September 1, 2017


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.

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BAKER, Tresann, 86, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Aug. 10. Wife of Jack Baker. Mother of Joe Baker.

BATES, Catherine, 97, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, July 29. Mother of Elizabeth Beck, Barbara Kern, Cathleen Purcell and Carl Bates. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of 12.

BROOKS, Charles L., 92, St. Anne, New Castle, Aug. 15. Husband of Doris Addington-Brooks. Father of Elizabeth Whitmer, Dr. Katie and Hobie Brooks. Stepfather of Van Addington. Grandfather of two. Great-grandfather of one.

COY, Linda G. (Kimbley), 65, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, Aug. 12. Mother of Gail Morelock, Joe, Kevin and Tony Coy. Sister of Brenda Reinking, Bruce, Dean, George and Gus Kimbley. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of two.

CROSS, Earl A., 80, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, Aug. 3. Husband of Sharon Cross. Father of Deborah Grubbs and Randy Cross. Brother of Delores Benham, Joyce Meyer and David Cross. Grandfather of four.

DAVIS, Clifford N., 92, St. Gabriel, Connersville, 92, Aug. 13. Husband of Elsie Mae Davis. Father of Debra Wilkerson, Bill, Mike and Randy Davis. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of 15. Step-grandparent of several.

DE IULIO, Josephine, 82, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Aug. 16. Wife of Alfred De Iulio. Mother of Carol Wingham, Alfred and Michael De Iulio. Sister of Samuel Orsano. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of four.

DUMLAO, Barbara D. (Moore), 72, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Aug. 13. Mother of Gina Asher and Michael Dumlao. Sister of Donald and Robert Moore, Sr. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of five.

EAST, Nicholas D., 37, St. Ambrose, Seymour, Aug. 14. Father of Mallory and Nicholas East. Son of Deacon Michael and Charlotte East. Brother of Dawn Branaman, Robin Davidson and Jeff East. Uncle and great-uncle of several.

ENGLE, Jean A., 64, St. Anne, New Castle, Aug. 13. Wife of James Engle. Mother of Kathryn King, Jennifer Lyles-Dishman and Krystin Patterson. Stepmother of Rebecca Engle. Sister of Vickie Dickenson, Marie Ford, Mary Kubala, Priscilla Murray and Jim Pass. Grandmother of eight.

GERKE, Patricia G., 79, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, July 25. Mother of Mary Ann Campbell, Susan Renner, Greg, Kevin and Steven Gerke. Grandmother of 11.

HAGAN, George, 97, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Aug. 6. Uncle and great-uncle of several.

HARPENAU, Deborah A., 62, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Aug. 5. Wife of Marvin Harpenau. Sister of Leah Donahue and Gina Lambert. Aunt of one.

HARRISON, Phyllis Hueseman, 82, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, July 13. Mother of Douglas Hueseman. Stepmother of Holly Dunham. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of six.

HEILIG, Marcella, 92, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, July 5. Stepmother of Margo Heilig Jolly, Danny Lyons, Dan and Ron Heilig. Sister of Rosemary Vorbroker. Step-grandmother and step-great-grandmother of several.

HOBBS, Kathy J., 57, St. John Paul II, Clark County, Aug. 11. Wife of Ronnie Hobbs. Mother of Brittany and Bradley Hobbs. Daughter of James and Venita Lynch. Sister of Leigh Ann Jacobi and David Lynch. Half-sister of Lisa Arnoldy and Chris Carter. Grandmother of one. (Correction)

HUBER, Jerry, 85, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Aug. 16. Father of Alisa Allen and Michael Huber. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of one.

JONES, Charles, 84, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Aug. 14. Husband of Joyce Jones. Father of Katherine Tomlinson, Albert, David and Frank Jones. Brother of Betty and Catherine Jones. Grandfather of six.

KUNKEL, Blanche, 92, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Aug. 13. Mother of Karla Allen. Sister of Lucile Johnson and Irma Smith. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of seven.

LINGG, Dorothy, 92, All Saints, Dearborn County, Aug. 9. Wife of George Lingg. Mother of Mary Finn, Monica Wiggins and Judi Lingg. Grandmother of several.

MEEHAN, Aline J. (Golembiewski), 88, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Aug. 13. Mother of Cathleen Falkenthal, Eileen Mitrol, Maureen Northacker, Shannon, Martin, Michael, Robert and Thomas Meehan. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of six.

MORROW, David K., 88, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Aug. 21. Father of Jeff and Steve Morrow. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of six.

RAMSEY, Virginia, 91, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, July 27. Mother of Tina Wilson-Been, Holly Woodruff, Stephen and William Meyer. Stepmother of Kathy Keyes and Jane Wright. Grandmother and great-grandmother of several.

REHS, Karin R., 61, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, Aug. 13. Wife of Pete Rehs. Mother of Cory and Patrick Rehs. Sister of Katie Daniels, Ebie Gasperin, Kim Owens, Theresa, Mike, Pat and Terry Brennan.

RUDZINSKI, Mary J., 48, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Aug. 14. Wife of Randall Rudzinski. Mother of Rachel, Jacob and Kevin Rudzinski. Daughter of Donald and Claire Sementino. Sister of Dominic Sementino.

SCHAEFER, Catherine, 86, St. Meinrad, St. Meinrad, Aug. 11. Mother of Laural Gehlhausen, Anita Voegerl, Barry, David, Evan, George, Roger and Scott Schaefer. Sister of Irene Seitz. Grandmother of 15. Great‑grandmother of 18.

SCHWOEPPE, Louis, 77, St. Meinrad, St. Meinrad, Aug. 7. Husband of Lilian Schwoeppe. Father of Ginger Mullis and Rodney Schwoeppe. Brother of Mary Lou Weisman and Richard Schwoeppe. Grandfather of two.

SUMMERS, Thomas H., 78, St. Anne, New Castle, July 28. Brother of Gerald Summers. Uncle of several.

THOMPSON, Edward F., 77, Most Sorrowful Mother of God, Vevay, Aug. 14. Husband of Jeannie Thompson. Father of Elizabeth Barone, Lori Browning, Kelly May, Cindy Purnell, Michelle Ritch, Tracey, James and Robert Thompson. Grandfather of 19. Great-grandfather of 17.

ULLRICH, Billie L, 74, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, July 4. Wife of William Ullrich. Mother of Kim Hamilton, Tina Orellano, Eric and Mike Ullrich. Sister of Missy Krug, Sharon Reynolds and Terry Welch. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of three. †

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