Sister Anastasia Glenn, CHM Obituary

Sister Anastasia  Glenn, CHM
Sister Anastasia Glenn, CHM
Sister Anastasia Glenn, CHM

January 11, 1926 - June 12, 2011
Born in Perry, Iowa
Resided in Johnston, IA
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Sister Anastasia Rose Glenn, 85, died Sunday, June 12, 2011, at Bishop Drumm Retirement Center, Johnston, IA. Rosary and visitation will be on Wednesday, June 15, 4 p.m. at Our Lady of Peace Chapel, Bishop Drumm Retirement Center, with a Vigil Service at 7 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial is Thursday, June 16, 11 a.m. at Our Lady of Peace Chapel. Burial will be in Mount Olivet Cemetery, Ottumwa at 3:30 p.m. A Memorial Vigil Service will be held at Humility of Mary Center Magnificat Chapel, 820 W Central Park Ave, Davenport, IA 52804, on Tuesday, June 14, 7 p.m.

Anastasia Rose Glenn, (Sister Mary St. Martin) was born January 11, 1926 in Perry, Iowa to Francis and Anastasia White Glenn. She entered the Congregation of the Humility of Mary in Ottumwa on January 6, 1946 and professed vows in 1948. She studied at Ottumwa Heights College, Ottumwa, and Marycrest College, Davenport.

Sister Anastasia Rose spent many years in food service and supportive ministry for her community members at the motherhouse in Ottumwa and at convents in Fort Madison (St. Joseph), Des Moines (St. Anthony and St. Theresa), and Dunlap (St. Joseph). She was a baker at Sacred Heart School, West Des Moines, for nearly 20 years. She also served at the Christ Child Home, Des Moines, and St. Vincent Home, Davenport. She was attentive to her family and frequently cared for nieces and nephews, becoming like a second mother to some of them.

In 2001 Sister moved to Bishop Drumm Retirement Center where she resided until her death.

Sister Anastasia Rose is survived by brothers Maurice (Hazel), Des Moines, James (Millie), Shalimar, FL, John (Shirlene), Oklahoma City, OK, Patrick, Nipomo, CA and Thomas (Twila), Washington, D.C., sisters, Patricia Chambers, Hobbs, NM and Ruth Lewis, Westminster, CA, many nieces and nephews, and sisters and associates of her religious community.

She was preceded in death by her parents, a brother, Charles, and sisters Mary Arduino, Annarose Stebbins, and Frances Stebbins.

Memorials may be made to the Sisters of Humility of Mary.




Our Lady of Peace Chapel at Bishop Drumm
5837 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA US 50131
Wednesday, June 15, 2011
4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
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Our Lady of Peace Chapel at Bishop Drumm
5837 Winwood Drive
Johnston, IA US 50131
Thursday, June 16, 2011
11:00 AM
Mount Olivet Cemetery-Ottumwa
Ottumwa, IA US
Thursday, June 16, 2011
3:30 PM


Sisters of the Humility of Mary
820 West Central Park Avenue
Davenport, IA US 52804