Obituary: Poor Clare Sister Mary Catherine Jacoby

Poor Clare Sister Mary Catherine Jacoby, 96, died Oct. 16 at St. Clare’s Monastery, Sauk Rapids. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m. Monday, Oct. 21, at St. Clare’s Monastery. Bishop Donald Kettler will officiate, and entombment will be in the monastery crypt. Visitation will be from 1 to 6 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 20, and after 8 a.m. Monday at St. Clare’s Monastery.

Sister Mary Catherine was born June 19, 1923, to Philip and Marie Josephine (Filzen) Jacoby in New Ulm. She entered St. Clare’s Monastery Oct. 7, 1948, made her first vows Sept. 26, 1950, and final vows Sept. 29, 1953.

Survivors include her St. Clare’s Monastery Community of Sauk Rapids and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Elizabeth Schottenbauer and Leona Keleher; and brothers, Joseph and Engelbert Jacoby.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.

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Author: The Central Minnesota Catholic

The Central Minnesota Catholic is the magazine for the Diocese of St. Cloud.

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