November 10, 2017


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ABEL, Richard D., 82, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Oct. 20. Father of Sara Hudson. Brother of Christopher and James Abel. Grandfather of two.

BASTIANELLI, Rosalie J., 87, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Oct. 23. Wife of Dominic Bastianelli. Mother of Jean Boeglin, Ann and Sam Bastianelli. Grandmother of four.

BATES, Thomas S., 64, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, Oct. 25. Husband of Katherine Bates. Father of Catherine Freund, Winnie O’Rourke, Raymond and Thomas Bates. Brother of Raymond Bates. Grandfather of seven.

BOSO, Mary (McGuire), 87, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Oct. 16. Mother of Catherine, Molly and Casper Boso. Grandmother of eight.

BRACKMAN, Mildred, 92, Holy Family, Oldenburg, Oct. 25. Mother of Helen Gillman, Edna Thompson and Urban Brackman. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of three.

BRINKMAN, Charles H. “Chuck”, 57, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Oct. 26. Husband of Barb Brinkman. Father of Robert and Steven Brinkman. Son of Charles and Carolyn Brinkman. Brother of Christine Brinkman.

CARDIS, Christopher A., 29, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Sept. 10. Son of Bill and Kim Dennis. Brother of Jacob Cardis. Grandson of Floyd and Donna Brown. Great-grandson of Mary Miller.

EDWARDS, Patrick J., 63, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Oct. 15. Father of Emily Edwards. Brother of Mary, Irvin and Michael Edwards.

GADDIE, Lorraine M. (Jones), 91, St. Rita, Indianapolis, Oct. 4. Mother of Sharrin Adams, Wanda Heslep, Karrin, Steven Sr. and William Gaddie. Grandmother of 28. Great-grandmother of 25. Great-great-grandmother of 14. Great-great-great-grandmother of 10.

KANE, Ann C. (McCann), 79, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Oct. 26. Mother of Maria Hodge, Elizabeth and Matthew Kane. Sister of Susie Dial and Maggie Schmidt. Grandmother of 10. Great‑grandmother of two.

KITCHIN, Jo Ann, 91, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Oct. 22. Mother of Mark, Timothy, Thomas and William Kitchin. Sister of Mary Louise Fienning and Charlotte Roberts. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 12.

LAMBERT, Mary Ann, 83, St. Paul, Tell City, Oct. 21. Wife of Walter Lambert. Mother of Jane Ann Cox, Amanda Lamar, Kathryn Pyle and Scott Lambert. Grandmother of eight. Great grandmother of 10.

LOBENSTEIN, Anna M., 78, All Saints, Dearborn County, Oct. 27. Mother of Kim Callahan, Tina and Jeff Lobenstein. Sister of Mary Gutzwiller, Jean Herman, Debbie Ward, Charlie and Joe Ihle. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of five.

MACKELL, Rosemary, 89, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Oct. 24. Wife of John Mackell. Mother of Kathy Taylor, Ann Wellington, Joe, Paul and Thomas Mackell. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of seven.

MELLE, Carl, 86, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Oct. 21. Husband of Ann Melle. Uncle of several.

MILLER, LeRoy, 81, St. Mary, New Albany, Oct. 20. Husband of Rose Marie Miller. Father of Laura Cronin, Theresa Ebersold, Madonna Moody, Robert and Steven Miller. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of nine.

RENNEKAMP, Heather D., 43, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Sept. 22. Wife of Daryl Rennekamp. Mother of Dylan Smith and Andrew Spurling. Step-mother of Christina and Karen Rennekamp. Daughter of Andrew Norris and Debra Norris. Step-daughter of Elizabeth Norris. Sister of Hope Fraser.

RHOADS, Amanda L., 37, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, Oct. 25. Wife of Ryan Rhoads. Mother of Clara and Lyla Rhoads. Daughter of Mark and Glenda Howe. Sister of Megan Huber and Matt Howe. Granddaughter of Sally Hren and Ima Jean Shoemaker.

WILLIAMS, Mary E., 70, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Oct. 19. Mother of Angela Lightcap. Sister of Martha Carlson, Cathy Ciresi, Margaret Rawls, Jim, Paul and Tom Hayes. Grandmother of seven.

ZAHND, Esther, 90, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Sept. 22. Mother of Patricia Proctor, Charles, Joseph and Paul Zahnd. Grandmother of six. Great‑grandmother of five. †

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