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Sister Emerentia Wiesner

Obituary for Sister Emerentia Wiesner

January 16, 1924 - January 17, 2020
Maple Mount, Kentucky | Age 96


Sister Emerentia Wiesner, 96, an Ursuline Sister of Mount Saint Joseph, died Jan. 17, 2020 at Mount Saint Joseph, in her 78th year of religious life. She was a native of Richmond, Kan.

Sister Emerentia was an Ursuline Sister of Paola, Kan., prior to the merger with Mount Saint Joseph. She was a wonderful seamstress and craft maker, whose gentleness was displayed in all of her creations.

She taught at numerous schools in Kansas and Oklahoma. She was a nurse and director of the health care facility in Paola and involved in community service at the Paola motherhouse.

Survivors include the members of her religious community; siblings John Wiesner, Garnett, Kan.; Marion Regier, Newton, Kan.; Thelma Cummings, Haysville, Kan.; Florence Lyon, Wellsville, Kan.; Rose Haynes, Lane, Kan.; Velma O'Brien, Bakersfield, Calif.; and Frances DeJarnette, Bedford, Texas; nieces and nephews.

The funeral Mass will be at 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mount Saint Joseph, where visitation begins Monday at 4 p.m., with a wake service following at 6:30 p.m.

Glenn Funeral Home and Crematory, Owensboro, is handling arrangements.

Donations in memory of Sister Emerentia may be made to the Ursuline Sisters of Mount Saint Joseph, 8001 Cummings Road, Maple Mount, KY 42356.

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900 Old Hartford Road
Owensboro, KY 42303
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