March 15, 2019


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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BARNHART, Mary C. (Denzio), 85, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Feb. 13. Mother of Steven Barnhart. Sister of Nancy Parker and Larry Denzio. Grandmother of one.

BOHMAN, Roy F., 77, St. Maurice, Napoleon, Feb. 28. Father of Joann Dominquez, Anna and Albert Bohman. Brother of Arthur, Carl, David and George Bohman. Grandfather of three. Great‑grandfather of six.

DELL, Peggy C., 92, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Feb. 14. Mother of Colleen Silverberg, Mike, Nick and Tom Dell. Grandmother of six. Great‑grandmother of eight.

ETIENNE, Catherine, 99, St. Augustine, Leopold, Feb. 15. Aunt of several.

FANGER, Shirley M., 83, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, March 2. Mother of Mary Beth Frye, Kattie Johnson, Mollie Watson, Noreen and Michael Fanger. Sister of Jack Donlon. Grandmother of 15. Great‑grandmother of one.

FOX, Mildred, 97, All Saints, Dearborn County, Feb. 25. Mother of Darlene Callaway. Sister of Marion Gutzwiller and Bob Gindling. Grandmother of one. Great-grandmother of four.

FREIBERGER, Evans J., 86, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Feb. 28. Father of Charles and Duane Freiberger. Brother of Eugene and Omer Freiberger. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of four.

HERBER, Renate, 81, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Feb. 20. Mother of Ingrid Lee, Kristina Shures, Jason and Ron Herber. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of two.

HIBBELN, Carolyn, 78, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Feb. 28. Mother of Michelle McClellan and Matt Hibbeln. Sister of Ila Rae, Terri and Trish. Grandmother of six.

KOTTLOWSKI, Donald W., 68, St. Michael, Greenfield, Feb. 17. Husband of Rosemarie Kottlowski. Father of Andrew, Steven, Thomas and Timothy Kottlowski. Brother of Daniel, Randy and Roger Kottlowski. Grandfather of five.

MAURER, Kenneth R., 38, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Feb. 28. Husband of Lisa Maurer. Father of Ralyn and Isaiah Maurer. Son of Kenneth and Judy Maurer. Brother of Maria Tinkle, Brian, Gary and Mikey Maurer.

MITCHELL, Mildred E., 97, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Feb. 23. Mother of Sharon Tetreault, Susan Young, Bob and John Mitchell. Sister of Marilyn Lee. Grandmother of 17. Great‑grandmother of 22. Great‑great-grandmother of 10.

NESTER, Pauline, 100, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Jan. 25. Mother of Donald, Robert and William Nester. Sister of Louise Goddard. Grandmother of nine. Great‑grandmother of 10.

PAGE, Vernie R., 94, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, Feb. 23. Father of Carol, Dave and Steve Page. Grandfather of three. Great‑grandfather of five.

RIDENER, James, 72, St. Augustine, Leopold, Feb. 5. Husband of Melody Ridener. Father of Sabrina Sleppy, Shane Ernst, Aaron and Chris Ridener. Brother of Lois Dunn, Delores Rohl, Carolyn Sommers, Bob and Chuck Ridener. Grandfather of seven.

WARREN, Jr., James E., 23, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Feb. 22. Son of James Warren, Sr., and Ruthann Parmerlee. Brother of Jamie and Maebre Warren. Grandson of Ruth Parmerlee. †

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