Obituaries

Obituary | Sr. Anne Christine Looze, CSJ

A funeral Mass for Sister Anne Christine Looze, CSJ, was celebrated June 9 at the Nazareth Living Center Chapel. Sister Anne Christine, a former teacher and hospice chaplaincy worker, died June 3 at Nazareth Living Center in South County.

Sister Anne Christine was born in 1927 in New Franken, Wisc., and baptized Marilyn Jane Looze. She received the habit of the Sisters of St. Joseph of Carondelet and the name Sister Anne Christine in 1945. She made final profession in 1950.

Obituary | Fr. Robert F. Weiss, SJ

A funeral Mass for Father Robert F. Weiss, SJ, was celebrated June 14 at St. Francis Xavier (College) Church. A former president of Rockhurst University in Kansas City, Mo., and St. Louis University High School, Father Weiss died June 9 at St. Mary's Hospital in St. Louis.

He was 91 years old and about to mark the 70th anniversary of his entrance into the Society of Jesus.

Obituary | Father Joseph H. Blattner

Father Joseph H. Blattner, a retired Air Force chaplain who had been ministering at St. Ann Church in Bonners Ferry, Idaho, died April 16 in Spokane, Wash. He was 83.

Born in St. Louis, Father Blattner attended St. Louis Preparatory Seminary and Kenrick Seminary in St. Louis and was ordained to the priesthood in 1958 by then-Archbishop Joseph E. Ritter.

Obituary | Sr. Mary Ellen Garvey, OSU

A memorial Mass for Ursuline Sister Mary Ellen Garvey was celebrated May 28 in the Ursuline Academy Chapel in Kirkwood. Sister Mary Ellen, a former principal of Ursuline Academy, died May 19 in Eureka at age 93.

Obituary | Sr. Marie de Lourdes Unterreiner, SSND

A funeral Mass for Sister Marie de Lourdes Unterreiner was celebrated May 26 in the School Sisters of Notre Dame Theresa Center chapel in south St. Louis County.

Sister Marie de Lourdes, 81, died May 19 at Anna House of the Sarah Community in Bridgeton. She was a retired teacher, principal and religious education director.

Obituary | Sr. Elizabeth Weiman, CPPS

A funeral Mass for Sister Elizabeth Weiman was celebrated May 13 at St. Joseph Chapel of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood in O'Fallon.

Sister Elizabeth, 94, died May 6. A retired educator and parish staff member, she would have celebrated her 75th jubilee as a Sister of the Most Precious Blood on May 15.

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