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Sr Christine Boesch

Sr Christine Boesch

Birth
Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Death 8 Mar 1999 (aged 83)
Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Burial Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA
Memorial ID 62712014 · View Source
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Sister Christine (Rose Paul) Boesch, OSF (b. February 7, 1916 - d. March 8, 1999)

Sister Christine (Rose Paul) Boesch, OSF, 83, of Holy Family Hall Infirmary, Dubuque, Iowa, died at 9:05 p.m. Monday, March 8, 1999, at Holy Family Hall.

Memorial services will be at 1 p.m. Friday, March 12, 1999, at Mount St. Francis Chapel, Dubuque, with burial in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque. Her body was donated to The University of Iowa Hospital & Clinics, Iowa City, for science. Friends may call at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Mount St. Francis Chapel. The Behr Funeral Home, 1491 Main St., Dubuque, is in charge of arrangments.

She was born on February 7, 1916, in Dubuque, Iowa, daughter of Hubert and Christina (Digmann) Verbugt, and was adopted by Frank and Elizabeth (Wider) Boesch.

Sister Christine taught mostly in the junior high grades in the congregation's schools in Iowa and Illinois, for more than 20 years. She taught in high school during her last years of active ministry, the latest being Columbus in Waterloo, Iowa. When she retired to Holy Family Hall, visits from former students were frequent.

She made her first profession of religious vows on Sept. 15, 1934, and her final profession on Aug. 10, 1940.

Surviving are two sisters-in-law, Loretta Powers, of East Dubuque, Ill., and Emily Boesch, of Sherman Oaks, Calif.; nieces and nephews; and her Franciscan Sisters, with whom she spent 64 years of life.

Memorials may be given to the Sisters of St. Francis at Mount St. Francis.

obituary, edited, as it appeared in the Wednesday, March 10, 1999, Dubuque, Ia., Telegraph Herald


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  • Maintained by: Rose Mary (Loutsch) Mullane
  • Originally Created by: Mr. Badger Hawkeye
  • Added: 8 Dec 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 62712014
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Sr Christine Boesch (7 Feb 1916–8 Mar 1999), Find A Grave Memorial no. 62712014, citing Mount Calvary Cemetery, Dubuque, Dubuque County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Rose Mary (Loutsch) Mullane (contributor 47129873) .