October 5, 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.

Submit an obituary here (parishes and funeral homes only)

ARKINS, Thomas J., 63, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Sept. 18. Husband of Kathy Arkins. Father of Adam, Austin, Bryan, Casey, Jason and Thomas Arkins. Brother of Carolyn Kinney. Grandfather of nine.

BARNES, Martha E., 86, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Sept. 19. Mother of Georgianna Wright. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of 10.

BARTZ, James Lawrence, 89, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Sept. 19. Husband of Elizabeth Bartz. Father of Kathleen Arbuckle, Susan Flanagan, Laura Huber, Jerome, Jim, John and Kevin Bartz. Grandfather of 16.

BURKHART, Carl Joseph, 75, St. Michael, Greenfield, Sept. 10. Husband of Elizabeth (Ley) Burkhart. Father of Deanna Fox, Kathy Shields, Patricia Spaulding, Regina Treash and Michael Burkhart. Brother of Luella Feldman, Charles and William Burkhart. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of 10.

CURTIS, Delores M. (Grant) Walston, Spaulding, 83, St. Mary, Lanesville, Sept. 17. Mother of Diane Coddington, Jerrie Earls, Tina Lacey, Karen McMahan, Tammy Nay, Willie Spaulding, Jody Zapata, David, Pat, Mike and Vincent Walston. Sister of Peachie Cox and JoAnn Hartz. Grandmother of 32. Great-grandmother of 56. Great-great-grandmother of one.

GRUBB, Herbert E., Jr., 79, St. Louis, Batesville, Sept. 20. Husband of Mary (Mischler) Grubb. Father of Jean Marie Patterson, David, Herbert III, Michael and Robert Grubb. Brother of Donald and Richard Grubb. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of seven.

HARMON, Nula A., 78, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Sept. 17. Mother of Julie Ferrucci, Joseph III, Michael and Nicholas Harmon. Sister of Catherine Dugar, Carol, Joseph, Michael, Spiro and Stephen Purichia. Grandmother of 10.

HENSELY, Mary Elizabeth, 92, St. Denis, Jennings County, Sept. 11. Mother of Sharon Brubaker, Barbara Irani, Patti Witkemper, Jimmy Vannatta, David and Mike Hensley. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 17.

HOLLKAMP, George Patrick, 70, St. Joseph, Clark County, Sept. 16. Husband of Ivy Hollkamp. Father of Patty Bringle and Barbara Renners. Brother of Phyllis Burkholder, Wilma Smith, Elizabeth Williams, Norma and Eugene Hollkamp. Grandfather of three.

HOPKINS, Sherry R., 72, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, Sept. 1. Mother of Gerald Shaffer. Sister of Laquita Anderson, Rita Burns, Rainelle Fletcher, Jane Harden, Leah Miller, Marsha Nelson and Phillip Williams. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of 13.

KENNEDY, Evelyn Marie, 100, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Sept. 19. Mother of Lynda Bates, Jane Finn, Kathy Jones, Larry and Philip Kennedy. Sister of Betty Bush and Edna Koontz. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of 29.

KIMBALL, Lloyd M., 81, St. Paul, New Alsace, Sept. 7. Father of Mark and Ronald Kimball. Stepfather of Cathy Glatt and Rebecca Hartung. Brother of Jeannette Opp. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of one.

KRESS, Marie, 94, St. Paul, Tell City, Sept. 18. Mother of Joe Kress. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of two.

LEONARD, Dennis E., 64, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Aug. 19. Husband of Henrietta Leonard. Father of Lyndi and Dustin Leonard. Son of Helen Leonard.

LIGON, Tyler Scott, 25, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Aug. 14. Father of Rayanah Ligon. Son of Scott and Tytiana Ligon.

LYON, William Guy, 69, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Aug. 28. Father of Anthony and Gregory Lyon. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of two.

LUKEN, Bertrand H., 85, St. Mary, Greensburg, Sept. 21. Husband of Mary Ann Luken. Father of Linda Reiger, Bill, Jim, Mike and Tom Luken. Brother of Rita Burkert, Marian Hunter, Dorothy Overpeck and Kenneth Luken. Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of 15.

McCARTHY, John H., 96, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Sept. 15. Husband of Helen McCarthy. Stepfather of Janet Gillett. Uncle of one.

McKEEMAN, Rex, 75, St. Michael, Greenfield, Sept. 1. Father of Cathy Boso, Mary Houck, Kelly Wilson, Matt and Robert McKeeman. Brother of Margie Brooks, Bonnie Welbaum, Bill, Donnie and Joe McKeeman. Grandfather of 11.

McQUEEN, Maureen F., 71, St. Bernadette, Indianapolis, Aug. 29. Wife of Richard McQueen. Mother of Jeff McQueen. Daugher of Maurice and Esther Fitzpatrick. Sister of Marcia Anderson, Sharon Huber, Sandy Zander, Brian and Dennis Fitzpatrick. Grandmother of one.

MEYER, Matilda, 90, St. Paul, Sellersburg, Aug. 29. Mother of David, Donald, Joseph and Paul Meyer. Sister of Helen Meyer, Charlie, Henry, Joseph, Michael and Steve Rothbauer. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 20. Great-great-grandmother of four.

MOORE, Kenneth, 102, St. Mary, Richmond, Sept. 11. Father of Gary and Terry Brown. Stepfather of John Brown. Brother of Vera Moore. Grandfather of two.

MOORE, Mary Lucille, 79, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Aug. 24. Mother of Marianne Hyden, Angie Lear, Terri Vance, Deb and Charley Moore. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of nine.

NARWOLD, Raymond G., 84, St. Louis, Batesville, Sept. 14. Husband of Rosella (Obermeyer) Narwold. Father of Barbara Stapp and Lawrence Narwold. Brother of Pearl Lauber. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of one.

RISICO, Judy L., 73, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Sept. 7. Mother of Susan and Richard Williams III. Sister of William Schoening Jr. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of two.

ROUCK, Twila M., 94, St. Mary, New Albany, Sept. 9. Mother of Phyllis Ehalt, Rosemary Spray, Katherine Zahnd and Richard Rouck. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 14.

SALYERS, John, 83, American Martyrs, Scottsburg, Sept. 11. Husband of Janet (Holznecht) Salyers. Father of Lauri Neitherton, Sharon Perry, Heidi Turner, Lisa Verellen, Kim, Joseph Bodenbender, John, Kevin, Michael, Paul and R. David Salyers. Grandfather of 44. Great-grandfather of 23.

SCHROEDER, Dianne K., 67, St. Martin, Yorkville, Sept. 7. Wife of Edward Schroeder. Mother of Cynthia Yost and Deborah Welsh. Sister of Edward Krebs. Grandmother of two.

SCHROEDER, Robert, 88, St. Mary, New Albany, July 12. Husband of Anna Schroeder. Father of Sondra Bolte, Anthony and James Schroeder. Brother of Helen Rudy. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of 13.

SENZIG, Maynard Eugene, 85, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Aug. 22. Husband of Pauline Senzig. Father of Maggie Cyphers, Patricia Duncan, Laura Ehalt, Rob Hochadel, Susan Quesenbery and Lynn Wilson. Brother of Richard Senzig. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of nine.

SHEEHAN, George Louis, 93, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, June 26. Husband of Doris (Liebert) Sheehan. Father of Carol Pogoni, Terri Strouse, Eileen, Maureen and Michael Sheehan. Brother of Charles Sheehan. Grandfather of one.

SMITH, Deanna R., 72, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Sept. 12. Wife of Shelby Smith. Mother of Lori Fenwick, Julie Ford, Caroline Krouse, David and Gary Smith. Sister of Earlene Dean, Ruthie King, Vada Thomas and Alvin Leidolf. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of five.

THOMAS, Jimmie Dean, 69, St. Joseph, Clark County, Aug. 28. Husband of Clora Thomas. Father of Chad, Christopher and Shawn Thomas. Brother of two. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of two. †

Local site Links:

Like this story? Then share it!