Sister Maria Wenk- September 5, 2012

Sister Maria Wenk, 96, of Amarillo, died Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2012.
Mass will be celebrated at 10:30 a.m., Friday, Sept. 7, 2012, in Saint Francis Convent Chapel with the Most Rev. Bishop Patrick Zurek and Monsignor Norbert Kuehler officiating. Burial will be in Llano Cemetery. Arrangements are by Boxwell Brothers Funeral Directors, 2800 Paramount Blvd.
Sr. Maria, (Maria Josefina) Wenk, was born in Butschwil, St. Gallen, Switzerland, on October 24, 1915.  Sr. Maria entered the Franciscan Sisters of Mary Immaculate in 1936, in Wartensee, Switzerland.  She taught in several places in the United States including California, New Mexico and Texas and in Panama. She taught for 30 years.
Sister Maria was preceded in death by her parents, her brothers and her sisters.
Survivors include several nieces and nephews, all of Switzerland.

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