Women religious

Obituary | Sr. Mildred Stellmack, CSJ

A memorial Mass was to be celebrated Aug. 29 at Nazareth Living Center Chapel for Sister of St. Joseph Mildred Stellmack.

Sister Mildred died Aug. 22 at St. Clare Hospital at the age of 92. She was a Sister of St. Joseph for 72 years.

Sister Mildred was born in Indianapolis on May 8, 1921, to John and Anna Albright Stellmack. She was the youngest of four children. Her family was active in Sacred Heart Parish where she was influenced by the Sisters of St. Joseph. After graduating high school she entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1940.

Obituary | Sr. Mary Jo Swift, DC

A memorial Mass was celebrated Aug. 12 at the Seton Residence Chapel on Mater Dei Campus in Evansville, Ind., for Daughter of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul Sister Mary Jo (Dorothy Jane) Swift. Sister Mary Jo died Aug. 2 at Seton Residence in Evansville.

Sister Mary Jo was born in Des Moines, Iowa. She was the eighth of eleven children of Joseph Raphael and Josephine (McCarthy) Swift.

Obituary | Sr. Eric Albrecht, ASC

A funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 26 at the ASC Center in Ruma, Ill., for Adorers of the Blood of Christ Sister Eric Albrecht, an educator and health care worker. A memorial service was celebrated at St. Anne's Retirement Community chapel in Columbia, Pa., Aug. 24.

Sister Eric, 76, died Aug. 21 at Lancaster General Hospital in Lancaster, Pa. Born in Mascoutah, Ill., and named Helen Barbara, she played for a highly rated fast-pitch softball team in north-central Illinois before entering the Adorers in 1960 in Ruma. She made first vows in 1962 and final profession in 1967.

St. Louisans profess vows in Apostles of the Sacred Heart

Several St. Louis natives and others with ties to St. Louis entered the novitiate or professed vows in the Apostles of the Sacred Heart of Jesus earlier this month.

Sister Virginia Herbers, formation director in St. Louis, said that "the community of Apostles has been greatly blessed to have women of deep faith joining us to continue our ministry and mission. We have been extremely pleased to be able to move our program for the temporary professed to the Archdiocese of St. Louis while maintaining our novitiate at our provincial house in Hamden, Conn."

Obituary | Sr. Anna Mae Marheineke, RSCJ

A memorial Mass will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Shrine of St. Rose Phillipine Duchesne, 619 N. Second St. in St. Charles, for Religious of the Sacred Heart Anna Mae Marheineke, a St. Charles native who was an educator and poet. A funeral Mass was to be celebrated Aug. 24 at Oakwood in Atherton, Calif.

Sister Marheineke, 95, died Aug. 14 at Oakwood, the Society of the Sacred Heart retirement center.

Obituary | Sister Margaret Mary Huber

A funeral Mass was celebrated Aug. 20 at Catherine's Residence at Mercy Center in Creve Coeur for Sister Margaret Mary Huber, a retired educator who was a Sister of Mercy for 68 years.

Sister Margaret Mary, 87, died Aug. 14 at Catherine's Residence.

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