October 9, 2020


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ANDRES, Norma (Banet), 89, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Sept. 19. Mother of Kathy, Irvin, Jr., Mark and William Andres. Sister of Aileen and Larry Banet. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of four.

BOOK, Harold A., 72, Holy Family, New Albany, Sept. 15. Husband of Frieda Book. Father of Tina Pritchett, Debbie Voss and Lisa Wiley. Brother of Barbara Eurton, Linda, David and Irvin Book. Grandfather of eight.

BROWN, Mary Ann, 79, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, May 10. Sister of Nancy Gray, Sheila Lyon, Kathleen Queisser, Colleen Shikany, Eleanor Sutton, Debbie Tomlinson, Jimmy, Johnny and Tommy Brown. Aunt and great-aunt of several.

CHAFFEE, Pat, 85, St. Anthony of Padua, Morris, Sept. 21. Mother of Lindy, Kevin, Kyle and Tim Chaffee. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of one. (Correction.)

COX, Leanore G., 82, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Sept. 24. Mother of Britt Dickinson. Sister of Angela Kriese. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of two.

FESSEL, Jr., Coen J., 75, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Sept. 19. Husband of Margaret Fessel. Father of Kevin and Paul Fessel. Grandfather of two.

HERTEL, Alice V., 90, St. Louis, Batesville, Sept. 26. Mother of Mary Speidel, Kathy Weiler, Andrew, Ken, Michael, Ric and William Hertel. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of 24. Great-great-grandmother of one.

HOLLEN, Mary, 92, Holy Family, New Albany, Sept. 20. Mother of Virginia Gilezan, Kenneth and Terry Hollen. Sister of Pauline Hurst. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of two.

HUFF, Catherine A., 95, St. Augustine, Jeffersonville, Sept. 24. Mother of Nora Harvey. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of seven.

KARIBO, Marjorie J., 96, St. Mary, North Vernon, Sept. 22. Mother of Judy Faulkner, Shirley Loos and Sharon Sokol. Sister of Marvin Bartlett. Grandmother, great-grandmother and great-great-grandmother of several.

MAHAN, Patricia A., 76, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Sept. 7. Wife of Ronald Mahan. Mother of Jennifer Back, Lori-Anne Harley, Suellyn, Mark, Ronald, Jr. and Scott Mahan. Sister of Thomas O’Brien. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of six.

MALLOY, M. Claudette, 89, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Sept. 19. Mother of Kelly, Loren and Mitch Malloy. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of two.

MAPLES, Erika J., 27, St. Ann, Jennings County, Sept. 25. Daughter of Jason and Tricia Maples. Sister of Olivia, Samantha, Joseph and Matthew Maples. Granddaughter of Ron and Margie Reitman and Kay Maples.

MONTES, Dave, 26, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Sept. 5. Son of Maria Hernandez-Ramirez. Brother of Erika Montes, Jasmin, Alfredo and Miguel Casas and Davis Hernandez. Grandson of David Hernandez and Teresa Ramirez. Great-grandson of Moises and Rogelio Hernandez.

MOORE, Lowell, G., 94, St. Mary, North Vernon, Sept. 28. Father of Karen Jines, Lisa Low, Kevin, Mike and Tim Moore. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of 22.

SHIRLEY, Martha (Osterholt), 91, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Sept. 21. Mother of Kim Fitzgerald, Barbara Reynolds, Donna Sills, Karen Summers, Angela Thompson, Daniel and Michael Shirley. Grandmother of 14. Great-grandmother of nine.

STEPHENS, Connie, 73, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Sept. 24. Mother of Michelle Kruger and Charlie Stephens. Sister of Francie Downie and Kathy English. Grandmother of four.

VORNHOLT, Jr., Dr. Lawrence L., 78, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, Sept. 25. Husband of Judy Vornholt. Father of Lianne Milten and Trip Vornholt. Grandfather of three.

WAGNER, Clara M. (Hardebeck), 91, St. John the Baptist, Osgood, Sept. 27. Aunt of several.

WEBER, Ruth W., 91, St. Barnabas, Sept. 25. Mother of Kathy Brodhacker, Nancy Gholson, Anne Graham, David and Thomas Weber. Sister of Claire Mangin, Jane Peerson and Paul Weber. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 12.

WEED, Daniel, 44, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Sept. 9. Son of Jack and Mary Collins and Fred and Chris Weed. Brother of Katie Kauffman, Erin Soroosh, Ashley Stewart, Jennifer and Lindsey Weed.

WITTENAUER, Joy D., 81, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, Sept. 13. Wife of James Wittenauer. Mother of Pam Bratton, Kent and Timothy Wittenauer. Grandmother of three. †

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