March 29, 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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ALEXANDER, B. Joan, 90, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, March 8. Mother of Angelia Radel and Stephen Alexander. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 10.

RIEDEL BEAVIS, Kathryn L., 90, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, March 18. Mother of Janice Etter, Nancy Everly, Karen Gardner, David, Richard, Jr., and Thomas Riedel. Sister of Susie Blair and Jerry Miller. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 13.

CARMER, Judith A., 76, St. Ambrose, Seymour, March 8. Wife of Jerry Carmer. Mother of JoAnna Garrett, Jane Hays and Julie Otte. Sister of Deacon Lawrence French. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of five.

CLEARY, Paul, 86, St. Jude, Indianapolis, March 10. Husband of Marlene Cleary. Father of James, Jesse, Mark and Michael Cleary. Brother of Linda Maines, Carolyn Moulton, Betty Schmidt, David, Dick, Larry, Leo and Tom Cleary. Grandfather of 16. Great-grandfather of 12.

FIELDS, Richard E., 74, Christ the King, Indianapolis, March 11. Husband of Sandra Fields. Father of Sabrina White and Ross Fields. Grandfather of one.

FILBURN, Richard A., 88, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, March 11. Father of Cherrie Burch, Kim Donahue, Tish Kimbel and Michael Filburn. Brother of Jane Roth. Grandfather of eight.

FILLENWARTH, Marilyn A., 80, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, March 8. Mother of Diane Jeffries, Deborah Kappes, Linda, Bernard, Jr., Greg and Michael Fillenwarth. Sister of Peggy Kennedy and John Shepard. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of seven.

FISHER, Rosemary, 81, St. Louis, Batesville, March 10. Wife of William Fisher. Mother of Sandra Greenwell, Amy Jennings and Timothy Fisher. Sister of Louise Wells. Grandmother of four.

LAMPPERT, Robert A., 97, St. Anthony of Padua, Morris, March 17. Father of Pam Brown, Beverly Froman, Darlene Trusty and Dwight Lamppert. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of 10.

LOVELL, Mildred, 91, Holy Family, Oldenburg, March 13. Sister of Paul Haverkos. Aunt of several.

MALONE, Alvin L., 96, St. Mark, Perry County, March 14. Father of Dorothy Steen, Deann, Bob, Jerry, Joe, John, Pat and Paul Malone. Brother of Virginia Evans. Grandfather of 18. Great‑grandfather of 30.

MORRIS, Robert W., 72, St. Paul, Tell City, March 10. Husband of Anna Jane Morris. Father of Robin Mushinski and Dawn Williams. Brother of Patricia Hundley, Mary James, Debbie Vowles and Van Morris. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of six.

MULLIS, William J., 78, St. Augustine, Leopold, March 11. Husband of Charlene Mullis. Father of Pam Brown and Beth Hauser. Brother of Carolyn Dauby, Monica Sicard, Ann Wheatley, Benny, Gary, Merle and Rupert Mullis. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of 10.

ORSCHELL, Lee W., 82, St. Michael, Brookville, Feb. 21. Father of Sheri Seeley, Christie, Greg and Jeff Orschell. Grandfather of five.

SCHAUB, Louise V., 95, St. Roch, Indianapolis, March 11. Mother of Gregory Schaub. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 29. Great‑great-grandmother of two.

SCHINDLER, Minnie C., 78, St. Mary, Navilleton, March 16. Wife of Leon Schindler. Mother of Dana Chappell, Billy, Jr., Danny and Jeffrey Newkirk. Stepmother of Kathi Klotz, Jean Minter and Leon Schindler. Sister of Kenneth Poe. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of 17.

SULLIVAN, Paula, 67, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, March 10. Wife of Jim Sullivan. Mother of Elizabeth Griffin and Mark Hood. Stepmother of Anne Marie, Denise, Brian and James. Sister of Pamela and David Blankenship. Grandmother of five. Step‑grandmother of 11. Step‑great-grandmother of one.

WEHLAGE, Richard J., 84, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, March 8. Brother of Marjorie Henehan and Alice Kilgore. Uncle of several.

WELLS, Dolores (Nicodemus), 92, St. Mary, Greensburg, March 17. Mother of Catherine Alkire, Marilyn Padgett and Stephen Wells. Sister of Muriel Jelinek, Judith Schaefer, Donald and Paul Nicodemus. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of 12.

WITTKAMPER, Catherine J., 56, Immaculate Conception, Millhousen, March 8. Wife of Mark Wittkamper. Mother of Samantha, Stephanie and Nicholas Kohlman, Sophia and Brian Wittkamper. Sister of Jennifer Eads, Veronica Henderson, Ann Rolf, Linda Schuck, Flora and Suzie Wagner, Leonard and Matt Brancamp.

ZORE, Lisa A., 55, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, March 11. Mother of Nicole Zore. Sister of Jamalyn, Jonalyn and Jimmy John Zore. †

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