Sr. Frances Jean Sandschulte, age 97 of the Srs. Of St. Francis in Oldenburg, died January 5, 2017 at the convent.
Born August 12, 1919 in Loretto, Tenn., she is the daughter of Elizabeth (Hollander) and Henry Sandschulte. Sr. Frances Jean entered the convent September 12, 1939, and made her final vows August 12, 1945. She served as a music teacher, organist, orchestra and band director for 65 years, before retiring in 2007.
In retirement, she assisted in the convent archives area, was piano accompanist for the choir and a member of the Chime choir.
Visitation and funeral services were held Tuesday, January 10 at the convent chapel with Rev. Bill Turner officiating. Burial was held in the convent cemetery. Wegiel Funeral Home was in charge of the arrangements. Memorials may be made to the Srs. of St. Francis, P.O. Box 100, Oldenburg, IN 47036 (www.OldenburgFranciscans.org).