Mary Ann (Laker) Byrne

July 23, 1938 ~ February 9, 2024 (age 85) 85 Years Old
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Mary Byrne Obituary

Mary Ann (Laker) Byrne, 85, of Indianapolis, passed away Friday, February 9, 2024. The daughter of the late Alphonse J. and Anna C. (Reigel) Laker, Mary Ann was born Saturday, July 23, 1938 in Beech Grove, Indiana.

Mary Ann was a 1956 graduate of Sacred Heart High School. A homemaker, she was a member of Good Shepherd Catholic Church, Teamsters Local 135, played on some euchre clubs and bowled with several bowling leagues. Mary Ann enjoyed working on jigsaw puzzles and had an ample collection of Word Search books.

Mary Ann is survived by her eight children, Rose Ann Byrne, Chris (Dale) Eland, Larry (Susie) Byrne, Dan (Sally) Byrne, Carl G. (Jackie) Byrne, Don (Meg) Byrne, Rick (Effie) Byrne and Charlie Byrne. She is also survived by her eight siblings, Agnes (Clyde) Kerr, Joseph (Meg) Laker, John Laker, Tom (Mary Kay) Laker, Mark (Eleanor) Laker, Rosina (Steve) Starks, Cathy (Pete) Kropp and Bernie Laker. Other survivors include her 14 grandchildren and numerous great-grandchildren. In addition to her parents, she was preceded in death by her husband, Carl Ervin Byrne in 2002.

Family and friends may call on Friday, February 16, 2024, from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. in Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services, 1458 South Meridian Street, Indianapolis and on Saturday, February 17, 2024 from 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. in Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2905 Carson Avenue, Indianapolis, where the Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11:00 a.m. Burial will follow in Calvary Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, the family has request memorial contributions may be made to Sacred Heart Catholic Church, 1530 Union Street, Indianapolis, Indiana 46225 or to Good Shepherd Catholic Church, 2905 Carson Avenue, Indianapolis, Indiana  46203.

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February 16, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Lauck & Veldhof Funeral & Cremation Services
1458 S Meridian Street
Indianapolis, IN 46225

February 17, 2024

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
2905 S. Carson Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46203

Mass of Christian Burial
February 17, 2024

11:00 AM
Good Shepherd Catholic Church
2905 S. Carson Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46203


Calvary Cemetery
435 W. Troy Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46225


Sacred Heart Catholic Church
1530 Union St., Indianapolis IN 46225
Tel: 1-317-638-5551

Good Shepherd Catholic Church
2905 S. Carson Ave., Indianapolis, IN 46203,
Tel: 317-783-3158


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