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Sister Cabrini Schmidt

April 4, 1922 ~ March 30, 2024 (age 101) 101 Years Old

Sister Cabrini Schmidt Obituary

Sister Cabrini Schmidt, age 101, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2024, at Holy Family Convent in Manitowoc.

The former Eileen Schmidt, also known as Sister Cabrini Schmidt, was born on April 4, 1922, in Bartlett, North Dakota to the late Edward Peter and Mae (Hinks) Schmidt. She entered the Convent in1939 and professed her vows in 1942.  Sister Cabrini earned a Bachelor of Arts degree from Holy Family College, Manitowoc, Wisconsin.

Sister Cabrini served as a teacher at Guardian Angels Boarding School, Oneida; St. Mary, Kaukauna; St. Anthony, Oconto Falls; St. James, Cooperstown; Holy Rosary, Kewaunee; St. Agnes and St. Bernard, both in Green Bay; St. John, Antigo, St. Mary, Bloomington; St. Joseph, Manitowoc, all in Wisconsin and Holy Family, Lindsay, Nebraska. After retiring from teaching, Sister Cabrini performed various tasks at St. Joseph, Rice Lake; St. Aloysius, Kaukauna; San Damiano Convent, Slinger; and St. Francis Convent, Manitowoc, all in Wisconsin. Since 2013 she had been a resident of St. Rita Health Center.

Survivors include the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, sister-in-law Shirley Schmidt, nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends. She was preceded in death: by her parents Edward and Mae (Hinks) Schmidt, siblings and in-laws: James Schmidt, Mary Schmidt, Joseph (Dolores) Schmidt, Editha (Robert) Bonneville, Larry (Geneva) Schmidt, and Jerome (Alice) Schmidt.

The Mass of Christian Burial will be held at 10:30 am on Wednesday, April 3, 2024, at the Holy Family Convent Chapel, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass will be the Rev. Placid Stroik, OFM, with burial to follow at the Holy Family Convent Cemetery.

The Family will greet relatives and friends from 4:00 pm until 8:00 pm on Tuesday, April 2, 2024 at the Holy Family Convent, Manitowoc. A prayer service will be held at 7:00 pm at the Holy Family Convent Chapel. Visitation will continue Wednesday morning from 8:00 am until 10:00 am.

Memorial contributions may be made to support retired Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, in care of FSCC Retirement Fund, Holy Family Convent, 2409 S. Alverno Rd., Manitowoc, WI 54220

The Lakeshore Family Funeral Homes, Pfeffer location, is assisting the family with arrangements. Expressions of sympathy can be made to the family by visiting www.lakeshorefamilyfuneralhomes.com

         

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Services

Visitation
Tuesday
April 2, 2024

4:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Holy Family Convent
2409 S. Alvero Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220

Prayer Service
Tuesday
April 2, 2024

7:00 PM
Holy Family Convent
2409 S. Alvero Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220

Visitation
Wednesday
April 3, 2024

8:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Holy Family Convent
2409 S. Alvero Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220

Mass of Christian Burial
Wednesday
April 3, 2024

10:30 AM
Holy Family Convent Chapel
2409 S. Alverno Road
Manitowoc, WI 54220

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