Sister Obituaries 2017

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Sister Alessandra Kubasta, OPSister Alessandra Kubasta, OP in habitSister Alessandra Kubasta, OP, died May 18, 2017. Professed in 1941, she taught in the following schools: Visitation, Chicago; St. James, Rockford, IL; St. Brendan, Chicago; St. Thomas More, Alhambra, CA; St. Thomas Aquinas, Milwaukee; and Our Lady of Mercy, Bronx, NY. Sister Alessandra served as principal at St. Thomas Aquinas, Freeport, IL; St. Mary, Freeport, IL; and St. Patrick, Rockford, IL. She served as postmaster of the Sinsinawa Post Office and ministered with the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation as gardener, driver, director of study, and director of transportation. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

Sister Marie Kevin Claybaugh, OPSister Marie Kevin Claybaugh, OPSister Marie Kevin Claybaugh, OP, died May 6, 2017. Professed in 1941, she taught in the following schools: Annunciation, Minneapolis; St. Peter, Oshkosh, WI; St. Sabina, Chicago; St. Cecilia, Omaha, NE; Visitation Grade, Chicago; Epiphany, Chicago; and St. Basil, Chicago, where she also served as secretary. Sr. Marie Kevin served in transportation at Queen of Peace Ministry Center, Burbank, IL. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

Sister Mary Elizabeth Premo, OPSister Mary Elizabeth Premo, OPSister Mary Elizabeth Premo, OP, died April 30, 2017. Professed in 1961, she taught in the following schools: St. Cecilia, Omaha, NE; St. Joseph, Tuskegee, AL; Sacred Heart, Washington, DC; St. Martin de Porres, Columbia, SC; and St. Thomas the Apostle, Chickasaw, AL. She served as secretary at Visitation High School, Chicago; director at Sacred Heart Adult Center, Washington, DC; director of religious education at Sacred Heart Parish, Washington, DC; consultant for the Memphis Diocesan Office, TN; and volunteer in the Communication Office at the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa, WI. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

Sister Marie Cagnoni, OP (Bertrandine)Sister Marie Cagnoni, OP (Bertrandine)Sister Marie Cagnoni, OP (Bertrandine), died April 22, 2017. Professed in 1944, she taught in the following schools: St. Sabina, Chicago; St. Mark, Peoria, IL; St. Augustine, South St. Paul, MN; St. Bernard, Wauwatosa, WI; and Blessed Sacrament, Madison, WI. She ministered as vicaress of the Motherhouse, Sinsinawa, WI, and served as teacher aide at St. Dennis School, Madison, WI. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

Sister Catherine Lyons, OP (Marie Edmund)Sister Catherine Lyons, OP (Marie Edmund)Sister Catherine Lyons, OP (Marie Edmund), died March 13, 2017. Professed in 1948, she taught in the following schools: Incarnation, Minneapolis; Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove, IA; Holy Trinity, Bloomington, IL; SS. Faith, Hope, and Charity, Winnetka, IL; and St. Patrick, Rockford, IL. Sr. Catherine ministered as principal at St. Patrick, Green Bay, WI; St. Mary, Appleton, WI; Consolidated Catholic School, Faribault, MN; Annunciation, Minneapolis; and St. Jerome, Columbus, WI. She served as pastoral minister at St. John the Baptist Parish, Napa, CA; as prioress of the motherhouse, Sinsinawa, WI; and as finance staff, Camp WeHaKee, Winter, WI. Sr. Catherine volunteered at St. Rose School, Cuba City, WI; Holy Rosary Parish, Minneapolis; Camp WeHaKee; and in the Faribault, MN, area. May rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

Sister Mary Kathryn Guenther, OP (John Gualbert)Sister Mary Kathryn Guenther, OP (John Gualbert)Sister Mary Kathryn Guenther, OP (John Gualbert), died March 4, 2017. Professed in 1949, she taught in the following schools: Immaculate Conception, Waukegan, IL; St. Joseph, Dubuque, IA; St. Richard, Chicago; St. Augustine, South St. Paul, MN; St. Cecilia, Wisconsin Dells, WI; St. Cecilia, Omaha, NE; Sacred Heart, Eagle Grove, IA, where she was also principal; and Blessed Sacrament, Sioux City, IA. Sr. Mary Kathryn served as pastoral associate at St. Michael Parish, South Sioux City, NE, where she was also a teacher, and at Sacred Heart Parish, Reedsburg, WI, and was activity coordinator at St. Dominic Villa, Dubuque. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

Sister Jeanne Flanagan, OP (John Dominici)Sister Jeanne Flanagan, OP (John Dominici)Sister Jeanne Flanagan, OP (John Dominici), died Jan. 14, 2017. Professed in 1949, she taught at Bethlehem Academy, Faribault, MN; St. Mary, Cheyenne, WY; and St. John Cathedral, Milwaukee. Sr. Jeanne served as principal at St. Joseph Cathedral, Sioux Falls, SD; Queen of Peace, Burbank, IL; and Dominican, Whitefish Bay, WI, and as dean of girls at O’Gorman Catholic High School, Sioux Falls, SD. She served the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation as prioress provincial of the Southwest Province and ministered as adult education director at Epiphany Parish, Oklahoma City, OK, and St. Paul the Apostle Parish, Richardson, TX. Sr. Jeanne was the assistant director of the Office of Religious Education for the Diocese of Beaumont, TX, and spiritual director and scripture teacher at the motherhouse, Sinsinawa. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

Therese O’Donnell, OP, (Eamon)Therese O’Donnell, OP, (Eamon)Therese O’Donnell, OP, (Eamon), died Jan. 14, 2017. Professed in 1947, she taught in the following schools: St. Rose of Lima, Milwaukee; St. Lawrence, Faribault, MN; Holy Family, Whitefish Bay, WI; and St. Mary, Appleton, WI. She served as principal/teacher at Nativity BVM, Menominee, IL, and principal at St. Basil, Chicago; Blessed Sacrament, Madison, WI; and St. Louis de Montfort, Oak Lawn, IL. Sr. Therese ministered as a consultant for the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation’s Northeast Province. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

Sister Kathleen O’Donnell, OP (Marie Winifred)Sister Kathleen O’Donnell, OP (Marie Winifred)Sister Kathleen O’Donnell, OP (Marie Winifred), died Jan. 10, 2017. Professed in 1946, she taught in the following schools: Rosary, Oklahoma City, OK; Sacred Heart, Washington, DC; St. Michael, Galena, IL; Resurrection, Minneapolis; St. Joseph, Baraboo, WI; St. Mary, Dixon, IL, where she was also principal; St. Bernard, Wauwatosa, WI, where she was also principal; Incarnation, Minneapolis; and St. Thomas the Apostle, Chickasaw, AL. Sr. Kathleen served as director of Dominican Education Center, Sinsinawa, WI, and pastoral associate at St. Thomas the Apostle Parish, Chickasaw, AL. She ministered as secretary/support staff at St. Thomas Aquinas School, Milwaukee; Visitation School, Chicago; Misericordia Home North, Chicago; Sacred Heart School, Washington, DC; St. Luke Convent, River Forest, IL; and for the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation’s Eastern Province. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.

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