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Sr Francis Marie (Theresa) Illa
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Birth: Dec. 17, 1925
Miesville
Dakota County
Minnesota, USA
Death: May 26, 2007
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA

Sister Francis Marie Illa, School Sister of Notre Dame, died Saturday, May 26, 2007, at Good Counsel Convent, Mankato, Minnesota, at age 81. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, May 31, at 10:30 a.m. in Good Counsel Chapel. Visitation will be from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Wednesday at Good Counsel, with Vespers in the chapel at 7:00 p.m. Visitation is also one hour prior to the funeral on Thursday. Mankato Mortuary is in charge.

Sister Francis Marie (Theresa) Illa was born in Miesville, Minnesota, December 17, 1925, to Michael and Catherine (Gerlach) Illa. Following graduation from Good Counsel Academy, Mankato, she entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Mankato in 1943 and took First Vows in 1946. Having earned a B.A. in English from the College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, and an M.A. in Sociology from Gonzaga University, Spokane, she taught for almost 50 years on both the junior high and secondary levels in schools in Minnesota, Iowa, Washington, and North Dakota. In Mankato, she taught at Good Counsel Academy and Loyola High School. At the time of her death she was part-time librarian at Holy Childhood School in St. Paul.

Sister is survived by her sister, Sister M. Carol Illa, SSND, of Good Counsel, by nieces and nephews, and by her Sisters in Community, the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Francis and Edward, and her sister Madeline Kieffer. Published May 28, 2007 08:11 pm - Sister Francis Marie Illa, School Sister of Notre Dame, died Saturday, May 26, 2007, at Good Counsel Convent, Mankato, Minnesota, at age 81.

Sister Francis Marie Illa, SSND 5-29-07


The Free Press


Sister Francis Marie Illa, School Sister of Notre Dame, died Saturday, May 26, 2007, at Good Counsel Convent, Mankato, Minnesota, at age 81. The Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Thursday, May 31, at 10:30 a.m. in Good Counsel Chapel. Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday at Good Counsel, with Vespers in the chapel at 7:00 p.m. Visitation is also one hour prior to the funeral on Thursday. Mankato Mortuary is in charge.


Sister Francis Marie (Theresa Illa) was born in Miesville, Minnesota, December 17, 1925, to Michael and Catherine (Gerlach) Illa. Following graduation from Good Counsel Academy, Mankato, she entered the School Sisters of Notre Dame in Mankato in 1943 and took First Vows in 1946. Having earned a B.A. in English from the College of St. Catherine, St. Paul, and an M.A. in Sociology from Gonzaga University, Spokane, she taught for almost 50 years on both the junior high and secondary levels in schools in Minnesota, Iowa, Washington, and North Dakota. In Mankato, she taught at Good Counsel Academy and Loyola High School. At the time of her death she was part-time librarian at Holy Childhood School in St. Paul.

Sister is survived by her sister, Sister M. Carol Illa, SSND,Find A Grave Memorial# 31165553 of Good Counsel, by nieces and nephews, and by her Sisters in Community, the School Sisters of Notre Dame. She was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers Francis and Edward, and her sister Madeline Kieffer.

 
 
Burial:
Good Counsel Hill Cemetery
Mankato
Blue Earth County
Minnesota, USA
 
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Record added: May 28, 2007
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Justice shall flower in His days, and profound peace.
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Mary, full of grace, intercede for her!
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We are called by God to be completely one with him and all who love him. In hope and peace, we enter into the joy of the Lord!
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