Obituaries

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.

Obituary | Sr. Salesia Muckensturm, SSND

A funeral Mass for Sister Salesia Muckensturm was celebrated Nov. 2 in the School Sisters of Notre Dame Theresa Center chapel in south St. Louis County.

Sister Salesia, 98, died Oct. 23 at Anna House in Bridgeton. She was a former teacher, principal, staff person and volunteer.

Obituary | Fr. John (Jack) Kilburg, MSF

A funeral Mass for Father John (Jack) Kilburg was celebrated Nov. 10 at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church in Seguin, Texas. A Missionary of the Holy Family who studied at Kenrick Seminary in Shrewsbury, Father Kilburg served at parishes in the United States and Mexico.

Father Kilburg, 87, died Nov. 6. Born in Wauzeka, Wisc., he served in the U.S. Marine Corps from 1951-53. He received the Korean Service Medal (with three stars), United Nations Medal and the National Defense Medal.

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