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Sister Carmen Schimpeler

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Tuesday, September 29, 2009

A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Sept. 25 for Sister of St. Joseph Carmen Schimpeler in Wichita, Kan. Sister Carmen, 91, died Sept. 23.

Sister Carmen entered the Sisters of St. Joseph in 1938, and pronounced her final vows in 1943. Her time in ministry was spent at schools in New Orleans, Baton Rouge and New Roads, La., and in Cincinnati. She taught and was later librarian at Guardian Angels School in Mt. Washington. Sister Carmen spent her later years in New Orleans and Wichita.

She is survived by her sisters, Gretchen Harrison and Ruth Ryan, and brother, Henry Schimpeler. Interment was in Wichita.

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