Obituaries

Obituary | Sister Mary Bede Weldele, RSM

The funeral Mass for Sister Mary Bede Weldele, RSM, was celebrated March 22 at Catherine's Residence Chapel in Frontenac. Sister Mary Bede died on March 20 at Catherine's Residence following a brief illness. She was 86 years old and had been a Sister of Mercy for 67 years.

Obituary | Father John V. Kerber

The funeral Mass for Father John V. Kerber was to have been celebrated April 5 at Holy Infant Church in Ballwin. Father Kerber died March 28 at Mother of Good Counsel Home in Northwoods. He was 85 years old and had been an archdiocesan priest for 60 years.

Born in St. Louis, Father Kerber attended Cathedral Latin School, St. Louis Preparatory Seminary and Kenrick Seminary. He was ordained March 22, 1958, by then-Archbishop Joseph E. Ritter.

Obituary | Father Robert Warsey, OSM

The funeral Mass for Father Robert Warsey, OSM, was celebrated March 15 at Annunciata Church in Chicago. Father Warsey died March 9 at Advocate Lutheran General Hospital in Park Ridge, Ill. He was 67 years of age, a friar for 36 years and priest for 33 years.

Obituary | Sister Rose Marie Flamm, SSND

The funeral Mass for Sister Rose Marie Flamm was celebrated March 13 at the School Sisters of Notre Dame's Theresa Center chapel in south St. Louis County. Sister Rose Marie died March 7 at Anna House in Bridgeton. She was 90, and a former teacher, assistant treasurer and finance staff member.

Obituary | Sr. Loretta Sigler, CPPS

A funeral Mass for Sister Loretta Sigler was celebrated March 9 in St. Joseph Chapel on the grounds of the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood in O'Fallon. Sister Loretta, 68, died March 3 after a battle with cancer.

Born in Bloomington, Ill., she received a bachelor's degree in education from Illinois State University in 1971. She entered the Sisters of the Most Precious Blood in 1976 and professed first vows in 1978.

Obituary | Fr. David Corrigan, SJ

A funeral Mass for Jesuit Father J. David Corrigan was celebrated March 12 at St. Francis Xavier (College) Church in Midtown St. Louis.

Father Corrigan died March 6 in St. Louis. He was 82, a Jesuit for 65 years and a priest for 52 years.

Born in Springfield, Ill., he attended St. Louis University High School and entered the Society of Jesus at St. Stanislaus Seminary in Florissant in 1952. He pronounced first vows two years later. He was ordained a priest in 1965 at St. Mary's College, St. Marys, Kan., and pronounced final vows in 1969 at Regis University in Denver.

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