Obituaries

Obituary | Sr. Sandra Maria Sander, RSM

A funeral Mass for Mercy Sister Sandra Maria Sander was celebrated Nov. 22 at Mercy Center in Frontenac.

Sister Sandra Marie, 77, died Nov. 19. She was a Sister of Mercy for 59 years.

Born in St. Louis, Sister Sandra Marie entered the Sisters of Mercy in 1957 and professed final vows in 1965. She attended Hanley Junior High School and Mercy High School in St. Louis and received a bachelor's degree in biology from Webster University. She was a certified medical technologist.

Obituary | Sr. Mary Anne Murphy, FSM

A funeral Mass for Sister Mary Anne Murphy was celebrated Nov. 28 in the chapel at The Sarah Community in Bridgeton.

Sister Mary Anne, a Franciscan Sister of Mary for 59 years and a retired registered nurse and operating room supervisor, died Nov. 22 at The Sarah Community. She was 85.

Born in St. Louis, she studied nursing at St. John's School of Nursing in St. Louis (affiliated with St. Louis University) and became a registered nurse in 1952; in 1969 she was certified in operating room administration through Queens University and Hotel, also affiliated with St. Louis University.

Obituary | Sr. Elizabeth Ann Schmidt, ASC

A funeral Mass for Sister Elizabeth Ann Schmidt was celebrated Nov. 28 in the Chapel of the New Covenant at the Adorers of the Blood of Christ Wichita Center in Wichita, Kan.

Sister Elizabeth Ann, 85, died Nov. 22 at the Wichita Center. She was an Adorer of the Blood of Christ for 69 years.

Born on her family's farm outside of Spearville, Kan., she entered the Adorer community in 1945 at age 14. She pronounced first vows in 1947.

Obituary | Sr. Evelyn Kaminski, OSF

A funeral Mass for Sister Evelyn Kaminski, OSF, will be celebrated at 5 p.m. Tuesday, Nov. 22, in the Lally Room at Mother of Perpetual Help Residence, 7601 Watson Road in Shrewsbury.

Sister Evelyn, 104, died Nov. 15 at Mary Queen and Mother Center in Shrewsbury.

Born in Opole Lubielskie, Poland, her family moved to Weirton, W.Va., where she met the Franciscan Sisters of Our Lady of Perpetual Help. She entered the community in 1926 and professed perpetual vows in 1934. She received a bachelor's degree from Steubenville University in Steubenville, Ohio.

Obituary | Fr. Jack Stochl, SJ

A memorial Mass for Jesuit Father John J. Stochl was celebrated Nov. 19 at Jesuit Hall Community Chapel in Midtown St. Louis.

Father Stochl, 92, died Nov. 6. A Jesuit for 75 years and a priest for 62 years, he served many years in the small Central American country of Belize.

Obituary | Sr. Ruth Saddler, SSND

A funeral Mass for Sister Ruth Saddler was celebrated Nov. 4 in the School Sisters of Notre Dame Theresa Center Chapel in south St. Louis County. Sister Ruth, 92, died Oct. 25 at Veronica House in Bridgeton. She was a former teacher, principal, missionary and driver.

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