September 4, 2020


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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BACK, Thomas S., 18, St. Mary, Greensburg, Aug. 16. Son of Scott and Jennifer Back. Brother of Clayton and Michael Back.

COURTEAU, Donald G., 84, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Aug. 18. Father of Kate and Kevin Courteau. Grandfather of three. Great‑grandfather of nine.

DRISCHEL, Patricia D., 99, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Cambridge City, Aug. 17. Mother of Georgene Drischel, Judith Holcomb and Michaela McKay. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 28. Great‑great-grandmother of five.

FROSSARD, John R., 64, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, Aug. 13. Father of Andy, Matt and Todd Frossard. Brother of Nancy Brennan, Julie Patterson, Barbara Scharnowske, Joe and Mike Frossard. Grandfather of five.

GOFFINET, Margaret M., 81, St. Paul, Tell City, Aug. 18. Wife of Paul Goffinet. Mother of Daniel and Steven Goffinet.

HOESLI, Steven T., 71, St. Paul, Tell City, Aug. 20. Husband of Gloria Jean Hoesli. Father of Kerry Ettensohn, Ryan and Steven Hoesli. Brother of Mary Anderson, June Kress, Vicki Moss, Linda Parks, Jack, Larry and Mike Hoesli. Grandfather of seven.

HOLDEN, Carolyn R. (Kruer), 72, St. John the Baptist, Starlight, Aug. 14. Wife of Joel Holden. Mother of Kristina Goffinet and Eric Holden. Sister of Cheryl Book, Doris Costelle, Janice Kruer, Evelyn Lilly, Patricia Nett, Jean Shellenberger, James, Merle and Norman Kruer. Grandmother of seven.

HUDDLESTON, Roseann M., 64, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Aug. 21. Wife of Donnie Huddleston. Mother of Andrew, Colby and Zachary Huddleston. Sister of Susan Agresta, Annette O’Neil, Becky Witt and Steve Fischer. Grandmother of two.

JORDAN, Ann M., 77, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Aug. 22. Wife of Jim Jordan. Mother of Colleen Loberg, Brian and Michael Jordan. Grandmother of nine.

LANDWERLEN, Shirly, M., 82, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, July 1. Wife of Richard Landwerlen. Mother of Tommi Sale, Angela Wright, Michael and Tony Matracia. Sister of Joyce Reiners. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of four.

Lemaire, Janet M., 85, St. Paul, Tell City, Aug. 19. Mother of Jerel Craig, Susie James, Cathy LeClere and Barbara Williams. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 14.

LENAHAN, Bernard, 85, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, Aug. 15. Husband of Marjorie Lenahan. Father of Christopher Lenahan. Brother of Mary Theresa McCarty and Eileen White. Uncle of several.

LOMBARDO, Michael E., 66, Our Lady of the Greenwood, Greenwood, Aug. 19., Brother of Kathleen Ruser. Uncle of two.

MCCARTY, Virginia, 98, Prince of Peace, Madison, July 31. Mother of Stephanie Harrell, Susan Kaelin, Judy Shipley and Daniel McCarty. Grandmother of nine. Great‑grandmother of 15. Great‑great-grandmother of nine.

MCGUIRE, Creighton, 51, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Aug. 9. Husband of Angie McGuire. Father of Erika Broadnax, Emily and Jacob McGuire. Son of Michael and Marilyn McGuire. Brother of Carolyn Windham, Chris, Greg and Jeff McGuire. Grandfather of two.

MEYER, Rosella M., 89, St. Louis, Batesville, Aug. 24. Mother of Sharon Stouffer, David and Michael Meyer. Sister of Cordelia Harmeyer. Grandmother of eight. Great‑grandmother of 14.

MISSI, Ruth M., 99, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, Aug. 17. Mother of Helen Petry, David, Gary, Stephen and Tim Missi. Sister of Esther Book and Mary Rosenberger. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of four. Great-great-grandmother of two.

MOKANYK, John W., 79, St. Mary, Greensburg, Aug. 16. Husband of Joan Mokanyk. Father of Julie Rohrig, Bill and Darren Mokanyk. Brother of Lena Lathrop. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of five.

NIEHOFF, Paul H., 80, St. Mary (Immaculate Conception), Rushville, Aug. 21. Father of Rebecca Heim, Melinda Mahan, Cindy Richter and Alan Niehoff. Brother of Margie Clemons, Lucille Hinton and Annette Niehoff. Grandfather of eight. Great‑grandfather of eight.

RAUCK, Margaret J., 66, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, Aug. 13. Mother of Evelyn Blankenship and Doris Warren. Aunt and great-aunt of several.

SCHOETTMER, Robert, J., 89, St. Mary, Greensburg, Aug. 18. Father of Kathy, Gary, Keith and Mark Schoettmer. Grandfather of 11. Great‑grandfather of 13.

SCHWARTZ, Frances, 89, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Aug. 7. Mother of Susan Shaughnessy, Linda Vittitow and Edward Schwartz. Sister of Marcy Frederick, Therese R. Wheatley, Edward and John Frederick. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of three.

SELM, Julie L., 57, St. Michael, Brookville, Aug. 24. Daughter of Jane Selm. Sister of Joe Selm. †

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