Sister Carol Frances Jegen, BVM died Tuesday, July 7, 2020, at Marian Hall in Dubuque, Iowa.
Sharing of Memories, Visitation and Funeral Services were Wednesday, July 15, 2020. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Sister Carol Frances ministered as a teacher at Holy Family Elementary School in Mason City, Iowa, as well as in St. Louis and Milwaukee. She was a professor at Mundelein College and Loyola University in Chicago.
She was born on Oct. 11, 1925, in Chicago to Julian and Evelyn (Bostelmann) Jegen. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. 8, 1944, from St. Robert Bellarmine Parish, Chicago. She professed first vows on March 19, 1947, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1952.
She was preceded in death by her parents; a sister Sister Mary Evelyn Jegen, SND; a brother Richard Jegen; and brother-in-law Robert Belke. She is survived by sisters Carol Belke, West Bloomfield, Mich., and Sister Evelyn Jegen, RC, Chicago; sister-in-law Genevieve Jegen, Chicago; nieces; nephews; and the Sisters of Charity, BVM, with whom she shared life for 75 years.
Memorials may be given to Sisters of Charity, BVM Support Fund, 1100 Carmel Drive, Dubuque, IA 52003 or online at https://www.bvmsisters.org/support_donate.cfm.Carol Frances Jegen eulogyCarol Frances Jegen Sharing of Memories