Sister Marie Bax
A Mass of Christian Burial for Precious Blood Sister Marie Bax (formerly known as Sister M. Hèloise), was held at Salem Heights in Dayton on Dec. 31. Sister Marie, 86, died at Miami Valley Hospital in Dayton on Dec. 27. She had been a Sister of the Precious Blood for 69 years.
A native of Moberly, Mo., she was a grade school teacher in Ohio and Indiana for five years. She then spent 20 years teaching high school in Ohio, Indiana, Missouri and California. In 1971 she began serving as an accountant at Marian Hall in Flint, Mich. for 18 years. She then spent 17 years assisting the congregation’s treasurer and finance officer. She retired in 2006, and moved to Salem Heights in 2012.
She is survived by her sister, Catherine Tenney, of Magnolia, Texas. Interment was in the Salem Heights Cemetery.