May 17, 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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AMBERGER, Irma G., 100, Holy Family, Oldenburg, May 5. Mother of Mary Best, Marcia Luers and Jean Miller. Grandmother of 14. Great‑grandmother of 42. Great‑great-grandmother of 26.

BELVIY, William M., 89, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, May 4. Husband of Mary Belviy. Father of Julie Rogers and Tom Belviy. Brother of Linda Ford and Gloria Rosenberger. Grandfather of two.

BILLMAN, Kerri, 46, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, April 14. Mother of Jeremy Billman. Daughter of Ed and Martine Billman. Sister of Kathy Bouchez, James and John Billman. Grandmother of one.

BULLINGTON, Daniel J., Sr., 88, St. Mary, New Albany, April 18. Husband of Patricia Bullington. Father of Richard Targonski, Dan and Jon Bullington. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of three.

EHRGOTT, Richard M., 66, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, April 15. Father of Margaret and Richard Ehrgott. Brother of Mary Clevenger, John and Steve Ehrgott.

ELDER, Angela, 52, St. Mary, Lanesville, April 28. Wife of Mark Elder. Mother of Alexis, Holly, Marissa, Pamela and Thomas Elder. Daughter of John and Nancy Walter. Sister of Jo Anne Baker, Diana Kerr, Denise Sanders, Bobby, Jim, Michael, Tom and Tony Walter. Grandmother of one.

ELSTRO, Dolores R., 103, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, May 1. Mother of Larry and Paul Elstro. Sister of Marjorie Dickey. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of four.

KNIGHT, Stanley D., 71, St. John the Apostle, Bloomington, March 13. Husband of Marlene Knight. Father of Eric and Paul O’Dell, Liz, Rachel and Scott Knight. Brother of Valerie Bourland, Clarice, Doug, Eric and Greg Knight. Grandfather of one.

KUEBEL, Anna M., 93, All Saints, Dearborn County, May 5. Sister of Gerald Huffman. Aunt, great-aunt and great-great-aunt of several.

MASON, Charles F., 91, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, April 28. Husband of Dorothy Mason. Father of Mary, Richard, Robert, Dr. Thomas and Warren Mason. Brother of Ralph Mason. Grandfather of eight.

MCGUINNESS, Mary T. (McKenna), 94, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, April 16. Mother of Mary Boland, Bernard, Jr., Kevin and Patrick McGuinness. Grandmother of 10. Great‑grandmother of eight.

O’DONNELL, Donna M., 80, Christ the King, Indianapolis, April 24. Mother of Kevin O’Donnell. Sister of Kathy Turpin. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of one.

O’NEIL, Dr. Dana C., 58, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, April 18. Husband of Gail O’Neil. Father of Faith and Grant O’Neil. Brother of Renee, Darin, Rod, Stanley, Stuart, Trent and Treva O’Neil. Grandfather of one.

ROSNER, Zia M. (Evard), 89, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, May 3. Mother of Zita Jo Carroll, Daniel, David, Paul and Rob Rosner. Sister of Mary Patterson, Benedictine Sister Virginia and Joe Evard. Grandmother of 12. Great‑grandmother of seven.

SCHAEFER, Robert T., 88, St. Louis, Batesville, May 3. Father of Shelly Hellmich, Theresa and Lawrence Schaefer. Brother of Rosemary Conrad, Harry and Lester Schaefer. Grandfather of six. Great‑grandfather of eight.

SCHREINER, Robert J., 94, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, April 21. Husband of Norma Schreiner. Father of Diane Seitz and Michael Schreiner. Grandfather of four.

SEIPEL, Joan, 91, St. Mary, Lanesville, May 2. Wife of Dr. Stanley Seipel. Mother of Ann Hudgins, Helen Lhotka, Martha Wingate, Jane, Mary, Benedictine Brother Brendan and Dr. Joseph Seipel. Grandmother of 12. Great‑grandfather of four.

STOCKELMAN, Michael R., 54, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, May 2. Husband of Sandra Stockelman. Father of Molly and Jacob Stockelman. Son of Hazel Stockelman. Brother of Daniel Stockelman.

SULLIVAN, Paul R., 83, St. John the Apostle, Bloomington, April 9. Husband of Jan Sullivan. Father of Linda Runyon, Kelly Staggs and Michael Sullivan. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of one.

TALLENT, Eric, 39, St. Mary, Rushville, May 1. Son of Julie Haley. Brother of Gus Haley and Andy Tallent. Grandson of Gloria Bunch. Uncle of two.

THOMAS, Rosemary K., 91, St. Anne, New Castle, April 23. Mother of Evelyn Keller, Michael and William Thomas. Sister of Albert Kuntemeier. Grandmother of five. †

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