Sister Anne Matisek, CSA,
Matisek, CSA, formerly known as Sister Wilhelmine, died peacefully in
Anne was born
and Anna Kytner Matisek. Her family included
eight girls and two boys. She made her
profession of vows as Sister Wilhelmine in the Congregation of Sisters of St.
Agnes on August 15, 1939. Sister
received a B.S. in Education from Marian College of Fond du Lac, WI, and an
M.A. in Education from
years in WI, NY, and KS, before being assigned to teach math in high school for
14 years in WI and NY. For nine years
Sister served as principal and middle school teacher in
to assist in the Service Center of Catholic Social Services. Within the year she took a pastoral ministry
position at Our Savior Parish and ministered there for eight years. Next she was
pastoral minister at St. Thomas Parish in Chickasaw, AL, for 17 years. Sister Anne moved to
until she fully retired in 2011, becoming a resident at
was preceded in death by her parents Joseph Matisek and Anna Kytner Matisek,
and by her siblings: Jerry Matisek, Joseph Matisek, Jo Matisek, Lyda Harvanek,
Agnes Leitner, Mary Jane Duncan, Frances Wilson, Helen Meyers, and Ruth
Sister is survived
by her numerous, devoted nieces and nephews and their families; and by the
Sisters of St. Agnes, with whom she lived, prayed, and ministered.
for Sister Anne will be September 4, 2014, at 9:30 a.m., at
Center Chapel at 11:30 a.m.
A Mass of
Christian Burial will be celebrated at 2:00 p.m. on September 4, 2014, at St.
Francis Home Chapel,
The presider will be Father Ken
Smits, Capuchin. Burial will follow at
be directed to the Sisters of St. Agnes Development Office,
of St. Agnes are grateful to the nurses and staff of
of Sister Anne in these last years of her life.
Funeral Home is serving the Sisters of the Congregation of St. Agnes.