June 28, 2019


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ABELLADA, Gabriel G., 102, St. Mary, Greensburg, June 16. Husband of Teodora Esteliea. Father of Thelma DelaCruz, Estrelita Kintanar, Nancy Lontok, Alfredo and Mario Abellada. Grandfather and great-grandfather of several.

BOYER, Patricia L. (Gunning), 80, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, April 30. Wife of Robert Boyer. Mother of Christina Baker and John Boyer. Sister of Jeanne Virgin. Grandmother of one.

BRADFIELD, Waltraud, 96, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, Dec. 26, 2018. Father of Linda Eickmann and Dixie Norris. Brother of Liselotte Mueller. Grandfather of one.

BUECHLER, Herman E., 89, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, June 13. Husband of Doris Buechler. Father of Debbie Nungester, Shelly Stephenson and Dennis Buechler. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of two.

CONDER, Patrick, 52, St. Mary, Lanesville, June 12. Husband of Mary Jo Conder. Father of Hannah and Bryant Conder. Son of Rama Conder. Brother of Elizabeth Bentley, Dennis and Timothy Conder.

CASTELLANOS, Trinidad Guillen, 75, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, March 12. Father of Carolina Clemente, Leonel and Nelson Guillen. Brother of Brigida, Dolores, Petra, Faustino and Gumaro Guillen Castellanos. Grandfather of six.

DANNENBRINK, Albert H., 78, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, Jan. 1. Husband of Mary Jo Dannenbrink. Father of Kim Beecher, Katheleen, Kevin, Kirt and Kristopher Dannenbrink. Brother of Tona Schrecongost. Grandfather of five. Great‑grandfather of two.

DIGIOVANNI, Josephine B., 90, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, June 13. Mother of Anna Scudder, Gina, Anthony, John and Nichols DiGiovanni. Sister of Geraldine Casablanca and Marlene Valeriote. Grandmother of nine. Great‑grandmother of 14.

ECKERT, Viola M., 90, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, June 12. Mother of Sandra Bragg, Donna Cunningham, Mary Everage, Brenda Patterson, Sharon Rush, Mark and Steven Eckert. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 21.

HALL, Joan S., 86, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, June 15. Mother of Michael and Phillip Hall. Grandmother of two.

HALL, Matthew J., 63, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 26. Husband of Rachel Graham. Father of Marc and Raymond Hall‑Graham. Brother of Elizabeth and Father John Hall.

HEIS, John, Sr., 73, St. Michael, Brookville, May 5. Husband of Barbara Heis. Father of Angela Ripperger, James, John, Jr., and Joshua Heis. Brother of Betty Ashcraft, Ruth Ann Ketron, Rose Mallory, Father Clarence, Donald and Elmer Heis. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of two.

HOEING, James L., 62, St. Mary, Rushville, June 15. Husband of Pamela Hoeing. Father of Allision Collins, Amy Robbins and Adam Hoeing. Son of Wilbur Hoeing. Brother of David, Donald, Kenneth, Kevin, Mark, Mike and Richard Hoeing. Grandfather of four.

KELLER, Mary M., 97, St. Anne, New Castle, May 31. Mother of Sheila Roberts, Jerry and Larry Keller. Grandmother of four. Great‑grandmother of 12.

MEYER, James A., 77, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Millhousen, June 17. Husband of Rita Meyer. Father of Kelli Cobler and Kevin Meyer. Brother of William Meyer. Grandfather of four.

MONTOYA, Luis Meza, 74, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, March 4. Husband of Antonia Garcia Cruz.

MOSEY, Stephen, 63, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, June 18. Husband of Andrea Mosey. Father of Whitney Mosey-Russell, Bailey and Samuel Mosey. Brother of Christina Dodds, Suzanne Henley, Carol Svarczkopf and George Mosey. Grandfather of one. Step-grandfather of two.

PAHL, George H., 72, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, June 2. Husband of Norma Pahl. Father of Darcy and Bryan Pahl. Grandfather of eight. Great‑grandfather of one.

REYES ECHEVERRIA, Maria, 67, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, April 5. Mother of Reyna Cruz.

RIDDLE, Mary, 83, St. Paul, Tell City, June 14. Mother of Stacy Hagman. Sister of Mary Blunk, Joyce Holman, Linda Peter, Jerry, Joe and Paul Pund. Grandmother of four. Great‑grandmother of one.

SAUCERMAN, Violet A., 81, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, March 7. Mother of Jane Graham, Janet Jeffries, June Ploughe, Mary Winters, Jason, Jeff, Jerry, John, Joseph, Justin and Richard Saucerman. Sister of Mary Ostrum and Jim McCarter. Grandmother of 27. Great-grandmother of 14.

SANCHEZ, Juan Castillo, 62, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, April 17. Husband of Rosalba Quirarte.

WRIGHT, Aline R., 87, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, June 12. Wife of Hobert Wright. Mother of Janie Miller, Joyce Ann Nolot and Steve Wright. Grandmother of five. Great‑grandmother of five. †

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