Sister Mary Therese (Joselyn) Pfeifer, BVM died Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, at Caritas Center in Dubuque, Iowa. She was 93.
Sharing of Memories, Virtual Visitation, and Funeral services were Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020. Burial is in the Mount Carmel Cemetery.
Sister Mary Therese was an elementary teacher in Chicago and Kansas City, Mo., where she also served as principal.
She was born on Jan. 3, 1927, in Kansas City, Mo., to Joseph and Elizabeth Vonfeldt Pfeifer. She entered the BVM congregation Sept. 8, 1945, from Annunciation Parish, Kansas City, Mo. She professed first vows on March 19, 1948, and final vows on Aug. 15, 1953.
She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters: Clare Treu, Genevieve Dye, Fermina Blue, Helen Segall, Alice Lee, and Louise Mayer; and brothers: Edward, Michael, and Joseph. She is survived by 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 make an online gift.Watch Memorial Mass and Sharing of Memories Download Eulogy Download Sharing of Memories (coming soon)