Nov 282012

Sister Rita Wiegand

School Sister of St. Francis Rita Wiegand died Nov. 18 in Campbellsport, Wis. She was 88.
She was born Sept. 23, 1924, in Petersburg, Neb. She was received into the School Sisters of St. Francis on June 13, 1944, made her first profession of vows June 21, 1946, and final (perpetual) vows June 21, 1952.
Beginning in 1946, Sr. Wiegand spent more than 60 years ministering in Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Illinois and Montana. In the Diocese of Davenport, she taught at Saints Peter and Paul School in Clear Creek from 1963-68.
Funeral was Nov. 21 at St. Joseph Convent, Campbellsport, followed by burial at Sisters’ Cemetery.

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