Obituaries (January 21, 2022) (2024)

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ANTONIO, ANTONIETTA, 64, St. Joseph University Parish, Terre Haute, Dec. 29. Wife of Roger Antonio. Sister of Theresa Limjoco Lee, Irma Limjoco Mallari, Adonis, Father Ariel, Diosdado, Gabriel and Virgilio Limjoco. Grandmother of one.

BAKER, Jack, 91, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Nov. 16.

BANSCHBACH, Margaret K. (Kinnett), 93, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, Dec. 27. Mother of Diane Christian, Debbie Jackson, Missy Wallace, Fred, Greg, Jeff, John and Rick Banschbach. Grandmother of 15. Great-grandmother of 14.

BARHORST, Suzanne, 75, St. Peter, Franklin County, Dec. 27. Wife of Charles Barhorst. Mother of Erin Barhorst. Sister of Dennis Jaisle. Aunt of several.

BEHNE, Joseph P., 74, Prince of Peace, Madison, Dec. 21. Husband of Mary Behne. Father of Denise, Joseph and Tony Behne. Brother of Mary Lieberth and Edward Behne. Grandfather of six. Great-grandfather of six.

BENEDICT, Anthony, 82, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Jan. 5. Husband of Diana Oldham. Father of Andrea Benedict Starke and Joseph Benedict. Brother of Margaret Alexander, Mary Lou Belch, Providence Benedict, Joann Flynn, Angela Minkner, Rosemarie Rightor and Barbara Sylvester. Grandfather of four.

BRACK, Robert A., 57, St. Michael, Brookville, Dec. 24. Husband of Jane Brack. Father of Amber Feist, Aaron and Alex Brack. Son of Bob and JeAnn Brack. Brother of Amy Chaney and Darren Brack. Grandfather of six.

BRANSON, Thomas M., 65, St. Therese of the Infant Jesus (Little Flower), Indianapolis, Dec. 5. Husband of Karen Branson. Father of Shannon Nell, Nicholas and Thomas Branson. Brother of Mary Margaret Beltrame, Rita Parsons, Ann Ruhmkorff and William Branson. Grandfather of two.

BUSTLE, Marietta, 92, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Dec. 20. Mother of Janet Downey, Joseph and Ronald Bustle. Stepmother of Shirley McNeil. Sister of Patricia Brown, Catherine Coffey-Jones, Linda Craven, Sharon Hanley and Steve Downs. Grandmother of nine. Great-grandmother of 18.

CARSON, Margaret L., 64, St. Mary, North Vernon, Dec. 26. Wife of Charles Carson. Mother of Michelle Colglazier, Diana Davitto and Karla Gholson. Sister of Cathy Capes, Jeanette Firsich, Donna Green, Jane Kirchner, Ruth Norris, Dorothy Palmer, Joanne Skelly, Mary Such, Andy, John, Joseph, Mike, Pat, Paul, Robert and Stephen Kirchner. Grandmother of seven.

CHEESEMAN, Barbara, 97, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton, Richmond, Jan. 1. Mother of Vicky Haptsueck, Angela Revalee and Charles Cheeseman. Sister of Agnes Harsh, Donald and Lawrence Cox. Grandmother of 11. Great-grandmother of 19.

EVERROAD, Anna M., 71, St. Roch, Indianapolis, Dec. 23. Wife of Ralph Everroad. Sister of Judi Delk, Mary Moyer, Ruth White and John Miller. Aunt of several.

FISCHER, Wilma I., 86, St. Paul, Tell City, Jan. 3. Mother of Jill Bates, Kerri Brinkman, Debra Julian, Cindy Wahl and Raymond Fischer. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 11. Great-great-grandmother of one.

FLATEN, Cynthia G., 66, Christ the King, Indianapolis, Dec. 25. Wife of Tom Flaten. Mother of Emily Litchfield, Gretchen Micheli, Claire Taylor, Hollie and Dustin Adams. Daughter of Goldie Parsons. Sister of Brenda Akers. Grandmother of nine.

FLOREANCIG, Theodore D., 91, St. Michael the Archangel, Indianapolis, Jan. 4. Father of Melissa Parsons, Denise Spaulding, Gary and Steve Hendricks. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of several.

GROVES, Frank L., 88, St. Paul, Tell City, Jan. 4. Husband of Darla Groves. Father of Julie Dantic, Dean and Scott Groves. Brother of Arnold Groves. Grandfather of five. Great-grandfather of four.

HAHN, Joyce E., 82, St. Mary, Rushville, Dec. 20. Mother of Colleen Hahn. JOHNSON, Rose A., 96, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Dec. 30. Stepmother of Janice Morgan, Andrew and Charles Johnson III.

KAMRADT, William E., 89, St. Mark the Evangelist, Indianapolis, Jan. 8 Father of Theresa Jones, Brian and Eric Kamradt. Grandfather of nine. Great-grandfather of six.

LONG, Geraldine F., 73, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Jan. 3. Wife of Ronald Long. Mother of Janette West, Jason and Justin Long. Sister of Christine Galbraith and Frank Delia. Grandmother of four.

MAJOR, Cristie A., 68, St. Joseph University Parish, Terre Haute, Dec. 9. Wife of Mark Major. Mother of Jason and Josh Major. Sister of Sherie Chadwick, Lisa Koeela and Tim Tipton. Grandmother of seven.

MATTINGLY, John S., 70, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, Dec. 23. Husband of Kathleen Mattingly. Father of Andy, Ben and Charlie Mattingly. Brother of Regina Siegrist and Bob Mattingly. Grandfather of three.

MILLER, Mary Ann (Schwing), 94, All Saints Parish, Dearborn County, Jan. 6. Mother of Patricia Brichler, Kenneth and Robert Miller. Sister of Esther Conrad and Flo McConville. Grandmother of 10. Great-grandmother of 23.

RIDGE-ROBINSON, Francesca J., 60, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, Dec. 14. Mother of Micah and Uriah Robinson. Sister of Henrietta Celestin, Etheldreda Guion and Gerard Ridge.

ROBERTS, Dana, 66, St. Joseph, Corydon, Dec. 22. Husband of Lisa Townsend Roberts. Father of Traci Conrad, Kristi Holcomb and Mia Rose. Brother of Jon Roberts. Grandfather of four. Great-grandfather of two.

SORGE, Donna Marie, 67, St. Lawrence, Lawrenceburg, Dec. 26. Wife of Gary Sorge. Mother of Laura Fattouch and Richard Sorge. Sister of Dawn Witte.

STRZYNSKI, Richard C., 73, St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception, Aurora, Dec. 15. Father of Adam, Jeremy and Matthew Strzynski. Brother of Lynn and Paula. Grandfather of eight.

TANSY, Judith, 79, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, Jan. 3. Wife of Eugene Tansy. Mother of Meghan Cougill, Desiree Davis, Rachel Lewis, Gabriel, Kieran, Luke and Raphael Tansy. Grandmother of 29. Great-grandmother of 11.

VAWTER, Francis, 79, St. Maurice, Napoleon, Dec. 18. Husband of Janice Vawter. Father of Michael, Robert and Steven Vawter. Brother of Delbert Vawter. Grandfather of seven. Great-grandfather of three.

WALKE, Rosalyn A., 79, St. Louis, Batesville, Dec. 16. Wife of Eugene Walke. Mother of Denean Williams, Chris, Doug and Steve Walke. Sister of Elaine Cornett, Arthur, Dan, Gene, Irv and Victor Bischoff. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 11.

WISEMAN, Frances C., 100, St. Mary-of-the-Knobs, Floyd County, Jan. 3. Mother of Patricia Hubler, Dr. Bill and Frank Wiseman, Jr. Grandmother of six. Great-grandmother of 12. Great-great-grandmother of seven.

YOUNG, Beverly A., 64, Good Shepherd, Indianapolis, Dec. 26. Sister of Michelle, Robert and Walter Young. †

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