In Memoriam: Sister Dolorosa Feucht, OSB

imdolorosaFuneral Mass for Sister Dolorosa (Margaret) Feucht was celebrated at 1 p.m. October 25, 1999 at the Monastery of St. Gertrude Chapel with the Revs. Meinrad Schallberger, monastery chaplain, and Urban Feucht officiating. Sister Mary Kay Henry gave reflections.  It was a combined service, also for Sister Margaret Dorothy Moriarty.  A combined vigil service was also held at the monastery chapel Sunday.

Sister Feucht died of causes related to age Wednesday at the monastery. She was 87.

She was born July 9, 1912, at Winchester to Anthony and Rose Dahman Feucht.

She attended the Indian Mission School at Slickpoo before entering the monastery.

She made her profession of vows as a Benedictine Sister in 1928.

Most of her years at St. Gertrude’s were spent managing or assisting with the kitchen and gardens and doing food preservation. She also did domestic work at St. Joseph’s school in Cottonwood, St. Martin’s College in Olympia and at St. Mary’s school in Boise. She worked with the elderly at St. John’s Parish in Boise for two years before retiring in 1989.

Survivors include a brother, the Rev Urban (Carl) Feucht of Lacey, WA, and a sister , Teresa Wessels of Ft. Lauderdale, Fl

She was preceded in death by a sister, Sister Rose Marie and five brothers, the Rev. Thomas Aquinas (Bernard) Feucht, Louis Feucht, Alphonsus Feucht, Aloysius Feucht and Reinhard Feucht.