Esther Koebel


Esther Koebel, 78, of Indianapolis, died Sunday, Jan. 18, 2015.

Survivors include four children, Arthur (Mary Beth) Koebel Jr., John (Angie) Koebel, Jean (John) Sanders and Patricia (Jim) Kirkman; nine grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

She was preceded in death by her husband, Arthur E. Koebel.

A Mass of Christian burial will be celebrated at noon Saturday at St. Jude Catholic Church, 5353 McFarland Road, Indianapolis. Visitation will be from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday at G.H. Herrmann Madison Avenue Funeral Home, 5141 Madison Ave., Indianapolis. Prayers will be conducted at 11:15 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home. Burial will be at St. Joseph Cemetery in Indianapolis.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Catholic School or The Benedictine Center, in care of the funeral home, or by giving blood at a local blood bank.