January 22, 2021


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BABCOCK, Glenn M., 68, St. Peter, Harrison County, Dec. 23. Brother of Sara Deatrick, Barbara Robson, Brenda Shircliff, Dale, Fred and Tim Babcock.

BURKHART, Lee Ann, 59, St. Mary, Greensburg, Dec. 26. Wife of Charlie Burkhart. Mother of Amber Abplanalp and Ryan Burkhart. Sister of Kim Poole, Tammy Saylor, Jodi, Brad and Chad Davis. Grandmother of three.

CAVALLARO, E. Peter, 97, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Dec. 29. Father of Marianne Dickey and Judy Ralph. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of 13.

DANDA, Pauline, 91, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Nov. 28. Mother of Patricia, David and Richard Danda. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of two. Great-great-grandmother of one.

DENNY, Mary A., 94, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Dec. 27. Mother of Helen Martin, Jaqueline Stone, Darrell and John Denney. Grandmother of 13.

DICKMAN HEROLD, Hilda (Luerman), 92, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Dec. 23. Mother of Marilyn Haber, Barb, Jim, Joe, John, Mike and Tom Dickman. Stepmother of Cheri Gaddis, Mike, Rick, Ron and Tom Herold. Sister of Martha Dickman and Father John Luerman. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 18.

DUGAN, Barbara J., 85, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Dec. 26. Mother of Anne Collins, Mary McCorkle, Dr. Margaret Workman, Gregory, Joseph, Michael and Paul Dugan. Sister of Rita Novick. Grandmother of 27.

DUGAN, Gerald, 84, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Dec. 16. Husband of Carol Dugan. Father of Kelly Arvin, Jeannie White, Christopher, Daniel, Gerald, III, and Kevin Dugan. Brother of Mary Jo Fangman, Colleen Kane, Wilma Smith and Denny Dugan. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of five.

FREEMAN, Verna C. (Kieser), 95, St. Paul, Tell City, Dec. 23. Wife of Norman Freeman. Mother of Tom Freeman. Sister of Etta Jean Conen. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of four.

HACKMAN, Marvin, 86, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Nov. 22. Husband of Jane Hackman. Father of Anne, Dan, Mike and Steve Hackman. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of four.

HAHN, Barbara, 97, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Dec. 9. Mother of George Hahn. Sister of Eva Gaal. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of 12. Great-great-grandmother of five.

HILBER, Gary J., 76, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Dec. 24. Husband of Robin Hilber. Father of Erin Brandstaetter, Jennifer Johnson, Stephanie Kautzman, C. Jordan and Jonathan Hilber. Brother of Shari Cannon, Shannon Klein and Michael Hilber. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of one.

KNECHT, Ruth J., 88, St. Mary, Greensburg, Dec. 24. Wife of Albert Knecht. Mother of Jane Storie, Daryl, Keith, Michael and Ronald Knecht. Sister of Dorine Bruns, Carole Effron and Betty Meyer. Grandmother of 17. Great-grandmother of nine.

LEVELL, Gene, 85, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, Dec. 23. Husband of Sue Levell. Father of Becky Levell Cannon and Angelique Levell. Brother of Jim Levell. Grandfather of one.

LUTGRING, JoAnn F., 93, St. Mark, Perry County, Dec. 3. Mother of Laura Thomasson, David, Erick, Jon and Keith Lutgring. Sister of three. Grandmother of 13. Great-grandmother of nine.

MARKET, Stanley C., 92, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Cambridge City, Dec. 25. Father of Christine Brown, Mary Lou Griffey, Diann Market, Ginny Schwab, Debbie Turner and Linda Ulerich. Brother of Helen Cornet. Grandfather of 18. Great-grandfather of 32.

MURPHY, Raymond G., 91, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, Dec. 25. Father of Cathleen Gage, Ellen Porter and Christine Wright. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of 11.

NOLAN, Jr., Herbert H., 71, Prince of Peace, Madison, Dec. 25. Father of Brandon Boldery. Brother of Velma Coduti, Burtch Decker, Jerry Nighbert and George Nolan. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of one.

OATIS, Michael, 62, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Dec. 15. Husband of Julie Oatis. Father of Allyson Garner and Jeff Oatis. Brother of Deborah, James, Patrick and Peter Oatis. Grandfather of one.

OBERJOHANN, Diane H., 76, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Dec. 24. Wife of Eugene Oberjohann. Mother of Kathi Hiatt and Ken Honroth. Sister of Ron Koch. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of one.

PENISH, William R., 93, St. Barnabas, Dec. 29. Father of Stacy Crane, Catherine Dawson, Lynn Gearries and William Penish. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of three.

PONCE, Marlon Noel Juarez, 26, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Nov. 4. Son of Santos Miguel Juarez Anunez and Ann Maria Ponce. Brother of Leyda Juarez, Jairo, Jeffery and Olmer Juarez Ponce, and Roger and Santos Ponce.

SCHENE, Jeanne M., 80, St., Maurice, Napoleon, Dec. 30. Wife of Jerry Schene. Mother of Craig and Eric Schene. Grandmother of three.

SHOCKEY, Ronald L., 73, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Dec. 24. Husband of Sharon Shockey. Father of Sarah Duffer and Ron Shockey. Grandfather of six.

STENGER, Julianne, 59, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Dec. 17. Wife of Gregory Stenger. Mother of Kristin Snyder, Brett, Jonathan and Jordan Stenger. Sister of Colleen Meguiar, Dorothy Stenger, Andrew, John and Neil Burch. Grandmother of six.

STOCKRAHM, Mary E. (Wittmer), 94, St. Michael, Cannelton, Dec. 25. Aunt of several.

THOMAS, Letha O., 85, St. Mary, Greensburg, Dec. 15. Wife of John Thomas. Mother of Kathy Vanderbur, Galen, James and John Thomas, Sister of Ethel Borneman, Kathy Reece and Dick Benham. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of five.

WALLACE, Helen L., 82, St. Mary, Navilleton, Dec. 24. Mother of Janet Kruer, Jill, Brian, Jerry and Michael Wallace. Sister of William End. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of four.

WHITE, Donald, 92, St. Pius, X, Indianapolis, Dec. 1. Husband of Mary White. Father of Elaine Ford, Ann Hannant, Janet Method, Karen Ryan, Diane, Judy and Mark White. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of 11.

WINDHOLTZ, Edward C., 83, St. Peter, Franklin County, Dec. 21. Brother of Joyce Bucher, Audrey and Barbara Windholtz. Uncle of several.

WITTMAN, Helen L. (Doogs), 88, St. Michael, Cannelton, Dec. 29. Wife of Clarence Wittman. Mother of Diane Fuchs-Saylor, Donna Fuchs-Hermann and Glenward Fuchs. Sister of Uneda East. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of seven.

WOLFSCHLAG, Thomas J., 82, Prince of Peace, Madison, Dec. 22. Husband of Diane Wolfschlag. Father of Andrea Michl, Anna Marie Wilson and Johanna Wolfschlag. Brother of Linda Smart and David Wolfschlag. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of five.

ZOLLMAN, Mary L., 98, Prince of Peace, Madison, Dec. 28. Mother of Doris Henderson. Grandmother of three. Great-grandmother of two. †

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