November 12, 2021


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BERTRAND, Alberta E., 93, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Nov. 1. Mother of Jim, Ronald and Steven Bertrand. Sister of Judy Bowe, Mildred Niehoff, Rita Nolot, Ann, Elmer and Melford Andres. Grandmother of seven. Great-grandmother of five.

CORNELIUS, Elizabeth A., 70, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Oct. 20. Sister of Mary Eckstein, Allan, Eric, Harry, Jr., and Timothy Guy. Aunt and great-aunt of several.

DAVIS, Dorothy (Brown), 85, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Oct. 28. Mother of Nancy Armstrong and James Brown. Sister of Rosemary Wernke. Grandmother of two.

DEVALERIA, Herman, 95, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Oct. 16. Father of Valerie, David, Patrick and Paul DeValeria. Grandfather of eight. Great-grandfather of four.

ENDRIS, Daniel V., 57, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, Oct. 25. Husband of Debbie Endris. Father of Chelsea and Jaelyn Endris. Son of Paul Endris. Brother of Mary Pat Willis and Paul Endris.

ENZINGER, Lawrence P., 72, St. Louis, Batesville, Oct. 30. Brother of Barbara Koester, Constance Munchel and Paul Enzinger, Jr. Uncle of several.

EUSTICE, Holly A., 53, St. Jude, Indianapolis, Oct. 28. Daughter of Janice Jackson. Sister of Kari Lynn Ferdenzi-Hill.

FEGAN, Carrol R., 87, St. Elizabeth of Hungary, Cambridge City, Oct. 24. Wife of Russell Fegan. Mother of Dan, Patrick and Russell Fegan. Sister of Dorothy Grey. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of nine.

GHOLSON, Nancy S. (Weber), 71, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, Oct. 30. Mother of Michael and Ryan Gholson. Sister of Kathy Brodhacker, Anne Graham, David and Thomas Weber. Grandmother of one.

GRAVES, Marlene S., 87, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Oct. 30. Mother of Lisa Burton, Gina Graves, Susan Johnson and Emily Rubley. Sister of Dinah Hook, Toody Leggio, Carl, Louie, Mike, Paul and Vincent Endris. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of six.

HALL, Mary (Hellmich), 84, St. Mary, Greensburg, Oct. 29. Mother of Jennifer Madden, Marjorie Schwering, Teresa Suiters, Cheryl, Janet, Susan and David Hall. Sister of Grace Ellerman. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of one.

HALL, Thomas W., 83, Holy Guardian Angels, Cedar Grove, Oct. 31. Father of Juliann King, Marie Saylor, Mark and Randy Hall. Brother of Linda Connor, Sharon Sommerville and Dennis Hall. Grandfather of seven.

HARRELL, Stephanie, 78, Prince of Peace, Madison, Oct. 30. Mother of Brian and Steven Harrell. Sister of Susan Kaelin, Judith Shipley and Daniel McCarty. Grandmother of six.

HARTSOCK, Robert, 101, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Aug. 2. Husband of Alicia Hartsock. Father of Rebecca Hartsock Kelly and Kim Hartsock. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of nine.

Huber, Linda (Zurschmeide), 80, St. John the Baptist, Starlight, Sept. 20. Wife of Carl Huber, Sr. Mother of Ann Miller, Carl, Dennis and Greg Huber. Sister of Carol Koetter, Ronnie Banet and Bob Zurschmeide. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of nine.

HUNTER, Marilyn (Abraham), 76, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Oct. 26. Wife of Robert Hunter. Aunt and great-aunt of several.

KELLY, Charles R., 80, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Oct. 19. Husband of Barbara Kelly. Brother of Patricia and Bill Kelly. Uncle of several.

MARCOS MATEOS, Jose Luis, 51, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, Oct. 30. Father of Julissa, Jose Luis and Rafael Marcos Ruiz. Brother of Amelia, Graciela, Juana, Martha, Teresa, Juan Carlos, Martin and Maximino Marcos Mateos. Grandfather of four.

MARLATT, Jerome B., 81, St. Anne, New Castle, Oct. 26. Husband of Jane Marlatt. Father of Jeff and Johnn Marlatt. Grandfather of three.

MCLANE, JoAnn W., 97, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Oct. 22. Mother of Beth Ann Cark, Bill and David McLane. Grandmother of one.

NIESE, Mary, 74, All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, Oct. 20. Wife of Joe Niese. Mother of Katie McMasters, Brenda Spade and Brian Niese. Grandmother of five.

PEREZ, Jose Jesus, 67, St. Anthony, Indianapolis, Oct. 30. Husband of Juana Medina Razo. Father of Gabriela, Noraelia, Gabino, Margarito, Isidro and Miguel Perez. Son of Maria Soledad Guerra Ramirez. Brother of Antonia, Cenaida, Gloria, Leonor, Antonio, Elias, Jose, Luis and Rogelio Perez. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of six.

PROUTY, Mary, 76, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Sept. 30. Wife of Walt Prouty. Mother of Rachel Prouty Simpson and Chris Prouty. Sister of Patricia Formella. Grandmother of four.

SCHALLERT, Kathryn N., 69, SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indianapolis, Oct. 25. Wife of Deacon Nate Schallert. Mother of Michael Schallert. Sister of Sally Olson.

SHEETS, Thomas A., 65, St. Martin of Tours, Martinsville, Oct. 27. Brother of Joseph Sheets. Uncle and great-uncle of several.

SINGER, Beverly, 79, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, Oct. 25. Mother of Beth, Julie and Allen Singer. Grandmother of six.

THOMAS, Gary W., 75, St. Paul, Tell City, Oct. 24. Husband of Patricia Thomas. Father of Judy Hudson, Linda Spinks and Brian Thomas. Brother of Doug Thomas.

THOMAS, Karl L., 56, St. Anne, New Castle, Oct. 23. Son of William and Karen Thomas. Brother of Jessica and Johnny Thomas. Uncle of several.

TORD, Mary H., 94, St. Pius X, Indianapolis, Oct. 17. Mother of Tina Snider and Bernardo Tord. Sister of Anne and Al Mikulka. Grandmother of four.

TRAUGHBER, Bonnie, 91, St. Mary, New Albany, Oct. 26. Mother of Marianne Gatlin, Barbara Morris, Patty Umbreit, Kelly Wilkinson, Bob, Danny, David, Jeff and Tom Traughber. Grandmother of 22. Great-grandmother of 31. Great-great-grandmother of three.

WITTE, Betty L., 93, Holy Spirit, Indianapolis, Oct. 20. Mother of Anna Schliesman. Sister of Linda Long, Connie Purdue and Carl Neal. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of eight. †

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