Sr. Mary Catherine Jacoby, O.S.C.


Mass of Christian Burial was 10 a.m. Oct. 21 at St. Clare’s Monastery in Sauk Rapids for Sr. Mary Catherine Jacoby, O.S.C., age 96, who passed away Oct. 16, 2019 at St. Clare’s Monastery. Bishop Donald Kettler officiated and entombment was in the St. Clare’s Monastery Crypt. Visitation was from 1-6 p.m. Sunday and after 8 a.m. Monday at St. Clare’s Monastery in Sauk Rapids. Arrangements were entrusted to Williams Dingmann Family Funeral Home, Sauk Rapids.

Sr. Mary Catherine Jacoby, O.S.C. was born  June 19, 1923, in New Ulm to Philip and Marie Josephine (Filzen) Jacoby. She entered St. Clare’s Monastery Oct. 7, 1948, made her first vows Sept. 26, 1950, and final vows  Sept. 29, 1953.

Survivors include her St. Clare’s Monastery Community of Sauk Rapids and nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; sisters, Elizabeth Schottenbauer and Leona Keleher; and brothers, Joseph and Engelbert Jacoby.

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