October 16, 2020


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ANDERSON, Daniel, 67, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, Sept. 26. Husband of Janet Anderson. Father of Susan Stillwell, Carrie, Sandra, Brandon and Daniel Anderson. Brother of Mary Craig, Betty and Frank Anderson. Grandfather of 17. Great-grandfather of one.

Ansty, Jane Ellen (Ryker), 70, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Oct. 2. Stepmother of Jane Ansty Grosvenor, Elizabeth Ansty Sullivan, John Ansty and William Ansty, III. Sister of Lynette Clark and Terry Ryker. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of seven.

BAUGHMAN, Barbara Jean, 91, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Oct. 2. Mother of Terri Kinney, Jeannie Oskins, Susan, Jeff, Steve and Tom Baughman. Sister of Marjorie Jarvis. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of 21.

BELUSH, Beverly (Balfe), 86. St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Oct. 2. Wife of Richard Belush. Mother of Theresa and Thomas Belush. Sister of four. Grandmother of one.

CONLIN, Johnnie L., 71, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, Sept. 30. Husband of Elise Conlin. Father of Sherrie Cummings, Amanda Gordon and John Paul Conlin. Brother of Keli Benner, Bev Donnelly, Beth Ann Reed, Patty Stewart, Danny, Kevin and Mike Conlin. Grandfather of 15. Great-grandfather of one.

CORYA, Paul F., 68, St. Mary, Greensburg, Oct. 4. Husband of Susan Rae Corya. Father of Matthew and P. David Corya. Brother of Mary Ann Tebbe and John Corya. Grandfather of three.

HEITZ, Norma (Dean), 92, Prince of Peace, Madison, Sept. 25. Mother of Susan Culbreth, Lynn McKay, Connie, John, Joseph and Patrick Heitz. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of five.

HOEFENER, Peg, 93, St. Vincent de Paul, Shelby County, Sept. 25. Mother of Judson Hoefener. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of one.

JOCKISH, Mary (Peper), 87, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, Sept. 28. Mother of Jennifer Carr, Julie Catania, Jill Deak, Jane Young, Joanna and Christopher Jockish. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of five.

KAST, Jeffrey A., 61, St. Paul, Tell City, Sept. 21. Father of Kris and Lindsay Kast. Son of Allen Kast. Brother of Joan Esarey and Janet Wagner.

NATALIE, Marjorie I. (Marcinko), 92, Sacred Heart, Clinton, Oct. 4. Mother of Marilyn King, Anthony, James, Joseph and Kenneth Natalie. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of 12.

NILES, Paul E., 85, St. Anne, New Castle, Sept. 26. Father of Theresa Arness-Kohtz and Paul Niles. Brother of Rebecca Niles. Grandfather of two.

O’NEILL, Georgia M. (Coy), 82, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Sept. 27. Mother of Kim Roberts, Mark and Randy O’Neill. Sister of Shirley Gordon and Donald Coy. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of 17. Great-great-grandmother of two.

PARSONS, Beverly A., 59, St. Mary, New Albany, Oct. 4. Wife of Mark Parsons. Mother of Aimee Parsons-Phillips, Amanda Receveur, Amber and Annabelle Parsons. Sister of Lisa Brown, Sandy Winstead and Steven Mennemeyer. Grandmother of three.

RACE, Robert L., 69, St. Michael, Brookville, Sept. 2. Husband of Peggy Race. Father of Susie Ball, Cathy Stockhoff, Ann and John Race. Brother of Dwight, Gene and Larry Race. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of one.

RUDICILL, Susan, 79, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Oct. 5. Husband of Everett Rudicill. Mother of Lisa Dougherty, Sheryl Meuchel and Richard Rudicill. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of six.

SCHMIDT, John L., 73, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Sept. 30. Husband of Nina Schmidt. Father of Joanne Kay and Richard Schmidt. Brother of Sharon Gossman, Linda Miller, Janice, Lisa, Gerald and James Schmidt. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of two.

SCHREINER, Michael J., 74, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, Sept. 28. Husband of Brenda Schreiner. Father of Heather Bounds and Christopher Schreiner. Stepson of Norma Schreiner. Grandfather of four.

SCHUTTE, Wayne F., 74, St. Maurice, Napoleon, Sept. 19. Husband of Susan Schutte. Father of Dana Newhart, Erin Schuerman, Monica Siefker, Sara Smith, Cindy Weisenbach, Amanda and Michael Schutte. Grandfather of 20.

THOMAS, Christa (Armbruster), 28, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, Oct. 5. Wife of Jay Thomas. Mother of Jakob Thomas. Daughter of Robert and Sheila Armbruster. Sister of Jared Armbruster. Granddaughter of Jacqueline Armbruster and Janet Draper.

UBELHOR, Roman, 91, Holy Cross, St. Croix, Sept. 24. Father of Doris Cox, Sara Harpenau, Laura Mossberger, Clair Wendel, Karen, Doug, Matt, Roch and Zach Ubelhor. Brother of Sheila Land, Marlene Oser, Sandra Shea, Deanna Taylor and Chantelle Ubelhor. Grandfather of 27. Great-grandfather of 33. Great-great-grandfather of one.

WERNER, Elliott J., infant, All Saints, Dearborn County, Sept. 9. Son of Clint and Jennifer Werner. Brother of Kaitlyn, Gage and Owen Werner. Grandson of Michael and Patricia Haft and Darlene Werner.

YELICH, Margaret (Pastore), 73, Sacred Heart, Clinton, Sept. 25. Wife of Richard Yelich. Mother of Meredith Hunt, Angela and Schott Yelich. Sister of Barbara Orman. Grandmother of five.

ZINS, Zachary L., 19, St. Louis, Batesville, Sept. 30. Son of Jerry and Kathy Zins. Brother of Olivia Green, Jenny, Rachel and Dustin Zins. Grandson of Melvin and Mildred Meyer and Howard Zins. Uncle of one. †

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