Allen A. VonEssen

Allen Albert VonEssen

81, Indianapolis, passed away on Monday, May 26, 2014. He was born on October 14, 1932 to Anthony and Sophia Chmielewski VonEssen in Queens, New York. He was a mechanic for Douglas, Inc. before his retirement and was a member of Monsignor Downey Council 3660 Knights of Columbus. He is survived by his wife, Stella Brossart VonEssen; sons, Carl, Erick and Phillip VonEssen; daughters, Susanna Marsh, Diane VonEssen and Catherine Beam; sister, Mary Ann Leland; brothers, Fr. Pacificus VonEssen, Henry VonEssen and Fr. Peter VonEssen; 15 grandchildren and 12 great-grandchildren. He was a member of St. Roch Catholic Church, where visitation will be held on Friday, May 30, 2014 from 2 p.m. until 3 p.m. immediately followed by a Mass of Christian Burial at 3 p.m. Donations may be made to the St. Roch Church Memorial Fund, 3600 S. Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, IN 46227. Online condolences may be shared with the family at:

Funeral Home

Daniel F O'Riley Funeral Home
6107 S East Street Indianapolis, IN 46227
(317) 787-8224

Published in the The Indianapolis Star on May 28, 2014