Sister Lois Karlin, CSA

Sister Lois Karlin, CSA, Sylvia Karlin, 100, died Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2013, at Nazareth Center, Fond du Lac, Wis.

She was born Aug. 16, 1913, in Catherine to Frank E. and Anna Mary (Schmidt) Karlin. She received a bachelor's degree in education and a master's degree in business education and administration. She also received certificates in computer training and in food service.

She professed her vows in the Congregation of Sisters of St. Agnes on Aug. 15, 1934. She taught in elementary schools and high schools as a business teacher in Illinois, Kansas, Pennsylvania and Wisconsin for 56 years. After her long ministry in education, she did office work at the Leo House in New York City and worked at Thomas More Prep-Marian High School, Hays, in admissions and research.

Survivors include her nieces and nephews; and Sisters of St. Agnes.

She was preceded in death by her parents; eight brothers, Alvin, Benno, Father Paulinus, OFM Cap., Eugene, Wilfric, Marne, Cletus and Francis; and six sisters, Sister Mary Catherine, Sister Francis Ann, Sister Anne, Sister Marcella, Isabelle Linenberger and Teckla Werth.

Services will be at 9:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Francis Home Chapel, Fond du Lac; burial in St. Joseph Springs Cemetery.

Visitation will be at 1 p.m. Friday in Nazareth Court and Center.

A prayer service will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Nazareth Center Chapel.

Memorials are suggested to Sisters of St. Agnes Development Office, 320 County Road K, Fond du Lac, WI 54937.

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