Obituaries (361)

Sunday, 27 March 2011 16:21

Obituary - Father Melchior Toczek, OFM

obit-father-Melchior-toczekFather Melchior Toczek, OFM, Franciscan friar and priest of Sacred Heart Province of the Order of Friars Minor, died at the age of 88 on March 13 at St. Joseph Home in Springfield.

ARLINGTON HEIGHTS — Father Charles L. Maranto, CSV died March 18 at Addolorata Villa Nursing Home in Wheeling, where he had been in hospice care. He was 88 years old. 

obit-Sister-AnnuciateALTON — Sister M. Annunciate Keller, FSGM, 82, baptized Rita, died March 3 at St. Francis Convent Infirmary in Alton.

Sunday, 27 February 2011 09:18

Obituary - Sister Beata Knoedler, OSU

obit-sr-Beata-KnoedlerSister Beata Knoedler, Ursuline Sister of Springfield, died Feb. 7 at the Loretto Home of St. Francis Convent, Springfield.

Sunday, 27 February 2011 09:17

Obituary - Sister Kathleen Masur, SSSF

obit-sister-kathleen-masurCAMPBELLSPORT, Wis. — School Sister of St. Francis Kathleen Masur, age 102, died Feb. 8 at St. Joseph Convent in Campbellsport.

Sunday, 30 January 2011 15:16

Obituary - Sister Anna Marie Mehigan, OP

obit-sr-anna-marie-mehiganSister Anna Marie Mehigan (also known as Sister M. Josepha), 76, a Dominican Sister of Springfield, died Jan. 7 at the Dominican Motherhouse in Springfield.

Sunday, 16 January 2011 12:06

Obituary - Sister Peter Damian Chiang, OSF

obit-sr-Peter-Damian-ChiangSister Peter Damian Chiang, 87, of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, died Jan. 6 at St. Francis Convent, Springfield.

Sunday, 16 January 2011 12:05

Obituary - Sister James Marie Pallas, OP

Sister James Marie Pallas, OPSister James Marie Pallas, 90, a Dominican Sister of Springfield, died Dec. 13, 2010.

Sunday, 02 January 2011 16:34

Obituary - Sister M. Virgil Bohman, OSF

Sister M. Virgil Bohman, OSFSister M. Virgil Bohman, 86, of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis died  Dec. 15, 2010 at St. Francis Convent, Springfield.

Sister Catherine Dominic Stack, OPSister Catherine Dominic Stack, 93, a Dominican Sister of Springfield, died Dec. 19 at Sacred Heart Convent in Springfield.

Sunday, 19 December 2010 09:28

Obituary - Brother Michael Groesch, FFSC

obit-brother-michaelBrother Michael Groesch, 97, of the Franciscan Brothers of the Holy Cross died Dec. 11.

Sunday, 05 December 2010 10:17

Obituary - Sister Mary Ann Droste, OP

obit-sr-mary-ann-drostSister Mary Ann (Sister Mary Aloysius) Droste, a Dominican Sister of Springfield, died Nov. 25.

Sunday, 07 November 2010 15:43

Obituary - Sister Dolores Marie Ramsey, OSU

Sister Dolores Marie Ramsey, OSUALTON — Sister Dolores Marie Ramsey, OSU, died Oct. 19 at the Ursulines’ Queen of Peace Infirmary.  She taught many years in Springfield.

Sunday, 10 October 2010 10:37

Obituary - Sister Paula Marie Miller, OP

dl-obit-sr-paula-marieSister Paula Marie Miller, 83, a Dominican Sister of Springfield, died Oct. 1.

Sunday, 10 October 2010 10:36

Obituary - Sister Ruth Marie Call, OSU

obit-sr-ruth-marieALTON — Sister Ruth Marie Call, OSU, died Sept. 25, at Saint Anthony’s Hospital here. She grew up in the Springfield area and spent many of her 65 teaching years in Springfield-area Catholic schools.

Sunday, 10 October 2010 10:34

Obituary - Sister Loretta Berra, ASC

Sister Loretta Berra, ASCRUMA — Sister Loretta Berra, ASC, died Sept. 19 at the Ruma Center. She was 94 years old and had been an Adorer of the Blood of Christ for 76 years.

Sunday, 26 September 2010 11:08

Obituary - Sister Joselia Stroeder, SSSF

dl-obit-sr-stroeder_joseliaCAMPBELLSPORT, Wis. — School Sister of St. Francis Joselia Stroeder died Aug. 31 at St. Joseph Convent in Campbellsport, age 95.

Sunday, 26 September 2010 11:06

Obituary - Sister Jean Marie Deleery, OSU

obit--sr-Jean-Marie-1ALTON — Sister Jean Marie Deleery, OSU, died Sept. 19 at the Ursulines’ Queen of Peace infirmary in Alton.

Sunday, 29 August 2010 14:39

Obituary - Sister Ann Bailey, OSF

Sister Ann Bailey, OSFSister Ann Bailey, 89, of the Hospital Sisters of the Third Order of St. Francis died Aug. 12 at St. Francis Convent, Springfield.

Sister M. Georgene Tappa, OSFSister M. Georgene Tappa, OSF, age 99, of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis died on June 21 at St. Francis Convent, Springfield.

Sister Mary Patrick O’Brien, OSUALTON — Ursuline Sister Mary Patrick O’Brien died June 6 at the Ursuline Queen of Peace health care community in Alton.  She was 87.

Sunday, 23 May 2010 10:21

Sister Agnes Eileen Convery, OP

Sister Agnes Eileen Convery, OPSister Agnes Eileen Convery, OP, 94, a Dominican Sister of Springfield, died May 13 at Sacred Heart Convent in Springfield.

Sunday, 23 May 2010 10:19

Obituary - Sister Marie Hodapp, SSSF

Sister Marie Hodapp, SSSFCAMPBELLSPORT, Wis. — School Sister of St. Francis Marie Hodapp died May 6 at St. Joseph Convent in Campbellsport.

Sunday, 09 May 2010 12:01

Obituary - Sister Mary Jude Jun, OSU

Ursuline Sister Mary Jude Jun, born Helen Rose Jun, died peacefully April 25 at the Ursuline Queen of Peace Healthcare Center in Alton.

Sister M. Elizabeth Westenberger, OSF, age 89, of the Hospital Sisters of St. Francis, died April 10 at St. Francis Convent, Springfield.

Sunday, 28 February 2010 09:53

Obituary - Sister Julia Becker, OSU

Sister Julia Becker, OSUALTON — Ursuline Sister Julia Becker (Sister Mary John) died Feb. 12 at the Ursuline Queen of Peace Healthcare Community, age 95.

Sunday, 28 February 2010 09:52

Obituary - Sister Grace Jokerst, OSU

ALTON — Ursuline Sister Grace Jokerst, born Inez Julia Jokerst, died Feb. 9 at the Ursuline Queen of Peace Healthcare Community, age 95.

Sunday, 14 February 2010 14:48

Obituary - Father Elgar Bockenfeld, OFM

 Father Elgar Bockenfeld, OFMMINNEAPOLIS — Father Elgar Bockenfeld, OFM, of Sacred Heart Province of the Order of Friars Minor (Franciscans) died Jan. 26, in the cardiac intensive care unit of Abbott Northwestern Hospital in Minneapolis. He was 93.

Sunday, 14 February 2010 14:47

Obituary - Sister M. Aquinas DuChene, OP

Sister M. Aquinas DuChene, OPSister M. Aquinas DuChene, OP, 96, a Dominican Sister of Springfield, died Jan. 30 at Sacred Heart Convent, Springfield.

Sunday, 31 January 2010 00:00

Obituary - Sister Stephanie Stauder, OP

Sister Stephanie Stauder, OPSINSINAWA, Wis. — Sister Stephanie Stauder, OP, died Jan. 13 at St. Dominic Villa, Sinsinawa. The funeral Mass was held in Queen of the Rosary Chapel at Sinsinawa Jan. 18, followed by burial in the Motherhouse Cemetery.

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