Sister St. Louis Chouinard

MANITOWOC, Wis. – Sister St. Louis Chouinard, 94, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity, died Friday evening, Aug. 16, 2013, at Holy Family Convent, Manitowoc.

The former Gladys Chouinard was born on July 10, 1919, in Flat Rock, daughter of the late Joseph and Dorothy (Gamelin) Chouinard. She entered the convent in 1937 and professed her vows in 1940.

Sister St. Louis earned a Bachelor Degree from Holy Family College and a Masters Degree from Marquette University in Milwaukee. Sister St. Louis served as a teacher and/or principal at St. Ann, Francis Creek, Sacred Heart and St. Boniface, Manitowoc, St. James, Cooperstown, St. John, Antigo, St. Philip, Green Bay, St. Francis, Hollandtown, St. Joseph, Rice Lake, Wis.; St. Willibroad, Chicago, Ill., St. Agnes, Mingo Junction, Ohio; Catholic Central, Menominee, St. Francis Xavier, Petoskey, Mich. and Holy Family, Lindsay, Nebraska.

After retiring from teaching, she served as a remedial tutor at St. Agnes, Mingo Junction , Ohio; service team at Holy Family Convent, Dietary Aide at St. Paul Manor, Kaukauna and assistant to the Coordinator of St. Rita’s Health Center and tasks assigned at St. Francis Convent, Manitowoc, Wis. She is a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity.

Survivors include the Franciscan Sisters of Christian Charity; nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends.

Funeral Services were held on Monday, Aug. 19, 2013 at Holy Family Convent, Manitowoc. Officiating at the Mass of Christian Burial was Fr. Placid Stroik, OFM with burial at Holy Family Convent Cemetery, Manitowoc.

The family greeted relatives and friends at Holy Family Convent, Manitowoc, on Sunday, Aug. 18, 2013. A prayers service was held at Holy Family Convent Chapel.

The Pfeffer Funeral Home, Manitowoc, is assisting the family with funeral arrangements.