December 7, 2012


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FAULKNER, Dorothy, 86, St. Paul, Tell City, Nov. 21. Wife of Albert Faulkner. Mother of Sharon Baer, Theresa Button, Susan Doyle, Patty Hahus, Albert Jr. and Andrew Faulkner. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of nine.

FEATHERLING, Mia Isabella, infant, Annunciation, Brazil, Nov. 8. Daughter of Michael and Lindsay (Buerster) Featherling. Sister of Mary-Claire Featherling. Granddaughter of Paul and Michele Buerster, Thomas Featherling and Ellen Woolum. Step-granddaughter of Linda Featherling and Robert Woolum. Great-granddaughter of Betty Allen, Doris Featherling and Georgia Redford.

GADOMSKI, Diane (Kodera), 80, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Nov. 12. Wife of Robert Gadomski. Mother of Gary, Guy and Roy Gadomski. Sister of Jean Amrhein. Grandmother of seven. Step-grandmother of three. Step-great-grandmother of four.

HERMAN, Mary Patricia, 85, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Nov. 16. Wife of Donald Herman. Mother of Kathi Davis, Dan, Jim, Steve and Tom Herman. Sister of Tom Shildmyer. Grandmother of 13.

JONES, James C., 69, St. Michael, Bradford, Nov. 23. Husband of Linda Kay (Ems) Jones. Father of Megan Heier, Jennifer Shelton, Kelly Thompson and Ryan Jones. Brother of Janice Chipps, Judy Nelson, Joanne and Chris Jones. Grandfather of four.

KRUPP, Jeanne E., 85, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Nov. 17. Mother of Carol Irrgang, James and Robert Krupp. Grandmother of two. Step-grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of one.

LINEHAN, John J., 91, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Nov. 14. Father of Jeff Linehan. Grandfather of two.

ORSCHELL, Nathan E., 73, St. Michael, Brookville, Nov. 15. Husband of Eileen Orschell. Father of Renee Ertel, Karen Montag, Cyndi Peterson, David and Michael Orschell. Brother of Lee Orschell. Grandfather of 11.

RINGEMAN, Virginia, 85, St. Meinrad, St. Meinrad, Nov. 13. Wife of Othmar Ringeman. Mother of Donna Balbach, Becky Polster, Kenneth, Mike and Steve Ringeman. Sister of Nellie Holtzman and Adeline Rhea. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of eight.

SCHANZ, David F., II, 34, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Nov. 10. Son of David and Lynne Schanz. Brother of Leah Fisher and Nick Schanz. Grandson of Floyd Schanz. Uncle of several.

SELLERS, Eltheda Marie, 87, St. Mary, Navilleton, Nov. 17. Mother of Anita Bachman, Paula Robinson, Gary, Frank, Jeff, Richard and William Sellers. Sister of Jean Brisaber, Betty Grim, Artie Jennings, Juanita Neville, Bernard, Ivan and Ronald Broadus. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of 18.

SHAW, Wilma, 90, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Nov. 11. Mother of Michele Carroll, Cynthia Hruska and Bernie Shaw Jr. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of seven. Great-great-grandmother of one.

TODD, William Patrick, 62, St. Mary, Rushville, Nov. 13. Husband of Diana Todd. Father of Angela Jacobus and Matthew Todd. Son of Martha Todd. Brother of Cathy Coffman, Ann Curtis, Susie Fooksman, Peggy Mull, Rosie Osborne, Janie Starkey, David, James and John Todd. Grandfather of four.

WAGNER, John, 92, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Nov. 10. Father of Sandra Picket, Victoria Scott, Andrew and Michael Wagner. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of 12.

WENNING, Louis, 80, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, Nov. 8. Father of Celeste Hook, Sheila Leugers, Karen Stellick, Eileen Williams, Chuck and Kevin Wenning. Brother of Marjorie Herbert and Leo Wenning. Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of 10.

WILSON, Camilla F., 91, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, Nov. 9. Wife of Gordon Wilson. Mother of Rosemary Lewis, Janet Ransdell, Margaret Summerville, James and Robert Wilson. Sister of Patricia Kenning. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 17.

YELINEK, Amelia Louise, 77, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Nov. 25. Mother of Barb Louis, Jerry, Steve and Tom Yelinek. Sister of Colette Niccoli. Grandmother of three.

ZADROZNA-FISZMAN, Alicija, 90, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Oct. 25. Mother of Ania O’Brien. Grandmother of one.

ZISHKA, Duane, 60, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Oct. 20. Husband of Sharon (Hamm) Zishka. Father of Anthony and Timothy Zishka. Brother of Anne and Kennan Zishka.

ZUNK, Vera R., St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Nov. 17. Mother of David, Frank, Michael and Thomas Zunk. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of five. †

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