September 13, 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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BIRK, John L., 75, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Sept. 2. Husband of Carolyn Birk.

COLE, Glenn R., 78, St. Michael, Charlestown, May 16. Husband of Betty Lou Wilson. Father of Raye Ann, Kevin and Reid Cole. Brother of Clara Sanders. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of one.

CORBETT, Marie J. (Bueter), 87, St. Michael, Charlestown, Aug. 14. Wife of Gordon Corbett. Mother of Lisa Fleming, Linda Vannatter and Laura Warner. Sister of Graham and Lawrence Bueter. Grandmother of five. Great‑grandmother of four.

DEAN, Theodore D., 67, St. Michael, Charlestown, Aug. 1. Husband of Jerrylyn Dean. Father of Shelly Marsalek, Eugene, Jonathan and Theodore Dean II. Brother of Billy, Skip and Tony Dean. Grandfather of 10. Great‑grandfather of two.

MCCARY, Consewella, 70, St. Rita, Indianapolis, Aug. 23. Wife of Clifton McCary, Jr. Mother of Jennifer Cooper, Marsha and Frankie Murray and Clifton McCary III. Sister of Joy Richards, Ida, Franklin, Jr. and Ronald McGraw. Grandmother of nine.

NIEMAN, Rose M., 86, St. Mary, Greensburg, Aug. 29. Sister of Betty Scheidler, Carl and John Nieman. Aunt and great-aunt of several.

RICKERT, Ollie J., 87, St. Peter, Harrison County, Aug. 28. Husband of JoAnn Rickert. Father of Lea Ann and Theresa Close, Judy Heare, James and Michael Rickert. Grandfather of 10. Great‑grandfather of one.

SCHLAGETER, David A., 71, St. Michael, Charlestown, June 17. Husband of Geneva Schlageter. Father of Kimberly Gagel, Angela Harris and William Schlageter. Grandfather of five.

SCHUMAN, Lula, 90, St. John the Baptist, Osgood, Aug. 6. Mother of Ella Mae Lemen and Ted Schuman. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of eight.

SHAW, Anna M., 94, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Aug. 28. Mother of Brian, Christopher and Dwight Shaw. Grandmother of seven.

THACH, Emmanuel C., infant, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Aug. 26. Son of James and Elizabeth Thach. Brother of Parker Thach. Grandson of Barb Ault.

WARREN, William O., 77, St. Christopher, Indianapolis, Aug. 27. Husband of Susan Warren. Father of Emily Cole, Angela Douglass, Jill Elliott and Curt Warren. Brother of Robert Warren. Grandfather of 11.

YOUNG, Patricia H., 82, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Aug. 23. Mother of Beverly, Michelle, Robert and Walter Young. Sister of Delores, Gerald and Steven Harris. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of six. †

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