Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

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Alumni Obituaries

Sr. Jean Wolf, OSF

Sr. Jean Wolf O.S.F., 89 of the Sisters of St. Francis in Oldenburg, IN died at the convent.Born November 2, 1920 in Evansville, she is the daughter of Mary (Wildeman) and Anton Wolf.She entered the convent September 8, 1944 and made her final vows August 12, 1950. Sr. Jean was a teacher and principal from 1946 to 1982. She taught at St. Joseph's in St. Leon, IN, St. Wendel Parish in St. Wendel, IN, St. Agnes and St. Anthony in Evansville, IN St. Joseph's in Princeton, IN St. Anthony in Steator, IL, and Our Lady of Victory, Our Lady of Perpetual Help, St. Pius and St. Aloysius, all in Cincinnati, OH. From 1982 to 2004, she served as Chaplain for St. Mary's Hospital in Evansville. In 2004, she returned to the Motherhouse and served as chapel sacristan. Because of her love of flowers, in her spare time she enjoyed gardening.Sr. Jean is survived by sisters Isabelle Bittner of Haubstadt, IN, Estelle Schneider and brother Charles Wolf, both of Evansville as well as several nieces and nephews. In addition to her parents, she is also preceded in death by her sister Mildred Baumgart.Memorials may be made to the Sisters of St. Francis, P.O. Box 100, Oldenburg, Ind., 47036