Cover photo for SR. ALICE LOUISE WECHTER's Obituary


March 29, 1927 — March 13, 2013

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Sister Alice Louise Wechter, age 85, formerly known as Sister Sylvester Wechter, of the Sisters of St. Francis of Tiffin, died at 12:50 p.m. Wednesday, March 13, 2013 at St. Francis Home.

Sister Alice Louise was born March 29, 1927 in New Washington to Sylvester and Marie (Kreim) Wechter.

Survivors include a brother, Sylvester Wechter of New Washington and nieces and nephews.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother Franklin Wechter and a sister Mrs. Doris (Bruno) Caporini.

Sister Alice Louise through the years, her areas of ministry have been varied: teaching in primary grades at Carey, Fort Jennings, and New Cleveland, doing various types of domestic work at the motherhouse in Tiffin, being a minister of service. Sister Alice Louise served the community as a Minister of Prayer from 1999 until the time of her death. She enjoyed playing a variety of games such as UPWORDS, Checkers, and Skip-Bo. She also enjoyed painting. She said, “I find it relaxing and a way to be creative.”

Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Friday, March 15, 2013 at St. Francis Home Chapel and from 6-8 p.m. Friday and 9-10:30 a.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 both in  St. Francis Convent Chapel. Saturday a Christian Wake Service will be at 10:30 a.m. in the convent chapel.

A Funeral Mass will be 1 p.m. Saturday, March 16, 2013 at the St. Francis Convent Chapel. Burial will follow in St. Francis Convent cemetery.

Memorials contributions may be made to St. Francis Convent or St. Francis Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of the Traunero Funeral Home and Crematory, 214 S. Monroe Street, Tiffin, OH 44883. 419- 447-3113.
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