Obituaries

Sister Lou Whipple, OSB

Sister Lou Whipple, OSB, 50, a Benedictine sister of Mount St. Scholastica, Atchison, Kans., died Wednesday, March 8, 2017, at the monastery.

Father Robert T. Costello, SJ,

Father Robert T. Costello, SJ, died Feb. 21, 2017 in St. Louis, Mo., after a brief illness.

Father Aidan McSorley, OSB

Early in the morning of Monday, 20 February 2017, our beloved confrere Father Aidan McSorley, OSB, a monk of Conception Abbey, Conception, MO, entered his eternal reward at the age of 75.

Father Bernard J. Diekhoff, C.PP.S

Father Bernard (Ben) Diekhoff, C.PP.S. of the Kansas City Province of the Missionaries of the Precious Blood died on Saturday, January 7, 2017,

Sister Mary McAuley Gillgannon, RSM

Sister Mary McAuley Gillgannon, RSM (Religious Sister of Mercy), died peacefully Sunday, Dec. 18, 2016, at Mercy Villa in Omaha, Neb.

Father Wilfred L. (Bill) LaCroix, SJ

Father Wilfred L. (Bill) LaCroix, SJ, died Thursday, December 22, 2016 at the Jesuit elder care community in St. Louis, Missouri, after a long illness.

Sister Olive Louise Dallavis, president emerita of Avila, dies at 95

When Avila University is mentioned, more often than not, so is Sister of St. Joseph of Carondelet Olive Louise Dallavis, president of the south Kansas City university for 25 years.

Sister Louise Gertrude Kuborn, OSB

Benedictine Sister of Perpetual Adoration Louise Gertrude Kuborn, OSB died peacefully on Aug. 4, 2016.

Sister Mary Frances Soto, OSB

Sister Mary Frances Soto

Sister Mary Annette Leonard, OSB

Benedictine Sister of Perpetual Adoration Mary Annette Leonard, OSB, passed away June 18, 2016.

Tuesday
April 25, 2017
Newspaper of the Diocese of Kansas City ~ St. Joseph