Sister Obituaries 2019
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Sister Marielle Schmitt, OP, died Jan. 15, 2019. Professed in 1938, she taught in the following schools: St. Dominic, Washington, DC; Annunciation, Minneapolis; St. Luke, River Forest, IL; Our Lady of Mercy, Bronx, NY; St. Joseph the Worker, Dubuque, IA; Blessed Sacrament, Sioux City, IA; Holy Name, Kansas City, MO; and St. Mary, Dixon, IL. She served as librarian at St. Giles, Oak Park, IL, and Edgewood Campus School, Madison, WI, and in pastoral care at Holy Rosary Parish, Minneapolis, and St. Dominic Villa, Dubuque, IA. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.
Sister Tanya Williams, OP, died Jan. 9, 2019. Professed in 2007, she ministered as emergency support staff at St. Francis Center, Redwood City, CA; a volunteer at Holy Rosary Parish, Minneapolis; volunteer coordinator at St. Peter Claver Parish, Minneapolis; as a counselor at Hennepin County Adult Corrections Facility, Minneapolis; and as an employment services manager at Interfaith Outreach & Community Partners, Plymouth, MN. Sr. Tanya enjoyed sharing her musical talents on the clarinet. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.
Sister Mary (Muritta) Hemeyer, OP, died Jan. 7, 2019. Professed in 1950, she taught in the following schools: Visitation, Chicago; St. Lawrence, Faribault, MN; St. Thomas, Kenosha, WI; St. Patrick, Madison, WI; St. Joseph, Sioux Falls, SD; and St. Mary, Cheyenne, WY. Sr. Mary served as curriculum librarian and receptionist at the Archdiocesan Office of Education for the St. Paul and Minneapolis Archdiocese and as secretary at Holy Rosary School, Minneapolis; Trinity High School, River Forest, IL; and the Office of Development for the Sinsinawa Dominican Congregation, Sinsinawa, WI. She also shared her sewing and driving skills with the Congregation. May she rest in peace. Click here to send a memorial online.