July 26, 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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ALTIZER, Robert, 84, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, July 4. Husband of Rosemary Altizer. Father of Eric Phillips, Adam, Tim and Todd Altizer.

BREEDLOVE, Mary Beth, 68, Immaculate Heart of Mary, Indianapolis, July 5. Wife of Max Breedlove. Stepmother of Tracey Collins, Shelley Parrott and Greg Breedlove. Sister of Joseph O’Connell. Grandmother of eight.

CRABTREE, Barbara J., 85, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, July 6. Mother of Chris, Kyle, Mark and Matthew Crabtree. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 10.

CUNNINGHAM, Virginia, 95, St. Mary, Lanesville, July 13. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of six.

DESPRES, William P., Jr., 96, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, July 13. Husband of Katie Despres. Father of Tracy Stout and Nancy Williams. Brother of Eleanor Bellandese. Grandfather of one. Great-grandfather of two.

ECK, Nancy L., 73, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 30. Mother of Bethann Graves, Brenda Schnabel and Robert Eck. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of four.

GOBLE, Edward E., 81, St. Louis, Batesville, July 15. Husband of Clara Goble. Father of Lee Ann Gibbs and Lori Lambert. Brother of Louis and Richard Goble. Grandfather of four.

GOEBEL, Beverly A. (Schnippel), 82, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, July 13. Mother of Sharon Caroselli, Ann, Mary and John Goebel. Grandmother of six.

HOOPER, Joanne P., 88, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, July 11. Mother of David, Richard and Robert Hooper. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 10.

JAMES, Mary Jo, 81, St. Ambrose, Seymour, July 13. Wife of George James. Mother of several. Grandmother and great-grandmother of several.

JOHNSTON, Douglas G., 22, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, July 16. Son of Brian and Dianne Johnston. Brother of Sarah, Julie and Joshua Johnston. Grandson of Margaret Imran.

MARLER, Mary Ann, 82, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, June 23. Wife of Donald Marler. Mother of Theresa Fadale, Dr. Charles and Paul Marler. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of nine.

MARTIN, Aquilino Galdamez, 46, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, June 29. Son of David Martinez Solita and Alicia Galdamez. Brother of Oscar Martinez.

MCALLISTER, Thomas J., 81, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, July 11. Father of Donna Adkins, Darlene Cline, Deborah McAllister-McDonnell, DeAnn, Denise and Thomas McAllister, Jr. Brother of Patrick McAllister. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of 20.

MENNEL, George F., Jr., 94, St. Roch, Indianapolis, July 13. Husband of Patricia Mennel. Father of Marsha Brinson, Sandra Jones, Pamela Lohman, Theresa McClung, Madonna Petty, Donald, George III, Paul and William Mennel. Grandfather of 25. Great-grandfather of 33.

MILLS, Glenn T., 101, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, July 11. Father of Pam Green. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of seven. Great-great-grandfather of one. Great-great-great grandfather of two.

RINGWALD, Leo H., 66, Prince of Peace, Madison, July 8. Brother of Theresa Buehler, Agnes Clift, Barbara Grandstaff, Patricia Marlowe, Karen McClure, Marilyn Swift, Andrew, Charles, David, Don, James and Michael Ringwald. Uncle of several.

SCHROEDER, Ronald J., 77, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, July 22. Husband of Kathy Schroeder. Father of Daren and Harold Schroeder. Brother of Sheila Bennett, John and William Schroeder.

SHINE, Mary E., 74, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, June 26. Wife of Michael Shine. Mother of Alison and Conor. Sister of Jennifer Payne.

SNYDER, Norman, 83, St. Mary, Rushville, July 13. Husband of Dorothy Snyder. Father of Debbie Banks, Mark and Matt Snyder. Brother of Dorothy King, Charlotte Raby, Ruth Ross, James and John Snyder. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of one.

TENNER, Lawrence E., 77, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, June 27. Husband of Marcia Tenner. Father of Christian Radican, William Wilson and Lawrence Tenner. Grandfather of three.

WADE, Edwin E., 88, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, July 4. Husband of Anne Mascari-Wade. Father of Cindy Johnson and Jeff Wade.

WHITE, Billie G., 84, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, July 7. Husband of Vickie White. Father of Fay Boone, Sherry Dannettelle, Kay Stawich, Chris Rackemann, Chad, Matt and Rod Little. Grandfather of 22. Great-grandfather of nine. †

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