Sister Lorraine Veldenz, P.H.J.C., 86, died at 10:25 p.m. on Monday, February 17, 2003 , in the Catherine Kasper Home, Donaldson , Ind.
Born in Chicago , Ill. , on May 21, 1916 , Sister Lorraine was the daughter of Charles and Marie Dienes Veldenz.
She entered the convent on June 25, 1934 and professed her first vows on June 25, 1936.
Her ministry in life was as a teacher. She had earned a Masters Degree in Education.
Sister Lorraine taught in Catholic grade schools for 12 years; one year at St. Anthony school in Beckemeyer, Ill.; ten years at St. Bavo school in Mishawaka, Ind., and one year at St. Boniface school in Germantown, Ill.
She ten taught high school students for 22 years. In Chicago, she taught four years at St. Augustine and 12 years at Angel Guardian Orphanage. In Breese, Ill., Sister taught six years at Mater Dei High School.
From 1970 until 1983, Sister Lorraine taught at Ancilla College in Donaldson. In 1983, she became the Convent Librarian until her retirement to the Catherine Kasper Home in 1995.
Sister Lorraine is survived by a sister, Carolyn Koschnitzke, Norridge, Ill., Vera Veldenz, a sister-in-law, River Forest, Ill., and by numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation will be from 4:30 until 9 p.m. on Friday, February 21, 2003, in the Catherine Kasper Home.
A Mass of Christian Burial will be held for Sister Lorraine on Saturday, February 22, 2003 at 11 a.m. The Reverend Father Edward Konerman, S.J., will officiate.