Erstel Denny, 85, died Friday, Dec. 21, 2012. He was a resident of Indianapolis.
Survivors include his wife, Mary A. Denny; children, Helen (Dale) Martin, Jacqueline (Donald) Stone, and Darrell and John (Jill) Denny; 13 grandchildren; several great-grandchildren; one great-great-grandchild; and two brothers, the Rev. Charles and Donald Denny.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Clarence James and Ruth Denny; a daughter, Karen Battiato; and two brothers, Clarence and Carl Denny.
A Mass of Christian burial will be conducted at 11 a.m. today at Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2905 Carson Ave., Indianapolis. Burial will be at Calvary Cemetery in Indianapolis.
Memorial contributions may be made to the church, 2905 Carson Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203.