A funeral Mass was celebrated Dec. 5 at St. Agnes Church in Bloomsdale for Father Raymond J. Oge, who had served as pastor at St. Agnes for almost 20 years. He died Nov. 30 at Mother of Good Counsel Home. He was 72.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 23 in the St. Joseph Chapel in O'Fallon of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood for Sister Ann Louise Schulte, who served in the community in a number of roles for 77 years. Sister Ann Louise died Nov. 14 at Villa Theresa Haven in O'Fallon. She was 98.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 6 at the Visitation Academy chapel in Town and Country for Visitation Sister Mary Lucy Beres, a former educator who held a number of positions with the Sisters of the Visitation.
A memorial Mass was celebrated Oct. 4 at Nazareth Living Center in south St. Louis County for Sister Anna Schlett, CSJ, a retired college registrar and hospital chaplain.
Sister Anna, previously known as Sister Patrick Joseph, died Sept. 27 at Nazareth of dementia at age 84.
Born in DeSoto, she worked as a secretary in a real estate company and in the personnel department at International Shoe Co. She entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1949 and made her final profession in 1956. She received a bachelor's degree in elementary education from Fontbonne College in 1959.
A funeral Mass was celebrated Nov. 15 at the motherhouse chapel of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood in O'Fallon for Sister Mary Matthew Kimminau, who ministered as a housekeeper for 39 years.
Sister Mary Matthew, 90, died Nov. 11 at Villa Theresa Haven in O'Fallon.
Born in Lawrence, Neb., and baptized Florentine Katheryn, her family moved near Villa Ridge where she attended St. John the Baptist School. In 1942, she entered the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood and made her religious profession in 1945.