May They Rest in Peace: Sr. Agnes Schneider, OP

Sr. Agnes Schneider, OP, 86, passed away at Francis House at Franciscan Villa in South Milwaukee, Wis., on Sunday, October 31, 2021.

Agnes Schneider was born Sept. 9, 1935, to Louis and Lidwina (nee: Thelen) Schneider in St. Johns, Mich. She joined the Racine Dominicans in 1951 and at her reception in 1953 she was given the religious name Sister Luisa. She made profession in 1955.

Sister Agnes spent many years in service to others in teaching, working in business and was involved in many peace and justice issues.

Sister Agnes is survived by the Racine Dominican Sisters and Associates; her brother James (Judy) Schneider and sisters Marie Theis and Doris (Dale) Westrick; nieces and nephews. She was predeceased by her parents; and her brothers Ron, Louis, Alvin and Edgar and her sister, Sister Lucy Schneider, SSJ.

Due to Covid-19 restrictions a private Remembering Service at 9:00 a.m. followed by a private Mass of Christian Burial at 10:30 a.m. will be held in the Siena Center Chapel on Saturday November 6, 2021. Interment will take place at a later date at Holy Cross Cemetery Hwy 32. Memorials to the Racine Dominican Mission Fund have been suggested.

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