November 22, 2013


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AGRESTA, Gwendolyn Marie, 82, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, Oct. 25. Mother of Katie Baxter, Mary Kappes, Francie Kight, Annie, Margie, James, Larry, Michael, Sam and Tony Agresta. Sister of Karen Jones. Grandmother of 27. Great-grandmother of 46.

BOTTOM, Christine L., 60, SS. Francis and Clare, Greenwood, Nov. 11. Wife of Carey Bottom. Mother of Shawn Bottom. Daughter of Kenneth Mayhan. Sister of Mark and Matt Mayhan. Grandmother of one.

BURLINGAME, Robert D., Sr., 91, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Oct. 30. Father of Connie Duffitt, Gloria Lee, Ed and Robert Burlingame. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of eight.

CARMACK, Robert P., 79, St. Rose of Lima, Franklin, Oct. 30. Husband of Joan Carmack. Father of Jo Ellen Ford, James, Jonathan and William Carmack. Brother of Betty Jane Upton and Harold Carmack. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of three.

CLARK, Janet Lee, 66, St. Andrew, Richmond, Nov. 6. Mother of Stephanie Pollitt. Stepmother of Shelly Norris and Darrel Clark. Daughter of Helen Liebert. Sister of Susan, John and Michael Liebert. Grandmother of seven.

EBERLE, Richard, 57, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Oct. 31. Father of Chris and Tim Eberle. Brother of Steve Eberle. Grandfather of five.

EVANS, Rosemary H., 103, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Oct. 24. Mother of Roseann Hamel-Harris, Frank, James, John and Leo Evans. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 30. Great-great-grandmother of one.

FRUEHWALD, Pearl M., 86, St. Paul, Tell City, Nov. 6. Aunt of several.

HEEDE, Marjorie P., 95, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Oct. 31. Mother of Linda Cress, James and Robert Heede. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of one.

HELLMAN, Cyrilla A., 91, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Nov. 10. Mother of David, Dennis and Jerry Hellman. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of 10. Great-great-grandmother of six.

INGRAM, Barbara Ann, 82, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Nov. 3. Mother of Mary Ann and John Ingram.

KEOUGH, Robert Joseph, 63, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Nov. 6. Brother of Daniel, John, Kevin and Timothy Keough.

LAKER, Anna M., 67, St. Mary, Rushville, Nov. 2. Wife of Donald Laker. Mother of Rosie Laker-Weber, Bonnie, Connie, Brian and James Laker. Grandmother of eight. Step-grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of three.

MARKS, Laverne (Beberdick), 90, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Oct. 29. Wife of Robert Nelson Marks. Stepmother of Kim Brinegar, David, John and Paul Marks.

MARTIN, Norma J., 85, Most Holy Name of Jesus, Beech Grove, Oct. 22. Mother of Cindy, David, Gary, Jim, Kevin and Les Martin.

McCOOL, Clara (Gerkin), 95, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Nov. 8. Mother of Emmy Gray, Ann Henson and Sandi Miller. Sister of Rose Ann Born. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of two.

MILES, Bernadette Ann, infant, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Oct. 25. Daughter of Lee and Tricia Miles. Sister of Marcella, Callum and Niccolo Miles. Granddaughter of Alan and Treva Miles and Victor and Carla Pagani.

MILLS, Agnes T., 82, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Nov. 6. Mother of Dawn Ridge, Sherry Wilson, Dennis, Ray and Richard Mills. Sister of Bud Campbell. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 10.

NADERMAN, Joseph H., 66, Immaculate Conception, Millhousen, Nov. 5. Cousin of several.

PARKER, Violeta E., 55, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Nov. 7. Wife of Greg Parker. Mother of GeeAnn and Gerard Parker. Grandmother of one.

RAMSEY, Joan M., 87, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Nov. 1. Mother of Karen Quinn-Folzenlogel, Kathleen Quinn-Young and Julianne Ramsey Bidwell. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of 10.

RENNIE, Justin, 66, St. Augustine, Leopold, Sept. 8. Husband of Betty Sue Rennie. Father of Beth McClane, Donna, Nancy and Charles Rennie.

SMITH, Rosetta E. (Hess), 92, Holy Family, New Albany, Nov. 2. Mother of Phyllis Andres, Denise Bomersbach, Darlene Schy, Karen Thomas, Dick, Jerry, Jim and Juder Smith. Sister of Irene and Marcella Naville. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of 22.

STROBEL, Mary L., St. Pius V., Troy, 82, Nov. 7. Wife of Urban Strobel. Mother of Joanie Howland, Lee Ann Huebschman, Bernie, Dennis and Michael Strobel. Sister of Jean Gleann and Rita Northcott. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of six.

THOMPSON, Elizabeth J., 88, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Oct. 16. Wife of Don Thompson. Mother of Carol Stumpf. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of two.

VENDELY, Bill, 96, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Nov. 4. Father of Margaret, Patricia, Theresa, Edward and Tony Vendely. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of eight. †

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