Indiana Clergy Abuse

Over the last year, Catholic Dioceses from across the United States have released lists of known clergy sexual abusers. There’s no greater breach of trust than when someone in a position of power and authority sexually abuses someone. These acts have devastating effects on victims. Forester Haynie is an advocate for victims of clergy abuse as well as for anyone abused by a person in a position of power. Already, more than 3,000 civil lawsuits have been filed on behalf of victims of clergy abuse. Here are the names of known abusers in the state of Indiana:

Last First Status Diocese
Allen Michael E. Accused Evansville, IN
Amsden Thomas J. Sued Indianapolis, IN
Beever Carlton J. Sued Indianapolis, IN
Belen Germain Sued Indianapolis, IN
Blackwell William Leroy Sued Indianapolis, IN
Blume James R. Convicted Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Bockhold Edward Theodore Accused Indianapolis, IN
Bohlinger Kenneth Accused Lafayette, IN
Buczyna Joseph Accused Gary, IN
Buescher Michael J. Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Burtchaell James T. Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Cambron Louis Accused Indianapolis, IN
Carsten Brian Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Charlton Jeffrey James Accused Indianapolis, IN
Chase Terrence R. Accused Gary, IN
Ciganovich Mark Convicted Evansville, IN
Clauss Joseph L. Accused Evansville, IN
Colletti Joseph A. Accused Lafayette, IN
Curry Samuel Thomas Sued Indianapolis, IN
Daylor Ann Accused Indianapolis, IN
Deery Albert Vincent Sued Indianapolis, IN
Doyle Patrick A. Accused Indianapolis, IN
Eder Donald Sued Lafayette, IN
Ehrman William J. Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Emrich Jack F. Accused Indianapolis, IN
Englert Wilfred “Fred” L. Accused Evansville, IN
Esser Gilbert F., c.pp.s. Accused Lafayette, IN
Evrard Donald J. Settled Indianapolis, IN
Fleck David Accused Evansville, IN
Gieranowski William Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Gillig John Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Graehler Kenneth Accused Evansville, IN
Grass Donald C. Accused Gary, IN
Grear James Sued Lafayette, IN
Harris Brennan Accused Indianapolis, IN
Hernandez Gabriel Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Jercha Julian Accused Gary, IN
Jeziorski Louis Accused Gary, IN
Kavungal George Accused Gary, IN
Kelley Michael (Micheal) H. Accused Indianapolis, IN
Kilcline Frank Accused Lafayette, IN
Knoth Bernard Accused Indianapolis, IN
Kohne Ambrose Accused Lafayette, IN
Kos Joseph Stanley Accused Indianapolis, IN
Kramer John Stanley Accused Indianapolis, IN
Krason Edward Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Kreis William Accused Indianapolis, IN
Kurzendoerfer Mark Accused Evansville, IN
LeBrun Paul Francis Convicted Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Lombardi Thomas C. Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Luczak Ralph Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Lynch Laurence Michael Accused Indianapolis, IN
Mahoney Robert Sued Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Maung John S. Accused Indianapolis, IN
McGinnity Ambrose Accused Gary, IN
Miller Elden Joseph Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Miltz Karl Joseph Accused Indianapolis, IN
Monroe Haorld Sued Indianapolis, IN
Moran Robert E. Accused Lafayette, IN
O’Brien William Sued Indianapolis, IN
Okon Eugene Jack Accused Indianapolis, IN
Ramos Ponciano M. Convicted Indianapolis, IN
Rudolf Roger Gerard Accused Indianapolis, IN
Ryan Cornelius J. Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Schmitt Frederick Adam Accused Indianapolis, IN
Schoettelkotte John Bernard Sued Indianapolis, IN
Schroeder Othmar H. Accused Evansville, IN
Schroering Francis A. Accused Evansville, IN
Schutt Bruce A. Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Seculoff James F. Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Sego Arthur A. Accused Lafayette, IN
Shanahan James Joseph Accused Indianapolis, IN
Smith Myles Hale Patrick Accused Indianapolis, IN
Staniszewski Stanley Accused Gary, IN
Stewart Jonathan L. Sued Indianapolis, IN
Stieglitz Richard Sued Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Thompson Richard Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Tracey Donald Accused Lafayette, IN
Trepanier James, c.s.c. Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Varga Stephen V. Accused Gary, IN
Vogler Jean F. Convicted Evansville, IN
Voss Ronald J. Accused Lafayette, IN
Wieber Raymond H. Accused Lafayette, IN
Wildeman Richard J. Accused Evansville, IN
Ziemer George Peter Accused Indianapolis, IN
Evrard Donald Accused Indianapolis,IN
O’Shaughnessy Donald Accused Indianapolis,IN
Pfalzer Roman Accused Indianapolis, IN
Funcheon Gerald Accused Lafayette, IN
Cichnowicz Charles Accused Lafayette, IN
Paquette Edward Accused Fort Wayne-South Bend, IN
Emerson Richard Accused Gary, IN

Forester Haynie is an advocate for victims of clergy abuse as well as for anyone abused by a person in a position of power.  If you have suffered sexual abuse by a member of the clergy or a person of authority please fill out the form or call us at (888) 869-8100. Our firm offers free consultations to help you access compensation and help with your recovery.  We stand ready to assist you, and we stand ready to hold these institutions to accountable

In the U.S. legal system, all accused persons are presumed innocent until proven guilty. This chart is based generally on allegations reported publicly in the media or publicly filed in the courts. Forester Haynie does not confirm the accuracy of any actual allegation, and this chart is not a representation of the legal case history of an individual. Reasonable efforts have been made to ensure accuracy.

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