March 12, 2021


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BLOOM, Catherine A., 75, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Feb. 3. Mother of Laura Burks and Robert Hoepner. Sister of Mary and William Bloom. Grandmother of two.

CANNON, Carl, 78, St. Mary, Lanesville, Feb. 2. Husband of Judy Cannon. Father of Lori Moberly, Nikki and John Cannon. Brother of Belle and Monia Brown, Rose Conrad, Sharon Loew, Linda Windell and Keith Cannon. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of three.

COPELAND, Frank W., 94, Prince of Peace, Madison, Feb. 1. Father of Jane Blair, Carter, Mark and Robert Copeland. Brother of Wanda Caldwell and Kay Richmond. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of seven.

DOLL, Rachel A., 37, Holy Family, Oldenburg, Feb. 3. Daughter of Terese Doll. Sister of Michelle Huber. Granddaughter of Rita Brockman. Aunt of several.

DUNCAN, Alva D., 89, Prince of Peace, Madison, Jan. 31. Father of Deborah Morris, Alva and Edward Duncan. Brother of Patricia Patrick, Margaret Smith and Willis Duncan. Grandfather of 14. Great-grandfather of 27. Great-great-grandfather of 10.

DURAN, Richard J., 72, Holy Family, New Albany, Feb. 3. Father of Bernadette Munoz, Susan and Joe Duran. Brother of Paul Duran. Grandfather of eight.

ENGELHARDT, Amy Jo, 64, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Feb. 4. Wife of Thomas Engelhardt. Mother of Danny, Matt and Mike Engelhardt. Sister of Janis Klos. Grandmother of three.

EVRARD, Agnes L. (Minatel), 89, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Jan. 31. Aunt, great-aunt and great-great-aunt of several.

FASBINDER, Marcia A., 84, St. Louis, Batesville, Feb. 2. Mother of Patti Borgman, Sondra Prickel, Paula Volz, Suzanne Westerfield, Dan, Mark and Scott Fasbinder. Sister of Larry and Stephen Fehlinger. Grandmother of 21. Great-grandmother of 23.

GREEN, Tommy Lee, 76, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Feb. 4. Husband of Betty Green. Father of Gina Orrison and Darren Green. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of five.

HECKMAN, Helen (Warner), 57, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, Feb. 4. Wife of Chuck Heckman. Mother of David, Patrick and Ryan Heckman. Daughter of Jack Warner, Sr. Sister of Marilyn Vining and Jack Warner, Jr.

KANE, Earl. W., 87, SS. Francis and Clare of Assisi, Greenwood, Feb. 4. Husband of Susan Kane. Father of Cindy Miles and Gregory Kane. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of four.

KING, Joanne Q., 88, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Feb. 4. Mother of Sarah Conlisk, Denise Fuller, Julie Lower and Dottie Wyne. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 13.

MCCAULEY, Donald L., 87, Prince of Peace, Madison, Jan. 31. Father of Deborah Cross, Donna, Daniel and Darrin McCauley. Brother of Susan Barber, Lynn Lynch Hughes, Sarah West and Philip McCauley, II. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of eight.

MCKILLIP, Mary Ann, 91, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Feb. 1. Mother of Jane Vogt, Jack, Jimi and Joe McKillip. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 10.

MCREYNOLDS, Jean C. (Raney), 78, St. Francis Xavier, Henryville, Feb. 3. Mother of Carla McReynolds. Grandmother of one.

MEEHAN, Therese, 84, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Jan. 31. Mother of Beate Treske and Raymond Dougherty. Stepmother of Edward and Russel Meehan. Sister of Ida Firnschild. Grandmother of four. Step-grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of three.

MOHR, Henry, 88, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Feb. 2. Husband of Margie Mohr. Father of Dianna Voida, Brian, Robert and Scott Mohr. Grandfather of two.

O’CONNELL, Michael P., 63, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Jan. 31. Brother of Lisa Danhauser, Julie Davies, Eileen Whiting, Joseph and Paul O’Connell. Uncle and great-uncle of several.

ORR, Jr., Andrew, 83, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Feb. 1. Husband of Elnora Orr. Father of Steve Loew, Andrew III and Antonio Orr. Brother of Janet Lindley, Mary Oliver, Henry, Mark and Ronald Orr. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of 17.

PARAS, Kathleen M., 95, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Feb. 3. Mother of Carol Swihart, Kathy, Brian and Mark Paras. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of eight.

PAULIN, Edward, 89, St. Paul, Tell City, Feb. 6. Husband of Jane Paulin. Father of Christine Beeler, Theresa Lipps, Beth Roberts and Kevin Paulin. Grandfather and great-grandfather of several.

RENEE, Lisa, 74, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Jan. 11. Mother of Julie Bishop. Sister of Gary Cameron.

RICE, Jr., Edwin, 90, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Jan. 2. Husband of Margot Rice. Father of Barbara Louder, Diana Vogel, Ed, Michael and Roland Rice. Grandfather of 12. Great-grandfather of 10.

RIEDMAN, M. Annette, 83, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Jan. 28. Wife of James Riedman. Mother of Kathryn Richards and Jeffrey Riedman. Sister of Karen Frank and Bruce Fassold. Grandmother of three.

ROSAS, Theon M., infant, St. Mary, Greensburg, Feb. 2. Son of Mc and Sandi Rosas. Grandson of Meng and Rosita Teodoro, and Damasino and Anita Rosas. Great-grandson of Rizalina Liwanag.

RUBLE, Nina J., 88, Prince of Peace, Madison, Feb. 1. Mother of Joan Deal, Joyce Franklin, Janet Myers, Anita Strack, Sheila, Raymond and Tony Ruble. Grandmother of 16. Great-grandmother of 28. Great-great-grandmother of six.

STIEL, Christa, 90, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Jan. 8. Wife of Adam Stiel. Mother of Sylvia Zinola.

THORPE-GOELBEL, Jerri M., 85, Prince of Peace, Madison, Feb. 1. Mother of Cyndie Andrew, Louann Merrell and Ralph Thorpe. Sister of Marge and Steve Harmon. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of three.

TURRILL, Glenda, 79, Holy Family, New Albany, Feb. 1. Mother of Shannon Carter and Ed Skees. Grandmother of six.

VOLK, Paul J., 88, All Saints, Dearborn County, Feb. 6. Father of Lisa Allen, Marie Frey, Linda and David Volk. Brother of Mary Moster, Rosean Tumlin, Margaret Wuebolt and George Volk. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of 13.

WHITWORTH, Terry Lee, 59, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, Feb. 1. Husband of Marian Whitworth. Father of Mattie Whitworth. Son of Narvin and Leverne Whitworth. Brother of Mike Whitworth.

WILZBACHER, Dr. Gerald H., 84, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Feb. 3. Husband of Janet Wilzbacher. Father of Teri Lane, Susie Wuestesfeld and Debby Wilzbacher. Brother of Rita Morris, Irma Rexing, Arliene Steckler and Robert Wilzbacher. Grandfather of six.

WRIGHT, Rita A., 89, St. Joseph, Corydon, Feb. 1. Mother of Gwendolyn Albin, Pamela Sieg, Dennis and Jeffrey Wright. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of two.

YOCHUM, Barbara A., 86, St. Francis Xavier, Henryville, Feb. 6. Mother of Laura Couch, Julie Anne Gardiner, Sarah Sue Mayhall, Hugh and Lawrence Youchum, Jr. Sister of Hugh Houghton. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 23. †

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