July 30, 2021


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ARTHUR, Kevin L., 70, St. Joseph, Indianapolis, July 12. Husband of Patricia Arthur. Father of Corey and James Arthur. Grandfather of five.

BAILEY, Carol Ann, 91, St. Mark, Perry County, June 19. Mother of Kathleen Nilssen. Sister of Margie Block, Ruth Peter and Robert Kellems. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of one.

BARNES, Loretta J., 95, St. Ambrose, Seymour, June 11. Mother of Barb Grant. Grandmother of two. Great-grandmother of six.

BELLUSH, Rebecca, 83, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, June 29. Wife of John Bellush. Mother of Karen Harmon and Beth Washel. Grandmother of four.

BENNETT, Louella A., 89, Prince of Peace, Madison, July 10. Mother of Denise Brandes, Charlene, Craig, Donald and Eddie Bennett. Sister of Roserita Reece, Bud and Lenny Thorpe. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 19.

BOKELMAN, Rita J., 87, St. Mary, Greensburg, July 8. Mother of Ann Sciarra, Mark and Mike Bokelman. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of five.

BUNCH, Evelyn L., 90, St. Ambrose, Seymour, July 9. Wife of James Bunch. Mother of James Bunch, Jr. Grandmother of two.

BUSCHEMEYER, Ida C., 80, St. Joseph, Corydon, June 2. Mother of Sarah Koetter and Gretchen Swasey. Sister of Ann Silverman. Grandmother of five.

CHAPIN, Leonard, 72, St. Charles Borromeo, Milan, July 5. Husband of Donna Chapin. Father of Curtis, Lonnie and Patrick Chapin. Grandfather of 10.

CIASTO, Sarah E., 80, St. Charles Borromeo, Bloomington, June 8. Wife of Ted Ciasto. Mother of Lisa Orth, Mary Kathleen, Bob, Leigh, Rick and Ted Ciasto, Jr. Grandmother of 13.

CRAIN, William, 81, Holy Angels, Indianapolis, May 7, 2020. Husband of Marilyn Crain. Stepfather of Cathy Copeland, Andre and Charles Ervin and Tony Mason. Brother of Annie Cox, Louise, Rose, Clarence and Thomas Crain. Grandfather of two. Great-grandfather of one.

DODERO, Samuel, 78, St. John the Apostle, Bloomington, June 2. Husband of Mame Dodero.

DOHERTY, Vickie, 78, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, June 5. Wife of James Doherty. Mother of Tracy Dippel and Annie Heber. Grandmother of seven.

EADS, Rita M. (Halfaker), 98, Sacred Heart of Jesus, Indianapolis, July 5. Mother of Becky Hadley, Mary Ann, Christopher, Jack, James, Joe and Paul Eads. Grandmother of 18. Great-grandmother of 25.

GLESING, Jr., William E., 68, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, June 18. Husband of Debra Glesing. Father of Daniel and William Glesing III. Son of Marjorie Glesing. Brother of Cathy Sands and Dean Glesing. Grandfather of several.

GOFFINET, Leonard, 95, St. Mark, Perry County, June 15. Husband of Evelyn Goffinet. Father of Linda Freeman, Cheryl Reiners and Larry Goffinet. Brother of Ann Ford. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of four.

HAYES, Brett C., 31, Christ the King, Indianapolis, July 3. Son of Tom and Amy Hayes. Brother of Cara Bilse and Ryan Hayes. Grandson of Robert and Joanne Williams.

HILGENHOLD, Shirley, 85, St. Mark, Perry County, June 20. Mother of Becky Gibson, Debbie Richey, Jeff and John Paul Hilgenhold. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of six.

KANNAPEL, William, 83, Most Precious Blood, New Middletown, June 1. Husband of Marilyn Kannapel. Father of Beth Crosier, Julie Ehnle, Anita Schoen and

J. Michael Kannapel. Brother of JoAnn Robertson, Mary Rose Stevens, Joyce, Martine and Charlie Kannapel. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of one.

LANE, Betty Z., 90, St. Bartholomew, Columbus, June 5. Mother of Jeannette Merrill, Mark and Michael Lane. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of nine.

LATIOLAIS, Kevin L., 39, St. John the Apostle, Bloomington, June 30. Husband of Angela Latiolais. Father of Hunter Latiolais. Son of Linda Latiolais. Brother of Tami Jones and Scott Latiolais.

MASCARI, Rose M., 86, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, July 11. Wife of Frank Mascari. Sister of Betty Charnes, Joan Koerber, Catherine Parton, Georgia Schmidt, Paula Watson, Fred and John Jarosinski. Aunt of several.

MCHUGH, Andrew S., 42, Christ the King, Indianapolis, July 7. Father of Tori and Tristan Baxter and Max McHugh. Son of John and Christine McHugh. Brother of Lisa McHugh. Grandfather of three.

MCMURRAY, Dr. Sherman, 62, St. Joan of Arc, Indianapolis, June 6. Husband of Katy McMurray. Father of Anne Wolfcale, Caroline and Rob McMurray.

MOBLEY, Vera Mae, 84, St. John the Apostle, Bloomington, June 28. Mother of Marie Allgood, Karen Campbell, Ellen Harris, Marilyn Hopkins, Melissa Pope, Ed, Jesse, Jim, Joe, John and Lester Mobley. Grandmother of 46. Great-grandmother of 61.

NOBBE, Roman J., 86, Holy Family, Oldenburg, June 12. Father of Tammy Forthofer, Karen Knueven and Roman Nobbe. Brother of Claire Jansing, Susie, Daniel and Paul Nobbe. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of four.

ROSSMAN, Paula L., 76, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 10. Wife of Lanny Rossman. Mother of Jody Egan, Carri Harris, Paul and Robert Rossman. Sister of Joan Ellis, David and Ted Field. Grandmother of 14.

SENZIG, Pauline, 91, St. Anthony of Padua, Clarksville, July 2. Mother of Laura Ehalt, Lyn Wilson and Robert Hochadel, Jr. Stepmother of Maggie Cyphers, Patty Duncan and Susan Quesenberry. Sister of Dot Lynn and Chick Andres. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 19. Great-great-grandmother of one.

STUEVE, Janice, 82, Christ the King, Indianapolis, June 3. Wife of James Stueve. Mother of Jane Stueve Garcia, Jeff, John and Joseph Stueve. Sister of Kathy Kopp, Jo Ann and Jerry Spielman. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of four.

TETRICK, Joan M., 87, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, June 3. Wife of Richard Tetrick. Mother of David and Richard Tetrick, Jr. Sister of Jean Jones. Grandmother of eight.

TRITTIPO, Dora Jeanne (Northcutt), 58, St. Roch, Indianapolis, June 2. Wife of Paul Trittipo. Mother of Colleen and Jack Trittipo. Sister of Debbie Fabert, Maureen Madden, Sheila and Timothy Northcutt.

URBANIK, Wanda, 89, Prince of Peace, Madison, June 7. Mother of Margaret Bridgford, Julie Rowland and Andrew Urbanik. Sister of Helena Stocka. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of two.

Providence Sister Annette Schipp served for 49 years in Catholic schools

Providence Sister Annette Schipp, a member of the Sisters of Providence of Saint Mary-of-the-Woods in St. Mary-of-the-Woods, died on July 14 at Mother Theodore Hall on the campus her religious community’s motherhouse. She was 99.

The Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated on July 21 at the Church of the Immaculate Conception at the motherhouse in St. Mary-of-the-Woods. Burial followed at the sisters’ cemetery.

Edna Carolyn Schipp was born on July 9, 1922, in Ferdinand, Ind., which at the time was a part of the then-Diocese of Indianapolis She entered the Sisters of Providence on Jan. 6, 1940, and professed final vows on Aug. 15, 1948.

Sister Annette earned a bachelor’s degree at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and a master’s degree at Indiana University in Bloomington.

During her 81 years as a member of the Sisters of Providence, Sister Annette ministered in Catholic schools for

49 years in Illinois and Indiana. After retiring from education, she served as receptionist at Providence Retirement Home in New Albany before volunteering in parishes and community groups in Indianapolis for 11 years. Sister Annette later returned to the motherhouse where she helped care for the sisters in health care.

In the archdiocese, Sister Annette served in Indianapolis at St. Luke the Evangelist School from 1965-67 and St. Joan of Arc School from 1967-76, and at Providence Retirement Home in New Albany from 1991-93.

Memorial gifts may be sent to the Sisters of Providence, 1 Sisters of Providence Road, Saint Mary-of-the-Woods, St. Mary-of-the-Woods, IN 47876. †

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