June 1, 2018


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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BECKMAN, Marie R. (Schnell), 91, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, New Albany, May 17. Mother of Beverly Leonhardt, Pamela Stephens, Cynthia Stevenson, Lynn Timmons, Gary, Jim, John and Richard Beckman. Grandmother of 20. Great-grandmother of 19. Great-great-grandmother of two.

BRIGHT, Gerrod C., 75, St. Matthew the Apostle, Indianapolis, May 13. Husband of Florence Bright. Father of Danielle and Gerrod Bright II. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of one.

BROWN, Patty A., 74, St. Pius V, Troy, May 20. Wife of Jerry Brown. Mother of Jerry, Jr. and Tracy Brown, Sr. Sister of Barbara Ballis, Betty Rothgerber and Duke Williams. Grandmother of five. Great-grandmother of three.

GOHMANN, Martin T., 83, Holy Family, New Albany, May 9. Husband of Virginia Gohmann. Father of Gretchen Craig, Jo, Don, Graham, Gregg, Marty, Ted and Tom Gohmann. Grandfather of 16.

HERZOG, Paul B., 92, All Saints, Dearborn County, May 15. Father of Theresa Black, Daniel, Donald, Edward, Gary, Leonard and Thomas Herzog. Grandfather of 24. Great‑grandfather of nine.

HOBBS, Floyd B., Jr., 87, Holy Family, New Albany, May 5. Father of Janice Atkins, Patti Bauder, Sandy Fitzgerald, Mary Ann, Brian, Jim and Paul Hobbs. Brother of Jeanne Jones. Grandfather of 13. Great-grandfather of several.

HODSON, Carl N., 84, St. Catherine of Siena, Decatur County, May 17. Husband of Janet Hodson. Father of Debbie Babiarz, Diane Fry and Monica Hodson. Brother of Doris Gardner and Nancy Ward. Grandfather of three. Great-grandfather of two.

HUTT, John W., 81, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, May 15. Father of Joann Davis, Tommi Jean Lavelle, Mary Catherine Mayer, Susann Wilson, John, Matthew and William Hutt. Brother of Barb Flispart, Katie LaHue, Carla Schnieders, Cecilia Steele, Bob, Bud, Joe and Phil Hutt. Grandfather of 28. Great-grandfather of 11.

JACKSON, Joseph D., 69, Most Sacred Heart of Jesus, Jeffersonville, May 18. Husband of Carol Jackson. Father of Jessica Lincoln and Jeremy Jackson. Brother of Barbara Kochert. Grandfather of two.

LAY, Ann L., 69, St. Joseph, Shelbyville, May 15. Wife of Paul Lay. Mother of Lori Law and Andy Lay. Sister of Jan Caton. Grandmother of five.

MCMAHON, Lucille, 59, Our Lady of Lourdes, Indianapolis, May 13. Wife of Roy Patrick, Mother of Melissa Stone, Bobby and Roy McMahon. Sister of Robert Alberti. Grandmother of one.

MUCKERHEIDE, Marian R., 83, St. Louis, Batesville, May 8. Aunt of several.

NAEGELE, Patricia M. (Matthews), 59, Prince of Peace, Madison, May 20. Wife of Ken Naegele. Sister of Bill Matthews. Aunt and great-aunt of several.

RICHARDSON, Dolores C., 101, St. Barnabas, Indianapolis, May 16. Mother of David, Larry and Mark Richardson. Grandmother of eight. Great-grandmother of 18.

STRUEWING, Linda J. (Mazzola), 78, St. Gabriel, Connersville, May 17. Wife of Raymond Struewing. Mother of Claudia Alvis, Denise, Monica, David, Kevin, Ronald and Stephen Struewing. Sister of Margaret Vonderheide. Grandmother of 13. Step-grandmother of one.

WAINEGARD, Raymond, 92, St. Gabriel the Archangel, Indianapolis, May 8. Father of Julie Boulton. †

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