September 27, 2013


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AYERS, James R., 69, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Sept. 10. Husband of Janet Ayers. Father of Andrew Ayers. Brother of Gene Ayers.

CAMP William H., 99, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, Sept. 2. Father of Helen Curry, Carolyn Henry, William Jr. and Tommy Camp. Brother of Ruth Harris and Mozell Hill. Grandfather of several. Great-grandfather of several.

CARROLL, Thomas Joseph, 71, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Sept. 15. Husband of Linda Carroll. Father of Julie McGinnis, Tracy Nondorf, Megan and Todd Carroll. Brother of Mary Bush and Patricia Casler. Grandfather of 13.

GAROFOLA, Patricia Jo, 75, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Aug. 27. Wife of Joseph Garofola. Mother of Tracy and Timothy Garofola. Sister of Debbie George, Charlene, Randy and Tommy Srygley. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of two.

HAGAN, Joann E., 83, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Sept. 14. Mother of Diane O’Connor, Kevin and Pat Hagan. Sister of Judy Crooke, Donna, David and James Fyffe. Grandmother of six.

HAGEDORN, Walter R., 93, St. Paul, Tell City, Sept. 6. Father of Michael and Walter Hagedorn. Brother of Jeanette Schaefer, James and Louis Hagedorn. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of eight.

HARBESON, Donald L., Sr., 84, St. Mary, Lanesville, Sept. 11. Father of Mary Smith, Donald Jr., Kevin, Neil, Roger and Thomas Harbeson. Brother of Joe Harbeson. Grandfather of 15. Great-grandfather of six.

HENGGELER, Mary, 74, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Sept. 11. Wife of Marvin Henggeler. Sister of Cathy Trawinski.

HOFFMEIER, Robert Anthony, 82, St. Martin, Yorkville, Sept. 16. Husband of Joan (Bulach) Hoffmeier. Brother of Ethel Bonomini, Anna Jo Kirchgassner and Ruth Martini.

KILEY, Robert D., 77, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Sept. 10. Husband of Lois Kiley. Father of Kristen Anderson, Greg and Scott Kiley. Grandfather of eight.

KILGORE, Ronald O., 77, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, Sept. 16. Husband of Alice (Wehlage) Kilgore. Father of Amy Harris and Heather Kilgore. Brother of Karen Fulk, Dorthea Nicholas and Norma Presnell. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of two.

KLEMASZEWSKI, Mary Alice, 92, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Sept. 5. Mother of Don and Lars Purdue. Sister of Lela Summers. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of 12.

KNIGHT, Claire L., 72, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Sept. 8. Wife of Dennis Knight. Mother of Jennifer Banks and James Knight. Sister of Theresa Bareither, Annette Beesting, Phyllis Collins, Janet Glendening, Suann Southwick and Joseph Duennes. Grandmother of three.

LANCASTER, Ralph O., 79, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Sept. 18. Husband of Martha Lancaster. Father of Jane Craig, Donna Liebrandt, Linda Stevens and Ed Lancaster. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of five.

NAVARRA, Helen C., 83, St. Mary, Greensburg, Sept 13. Mother of Paula Bueno, Tricia Burkhart, Anna Edmundson, Julia Hunter and Laura Ricke. Sister of Norbert Harpring. Grandmother of 10.

PAYNE, Bertha M., 93, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Sept. 10. Mother of Regina Aebersold, Paula DeMuth and Vicky Seelye. Sister of Lorena Curtsinger, Viola DeVore and Jake Engle. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of six.

PFOHL, George, 84, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Sept. 15. Husband of Jo Ann Pfohl. Father of Debra Bishop, Denise Rendell, Diana Spears, William Crosier and David Pfohl. Brother of Molly Sparks. Grandfather of 10. Great-grandfather of eight. Great-great-grandfather of one.

PRUITT, Marilyn Joan, 81, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, Sept. 8. Mother of Deniese Heidelberger, Alan, Don, Mike and Paul Pruitt. Sister of Connie Lillicotch. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of seven.

ROSENFELD, Charlene S., 70, St. Vincent de Paul, Shelby County, Sept. 10. Wife of Thomas Rosenfeld. Mother of Scott and Todd Rosenfeld. Sister of Bette Jo Hunt. Grandmother of two.

SCARINGE, Michael James, 54, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Sept. 9. Husband of Tina Scaringe. Father of Kelsie and Jared Scaringe. Son of Helen Scaringe. Brother of Karen Powell, Donna Vittorio and Patrick Scaringe.

SCHEIB, Jeanette M., 95, St. Bernadette, Indianapolis, Sept. 16. Mother of Suzette Miller, Diane, Gary, Kevin and Mark Scheib. Sister of Germaine Costa. Grandmother of four.

SCHICKEL, Joseph, 74, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Sept. 11. Husband of Juanita Schickel. Father of Wendy Kaiser and Dianna Kusters. Brother of Jackie Brannon, David and Robert Schickel. Grandfather of five.

SCHILLING, Gregory L., 65, SS. Francis and Clare, Greenwood, Sept. 12. Husband of Patty Schilling. Father of Stephanie Ratay and Peter Schilling. Stepfather of Jason and Travis Fuchs. Brother of Gail Fisher. Grandfather of 12.

SCHOETTLE, Fredrick J., 74, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Sept. 20. Husband of Sonja (O’Brien) Schoettle. Father of Lora McKeand, Karen Parson, Chris, John and William Schoettle. Brother of Mary Beth Bowling, Perley Bowling, Helen Gilkey, Theresa Hull, Susie Thornburg, David, Jeff, Jim, Mark, Mike, Ned and Paul Schoettle. Grandfather of 19. Great-grandfather of three.

SCOTT, Joyce, 69, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Sept. 6. Sister of Jo Dunaway, Myrna Johnson and Judy Sharp.

SUMNER, Anna Mae, 83, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, Sept. 13.

THOMPSON, Donald E., 78, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, Sept. 5. Husband of Mary Rose (Book) Thompson. Father of Dawn Thompson. Brother of Vickie Browning, Judy Marcell, Charles and John Thompson.

VOLK, Edith M., 97, St. Michael, Brookville, Sept. 8. Mother of Charles and William Volk. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of 12.

WALKER, Donald E., 82, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Sept. 16. Husband of Suzanne Walker. Father of Michele Tooley, Martine Wright, Mark and Matthew Walker. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of one. †

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