feeney. Grandfather of five.

FLETCHER, George Harry, 81, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Aug. 29. Husband of Eleanor (McClintock) Fletcher. Father of Gail Hayes and Bruce Fletcher. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of five.

HEINZE, Mary, 96, St. Mary, Lanesville, Aug. 9. Mother of Bernice Brock, Clara Foushee, Susan Gerth, Eileen Gross, Virginia Lilpop and Martha Schmelz. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 29. Great-great-grandmother of eight.

MASARIU, Evajean, 90, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Aug. 30. Mother of Marie Moran and Karla Richardson. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of four.

McATEE, Elizabeth C. (Haley), 104, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Aug. 22. Mother of Joan Johnson. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 27. Great-great-grandmother of six.

MOEBS, Betty Ann, 69, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Aug. 29. Wife of David Moebs. Mother of Heather Frank, Michele Mateja, Brian, Gregory and Matthew Moebs. Sister of Richard Rysdon. Grandmother of 13.

NORD, Louise M., 94, St. Meinrad, St. Meinrad, Aug. 31. Mother of Darlene Jahn, Marie Prepster, Edgar and Leroy Nord. Sister of Emil Wagner. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 20.

PADGETT, Daniel, D.D.S., 64, St. Paul, Sellersburg, Aug. 22. Husband of Mary Padgett. Father of Katherine Shahar, Craig and David Padgett. Son of Erma (Barber) Padgett. Brother of Jeannie Batchelor and William Padgett. Grandfather of three.

PATTERSON, Bertha P., 78, St. Anne, Hamburg, Aug. 28. Wife of Robert Patterson. Mother of Cindy Lamping, Bill, Dan and Mike Patterson. Sister of Rosina Lodge. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of seven.

PEAY, Rose Ann, 73, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyds Knobs, Aug. 28. Mother of Theresa Williams, Jennifer, Craig and Perry Peay. Sister of Helen Craig. Grandmother of two.

PETTIGREW, Angela L., 52, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, Aug. 18. Wife of Robert Pettigrew. Mother of Alexandria and Ryan Pettigrew. Stepmother of Robert Pettigrew II. Daughter of Frank Cushenberry. Sister of Victoria Seals.

PIERCE, Margaret A., 79, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Aug. 9. Mother of Lauralee Middleton, Suzanne Rauh, Anastasia, John, Mark, Patrick, Robert and William Pierce. Grandmother of seven.

PRICE, Gertrude Eileen (Maloney), 93, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Aug. 23. Mother of Pamela Blazic, Elizabeth Bussell, Ann Fruehman, Mary Jane Lee, Margaret Snyder, Kathleen, Daniel, John, Joseph, Lawrence, Michael, Patrick and Phillip Price. Sister of John Maloney. Grandmother of 33. Great-grandmother of 14.

PRUCE, Frank T., Jr., 31, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Aug. 7. Husband of Jennifer Simpson. Father of Ella and Mason Pruce. Son of Frank and Sue Pruce Sr. Brother of Jessica Morris.

QUIROGA, Manuela P., 81, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Aug. 9. Mother of Linda Belcher, Tess Jones, Mary, Christopher, Joseph, Juan and Reymundo Quiroga. Sister of Estefana Ochoa, Bruno, Hilario and Juan Pedrazza. Grandmother of 21. Great-grandmother of 22.

ROLF, George H., 79, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, Aug. 22. Husband of Eleanor Rolf. Father of Kathleen Buis, Teresa Cooper and Deanna Miller. Brother of Sarah, Aaron, Jim, John, Phillip, Tony and Walter Rolf. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of 11.

ROUSE, Walter L., 70, St. Rita, Indianapolis, Aug. 18. Husband of Domoni Rouse. Stepfather of Jamila Barney, Dawn, Kenneth and Leonard Rhem, Kaliah, Simonna and John Woodson. Brother of Barbara Wiggins. Grandfather of 20. Great-grandfather of eight.

RUHE, Edward J., 73, Annunciation, Brazil, Aug. 15. Husband of Gloria Ruhe. Father of Michelle Burk, Melissa McGlocklin, Denise Smith, Charlotte, Keith and Kevin Ruhe. Brother of Rosemary Bottorff, Alice Garland, Barbara Henning and James Ruhe. Grandfather of 10.

SUBLETT, Barbara J., 87, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Aug. 17. Mother of Michele Childs, James, John and Michael Sublett. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of three. †

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