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Sister Kathryn Kreager

Posted January 15, 2014 in Obituaries, Johnston

June 1, 1921 – January 13, 2014

Sister Kathryn Kreager

Sister Kathryn Kreager

Sister Kathryn Kreager, 92, died Monday, January 13, 2014 at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center, Johnston, IA. Services at Bishop Drumm Our Lady of Peace Chapel will be 4 p.m. Tuesday, January 14. Visitation at Humility of Mary Center, Magnificat Chapel, 820 W. Central Park Ave., Davenport will be Wednesday, January 15: Rosary at 4 p.m.; Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Funeral Mass will be 11 a.m. Thursday, January 16 in Magnificat Chapel. Burial follows in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Davenport.

Kathryn Kreager was born June 1, 1921 in Duluth, MN to George and Mary Brown Kreager. On January 6, 1945 she entered the Congregation of the Humility of Mary, professing vows on July 17, 1947. She received a BA from State Teachers College in Duluth and also attended Marycrest College in Davenport and Wisconsin State University.

She taught physical education at the Ottumwa Heights Academy and College; she was a librarian at Bourgade High School, Phoenix and also at Marycrest. She retired in 1996, moving to Humility of Mary Center in 2007. In 2012 she moved to Bishop Drumm where she resided until her death.

Sister Kathryn was preceded in death by her parents; brother, Robert; and sisters, Claire, Doris and Margaret. She is survived by her sister, Mary Bothwell of Maplewood, MN; nieces and nephews as well as Sisters and Associated of her CHM Community. Memorials may be made to the Sisters of Humility of Mary.


Information provided by:
Iles Funeral Homes
Dunn’s Chapel
2121 Grand Ave
Des Moines, IA 50312

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