November 17, 2023


Please submit in writing to our office by 10 a.m. Thursday before the week of publication; be sure to state date of death. Obituaries of archdiocesan priests serving our archdiocese are listed elsewhere in The Criterion. Order priests and religious sisters and brothers are included here, unless they are natives of the archdiocese or have other connections to it; those are separate obituaries on this page.

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BRAY, Michael W., 73, St. Malachy, Brownsburg, Oct. 29. Husband of Kathy Bray. Father of Heather Bray, Katie L’hote and Amanda Zeunik. Brother of Marijane Ambruster, Kathleen Broderick, Bernadette Davidson, Andrew, Anthony, Matthew and Tim Hession. Grandfather of seven.

FARRAN, Rita M., 97, St. Mary, North Vernon, Nov. 2. Mother of Patty Everroad and Jill Hardwick. Sister of Leo and Paul Ebbing. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of 10.

FOX, Marianela Delaney, 93, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Oct. 31. Mother of Denise Hagerty, Michael, Robert and Vincent Delaney. Sister of Germaine Conwell, Rita Loesch and John Urrutia. Grandmother of 12. Great-grandmother of 15.

GLESING, Janet L., 79, Prince of Peace, Madison, Nov. 5. Wife of Carl Glesing. Mother of Cyndi White and David Glesing. Sister of Anita Butler. Grandmother of four.

GROTE, Joe A., 83, All Saints, Dearborn County, Oct. 31. Father of Michelle Walker, Jeff and Richard Grote. Brother of Aloysius Grote. Grandfather of one.

JONES, Diana J., 76, St. John Paul II, Sellersburg, Oct. 29. Wife of Bill Jones. Mother of Dana Fisher and Tina Thomas. Sister of Rita Sappenfield. Grandmother of two.

KEISKER, Caryn (Armbruster), 37, St. Susanna, Plainfield, Aug. 16. Wife of Dustin Keisker. Mother of Haylie and Logan Keisker. Daughter of Philip and Debbie Armbruster. Sister of Allyson Dotson, Courtnie Leeper, Caitlyn Valdez and Alex Armbruster.

LIME, James, 83, Nativity of our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, Oct. 27. Husband of Dorothy Lime. Father of Angela Crumlin. Brother of Marion and Richard Lime. Grandfather of two.

MADDOX, Mary, 93, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Oct. 31. Mother of Monica Drew, Gary and Mark Maddox. Grandmother of four. Great-grandmother of three.

MEYER, Michael G., 76, St. Lawrence, Indianapolis, Oct. 30. Husband of Arlyn Meyer. Father of Lisa Gunyon and Sarah Overpeck. Brother of Margaret Schwallie, Fred and Steve Meyer. Grandfather of four.

MOSBAUGH, Phillip G., 85, St. Luke the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Oct. 25. Husband of Beth Mosbaugh. Father of Annie Knapp, Mary and William McTurran. Grandfather of three.

MYERS, Terry L., 77, St. Joseph, Corydon, Nov. 2. Husband of Judy Myers. Father of Sarah Johnson and Matthew Myers.

NEMETH, Alex, 81, Prince of Peace, Madison, Oct. 31. Husband of Patricia Nemeth. Father of Cathy Fink, Christine Perry, Cori Williams and Paul Nemeth. Grandfather of 11. Great-grandfather of eight.

NOBBE, Robert W., 94, St. Gabriel, Connersville, Oct. 16. Husband of Darlene Nobbe. Father of Wilma Fryar, Mary Morken, Michael and Todd Nobbe. Brother of Paul and Werner Nobbe. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of five.

SMITH, Brian K., 61, SS. Peter and Paul Cathedral, Indianapolis, Oct. 26. Brother of Brenda Dixon, Brent and Brett Smith. Uncle of several.

WITHEM, Matthew J., 65, Nativity of Our Lord Jesus Christ, Indianapolis, Oct. 12. Son of Mary Withem. Brother of Monica Davis and Joan Jacobs. Uncle and great-uncle of several.

YOUNGER, Jerry D., 84, St. Vincent de Paul, Bedford, Nov. 2. Father of Melanie Barron and Jackie Luppi. Brother of Libby Younger. Grandfather of 11. †

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