May They Rest in Peace: Sr. Elizabeth Farrer, CSJ

Sr. Elizabeth Farrer, CSJ, age 86, died May 12, 2024.

Sister was born Feb. 19, 1938 in Sioux City, Iowa, the daughter of Vincent and Dorothy (Wade) Farrer, and was a member of the Congregation of St. Joseph.

Sr. Elizabeth Farrer, CSJ
Sr. Elizabeth Farrer, CSJ

Sr. Betty is survived by her sister, Ruth Haas; sister-in-law, Marilyn Farrer; and several nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents; and a brother, Vincent Farrer.

A Rosary will take place on Monday (MAY 20) 4 PM at Holy Family Chapel, where Mass of Christian Burial will also take place on Tuesday (MAY 21) at 10 AM and be lived streamed (link at from Holy Family Chapel at Nazareth Center. Interment at Gate of Heaven Cemetery in Kalamazoo, MI.

Memorials may be made to the Sisters of St. Joseph. Betzler Life Story Funeral Homes, Kalamazoo (269) 375-2900.

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